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Appraisal Institute selects Jim Murrett as new vice president
The Appraisal Institute announced the election of Jim Murrett to serve as the organization’s vice president in 2016. Murrett’s one-year term at the Appraisal Institute will begin Jan. 1, followed by one year each as president-elect, president and immediate past president.
Freddie completes $591 million sale of non-performing loans
Freddie Mac completed the sale of $591 million in deeply delinquent non-performing loans that it announced back at the beginning of July. Details of the sale included inside.
Rick Perry: Clinton policies caused housing crisis
In a speech last week in New York, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry positioned himself, surprisingly, as a populist ready to take on Wall Street, laid the blame of the housing crisis on the “destructive homeownership policies” of the Clinton administration, and warned that the next crisis is coming.
Bicyclist killed while raising money for affordable housing
A man died after being hit by a car in Western Oklahoma while he was bicycling across America to raise money for affordable housing. Wanninkhof was part of the group Bike & Build, which raises awareness for affordable housing.
Fidelity National increases ownership stake in ServiceLink to 79%
Fidelity National Financial (FNF) announced Friday that it increased its ownership stake in ServiceLink Holdings from 65% to 79% as part of a recapitalization of ServiceLink, a provider of transaction services to the mortgage and finance industries.