Five federal agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, issued a statement yesterday confirming that supervisory guidance does not have the force and effect of law, and the agencies do not take enforcement actions based on supervisory guidance.
Mortgage Credit Tightens in August
Scotsman Guide, Sept. 11, 2018--Victor Whitman
A Decade After the Financial Crisis, Mortgage Market Still Needs Fixes
The Hill, Sept. 11, 2018--James Lockhart
How Ginnie Mae Could Break Stalemate on GSE Reform
National Mortgage News, Sept. 11, 2018--Hannah Lang (subscription)
RealPage Completes $100 Million Acquisition of LeaseLabs
HousingWire, Sept. 11, 2018--Ben Lane
The Government May Want to Buy Your Dying Mall
Wall Street Journal, Sept. 11, 2018--Esther Fung (subscription)
New York's World Trade Center Struggles to Fill Office Space
Wall Street Journal, Sept. 11, 2018--Peter Grant (subscription)
Record U.S. Job Openings, Quits Rate Boost Wage Growth Outlook
Reuters, Sept. 11, 2018--Lucia Mutikani
Applications Down Again in MBA Weekly Survey
With mortgage rates on the rise, a sharp drop in refinance applications more than offset a modest increase in purchase applications, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 7.
MBA Offers Recommendations to Agriculture Dept. on Technology Fee
In a letter to the Department of Agriculture, the Mortgage Bankers Association offered a series of recommendations on a proposed Guarantee Systems User Fee in the Rural Housing Service's Single-Family Section 502 Guaranteed Loan Program.
As Florence Approaches, Homeowners, Real Estate Finance Industry Holds Breath
It's hard to imagine a crazier weather summer than 2017, with its devastating hurricanes and massive wildfires. To which 2018 appears to be saying: "Hold my beer."
Commercial Real Estate Price Growth Wanes
U.S. commercial property price growth lost steam for the fourth consecutive month in July, reported Real Capital Analytics, New York.
Dealmaker: Grandbridge Arranges $68M for Multifamily
Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, Charlotte, N.C., closed $67.5 million in financing for North Carolina, South Carolina and Minnesota multifamily assets.
MBA Accounting & Financial Management Conference in Orlando Nov. 12-14
The Mortgage Bankers Association's MBA Accounting & Financial Management Conference takes place in Orlando Nov. 12-14.
Call for Speakers: MBA Whole Loan Trading Workshop--Deadline Sept. 28
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Whole Loan Trading Workshop takes place in Houston on Thursday, Nov. 8. Interested speakers are encouraged to submit proposals by Friday, Sept. 28.
MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I in Tampa Nov. 27-30
MBA Education presents its popular School of Mortgage Banking Course I at USAA in Tampa, Fla. Nov. 27-30.
Make Your Voice Heard through MBA Mortgage Action Alliance
The Mortgage Action Alliance is a voluntary, non-partisan and free nationwide grassroots lobbying network of real estate finance industry professionals, affiliated with the Mortgage Bankers Association.