Mortgage application activity barely moved from a week earlier as key interest rates jumped to the highest levels in more than three years, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending February 2.
Younger Americans Aren't Moving Like They Used To
Millennials have been charged with ruining everything from dinner dates to golf, says Trulia, San Francisco, but are they also to blame for America's low mobility rate?
Rate Defects Up from Year Ago; Rising Rates Could Spell Further Increase
Loan application defects, fraud and misrepresentation increased by more than 20 percent in 2017, and that figure could rise in 2018 as mortgage interest rates rise, said First American Financial Corp., Santa Ana, Calif.
FHFA Finalizes 2018-2020 Housing Goals For Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
The Federal Housing Finance Agency yesterday published a final rule that establishes new housing goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for 2018 through 2020.
'Cautiously Optimistic' CRE Outlook Warns Cycle End is Near
After years of growth, the outlook for commercial real estate is ‘cautiously optimistic,' but the cycle's end approaches, reported commercial real estate valuation services firm Integra Realty Resources, Denver.
Dealmaker: IPA Brokers Two Multifamily Property Sales for $150M
Institutional Property Advisors, Calabasas, Calif., closed $150 million in sales for Cleveland and Phoenix multifamily properties.
MBA National Advocacy Conference Apr. 24-25
The Mortgage Bankers Association's annual National Advocacy Conference takes place Apr. 24-25 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.
MBA Education Tax Reform: Important Considerations for Mortgage Companies Webinar Feb. 20
MBA Education presents a webinar, Tax Reform: Important Considerations for Mortgage Companies, on Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.
NAMMBA CONNECT in Atlanta Apr. 12-14
The National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America will hold its annual CONNECT Conference in Atlanta Apr. 12-14.
MBA Education Residential Mortgage Banking for the IT Professional Workshop in Detroit Apr. 15
MBA Education presents its popular workshop, Residential Mortgage Banking for the IT Professional, on Sunday, Apr. 15 in conjunction with the MBA Technology Solutions Conference & Expo at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.
Predictions of a Crash in Housing Prices Have Not Come True
Washington Post, Feb. 6, 2018--Kenneth Harney
What Is The Role Of A Real Estate Brokerage In 2018?
Forbes, Feb. 6, 2018--Tamir Poleg
Is the Immigration Debate Impacting Housing?
National Mortgage Professional, Feb. 6, 2018--Phil Hall
Opening Up Big Servicing to Small Players
National Mortgage News, Feb. 6, 2018--Bonnie Sinnock (subscription)
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Wants Answers on Equifax Investigation
HousingWire, Feb. 6, 2018--Caroline Basile
FHA Res Business Down, Delinquency Up
Mortgage Daily, Feb. 6, 2018
Quicken Originations Up in Q4 But Down for 2017
Mortgage Daily, Feb. 6, 2018
Where Are Multifamily Developers Going Next?
National Real Estate Investor, Feb. 6, 2018--Bendix Anderson