ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., reported a 4 percent increase in foreclosure filings in the first quarter but noted such filings fell by nearly 20 percent from a year ago.
Fitch: GSEs Likely to Have High Ratings Post-Reform
If--and when--housing finance reform eventually becomes effective, the resulting entities that securitize and/or guarantee U.S. mortgages will be appropriately capitalized, have ample access to capital markets and be regulated such that high investment-grade ratings will likely be warranted, said Fitch Ratings, New York.
Zillow Group Inc., Seattle, will expand its Zillow Instant Offers program to Phoenix, joining its program in the Las Vegas and Orlando markets.
Long-Term Trends Boosting Data Centers
Long-term secular and structural trends in countries around the world are underpinning growth in the data center market, reported JLL, Chicago.
Dealmaker: MidCap Financial Closes $58M for Retail
MidCap Financial, Bethesda, Md., closed transactions totaling $57.6 million for retail assets in Florida, Illinois and California.
MBA National Secondary Market Conference & Expo May 20-23
The Mortgage Bankers Association' National Secondary Market Conference & Expo returns to the Marriott Marquis in New York May 20-23.
MBA Education Credit Scores in Loan Origination Apr. 24, May 3
MBA Education offers a two-part webinar series, Credit Scores in Loan Origination, on Tuesday, Apr. 24 (Part I) and Thursday, May 3 (Part II) from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.
MBA Compliance Essentials Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Resource Guide Available
MBA Education and MBA Compliance Essentials announce availability of the Compliance Essentials Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Resource Guide.
Mortgage Rates Stay the Course Despite Trade Tensions and Global Concerns
Washington Post, Apr. 12, 2018--Kathy Orton
Why Home Refinance Loans Are Slipping
24/7 Wall Street, Apr. 12, 2018--Paul Ausick
MBA Predicts New Home Sales Up in March
Mortgage News Daily, Apr. 12, 2018--Jann Swanson
Elizabeth Warren, Mick Mulvaney Spar in Senate Testimony over CFPB
CBS News, Apr. 12, 2018
Appeals Court Skeptical of Mulvaney's Ability to Independently Lead CFPB
Wall Street Journal, Apr. 12, 2018--Lalita Clozel (subscription)
CoreLogic Acquires a la mode
HousingWire, Apr. 12, 2018--Kelsey Ramirez
Zillow Intends to Buy and Flip Homes
Wall Street Journal, Apr. 12, 2018--Laura Kusisto, Rolfe Winkler (subscription)
Subprime Mortgages Make A Comeback--with a New Name and Soaring Demand
CNBC, Apr. 12, 2018--Diana Olick
Chase Expanding in Dozen States
Philadelphia Inquirer, Apr. 12, 2018--Joseph N. DiStefano
Big Data Means Small Margins in the Mortgage Industry of the Future
National Mortgage News, Apr. 12, 2018--Jeremy Sicklick (subscription)
MB Financial to Exit National Mortgage Banking
American Banker, Apr. 12, 2018--Paul Davis (subscription)
Non-Bank Mortgage Lenders Lead Tech Transformation
Mortgage Daily, Apr. 12, 2018
A Small Fix for the Housing Crunch Is in Your Backyard
Bloomberg, Apr. 12, 2018--Patrick Clark, Noah Buhayar