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New Wave of Millennial Home Buyers Sets the Stage for Tighter Starter Home Market

New Wave of Millennial Home Buyers Sets the Stage for Tighter Starter Home Market

It’s about to get even harder for Millennials to buy their first homes. Nearly 45 million Americans will reach the typical age for first-time home buyers within the next 10 years, 3.1 million more than the past decade, creating stumbling blocks in an already challenging market for those racing for a spot in the starter home market.

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Blending Diversity & Inclusion: Rattling the Status Quo

Blending Diversity & Inclusion: Rattling the Status Quo

While diversity and inclusion has been at the forefront of workplace conversations, the distinct nature and impact of both the processes often go undifferentiated. Most organizations have done well in adding people from a wide roster of demographic characteristics to their team. However, once hired, the practice of infusing a sense of belonging through the active process of inclusion—creating a cultural and environmental feeling of belonging—lags behind.

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STEM in the Schoolyard: Sparking the Curiosity That Fuels Innovation

STEM in the Schoolyard: Sparking the Curiosity That Fuels Innovation

It was the perfect mix Tuesday to inspire hundreds of sixth-grade students with the possibilities of what STEM education can offer for their futures at the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas’ STEM in the Schoolyard event at Richardson’s Lloyd V. Berkner High School.

The event was presented by Dallas-based semiconductor giant, Texas Instruments, and Mr. Cooper, a Coppell-based provider of mortgage servicing, origination, and transaction-based services.

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2019 HousingWire Tech100 winner: Mr. Cooper

2019 HousingWire Tech100 winner: Mr. Cooper

Mr. Cooper’s Digital Loan Tracker was designed to make the home loan experience more informative and easier to understand.

This technology offers consumers several enhanced features. While digital mortgage technology may already be in the market, Digital Loan Tracker is unique F1in that dashboards are personalized for each lendee based on the exact loan the customer is acquiring and provides complete transparency throughout the process. As consumers move to a mobile mindset, Mr. Cooper also allows documents to be uniquely uploaded via a mobile camera allowing customers without scanners to easily and quickly submit documents for consideration.

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Nerd Wallet: Mr. Cooper Mortgage Review 2019

Nerd Wallet: Mr. Cooper Mortgage Review 2019

As mortgage lenders go, Mr. Cooper isn’t afraid to reinvent itself. Originally known as Nationstar Mortgage Holdings, the lender rebranded as Mr. Cooper in August 2017. Then, in early 2019, Mr. Cooper acquired another lender, Pacific Union Financial, which significantly expanded its presence as a nonbank mortgage originator.

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Mr. Cooper names new head of communications and human resources

Mr. Cooper names new head of communications and human resources

Mr. Cooper Group has named Kelly Ann Doherty as executive vice president and chief people & communications officer. In this newly created position, Doherty will manage human resources and corporate communications for the company.

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Mr. Cooper hires restructuring expert as new CFO

Mr. Cooper hires restructuring expert as new CFO

Mr. Cooper has hired Christopher Marshall to take over as chief financial officer. He will succeed Amar Patel, who has served as interim CFO since March 2017.

Marshall is the co-founder and former CFO of Capital Bank Financial, where he worked from 2009 until the bank was acquired by Horizon National Capital last year.

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2018 HW Vanguard: Tony Ebers

2018 HW Vanguard: Tony Ebers

It was a year of big changes for Mr. Cooper, the nonbank formerly known as Nationstar Mortgage, and Tony Ebers was right at the middle of it all.

Ebers was promoted from executive vice president of originations to the newly created position of chief operating officer early in 2018, and hit the ground running in his new role. As Mr. Cooper’s COO, Ebers helped lead several major efforts for the company in 2018.

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The Top 25 Companies to Work For Are…

The Top 25 Companies to Work For Are…

What does an exemplary work culture mean? The answer lies with the companies that feature in MReport’s inaugural list of Top 25 Companies to Work for. The list serves as a premier platform to highlight the achievements of organizations in the mortgage and housing industries who are leading the way in making a more conducive workplace for the people they employ.

Each of these organizations was nominated by an employee or peer in one of five categories: Law Firms, Lenders/Servicers, Minority/Women-Owned or Operated, Service Providers, and Tech.

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The Real Estate Revolution: 6 Tech Innovations Sellers and Buyers Need on Their Radar

The Real Estate Revolution: 6 Tech Innovations Sellers and Buyers Need on Their Radar

The mortgage and real estate industries are undergoing a technological revolution—and it’s about time.

As any homebuyer can tell you, buying real estate is anything but quick or simple. There are reams of paperwork, documents and contracts to sign—often in person—and keeping track of it all is a full-time job in itself.

But all that might be changing.

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Why Nationstar Rebranded to Mr. Cooper

Why Nationstar Rebranded to Mr. Cooper

Jay Bray, Chairman, President and CEO of Mr. Cooper, formerly known as Nationstar Mortgage, stops by to discuss the company’s rebranding efforts. Bray talks about how difficult it is for millennials to take the leap into homeownership following the housing crisis, despite the fact that most of the generation would like to own homes. We talk to the company’s CEO about the housing market under President Trump and whether his promise to create jobs will have any major impact on the industry.

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Mr. Cooper era begins for Nationstar

Mr. Cooper era begins for Nationstar

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings flipped the switch on its long-awaited Mr. Cooper rebrand, the culmination of a multiyear process that’s included investments in operational changes, customer service training and product offerings.

The nonbank’s approach to offering a better consumer experience was to start internally by “changing the culture and DNA of the company,” chairman and CEO Jay Bray said in an interview Monday with National Mortgage News.

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Meet the Mr. Cooper Group: Nationstar completes merger with Washington Mutual parent WMIH

Meet the Mr. Cooper Group: Nationstar completes merger with Washington Mutual parent WMIH

The merger between Nationstar Mortgage, the nonbank now known as Mr. Cooper, and WMIH Corp., the former parent company of Washington Mutual, is now complete.

The companies announced late Tuesday that the merger, which was announced earlier this year, is now finalized.

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