WASHINGTON--"Our industry is taking the right steps in the right direction to be a more diverse and more inclusive workforce; to be better positioned to help a more diverse customer base," said Mortgage Bankers Association President and CEO Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB.
Mortgage Bankers Association Expects More Millennials to Buy Houses
CNBC, Nov. 29, 2018
Weekly Mortgage Applications Rise 5.5% as Homebuyers Edge Back In
CNBC, Nov. 28, 2018--Diana Olick
Zillow Predicts 5.8 Percent Mortgage Rate in 2019
National Mortgage Professional, Nov. 28, 2018--Phil Hall
FHFA: House Prices Increase 1.3%
The Mortgage Leader, Nov. 28, 2018
Corelogic: California's Wildfire Cost Estimated $15B-$19B
The Mortgage Leader, Nov. 29, 2018
Freddie Mac Reveals 'Biggest Unknown' for Housing in 2019
HousingWire, Nov. 28, 2018--Kelsey Ramirez
U.S. Third-Quarter Growth Unrevised, Headwinds Increasing
Reuters, Nov. 28, 2018--Lucia Mutikani
MBA: 3Q IMB Profits Lag
Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $480 on each loan they originated in the third quarter, down from $580 per loan in the second quarter and $929 a year ago, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning.
October New Home Sales Fall 9%
New home sales fell of sharply in October, hampered by rising interest rates and weather events in the South and West, HUD and the Census Bureau reported yesterday.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency published a final rule amending its regulation for the Federal Home Loan Banks' Affordable Housing Program.
MBA Offers Recommendations on HVCRE Exposures
The Mortgage Bankers Association weighed in yesterday on proposed changes to the High Volatility Commercial Real Estate risk-based capital rule, offering recommendations on implementation issues and expressing concerns about certain rule interpretations.
Dealmaker: George Smith Partners Secures $115M Hotel Construction Loan
George Smith Partners, Los Angeles, secured a $115 million non-recourse senior construction loan to develop a 326-key Radisson Blu hotel in Anaheim, Calif.
MBA Technology Solutions Conference & Expo Mar. 24-27 in Dallas
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Technology Solutions Conference & Expo 2019 takes place Mar. 24-27 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas.
MBA School of Mortgage Banking II in D.C. Mar. 5-8
MBA Education presents its popular School of Mortgage Banking Course II Mar. 5-8 at MBA headquarters in Washington, D.C.
MBA Disaster Recovery Guide Now Available in Spanish
The Mortgage Bankers Association and the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals have developed a Spanish-language version of Disaster Recovery: A Resource for Homeowners, a consumer-facing informational guide.