mortgages

Business

Second-Biggest Mortgage Provider in US Stops Accepting Crypto Payments
United Wholesale Mortgage’s announcement comes only about six weeks after it said it would begin offering a crypto payment option via a pilot program.
Oct 14, 2021

Business

US Mortgage Lender UWM Plans to Accept Bitcoin Payments
The Michigan-based company hopes to become the first nationwide mortgage lender to accept cryptocurrency.
Aug 17, 2021

Business

MakerDAO on Collision Course With Banking Regulators
As MakerDAO rolls out real estate loans, banking regulators are unlikely to ignore DeFi banks, our columnist says.
May 10, 2021

Markets

Nasdaq-Listed Canadian Firm Mogo Launches Bitcoin Cashback Mortgage Program
Canada’s residential mortgage market is estimated at C$1.7 trillion.
Mar 29, 2021

Business

How Bananas and Mortgages Can Explain the NFT Craze
A banana can be removed from its peel. A loan can be separated from the right to bill you every month. Now NFTs have cleaved bragging rights from artwork. What these things are worth is a matter of opinion.
Mar 12, 2021

Business

JPMorgan Provides $100M Financing Facility for Blockchain Mortgage Platform Figure
The facility covers both conforming and jumbo mortgages – loans in excess of the traditional lending restrictions.
Jan 15, 2021

Policy

Bank of Russia Wants to Put Mortgage Issuance on a Blockchain
Russia's is eyeing use cases for blockchain even as proposed legislation will clamp down on crypto.
May 28, 2020

Markets

'We'll Tokenize the House': Mortgages Are Coming to Ethereum This Summer
Fintech startup Fluidity plans to launch ethereum-powered mortgages in California and New York, CoinDesk has learned.
May 9, 2019

Markets

Bank of Queensland Rules Out Crypto Purchases With Mortgage Funds
The Australian retail bank has revised its loan agreements to prohibit borrowers from using mortgages to purchase cryptocurrency.
Jul 12, 2018

Markets

Moody's: Blockchain Could Save US Mortgage Industry $1 Billion
Blockchain could boost efficiency and cut costs in a housing sector that's due for a digital overhaul, says Moody's.
Apr 12, 2018