The Census Bureau yesterday said the U.S. homeownership rate fell for the first time in two years amid market volatility and a decline in consumer confidence.
Fixed Mortgage Rates Increase for the Fourth Week in a Row
Washington Post, Apr. 25, 2019--Kathy Orton
Boomerang Buyers: More People Who Lost Homes During Housing Crisis Are Buying Again
USA Today, Apr. 25, 2019--Paul Davidson
Americans' Financial Happiness Hits New High, Long-Running Index Shows
CNBC, Apr. 25, 2019--Sarah O'Brien
HUD Delays New Rule on FHA Down Payment Assistance in Response to Lawsuit
HousingWire, Apr. 25, 2019--Jessica Guerin
Morgan Stanley to Pay California $150 Million Over Mortgage Crisis Claims
New York Times, Apr. 25, 2019--Stacy Cowley
Mortgage Competition Banned at Laguna Woods Co-ops
Orange County Register, Apr. 25, 2019--Jeff Lazerson
Home Insurance Rates Increase Follow the (Disaster) Pattern
Home insurance rates have increased in every state over the past decade--but the biggest increases have occurred in states one might not associate with high-profile disasters.
Study: Black, Hispanic Communities Still Reeling from Foreclosure Crisis
More than 10 years past the Great Recession, African-American and Hispanic communities hit hard by foreclosures have yet to fully recover, said Zillow, Seattle.
Hotel Performance Falls Below Predictions
The U.S. hotel industry saw positive but below expected first quarter results, reported STR, Hendersonville, Tenn.
Dealmaker: Hunt Real Estate Capital Provides $25M for Multifamily
Hunt Real Estate Capital, New York, provided $24.5 million in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac financing for multifamily assets in Maryland and Arizona.
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 Compliance Essentials Loan Originator Compensation Webinar Apr. 30
MBA Education and Compliance Essentials present a webinar, Loan Originator Compensation--Guidance and Q&A, on Tuesday, Apr. 30 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.
MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking III in D.C. June 11-14
MBA Education presents its School of Mortgage Banking Course III June 11-14 at MBA headquarters in Washington, D.C.