Congress continued its two-week recess as members remained in their districts for the Passover/Easter/Spring District Work Period. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathy Kraninger gave a speech detailing her approach to the Bureau, while FHA issued guidance clarifying eligibility for downpayment assistance sources.
Key Trends Driving Investors Away From Traditional Lenders In 2019
Forbes, Apr. 19, 2019--Evan Gentry
Fintech Lender Prosper to Pay $3 Million Fine for Lying to Investors
HousingWire, Apr. 19, 2019--Jessica Guerin
Home Sales Will be Stymied in 2019 by High Prices and 'Underbuilding'
HousingWire, Apr. 19, 2019--Kathleen Howley
Odd Parcels: Bargains, Wars, Gains, Tenure
UExpress, Apr. 19, 2019--Lew Sichelman
Inside Destiny USA's Mortgage Emergency: Crisis or Hardball Bargaining?
Syracuse.com (N.Y.), Apr. 19, 2019--Rick Moriarty
MBA Chart of the Week: IMB Production Profit
The combination of lower production revenues and higher expenses in 2018 contributed to the lowest net production income per loan since 2008, according to the MBA Annual Mortgage Bankers Performance Report released last week.
March Housing Starts Dip Slightly
Housing starts fell slightly in March following a strong February report, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Friday.
Multifamily Sector Showing Stability
"Steady as she goes" could be the multifamily sector's mantra. Analysts report stable apartment vacancy and rent growth rates in the first quarter.
Dealmaker: HFF Arranges $457M for Mixed-Use, Condo Properties
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, Houston, arranged $457.1 million for mixed-use and condominium assets in Tennessee and New York.
MBA Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference in L.A. May 14-17
The Mortgage Bankers Association's annual Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference takes place May 14-17 at the J.W. Marriott L.A. Live in Los Angeles.
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 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 Offers Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional Designation Level 1
Earn recognition for your mortgage compliance expertise: MBA Education and the MBA Compliance Essentials program offer the only certification and designation program geared exclusively towards compliance professionals in the mortgage finance industry, the Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional (CMCP).