Black Knight, Jacksonville, Fla., said seriously past-due loans fell to pre-recession levels as October mortgage delinquencies fell by nearly 18 percent from a year ago, while foreclosure starts saw an uptick.
GSE Capital Rule is Hypothetical, But FHFA Gets Earful Anyway
National Mortgage News, Nov. 26, 2018--Hannah Lang (subscription)
Weren't Algorithms Supposed to Make Digital Mortgages Colorblind?
American Banker, Nov. 26, 2018--Penny Crossman (subscription)
Altisource Portfolio Solutions Ending Home Buying Business
HousingWire, Nov. 26, 2018--Ben Lane
Real House Price Growth Accelerates
National Mortgage Professional, Nov. 26, 2018--Phil Hall
Battered Mortgage Sector May Be Set for a Performance Turnaround
Bloomberg, Nov. 26, 2018--Christopher Maloney
Wide-Open Outlook for Fed Rate Policy in 2019
Wall Street Journal, Nov. 27, 2018--Nick Timiraos (subscription)
MBA, Trade Groups Urge Senate Approval of Ginnie Mae Nominee
The Mortgage Bankers Association and 30 industry trade groups sent a letter to Senate leaders urging approval of Michael Bright as Ginnie Mae President.
Call for Nominations for MBA Insights 2019 Tech All-Star Awards; Deadline Jan. 11
The Mortgage Bankers Association and MBA Insights are accepting nominations for the MBA Insights 2019 Tech All-Star Awards. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, Jan. 11.
October Closing Rates Reach 2018 High
Ellie Mae, Pleasanton, Calif., said closing rates for all loans increased to 72.2 percent in October, the highest point in 2018.
Demand for Industrial Real Estate Remains Strong; Debt Pricing on the Rise
While demand for distribution and warehouse space remains strong across most U.S. markets, investors should expect to pay more for debt financing heading into 2019, said Avison Young, Toronto.
Macerich, Santa Monica, Calif., launched BrandBox as a way for digital-native brands to open and operate brick-and-mortar stores and scale physical retail as a complement to e-commerce.
Dealmaker: HFF Arranges $337M in Financing
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP arranged $337 in financing for an Atlanta office/retail complex in Atlanta and and retail properties in Massachusetts and Florida.
CREF19 in San Diego Feb. 10-13
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo 2019 returns to San Diego Feb. 10-13.
Participate in MBA's New Home Equity Lending Study
The Mortgage Bankers Association announces its new Home Equity Lending Study. The initial planning call takes place Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
MBA Education School of Loan Origination Begins Jan. 22
MBA Education presents its popular School of Loan Origination instructor-guided online course from Jan. 22-Feb. 14.