Zillow Inc., Seattle, said buyers paid more than the asking price in 24 percent of U.S. home sales in 2017, netting sellers an additional $7,000 each on average.
MBA Offices Closed Monday for King Holiday
Offices of the Mortgage Bankers Association will be closed next Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Buzzworthy with Ann Fulmer: Pilot Programs
When regulators and investors want to make changes to how we do business, they telegraph their intentions well in advance of the implementation date so that industry participants can start making the changes needed to adapt to new requirements and technologies.
ATTOM: Buying a Home More Affordable than Renting in Majority of Markets
ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., says buying a home is ultimately more affordable than renting in a majority of U.S. housing markets--but not by much.
'Change and Opportunity' for CRE in 2018
Commercial real estate market dynamics are "in flux" as the current investment cycle enters its latter stage, said Avison Young, Toronto.
Dealmaker: Walker & Dunlop Originates $100M Revolving Credit Facility
Walker & Dunlop, Bethesda, Md., structured a $100 million Freddie Mac Revolving Credit Facility for Presidium Group LLC, Dallas.
MBA National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo Feb. 6-9
The Mortgage Bankers Association's National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo 2018 returns to the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas (Dallas) Feb. 6-9.
Nominations for MBA Insights 2018 Tech All-Star Awards Deadline Jan. 19
The Mortgage Bankers Association and MBA Insights are accepting nominations for the MBA Insights 2018 Tech All-Star Awards. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, Jan. 19.
MBA Education School of Loan Origination Jan. 29-Feb. 22
MBA Education hosts its popular School of Loan Origination Instructor-Guided Online Course from Jan. 29-Feb. 22.
MBA Education Cybersecurity Fundamentals & NY DFS Requirements Workshop Feb. 6-7
MBA Education offers a workshop, Cybersecurity Fundamentals & NY DFS Requirements, on Tuesday Feb. 6 and Wednesday, Feb. 7 in McLean, Va. (near Washington, D.C.).
New Home Loan App Volume Down as Storm-Driven Purchases Slow
National Mortgage News, Jan. 11, 2018--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
Mortgage Rates Shoot Higher to Begin the New Year
Washington Post, Jan. 11, 2018--Kathy Orton
Bill Would Rein in Mortgage Companies Targeting Veterans
Associated Press, Jan. 11, 2018
A New Approach to Mortgage Design
Huffington Post, Jan. 11, 2018--Jack Guttentag
Tech Fixes will Bring More Business to FHA, Top HUD Official Says
National Mortgage News, Jan. 11, 2018--Brian Collins (subscription)
Guild Mortgage Launches Midwest Expansion By Acquiring Cornerstone Mortgage
HousingWire, Jan. 11, 2018--Ben Lane
TD Bank Names New Mortgage Chief
Mortgage Daily, Jan. 11, 2018
Wal-Mart Sam's Club to Shut Some Stores After Review
Reuters, Jan. 11, 2018--Siddharth Cavale