Mortgage credit availability increased in March, the third consecutive monthly increase, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning.
Refinancing Spike to Keep Mortgage-Backed Security Investors on Guard
Bloomberg, Apr. 3, 2019--Christopher Maloney
FHFA's Otting Authorizes GSE Affordable Housing Payments
National Mortgage News, Apr. 3, 2019--Hannah Lang (subscription)
Ben Carson Said He Doesn't Know Why DACA Recipients Are Being Denied Housing Loans His Department Oversees
Buzzfeed, Apr. 3, 2019--Nidhi Prakash
Republicans Change Senate Rules to Speed Nominations as Leaders Trade Charges of Hypocrisy
Washington Post, Apr. 3, 2019--Paul Kane
Warren Doubles Down on Ending 'Too Big to Jail'
American Banker, Apr. 3, 2019--Hannah Lang (subscription)
Zillow Just Became the Mortgage and Real Estate Industry's Biggest Frenemy
HousingWire, Apr. 3, 2019--Julian Hebron
Former MBA Chairman Felix Beck Passes Away
Felix Beck, Chairman Emeritus of Chase Home Finance who served as Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association in 1983 and 1984, passed away on Mar. 26. He was 93.
MBANow: William Kooper on Transitional Licensing
In this MBANow video, William Kooper, MBA Vice President of State Government and Industry Relations, discusses Transitional Licensing and Temporary Authority and how to best prepare for future changes.
Alterra Puts Advocacy to Work in D.C.
WASHINGTON--With hundreds of Mortgage Bankers Association members here this week in the nation's capital for the MBA National Advocacy Conference, it seems fitting to write about an MBA member company that made the most of its recent trip to D.C.
1Q Single-Tenant Net Lease Cap Rates Diverge
Single-tenant net lease cap rates diverged by sector in the first quarter, reported Boulder Group, Northbrook, Ill.
NorthMarq, Minneapolis, acquired Austin, Texas-based commercial mortgage banking firm Texas Realty Capital.
Dealmaker: Sonnenblick-Eichner Secures $36M for California Hotel
Sonnenblick-Eichner Co., Beverly Hills, Calif., arranged $36.3 million of first mortgage financing for the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Campbell - Pruneyard Plaza, a 169-room hotel in downtown Campbell, Calif.
MBA National Secondary Market Conference & Expo May 19-22
The Mortgage Bankers Association's National Secondary Market Conference & Expo returns to the New York Marriott Marquis May 19-22.
MBA School of Mortgage Banking II in San Antonio Apr. 9-12
MBA Education presents its popular School of Mortgage Banking Course II Apr. 9-12 in San Antonio.
Make Your Voice Heard through MBA Mortgage Action Alliance
The Mortgage Action Alliance is a voluntary, non-partisan and free nationwide grassroots lobbying network of real estate finance industry professionals, affiliated with the Mortgage Bankers Association.