The Mortgage Bankers Association released a new consumer-facing information brochure, Disaster Recovery: A Resource for Homeowners, available for use by all MBA members, counseling groups, government agencies and organizations that offers assistance and advice to homeowners in the aftermath of a natural disaster.
Cities Now Use Taxes to Fight Blight. Is It Working?
Governing Magazine, May 14, 2018--J. Brian Charles
4 Things Mortgage Industry Marketers Need To Be Doing
Forbes, May 14, 2018--Steve Olenski
Multifamily Market Poised for Tumble
Mortgage Daily, May 15, 2018--Rick Sharga
Millennials Hit Obstacles in Search of Homeownership
National Mortgage Professional, May 14, 2018--Phil Hall
Angel Oak Mortgage Plans to Double Down on Non-QM Lending in 2018
National Mortgage News, May 14, 2018--Bonnie Sinnock (subscription)
loanDepot Lifts Home Lending from Year Earlier
Mortgage Daily, May 15, 2018
Volcker Rule Rewrite Is Said to Drop Key Trading Burden on Banks
Bloomberg, May 15, 2018--Jesse Hamilton, Benjamin Bain
Mortgage Relief for Those Impacted by Hawaiian Volcano
DS News, May 14, 2018--David Wharton
MBA Washington Update: Meghan Sullivan on Key Issues
The Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Washington Update features MBA Associate Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs Meghan Sullivan, who reports on three key developments from the past week.
Inventory Shortages Hitting Luxury Homes, Too
We've heard about housing inventory shortages for potential first-time home buyers, But according to Redfin, Seattle, the "haves" are facing shortages, too.
Fitch: U.S. RMBS Risk Diverging on Recent Investor Loans
A rise in non-traditional or no income borrower documentation has led to significant variation in the credit risk of recently originated investor property loans in U.S. residential mortgage-backed securities deals, said Fitch Ratings, New York.
'Landlord-Favorable' Industrial Real Estate Conditions
U.S. industrial real estate market conditions remained "landlord-favorable" during the 12 months ending March 31, reported Avison Young, Toronto.
Dealmaker: Trevian Capital, Crown Properties Make $35M Multifamily Acquisition
A joint venture between Trevian Capital and Crown Properties acquired three multifamily properties totaling 407 units in Elgin, Ill., Madison, Wis. and Chesterton, Ind. for $34.6 million.
MISMO Spring Summit in Denver June 4-8
The MISMO Summits offer you an opportunity to learn more about MISMO and to engage in face-to-face standard setting activities.
MBA Compliance Essentials Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Resource Guide Available
MBA Education and MBA Compliance Essentials announce availability of the Compliance Essentials Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Resource Guide.
MBA Advanced Risk Management for Mortgage Pros Workshop in Washington June 11-13
MBA Education presents its popular Advanced Risk Management for Mortgage Pros Workshop June 11-13 in Washington, D.C.