Brian Biglin
Friday, July 31, 2015

What’s the next big thing in consumer lending?

By LORI WILDRICK

What are the biggest and most significant changes ahead on the consumer lending landscape? Find out when loanDepot LLC Chief Risk Officer Brian Biglin takes the podium at an Orchard Platform Marketplace Lending Meet-up in Carlsbad, Calif. on Sept. 9.

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Mortgage rates fall again
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Mortgage rates fall below 4% again

By STEVE COOK

Rates on a 30-year fixed mortgage dipped below 4 percent this week, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey, significantly below rates a year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 4.12 percent.

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TRID
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

CFPB postpones implementation of 'Know Before You Owe' mortgage disclosure rule

By JERAMY GORDON

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently finalized a two-month extension to the “Know Before You Owe” mortgage disclosure rule, also called the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule (TRID). The new effective date is October 3, 2015.

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Peter MacDonald Don Schoendorfer Dan Hansen
Monday, July 27, 2015

loanDepot, LLC and imortgage donate $100,000 to Free Wheelchair Mission

By SUSAN BELKNAPP

Last week, loanDepot, LLC and imortgage donated $100,000 to Free Wheelchair Mission at its 12th annual Miracle of Mobility gala.

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Freddie Mac
Thursday, July 23, 2015

Mortgage Rates Dip on Earnings Reports

By STEVE COOK

A mixed bag of blue chip earnings reports this week dropped Treasury yields and fixed mortgage rates responded by moving slightly lower in Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey® today. Yet fixed-rate mortgages still averaged lower than they were a year ago.

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National Hammock Day
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Where to hang your hammock

By SUSAN BELKNAPP

Ahh, the lazy days of summer. What better way to make the most of your downtime then by hanging in a hammock? If you don't have one, now is the time to rectify that. To get those creative juices flowing, we take a look at not only the coolest designs to potentially adorn in your new Dream Backyard but also the most amazing beaches where you might want to dive in for a trip of a lifetime and go full service with these killer vacation locations. Home-improvement loans can help you achieve the former and a personal loan for a much-deserved vacation can help with the latter.

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Interest Rate
Thursday, July 16, 2015

Greek debt deal pushes interest rates higher

By JERAMY GORDON

Home loan interest rates ticked up again last week on the heels of a possible Greek debt deal, shifting the mortgage market even further toward purchase loans and away from refinances. That’s due in part to a new-home construction boom, said Dave Norris, president and chief operating officer of loanDepot, LLC.

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Backyard BBQ
Friday, July 10, 2015

In honor of National Hot Dog Month, we salute the backyard barbecue

By JERAMY GORDON

It’s national hot dog month – yes, that’s a thing – and that means it’s time for a good ol’ fashion backyard grill-a-thon. Let’s be frank, eating hot dogs is a relished tradition in the United States and hot-dog season is in full swing – more than one-third of all hot dogs (7 billion) are sold between Memorial Day and Labor Day. In fact, over the Independence Day weekend, Americans consumed 150 million hot dogs.

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fixedmortgage
Thursday, July 9, 2015

The Pros and Cons of a 15-Year Fixed Mortgage

By SUSAN BELKNAPP

There is no disputing a 15-year fixed mortgage is the most economically efficient way to go. The bigger question: Is it the most realistic.

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BarrPresident
Wednesday, July 8, 2015

loanDepot looks at the homes and mortgages of the 2016 U.S. presidential candidates

By SUSAN BELKNAPP

As the race for the White House heats up, hats are being tossed into the ring seemingly every week. Here we take a peek at the personal residences and home loans of official 2016 presidential candidates as of today. Details are based on available records and data. We’ll add candidates to this presidential ‘home’ page as they officially declare.

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