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CoreLogic U.S. Housing Policy Update - October 2015

Tackling the New “Know Before You Owe” Regulations

Faith Schwartz    |    Housing Policy, Videos

As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) ushers in its new “Know Before You Owe” initiative, it’s important at the outset to understand just what it is and why it’s important. The Truth-in-Lending-Act and Real-Estate-Settlement Procedures Act integrated Disclosure Rule – commonly referred to by the mortgage industry as the TRID – was...

CoreLogic U.S. Housing Policy Update- September 2015

Mortgage Credit Trends, Housing Regulatory and Legislative Environment

Faith Schwartz    |    Housing Policy, Videos

Today we are here to talk about three different areas impacting the U.S. mortgage market with regard to liquidity and advancement in the housing and mortgage space. This discussion will explore the impact of the end investors, shifting credit profile, government programs, regulations and current credit accessibility for borrowers across the credit spectrum.


State of Play with GSE Risk Share...

Faith Schwartz    |    Housing Policy

Market Overview Current State

Despite being in conservatorship since 2008, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (GSEs), have remained a significant force in the residential and multifamily housing market. The collective strength of the GSEs and their continued importance to the national housing finance system has resulted in efforts to expand their risk sharing initiatives, in order to minimize exposure both internally and to...

CoreLogic and Urban Institute Seminar Explores Mortgage Servicing Issues

Current State and Future Trends

Faith Schwartz    |    Mortgage Performance

CoreLogic and the Urban Institute recently co-hosted a discussion that delved into the current issues facing loan servicing and how those issues impact multiple aspects of the residential housing finance ecosystem.

Why are we still talking about residential mortgage loan servicing

Ten years ago, it would be hard to imagine many people knowing the...


CoreLogic and the Housing Policy Council of the Financial Services Roundtable host a breakfast event in Washington D.C., April 14, 2015 discussing the state of housing and housing reform.

Faith Schwartz    |    Housing Policy, Housing Trends

I had the pleasure of moderating the first panel at our co-hosted event in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, April, 14th.  Refreshing and insightful information was offered by three respected chief economists, including Dr. Frank Nothaft of CoreLogic, Dr. David Crowe of the National Association of Homebuilders and Dr. Nela Richardson of Redfin. Each offered a unique take and perspective...