The Federal Housing Finance Agency yesterday published Duty to Serve program market plans for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for the next two years.
MBA, Trade Groups Sound Alarm over IRS Tax Processing Delays
The Mortgage Bankers Association and other industry trade groups said a recent Internal Revenue Service change to its tax transcript process could cause "significant delays" to millions of home transactions.
Builder Confidence at 18-Year High
Superlatives are overused in this day and age, but the National Association of Home Builders can boast its Housing Market Index has never been healthier this century.
Mortgage Rates, Net Operating Income Drive Apartment Market Increases
Multifamily investing conditions grew "modestly stronger" in the third quarter, reported Freddie Mac, McLean, Va.
Dealmaker: Kennedy Wilson Acquires Two Pacific Northwest Multifamily Assets
Kennedy Wilson, Beverly Hills, Calif., acquired two Pacific Northwest multifamily assets for $195 million.
MBA National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference & Expo Apr. 15-18
Tech 18, the Mortgage Bankers Association's National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference & Expo 2018, takes place Apr. 15-18 at the Detroit Marriott At the Renaissance Center.
MBA Education School of Mortgage Servicing Feb. 26-Mar.8
MBA Education offers its popular School of Mortgage Servicing instructor-guided online course from Feb. 26-Mar. 8.
MBA Education Cybersecurity Fundamentals & NY DFS Requirements Workshop Feb. 6-7
MBA Education offers a workshop, Cybersecurity Fundamentals & NY DFS Requirements, on Tuesday Feb. 6 and Wednesday, Feb. 7 in McLean, Va. (near Washington, D.C.).
NMLS Launches 2018 Licensing Renewal Effort; Deadline Dec. 31
The Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System's 2018 Streamlined Renewal Process begins November 1 and ends December 31. MBA encourages Mortgage Loan Originators to renew their licenses as soon as possible.
Fannie, Freddie Recommit to Financing Chattel Loans
National Mortgage News, Dec. 18, 2017--Bonnie Sinnock (subscription)
Bad News, Homeowners: Tax Bill Would End Deductions for Interest on Home Equity Loans
Boston Globe, Dec. 19, 2017--Tim Logan
Three Looming Worries for Bankers in Final Tax Reform Plan
National Mortgage News, Dec. 18, 2017--Ian McKendry (subscription)
Trump Tax Reform Sets Markets Up for Santa Rally
HousingWire, Dec. 18, 2017--Jacob Gaffney
The Coastal Mortgage Time Bomb
Inman, Dec. 19, 2017--Bryan Walsh
2018 Mortgage Loan Limits--With Charts
OurBroker.com, Dec. 18, 2017--Peter G. Miller
Fed's Kashkari Warns Rate Rises Could Drive Economy Into Recession
Wall Street Journal, Dec. 18, 2017--Michael S. Derby (subscription)
RoundPoint Introduces Retail Mortgage Lending Division
DS News, Dec. 18, 2017--Rachel Williams
Lone Star Shifts Tougher REOs to Residential Capital; Launches Rental Strategy
DebtWire, Dec. 18, 2017--Al Yoon
Former Exec Sues Guaranteed Rate
Chicago Tribune, Dec. 18, 2017--Ally Marotti
Wholesaler, Bank and Credit Union Fail
Mortgage Daily, Dec. 18, 2017
Mortgage Banking Exec Indicted for Warehouse Fraud
Mortgage Daily, Dec. 18, 2017
Digital Mortgages Work Best with 'Less is More' Approach to Workflow
National Mortgage News, Dec. 18, 2017--Kyle Kamrooz (subscription)
Bankrupt Toys ‘R' Us Weighs Closing at Least 100 Stores
Bloomberg, Dec. 18, 2017--Lauren Coleman-Lochner, Matthew Townsend