Mortgage applications fell last week as key mortgage rates continued to hover at seven-year highs, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 26.
Mortgage Rates Are Pushing U.S. Homes Out of Reach
Bloomberg, Oct. 30, 2018--Justina Vasquez
FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery: More Changes Ahead for Reverse Mortgages
HousingWire, Oct. 30, 2018--Jessica Guerin
Appeal Denied: Amrock Ordered to Pay $740 Million to HouseCanary for Trade Secret Theft
HousingWire, Oct. 30, 2018--Ben Lane
Black Knight's Total Revenue Up 7%, But Earnings Were Flat
National Mortgage News, Oct. 30, 2018--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
Zombie Foreclosures Fall with Housing Policy Support
National Mortgage News, Oct. 30, 2018--Elina Tarkazikis (subscrption)
Baby Boomers Are Living at Home. That's Bad News for Senior-Housing Developers
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 30, 2018--Esther Fung (subscription)
Apartment Construction Begins to Slow Down
National Real Estate Investor, Oct. 30, 2018--Bendix Anderson
Mortgage, Real Estate Pros Would Achieve More if They Did This
Mortgage Professional America, Oct. 30, 2018--Steve Randall
U.S. Consumer Confidence at 18-Year High; House Price Gains Slow
Reuters, Oct. 30, 2018--Lucia Mutikani
Home Price Gains Under 6% for First Time in Year; Housing Demand Up
Standard & Poor's, New York, said annual home price gains fell under 6% for the first time in a year in August.
Third Quarter Homeownership Rate Edges Up
The Census Bureau yesterday reported the U.S. homeownership rate rose slightly in the third quarter, to 64.4 percent, from 64.3 percent in the second quarter and from 63.9 percent a year ago.
Institutional Real Estate Allocations Climb Again
Global appetite for commercial real estate remains strong, reported Hodes Weill & Assocs. and Cornell University.
Dealmaker: Transwestern Investment Group Sells Redmond Technology Center for $38M
Transwestern Investment Group, Dallas, sold Redmond Technology Center in Redmond, Wash., on behalf of one of its managed funds.
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.
MBA Education Compliance Essentials State Mortgage Servicing Rules Deep Dive Workshop Feb. 25
MBA Education and the Compliance Essentials program present State Mortgage Servicing Rules Deep Dive Workshop on Feb 25 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in conjunction with the MBA National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo.
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