Second-quarter commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations came in 4 percent higher from a year ago and 32 percent higher than the first quarter, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning.
MBA: Second Quarter Foreclosure Starts at Lowest Level Since 1987
Mortgage Orb, Aug. 20, 2018--Patrick Barnard
Mortgage Bankers Cut 3-Yr Purchase Forecast
Mortgage Daily, Aug. 20, 2018
Mel Watt Sued by Government Employee Alleging Sexual Harassment, Retaliation
Wall Street Journal, Aug. 20, 2018--Natalie Andrews (subscription)
HUD Fair Housing Complaint Against Facebook Came Via a Rare Source
National Mortgage News, Aug. 20, 2018--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
Judge Tosses Civil Rights Groups' Suit against HUD over Delaying Obama Fair Housing Effort
HousingWire, Aug. 20, 2018--Ben Lane
Can State AGs Really Serve as 'Mini-CFPBs?'
American Banker, Aug. 20, 2018--Kate Berry (subscription)
Still Hope for Break-Out in Home Sales Should Inventory Improve
National Mortgage News, Aug. 20, 2018--Elina Tarkazikis (subscription)
Judgment Against RE Agent Impacts Mortgage Firms
Mortgage Daily, Aug. 20, 2018--Sam Garcia
Commercial Mortgages: Combination of Good Fundamentals, Low Interest Rates and Excessive Capital Has Owners Taking It Easy
Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch, Aug. 20, 2018--Andrew Little
MBA August Economic and Mortgage Finance Commentary: Strong Economy, but Housing Market Falling Behind
The U.S. economy continues to forge ahead. GDP growth exceeded 4 percent in the second quarter, the strongest quarter since 2014 and the fifth consecutive quarter above 2 percent. The housing market, however, has not kept up with the strength of the broader economy.
HUD Aims to Boost Landlord Acceptance of Housing Vouchers
HUD on Monday announced a plan to encourage more apartment owners to participate in its Housing Choice Voucher program.
Dealmaker: Berkeley Point Capital Provides $67M
Berkeley Point Capital, Bethesda, Md. provided $67 million for multifamily communities in three states.
mPowering You Summit for Women in Real Estate Finance in D.C. Oct. 13
mPowering You, the Mortgage Bankers Association's Summit for Women in Real Estate Finance, takes place Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., ahead of the MBA Annual Convention & Expo.
Upcoming MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking II Courses
MBA Education presents its popular School of Mortgage Banking Course II this summer in Arlington, Va., and Dallas.
MBA Education Introduction to Mortgage Banking Sept. 11-25
MBA Education presents its popular Introduction to Mortgage Banking instructor-guided online course Sept. 11-25.
MBA Disaster Recovery Guide Now Available in Spanish
The Mortgage Bankers Association and the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals have developed a Spanish-language version of Disaster Recovery: A Resource for Homeowners, a consumer-facing informational guide.