Mortgage credit availability fell in August for the first time in four months, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning.
Three Reasons to Worry About the Housing Market
CBS News, Sept. 10, 2018--Anthony Mirhaydari
Can We Survive the Next Financial Crisis?
Bloomberg, Sept. 10, 2018--Yalman Onaran
House Republicans Unveil Plan to Make Individuals' Tax Cuts Permanent
Wall Street Journal, Sept. 10, 2018--Siobhan Hughes, Ann Tergesen (subscription)
CFPB Trying to Jump Start Trial Disclosures
Mortgage Daily, Sept. 10, 2018
Boston Fed President Backs Quarterly Rate Increases
Wall Street Journal, Sept. 10, 2018--Nick Timiraos (subscription)
In Reg Relief Just as with Dodd-Frank, Spotlight's Trained on Fed
American Banker, Sept. 10, 2018--Neil Haggerty (subscription)
Closing the Digital Mortgage Gap
National Mortgage News, Sept. 10, 2018--Various Staff (free story)
Banks Lose Thousands of Mortgage Originators
Mortgage Daily, Sept. 10, 2018
US Mortgage Sees Opportunity in Down HECM Market
HousingWire, Sept. 10, 2018--Jessica Guerin
Broeksmit, Bradley Join MBA Opens Doors Board of Directors
The MBA Opens Doors Foundation announced two new members joined its Board of Directors: Robert D. (Bob) Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of MBA; and Jean Bradley, Vice President of Strategic Business Development with Essent Guaranty, Radnor, Pa.
CoreLogic: Mortgage Delinquency, Foreclosure Rates Lowest for June in 12 Years
For the overwhelming majority of Americans--and mortgage lenders and servicers--there's more good news on mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures.
Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., said its Home Purchase Sentiment Index increased in August for the first time since May, edging up 1.5 points to 88.0. Fannie Mae attributed the uptick to increases in the job- and income-related components.
CMBS Delinquency Rate Drops, Loss Severities Increase
The commercial mortgage-backed securities delinquency rate fell again in August for the sixth consecutive month, but large loans liquidated with high loss severities drove up the second quarter's loss severity figure, analysts said.
BridgeCore Capital, Beverly Hills, Calif. commenced operations providing private bridge financing for commercial and non-owner-occupied residential properties throughout California.
Dealmaker: Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, LaSalle Hotel Properties to Merge in $5.2B Deal
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust and LaSalle Hotel Properties, both real estate investment trusts headquartered in Bethesda, Md., agreed to merge in a deal valued at $5.2 billion.
Academy Award-Winning Actor Geena Davis Keynotes mPower Event at MBA Annual Convention
Academy Award winning actor Geena Davis keynotes the mPower Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention & Expo in Washington, D.C.
MISMO 'Managing Multiple Versions of the MISMO Model' Webinar Sept. 12
MISMO presents a webinar, MISMO Elective--Managing Multiple Versions of the MISMO Model, on Wednesday, Sept. 12 from noon-1:30 p.m. ET.
MBA Education Effective Internal Audit Function: Beyond the Basics Webinar Sept. 27
MBA Education presents a webinar, MBA Education Effective Internal Audit Function: Beyond the Basics, on Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.
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.