Former Fannie exec to lead Flagstar lending unit

Florida emerges to assess damage as Irma ebbs to mere storm Higher mortgage rates prove to be mixed blessing for U.S. Bancorp SoFi reboots its mortgage business with new name, updated processes Costs cloud some lenders’ view on the success of data initiatives slower price growth helps homebuyers, hurts underwater mortgages Slower price growth helps homebuyers, hurts underwater mortgages As home price appreciation levels off, the amount of underwater loans rose in the first quarter while equity-rich properties continued adding value, according to Attom Data Solutions.