The Mortgage Bankers this week urged the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service to further clarify its rules governing qualified business income deductions under Section 199A of the Internal Revenue Code.
Weekly Mortgage Applications Flatline, Along with Interest Rates
CNBC, Oct. 3, 2018--Diana Olick
More Americans Lying on Mortgage Applications
Fox Business, Oct. 3, 2018--Brittany De Lea
Senate Dems to Mulvaney: How Did Embattled Aide Get CFPB Job?
National Mortgage News, Oct. 3, 2018--Kate Berry, Rachel Witkowski (subscription)
Judge Tosses Class Action Suit Against Zillow
HousingWire, Oct. 3, 2018--Jessica Guerin
User Experience is Biggest Hindrance in Fight Against Mortgage Fraud
National Mortgage News, Oct. 3, 2018--Paul Centopani (subscription)
New Listings in September Up Eight Percent YoY
National Mortgage Professional, Oct. 3, 2018--Phil Hall
Bank HEL Delinquency Soars
Mortgage Daily, Oct. 4, 2018
Consumer Bankruptcies Drop from Month, Yr Earlier
Mortgage Daily, Oct. 3, 2018
Shopping-Mall Vacancies Are Highest in Seven Years After Big-Box Closings
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 3, 2018--Esther Fung (subscription)
MBA, ACUMA Announce Education/Training Partnership
The Mortgage Bankers Association and the American Credit Union Mortgage Association announced a new education and training partnership that will offer members of ACUMA discounted access to MBA Education products.
FHFA Requests Input on GSE Proposed Duty to Serve Plan Modifications
The Federal Housing Finance Agency requested public input as part of the Agency's consideration of proposed modifications to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's 2018-2020 Underserved Markets Plans under the Duty to Serve program.
ATTOM: Home Affordability at Lowest Level in 10 Years
ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., said U.S. home prices in the third quarter were at the least affordable level since Q3 2008.
Flat Office Sector Defies Economic Growth
Defying employment growth trends, the U.S. office market vacancy rate remained flat in the third quarter at 16.6 percent, reported Reis, New York.
Dealmaker: HFF Arranges $215M for Office Assets
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, Houston, arranged $215 million for office properties in Florida, California and Maryland.
Kelly Clarkson Highlights ConcertMBA at MBA Annual Convention & Expo
ConcertMBA at the Mortgage Bankers Association 2018 Annual Convention & Expo this year features award-winning singer and songwriter Kelly Clarkson.
MBA Education School of Loan Origination II Oct. 30-Nov. 15
MBA Education offers its popular School of Loan Origination II instructor-guided online course from Oct. 30-Nov. 15.
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.