MBA Honors 2020 Tech All-Stars

The Mortgage Bankers Association announced its Tech All-Star Awards to five visionary leaders in the mortgage technology industry.

Industry Briefs

Snapdocs Inc., San Francisco, announced an integration that makes its digital closing platform available through the Ellie Mae Digital Lending Platform.

Industry Briefs

Snapdocs Inc., San Francisco, announced an integration that makes its digital closing platform available through the Ellie Mae Digital Lending Platform.

CoreLogic: January Home Prices Up 4% Year Over Year

CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., said January home prices rose both year over year and month over month. Home prices increased nationally by 4% from a year ago; on a month-over-month basis, prices increased by 0.1%

Single-Family Rents Grew 3% Last Year

CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., said rent prices in single-family rental properties increased 3 percent during 2019, the fastest such rate since 2016.

Industry Briefs

The Federal Housing Finance Agency selected Houlihan Lokey Capital Inc. as a financial advisor to assist in development and implementation of a roadmap to “responsibly end the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.”

CoreLogic: 2019 Home Prices Increased by 4%

CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif, said home prices increased by 4 percent annually in December—not as high as other forecasts, but at a healthier pace than in recent years.

Amid Rapid Change, MISMO Adapts

With mortgage technology changing in the blink of an eye, MISMO, the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization, is changing as well.