Commercial and multifamily mortgage originators expect another strong year according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's 2018 CREF Outlook Survey.
Millennials Making a Name in Housing
What's in a name? If you're a real estate data-miner, a lot.
For Many Large Cities, Affordability Problems Persist
In many large cities, more than 50 percent of households cannot afford a home, according to a new study by GOBankingRates, Los Angeles.
MBA 3Q Commercial/Multifamily DataBook Reports 'Strong, Steady' Markets
Commercial real estate and finance markets were strong and steady during the third quarter, the Mortgage Bankers Association said today.
Dealmaker: Douglas Emmett Acquires Beverly Hills Office Building for $144M
Douglas Emmett Inc., Los Angeles, acquired Class A office property 9401 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. Calif., for $143.6 million, or $981 per square foot.
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.
Register Today for MBA 2018 Annual Servicing Operations Study/Forum
The Mortgage Bankers Association has begun enrollment for its 2018 Servicing Operations Study and Forum (covering 2017 data).
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.).
MBA Education Successor In Interest State Level Reports Available
MBA and the Compliance Essentials program, in collaboration with leading legal experts, have created state-by-state reports to help servicers understand documents that are required to verify a successor in interest's status in each state.
Mortgage Applications End 2017 Lower as Rates Rose
CNBC, Jan. 3, 2018--Diana Olick
Living in Interesting Times: The Career of Ken Markison
Mortgage Compliance Magazine, January 2018--Tory Barringer (subscription)
Procedural Move will Delay Top Fed, FHA, FDIC Nominations
National Mortgage News, Jan. 3, 2018--Brian Collins (subscription)
A Fight over the Credit Score Lenders Use for Your Mortgage
Dow Jones Newswires, Jan. 3, 2018--AnnaMaria Andriotis, Christina Rexrode (Wall Street Journal)
The Formidable Fannie and Freddie: Is Multifamily Lending Set for a Slowdown in 2018?
Commercial Observer, Jan. 3, 2018--Mack Burke
Ohio Reaches $45M Settlement with Mortgage Lender
Dayton Daily News, Jan. 3, 2018--Max Filby
Fed Minutes Reveal Uncertainties Over Tax Cuts
Wall Street Journal, Jan. 3, 2018--Nick Timiraos (subscription)
Title Company Profits to Drop Due to Fewer Originations in 2018
National Mortgage News, Jan. 3, 2018--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
Rental Population Decreases for First Time Since 2004
HousingWire, Jan. 3, 2018--Kelsey Ramirez
Canada Criticizes U.S. Lumber Duties Put in Place on Wednesday
Reuters, Jan. 3, 2018--Rob Nickel, David Ljunggren, Sue Thomas, Lesley Wroughton
MSRs For Sale on Big Portfolio of Agency Loans
Mortgage Daily, Jan. 3, 2018