Mortgage applications fell for the third straight week as key interest rates held steady, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 29.
Notice of MBA 2017 Annual Meeting
The Mortgage Bankers Association will distribute electronic ballots for approval of Officers and Directors for the MBA Annual Meeting.
Chief Risk Officers Talk...Risk
MIAMI--Chief risk officers here at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Risk Management, QA and Fraud Prevention Forum shared what keeps them up at night.
MBANow: MBA SVP Bill Killmer on MAA Action Week
The Mortgage Bankers Association released two new MBANow videos featuring MBA Senior Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs Bill Killmer, who discusses the MBA Mortgage Action Alliance "Action Week" (Oct. 2-6).
CoreLogic: Home Prices Up 7%; 34% of Markets ‘Overvalued'
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., said home prices rose by nearly 1 percent from July to August and by nearly 7 percent from a year ago.
Redfin: Housing Demand Index Virtually Stalled Amid Continued Inventory Shortages
Redfin, Seattle, reported the number of its customers touring and writing offers held steady from July to August, but increased year over year.
Reis: Retail Sector Defies Negative Reports
Retail sector statistics defied otherwise negative reports of store closures--posting positive net absorption and holding vacancy steady in the second quarter--reported Reis, New York.
Dealmaker: Interstate Equities Acquires San Diego-Area Apartments for $34M
Interstate Equities Corp. Los Altos, Calif., acquired Verse La Mesa, a 133-unit apartment community in suburban San Diego, for $33.95 million.
John Legend Highlights ConcertMBA at MBA Annual Convention & Expo
This year's Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention & Expo, taking place Oct. 22-25 in Denver, welcomes Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter John Legend for ConcertMBA.
MBA Education School of Loan Origination Oct. 16-Nov. 13
MBA Education presents its popular School of Loan Origination instructor-guided online course beginning Monday, Oct. 16 and running through Nov. 13.
MBA Compliance Essentials Acceleration Requirements for Mortgage Servicers Oct. 11
MBA Education and MBA Compliance Essentials present a webinar, Acceleration Requirements for Mortgage Servicers on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.
Compliance Essentials Recent FCRA Regulation, Enforcement & Litigation Updates Webinar Today
MBA Education and Compliance Essentials will host a new webinar, Recent FCRA Regulation, Enforcement & Litigation Updates today, Oct. 5 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.
Homebuyers Rush to Riskier Mortgages as Home Prices Heat Up
CNBC, Oct. 3, 2017--Diana Olick
Watt Suggests GSEs Need to Hold on to Some Capital, Urges Congress to Act on Housing Reform
HousingWire, Oct. 3, 2017--Brena Swanson
Wells Fargo CEO Defends Leadership in Heated Senate Appearance
Reuters, Oct. 3, 2017--Patrick Rucker, Dan Freed
Lawmakers Berate Former Equifax CEO Over Huge Data Breach
New York Times, Oct. 3, 2017--Tara Siegel Bernard, Stacy Cowley
Private Flood Insurance Bill Avoids Costs of Floodplain Management
National Mortgage News, Oct. 3, 2017--Brian Collins (subscription)
Investors Pile Into Emerging-Market Real Estate
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 3, 2017--Peter Grant (subscription)
Five Things That Might Surprise You About the Fastest-Growing Segment of the Housing Market
Urban Institute, Oct. 3, 2017--Sarah Strochak
Biggest HECM Lenders
Mortgage Daily, Oct. 3, 2017
Mortgage Firms Hire CEO, CFO & Retail Executives
Mortgage Daily, Oct. 3, 2017--Sam Garcia
Fidelity National Financial Acquires Majority Interest in SkySlope
HousingWire, Oct. 3, 2017--Ben Lane