Mortgage Bankers Association Builder Applications Survey data for November show mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased by 14 percent from October and by 11 percent from a year ago.
Trump Picks Calabria to Head Federal Housing Finance Agency
Mortgage Orb, Dec. 12, 2018--Patrick Barnard
Mortgage Applications Rise 1.6% as Interest Rates Drop to Lowest Level Since September
CNBC, Dec. 12, 2018--Diana Olick
OCC Sees Sharp Drop in Mortgages Serviced by Large Banks
American Banker, Dec. 12, 2018--Rachel Witkowski (subscription)
A Deep Dive On The Economy
Real Crowd Podcast, Dec. 12, 2018--Tyler Stewart
Lenders' Pessimism Hits New Low
The Mortgage Leader, Dec. 12, 2018
Piling On: Democratic Lawmakers Join Chorus of CECL Critics
American Banker, Dec. 12, 2018--John Reosti (subscription)
Could the 30-Year Mortgage Disappear?
Marketplace, Dec. 12, 2018--Amy Scott
Single Women Outpace Single Men as Homeowners
National Mortgage Professional, Dec. 12, 2018--Phil Hall
Fintech Company Plaid Raises $250 Million, Valued at $2.65 Billion
HousingWire, Dec. 12, 2018--Ben Lane
First-Time Homebuyers, ‘Renter Millennials' Pick Up the Pace
Genworth Mortgage Insurance, Richmond, Va., said first-time home buyers purchased more homes in the first nine months of 2018 than in any similar span since 2005.
Risk, Compliance Challenges Remain High in Wolters Kluwer Survey
Wolters Kluwer, Minneapolis, released its annual Regulatory and Risk Management Indicator survey for the U.S., noting two-thirds of bank and credit union respondents continue to cite risk and compliance challenges as high, although there is "notable easing" compared to 2017 risk and regulatory anxiety levels.
STRATMOR Group, Greenwood Village, Colo., released its latest edition of Insights, which covers a number of industry topics, including Community Reinvestment Act compliance and optimal borrower experience.
MBA: Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Reaches New High
Commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding rose 1.4 percent to new record-high $45.4 billion in the third quarter, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported today.
Dealmaker: Newmark Secures $82M for Mixed-Use, Retail, Industrial
Newmark, San Francisco, arranged $82.4 million for mixed-use, retail and industrial assets in California and Arizona.
MBA Technology Solutions Conference & Expo Mar. 24-27 in Dallas
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Technology Solutions Conference & Expo 2019 takes place Mar. 24-27 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas.
MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I in D.C. Feb. 12-15
MBA Education presents its popular School of Mortgage Banking Course I Feb. 12-15 at MBA headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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.
Find Out Where You Stand through the PGR: MBA and STRATMOR Peer Group Roundtables Program
Since 1998, the Mortgage Bankers Association and STRATMOR Group have jointly conducted the Peer Group Survey and Roundtable Program. Launch date for the next program (data through Dec. 31, 2018) is Jan. 15, 2019.