All that talk about a 2020 shift to a buyers' housing market might have been a tad pessimistic, as a combination of economic factors point to a market now in which buyers have more leverage.
Mortgage Insurer 3Q Earnings Soar Even as Originations Declined
National Mortgage News, Oct. 31, 2018--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
Stock Market Swings May Have Hit Mortgage Applications, Down 2.5%
CNBC, Oct. 31, 2018--Diana Olick
How Freddie Mac's Preparing for Day it Might Enter Private Sector
National Mortgage News, Oct. 31, 2018--Bonnie Sinnock (subcription)
Freddie Mac CEO: I've Done What I Came Here to Do
HousingWire, Oct. 31, 2018--Kelsey Ramirez
Fed Proposes Looser Rules for Large U.S. Banks
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 31, 2018--Ryan Tracy (subscription)
Why Do We Have a 30-Year Mortgage, Anyway?
Marketplace, Oct. 31, 2018--Amy Scott
Mortgage Borrower Credit Scores Take Nearly a Year to Recover
National Mortgage News, Oct. 31, 2018--Elina Tarkazikis (subscription)
AIG's Loss Narrows, But Catastrophe Claims Still Sting
Wall Street Journal, Aug. 31, 2018--Leslie Scism (subscription)
Migration Trends Accelerate as More Leave High-Price Housing Markets
More people are moving from high-cost housing areas such as Denver, San Francisco and Los Angeles to affordable, low-tax inland job centers in states such as Florida, Texas and Tennessee, said Redfin, Seattle.
TCN Worldwide Real Estate Services, Reno, Nev., announced Chase International Commercial as the newest member.
Industrial Activity Surge Leads to Record-Breaking Quarter
Industrial activity surged in the third quarter, led by demand from the third-party logistics and packaging industry, reported Colliers International, Toronto.
Capital One, McLean, Va., established a new unitranche loan program focused on commercial and healthcare real estate with Kayne Anderson Real Estate, Los Angeles, as co-investor.
Dealmaker: Newmark Arranges $26M for Mixed-Use, Retail Centers
Newmark, San Francisco, arranged $25.8 million for mixed-use and retail centers in Tucson, Ariz. and Spokane, Wash.
MBA National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo in Orlando Feb. 25-28
The Mortgage Bankers Association's National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo 2019 (Servicing19) returns to Orlando Feb. 25-28.
MBA Education Introduction to Mortgage Banking Nov. 6-20
MBA Education presents its popular Introduction to Mortgage Banking instructor-guided online course Nov. 6-20.
MBA Compliance Essentials Offers Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional Designation Level 1
Earn recognition for your mortgage compliance expertise: MBA Education and the MBA Compliance Essentials program offer the only certification and designation program geared exclusively towards compliance professionals in the mortgage finance industry, the Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional (CMCP).