With the spring real estate market in full swing, buyers appear have more leverage and purchase power, according to several reports released this week.
Senate Confirms Mark Calabria as Head of Fannine, Freddie Regulator
MarketWatch, Apr. 4, 2019--Andrea Riquier
Could Falling Interest Rates Mean a Pick-Up in Hiring by Mortgage Lenders?
Marketplace, Apr. 3, 2019--Meghan McCarty Carino
Podcast--How Lenders View The Current Market With Jamie Woodwell
Real Crowd, Apr. 4, 2019--Tyler Stewart
Fixed Mortgage Rates Flat Ahead of Jobs Report
Washington Post, Apr. 4, 2019--Kathy Orton
Recent Decline in Mortgage Rates Leads to a Leap in Jumbo Refinances
HousingWire, Apr. 4, 2019--Jacob Gaffney
Downsizing Fannie, Freddie Could Help Banks, Hurt Nonbanks
National Mortgage News, Apr. 4, 2019--Bonnie Sinnock (subscription)
Trump Picks Herman Cain for Fed as New Powell Counterweight, Sources Say
Bloomberg, Apr. 4, 2019--Jennifer Jacobs
Fannie's Decision to Use Real Estate Agents as Appraisers is Risky
Orange County Register, Apr. 4, 2019--Jeff Lazerson
AI Is Coming To Take Your Mortgage Woes Away
Forbes, Apr 4, 2019--Douglas Merrill
JPMorgan's Dimon Urges Infrastructure, Mortgage Reform to Spur U.S. Growth
Reuters, Apr. 4, 2019--Elizabeth Dilts
Ditech Shuttering Minnesota Office, Laying Off More than 200 Employees
HousingWire, Apr. 4, 2019--Ben Lane
CoreLogic: Home Price Increases Slow to 4%
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., said while home prices continued to rise year over year and month over month, the pace of appreciation slowed to just 4 percent annually.
The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association, Austin, Texas, will hold its 103rd annual convention April 28-30 in San Antonio at the Marriott Rivercenter hotel.
Apartment Rents Grow Despite 'Aggressive' Deliveries
U.S. apartment rents climbed 3.2 percent on an annual basis in the first quarter despite "aggressive" new deliveries, reported RealPage, Richardson, Texas.
Dealmaker: JLL Income Property Trust Acquires Industrial Portfolio for $47M
JLL Income Property Trust, Chicago, acquired Fremont Distribution Center, a fully leased two-building industrial portfolio in the Oakland/East Bay area submarket Fremont, Calif., for $47 million.
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 Advanced Risk Management for Pros June 3-5 in D.C.
MBA Education presents its popular Advanced Risk Management for Mortgage Pros Workshop, in conjunction with the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, in Washington, D.C. June 3-5.
MBA Education UMBS and Your Business: Best Practices for Readiness Webinar Apr. 10
MBA Education presents a webinar, UMBS and Your Business: Best Practices for Readiness Webinar, on Wednesday, Apr. 10 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.