The Week Ahead

Sorohan, Mike msorohan@mba.org

April 16, 2018

DETROIT--MBA NewsLink and MBA Insights comes to you this week here from the Mortgage Bankers Associaton's Tech Solutions Conference & Expo.

This year's conference takes place Apr. 15-18 in Detroit and includes keynote addresses from Quicken Loans Founder and CEO Dan Gilbert; former MBA Chairman Bill Emerson; baseball data guru Billy Beane; and an mPower event featuring branding expert Marni Lifshen.

Also this week, MBA Insights announces its 2018 Tech All-Stars. For a list of winners and their profiles, visit the MBA Insights web page: https://www.mba.org/publications/insights/insights-publication##SubscriberID####RND##&PageID=21109.

For more information about the MBA Tech Solutions Conference & Expo, click https://www.mba.org/conferences-and-education/event-mini-sites/technology-solutions-conference-and-expo-2018

Back in Washington, the Senate Banking Committee meets on Tuesday, Apr. 17, to consider nominations of, among others, Seth Daniel Appleton to be Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for Policy Development & Research. That hearing begins at 10:00 a.m. ET in 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building and can be accessed online at https://www.banking.senate.gov/hearings/04/10/2018/nomination-hearing.

Federal Reserve Vice Chair Randal Quarles visits Capitol Hill this week to deliver the Semiannual Testimony of the Federal Reserve's Supervision and Regulation of the Financial System. Quarles appears before the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday, Apr. 17 at 10:00 a.m. in 2128 Rayburn House Office Building. That hearing can be accessed live online at https://financialservices.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=403293.

Quarles then visits the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday, Apr. 19. That hearing begins at 10:00 a.m. ET in 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building and can be accessed live online at  

For more in-depth features on what's happening in the real estate finance industry, check out the latest issue of MBA Insights.

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For the most up-to-date information regarding legislative activity at the state and local level, visit the MBA State Legislative Database at http://www.mortgagebankers.org/statelegislativedatabaselogin.htm.

For information about MBA Education events, visit http://www.mbaeducation.org.

For information about upcoming MBA conferences, visit http://www.mba.org/ConferencesEvents/Conferences.aspx.

If your company/association is an MBA member, we are happy to list conferences/events on the MBA NewsLink Upcoming Meetings/Events Calendar. Send your items to Mike Sorohan, editor, at msorohan@mba.org. 

Upcoming Meetings/Events

Apr. 15-18: MBA National Technology Solutions Conference & Expo, Detroit

Apr. 15: MISMO Fundamentals Live Class at MBA National Technology Solutions Conference & Expo, Detroit

Apr. 15: MBA Education Residential Mortgage Banking For the IT Professional Classroom Course at MBA National Technology Solutions Conference & Expo, Detroit

Apr. 16: National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index

Apr. 16: Advance Retail Sales

Apr. 16: Empire State Manufacturing Survey

Apr. 17: New Residential Construction

Apr. 17: Industrial Production

Apr. 18: MBA Weekly Applications Survey

Apr. 18: MBA Education Webinar, Mortgage Accounting III: Hedging for Accountants

Apr. 18: MBA Education Closing with Confidence Part II Webinar

Apr. 19: Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Survey

Apr. 19: The Conference Boad Composite Indexes

Apr. 23-24: MBA State & Local Workshop, Washington, D.C.

Apr. 23: Existing Home Sales

Apr. 23: Chicago Fed National Activity Index

Apr. 24-25: MBA National Advocacy Conference, Washington, D.C.

Apr. 24: S&P/CoreLogic Case-Shiller House Price Indices

Apr. 24: The Conference Board Consumer Confidence

Apr. 24: Revised Building Permits

Apr. 24: Philadelphia Fed Non-Manufacturing Survey

Apr. 24: New Residential Sales

Apr. 24: Richmond Fed Survey

Apr. 25: MBA Weekly Applications Survey

Apr. 25: MBA Education Webinar, Mortgage Accounting IV: Hedge Accounting and GAAP Reporting

Apr. 25: MBA Education Closing With Confidence Part III Webinar

Apr. 26: MBA Education Compliance Essentials Loan Originator Compensation--Guidance and Q/A with the Experts Webinar

Apr. 26: Advance Durable Goods

Apr. 26: Manufacturing Shipments, Inventories and Orders

Apr. 26: Business Inventories

Apr. 27: Employment Cost Index

Apr. 27: Gross Domestic Product

Apr. 27: U. of Michigan Surveys of Consumers (final)

Apr. 27: Dallas Fed Texas Retail Outlook Survey

Apr. 29-May 2: MBA Legal Issues & Regulatory Compliance Conference, Miami

Apr. 30-May 24: MBA Education School of Loan Origination Instructor-Guided Online Course

Apr. 30: Personal Income/PCE Deflator

Apr. 30: Pending Home Sales

Apr. 30: Chicago Purchasing Manager Index

Apr. 30: Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey

May 1-4: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking, Irvine, Calif.

May 1-4: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking II, Irvine, Calif.

May 1-2: Federal Open Market Committee Meeting (Policy Statement May 2)

May 1: CoreLogic Home Price Index

May 1: Construction

May 1: Institute for Supply Management Manufacturing Index

May 1: Dallas Fed Service Sector Survey

May 2: MBA Weekly Applications Survey

May 2-23: MBA Education CRE Basics: Underwriting Multifamily & Valuation Instructor-Guided Online Course

May 2: ADP National Employment Report

May 3: Productivity and Costs

May 3: Trade Balance

May 3: Institute for Supply Management Non-Manufacturing Index

May 3: Manufacturing Shipments, Inventories & Orders

May 4: Employment Situation

May 5: Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

May 7: Consumer Credit

May 8: MBA Mortgage Credit Availability Index

May 8-22: MBA Education Introduction to Mortgage Banking Instructor-Guided Online Course

May 8: MBA Education Benchmarking Yourself as a Mortgage Lender Webinar

May 9: MBA Education Basics of Commercial Loan Closing and Loan Documentation Webinar

May 8: JOLTS (Job Openings & Labor Turnover Survey)

May 9: MBA Weekly Applications Survey

May 9: Producer Price Index

May 9: Wholesale Trade

May 10: MBA Builder Applications Survey (tentative)

May 10: Consumer Price Index

May 10: Real Earnings

May 11: Imports/Exports

May 11: U. of Michigan Surveys of Consumers (prelim)May 15-17: MISMO Fundamentals Instructor-Guided Online Course

May 15: MBA Education Checklist for Effective Compliance Management Systems Webinar

May 15: Advance Retail Sales

May 15: National Associaton of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index

May 15: Empire State Manufacturing Survey

May 15: Business Inventories

May 16: MBA Weekly Applications Survey

May 16: New Residential Construction

May 16: Industial Production

May 16: Atlanta Fed Inflation Expectations Survey

May 17: Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Survey

May 17: The Conference Board Composite Indexes

May 20-23: MBA National Secondary Market Conference & Expo, New York

May 20-23: MBA Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference, Miami

May 21: Chicago Fed National Activity Index

May 22: Philadelphia Fed Non-Manufacturing Index

May 22: Richmond Fed Survey

May 23: MBA Weekly Applications Survey

May 23: Revised Building Permits

May 23: New Residential Sales

May 24: Existing Home Sales

May 25: Advance Durable Goods

May 25: U. of Michigan Surveys of Consumers (final)

May 28: Memorial Day Holiday (MBA offices closed; MBA NewsLink will not publish)

May 29: Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey

May 30-June 20: MBA Education CRE Basics: Underwriting Office Buildings/Valuation Instructor-Guided Online Course

May 30: MBA Weekly Applications Survey

May 30: Advance Economic Indicators

May 30: Gross Domestic Product

May 30: Dallas Fed Service Sector Survey

May 30: Beige Book

May 31: Personal Income/PCE Deflator

May 31: Chicago Purchasing Managers Index

May 31: Pending Home Sales

Jun. 1-Jul. 20: MBA Education Residential CMB Prep Instructor-Guided Online Course

Jun. 4-8: MISMO Spring Summit, Denver

Jun. 5: MISMO XML Primer Live Class at MISMO Spring Summit, Denver

Jun. 5-8: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking III, Washington, D.C.

Jun. 7: MBA Education Introduction to Internal Audits for Mortgage Bankers Webinar

Jun. 11-13: MBA Education Advanced Risk Management for Mortgage Pros Classroom Course, Washington, D.C.

Jun. 12-13: Federal Open Market Committee Meeting (Policy Statement June 13)

Jun. 14: MBA Education Using Internal Audits to Detect Risk & Improve Profitability Webinar

June 21-22: NEXT Mortgage Conference, Dallas

Jun. 26: MBA Education Compliance Essentials TRID Expert Series: Looking Toward October Implementation Webinar

Jun. 27-Jul. 25: MBA Education CRE Basics: Appraisal & Three Approaches to Value Instructor-Guided Online Course

Jul. 4: Independence Day Holiday (MBA offices closed; MBA NewsLink will not publish)

Jul. 9-Aug. 2: MBA Education School of Loan Origination Instructor-Guided Online Course

Jul. 10-24: MBA Education Introduction to Mortgage Banking Instructor-Guided Online Course

Jul. 11-12: MBA Education Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop, Chicago

Jul. 16-26: MBA Education School of Mortgage Servicing Instructor-Guided Online Course

Jul. 19: MBA Education FHA Quality Control Requirements Webinar

Jul. 24-27: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking Course I, Arlington, Va.

Jul. 24-27: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking Course II, Arlington, Va.

Jul. 31-Aug. 1: Federal Open Market Committee Meeting (Policy Statement Aug. 1)

Aug. 1-22: MBA Education CRE Basics: Intro to Commercial Loan Servicing Instructor-Guided Online Course

Aug. 7-10: MISMO Implementation Framework Case Study Part I Instructor-Guided Online Course

Aug. 8-9: MBA Education Advanced Servicing Workshop, Irving, Texas

Aug. 14-17: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I, Atlanta

Aug. 14-17: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking II, Atlanta

Aug. 29-Sep. 19: MBA Education CRE Basics: Property Inspection/Environmental Concerns Instructor-Guided Online Course

Sep. 3: Labor Day Holiday (MBA offices closed; MBA NewsLink will not publish)

Sep. 11-25: MBA Education Introduction to Mortgage Banking Instructor-Guided Online Course

Sep. 11-14: MBA Education Management Essentials for the Mortgage Professional Classroom Course, Washington, D.C.

Sep. 11-27: MBA Education School of Loan Origination II Instructor-Guided Online Course

Sep. 12-13: MBA Education Multifamily Property Inspection Workshop, Washington, D.C.

Sep. 16-18: MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference, Washington, D.C.

Sep. 17: MBA Education Budgeting and Financial Planning for Non-Believers Webinar

Sep. 18-21: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I, Dallas

Sep. 18-21: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking II, Dallas

Sep. 18-21: MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking III, Washington, D.C.

Sep. 20-Oct. 11: MBA Education CRE Basics: Underwriting Retail Valuation Instructor-Guided Online Course

Sep. 23-25: MBA Risk Management, Quality Assurance & Fraud Prevention Forum, Los Angeles

Sep. 24-28: MISMO Fall Summit, Washington, D.C.

Sep. 25: MISMO Fundamentals Live Class at MISMO Fall Summit, Washington, D.C.

Sep. 25-26: Federal Open Market Committee Meeting (Policy Statement Sep. 26)

Sep. 26-Oct. 17: MBA Education CRE Basics: BMC & Financial Statement Analysis Instructor-Guided Online Course

Oct. 8: Columbus Day (MBA offices open; MBA NewsLink will publish)

Oct. 14-17: MBA Annual Convention & Expo, Washington, D.C.

Oct. 23-26: MISMO Implementation Framework Case Study Part II Instructor-Guided Online Course

Nov. 7-8: MBA Education Multifamily Property Inspections Workshop, Dallas

Nov. 7-8: Federal Open Market Committee Meeting (Policy Statement Nov. 8)

Nov. 12: Veterans Day Observed (MBA offices closed; MBA NewsLink will not publish)

Nov. 22-23: Thanksgiving holidays (MBA offices closed; MBA NewsLink will not publish)

Nov. 26, 28: MISMO XML Primer Instructor-Guided Online Course

Nov. 29: MBA Education Compliance Essentials TRID Expert Series: TRID 2.0--What are We Seeing? Webinar

Dec. 4-7:  MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking III, Dallas

Dec. 18-19: Federal Open Market Committee Meeting (Policy Statement Dec. 19)

Dec. 24-Jan. 1: MBA offices closed; MBA NewsLink will not publish.

2019

Jan. 1: New Year's Day (MBA offices closed; MBA NewsLink will not publish

Jan. 7-11: MISMO Winter Summit, Clearwater, Fla.

Jan. 11-Feb. 22: MBA Education Residential CMB Prep Instructor-Guided Online Course

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