The Federal Home Loan Banks this week took a big step toward acceptance of eNotes as collateral, with a commitment to develop eNote requirements by the end of this year.
Mortgage Rates Drift Higher for Second Week in a Row
Washington Post, Apr. 11, 2019--Kathy Orton
2018 Set Record for Commercial/Multifamily Lending
Mortgage News Daily, Apr. 11, 2019--Jann Swanson
White House Seeks Tighter Oversight of Regulations Issued by Fed and Other Independent Agencies
Washington Post, Apr. 11, 2019--Damian Paletta
Powell Maintains His Distance from Trump in Speech to House Democrats
Washington Post, Apr. 11, 2019--Mike DeBonis, Rachel Bade
San Francisco's Housing Market Braces for an IPO Millionaire Wave
Wall Street Journal, Apr. 11, 2019--Katherine Clarke (subscription)
Report: Gen Z Eager to Become Homeowners
National Mortgage Professional, Apr. 11, 2019--Phil Hall
Energy Loans Plunge in Calif. After Income-Qualifying Laws Took Effect
Orange County Register, Apr. 11, 2019--Jeff Lazerson
PIMCO Hits Secondary Market with First Non-QM Mortgage Bond Offering
HousingWire, Apr. 11, 2019--Ben Lane
Quicken: Homeowner, Appraisal Perceptions No Longer on Same Page
Quicken Loans, Detroit, reported a widening gap between homeowners' perception of their homes value and that of appraisers in March.
With Flipping Near Historic Highs, Flippers Play Different Game
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., said home flipping has increased on a year-over-year basis for 12 consecutive quarters to the fourth-highest level since 2002.
2018 CRE Transaction Volume Near Record
Commercial real estate transaction deal volume totaled $537 billion in 2018, the second-largest year on record for CRE sales in the U.S., reported Ten-X, Irvine, Calif.
Dealmaker: New York Life REI Originates $1B for Industrial, Multifamily
New York Life Real Estate Investors, New York, originated $1.08 billion for industrial and apartment properties in several states.
MISMO Spring Summit June 3-7 in Milwaukee; Registration Now Open
Registration is now open for the MISMO Spring Summit, taking place June 3-7 at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee.
MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I in Chicago May 14-17
MBA Education presents its popular School of Mortgage Banking Course I May 14-17 in Chicago.
MBA Compliance Essentials UDAAP & FTC MAP Rule Resource Guide Available
The MBA Compliance Essentials program offers a new Resource Guide: Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts and Practices (UDAAP) & FTC Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising (MAP) Rule.