Mortgage applications increased for just the second time in the past two months even as key interest rates hit a seven-year high, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 14.
David H. Stevens: National Mortgage Professional Magazine's 'Mortgage Professional of the Year'
National Mortgage Professional, Sept. 17, 2018--Rick Grant
CFPB is Still in the Fair Lending Business, Mulvaney Says
National Mortgage News, Sept. 18, 2018--Kate Berry (subscription)
How BofA Streamlined its Digital Mortgage
National Mortgage News, Sept. 18, 2018--Nathan DiCamillo (subscription)
FTC Shuts Down Real Estate Websites that Allegedly Preyed on Section 8 Renters
HousingWire, Sept. 18, 2018--Ben Lane
Digital Mortgages? How About Digital Home Buying?
National Mortgage News, Sept. 18, 2018
Builders Say New Tariffs Are Devastating
Mortgage Daily, Sept. 18, 2018
1st Mortgages Outstanding Nearing All-Time High
Mortgage Daily, Sept. 18, 2018
OCC's Otting: Why do Regulators Want to Limit Consumer Choice?
American Banker, Sept. 18, 2018--Joseph Otting (subscription)
NYC Housing Prices Have Surpassed Pre-Crisis Peak in 2006
Wall Street Journal, Sept. 18, 2018--Josh Barbanel (subscription)
Five Things to Know About Incoming San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly
Wall Street Journal, Sept. 19, 2018--Nick Timiraos (subscription)
MBANow: MBA President & CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB
The Mortgage Bankers Association's latest MBANow video features MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, who discusses his priorities and goals.
Builder Confidence Holds Firm in September
Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes remained unchanged at 67 in September, the National Association of Home Builders said yesterday.
Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., said mortgage lenders reported a net negative profit margin outlook for the eighth consecutive quarter amid the further erosion of purchase mortgage demand.
Resilient Multifamily Market Sees Rising Occupancies, Rents
Buoyed by a strong economy and continued healthy demand, the average U.S. apartment rent rose $2 in August to $1,412, up 3.1 percent year-over-year, reported Yardi Matrix, Santa Barbara, Calif.
Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., priced its eighth multifamily Delegated Underwriting and Servicing real estate mortgage investment conduit this year, totaling $857.2 million.
Dealmaker: Sterling Organization Acquires Two Shopping Centers for $39M
Sterling Organization, Palm Beach, Fla., acquired shopping centers in the Phoenix and Los Angeles metros for $38.9 million.
MBA Premier Member Profile: Silverline
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mPowering You Summit for Women in Real Estate Finance in D.C. Oct. 13
mPowering You, the Mortgage Bankers Association's Summit for Women in Real Estate Finance, takes place Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., ahead of the MBA Annual Convention & Expo.
MBA Education Mortgage Accounting I: Drilling into Mortgage Accounting Oct. 3
MBA Education presents Part 1 of its series on Mortgage Accounting, Drilling into Mortgage Accounting on Wednesday, Oct. 3 from 2:00-3:30 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.