Housingwire: Reuters Takes Aim at SFR Giant, Invitation Homes

Investigative piece alleges abuse by the SFR giant; Invitation Homes denies wrongdoing Leasing Lifestyle: When asked for its response to these allegations, Invitation Homes sent HousingWire this statement. The Reuters story deeply and unfairly mischaracterized the company’s service record and paints an inaccurate and distorted picture. We cited numerous errors and omissions regarding the specific … Read more

Spiders, Sewage and Fees – The Other Side of Renting from Wall Street

Spiders, Sewage and Fees – Leasing Lifestyle – The rental home seemed so beautiful when McKayla Ferreira first laid eyes on it. The roof had three gables, fruit trees grew in the backyard, and the front porch gleamed with a fresh coat of paint. Then Ferreira moved in. First, she noticed water leaking through the … Read more

Ocwen Dead Last in JDPower’s Survey of Mortgage Servicer Satisfaction

Ocwen Dead Last in JDPower’s Survey of Mortgage Servicer Satisfaction Troubled mortgage company Ocwen Financial fell into last place on JDPower’s 2018 survey of borrower satisfaction with mortgage servicers. Ocwen’s score of 667 on a 1,000-point scale was the worst showing among companies that collect loan payments, JDPower said Thursday. Quicken Loans had the highest … Read more

Invitation Homes: 4115 Grove St S St Petersburg FL 33705

4115 Grove St S St Petersburg FL 33705 – Tenant Review – I rented this home (4115 Grove St S St Petersburg FL 33705) from waypoint/Invitation homes for four years. In that time frame my experience in this home was a nightmare. There is a root problem that causes sewage back up in the bathrooms. … Read more

Wells Fargo Caught In Yet Another Scandal

Wells Fargo Caught In Yet Another Scandal Given the seemingly unceasing stream of scandal that has flowed out of Warren Buffett’s favorite bank, Wells Fargo, it’s hardly surprising that after doing everything from illegally repossessing the cars of American soldiers to fraudulently “cross-selling” credit cards and other products to millions of customers, the bank is … Read more

Lessons for Next US Financial Crisis From Bernanke, Geithner & Paulson

Lessons for Next US Financial Crisis From 3 Key Ex-Officials WASHINGTON — Three officials who played vital roles in combating the 2008 financial crisis say they worry that the painful lessons from the banking system’s near-collapse a decade ago may be forgotten. “It is important that people focus on the lessons,” said former Treasury Secretary … Read more