The Mortgage Bankers Association and nearly a dozen industry trade groups called on the House to pass a pending bill that would provide consumers with greater choice in mortgage and settlement services.
MBA: January Mortgage Credit Availability Increases
Mortgage credit availability increased in January, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Mortgage Credit Availability Index.
Remodeling Outlook 'Robust' for 2018
The Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., projects homeowner spending on improvements and repairs will approach $340 billion in 2018, an increase of 7.5 percent from estimated 2017 spending.
Black Knight, Jacksonville, Fla., announced the first phase of LoanSphere Expedite Close will be available later this year.
CRE Executives Favor Industrial Sector
If given $1 billion today, most commercial real estate executives would invest it in the industrial sector, reported Altus Group Limited, Toronto.
Dealmaker: Kennedy Wilson Acquires Two Salt Lake City Apartments
Kennedy Wilson, Beverly Hills, Calif., acquired two Salt Lake City, Utah-area multifamily properties for $92.5 million in an off-market transaction.
MBA National Technology Solutions Conference Apr. 15-18
Tech 18, the Mortgage Bankers Association's National Technology Solutions Conference & Expo, takes place Apr. 15-18 at the Detroit Marriott At the Renaissance Center.
MBA Education Advanced Servicing Workshop in Phoenix Apr. 4-5
MBA Education presents its Advance Servicing Workshop in Phoenix Apr. 4-5.
Upcoming MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I Courses
MBA Education presents its School of Mortgage Banking Course I. Upcoming sessions take place Feb. 13-16 in Washington, D.C. and Apr. 10-13 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
MBA Education Top 10 Quality Control Errors Made in Loan Production Webinar Mar. 15
MBA Education presents a webinar, Top 10 Quality Control Errors Made in Loan Production, on Tuesday, Mar. 15 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.
GSE Reform Bill Could Be Congress' Last Chance
Scotsman Guide, Feb. 6, 2018--Victor Whitman
Quicken Loans Overtakes Wells Fargo As America's Largest Mortgage Lender
Forbes, Feb. 5, 2018--Samantha Sharf
Lawmakers, Advocates Urge Trump Administration to Resume Equifax Probe
Reuters, Feb. 5, 2018--Patrick Rucker
A Truly Digital Mortgage: Are We There Yet?
Forbes, Feb. 5, 2018--Ross Garcia
Banks Shutter 1,700 Branches in Fastest Decline on Record
Wall Street Journal, Feb. 5, 2018--Rachel Louise Ensign, Christina Rexrode, Coulter Jones (subscription)
Lawrence Lindsey Withdraws From Consideration for No. 2 Fed Post
Wall Street Journal, Feb. 5, 2018--Nick Timiraos, Peter Nicholas (subscription)
Demand Remains Steady for Single-Family Rentals
National Real Estate Investor, Feb. 5, 2018--Bendix Anderson
LO Allegedly Used Own Bank Statements on FHA Loans
Mortgage Daily, Feb. 5, 2018
SunTrust Announces New Mortgage Chief
Mortgage Daily, Feb. 5, 2018
U.S. Services Sector Activity Jumps to 12-1/2 Year High
Reuters, Feb. 5, 2018--Lucia Mutikani
Bon-Ton is the Latest Retailer to Go Bust
CNBC, Feb 5, 2018--Lauren Thomas