Ellie Mae adds Peter Hirsch as executive vice president --

Ellie Mae, a provider of on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, named Peter Hirsch the company’s executive vice president of technology and operations.
In this newly created role, Hirsch will be responsible for leading all of Ellie Mae’s technology groups.

Ellie Mae publishes comprehensive TILA-RESPA guide --

Ellie Mae is publishing a free, 16-page RESPA-TILA FAQ guide to help lenders understand and comply with the Integrated Disclosure Rule, currently scheduled to go into effect Oct. 3.

Who are the homebuying Millennials? --

The average age of a Millennial homebuyer is 28. After a recent survey from more than 5,400 Millennials, Endeavor America Loan Services found they are outgrowing their usual stereotype.

High-risk FHA loans push mortgage risk index up in May --

The composite National Mortgage Risk Index for Agency purchase loans stood at 12.33% in May, up 0.4 percentage point from the average for the prior three months and up 0.7 percentage point from a year earlier. Worried yet?

Realtor.com: Here are the 20 hottest markets this summer --

He’s been consistently more optimistic and consistently right on sales. Realtor.com’s chief economist Jonathan Smoke explains why it’s a seller’s market.

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