Home remodeling has been on an extended kick the past few years, with more homeowners opting to stay in their homes longer amid rising home prices and housing inventory shortages. Now, several forecasts see a slowdown in remodeling activity--which, for the mortgage industry, might not be such a bad thing.
Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors
New York Times, Apr. 29, 2019--Noam Scheiber
Critics Fear Shift at CFPB Will Let Firms Off the Hook
American Banker, Apr. 29, 2019--Kate Berry (subscription)
CFPB Announces Debt Collection Town Hall as it Preps New Proposal
National Mortgage News, APr. 29, 2019--Kate Berry (subscription)
Commercial Mortgages Put into Special Servicing Increased in 2018
National Mortgage News, Apr. 29, 2019--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
Mortgage Fraud Risk Rises for Ninth Consecutive Quarter
24/7 Wall Street, Apr. 29, 2019--Paul Ausick
Marriott to Take On Airbnb in Booming Home-Rental Market
Wall Street Journal, Apr. 29, 2019--Craig Karmin (subscription)
eNote Volumes on the Rise as Mortgage Industry Scales Tech
Mortgage Media, Apr. 29, 2019
More Millennial Homebuyers Saving for a Down Payment 'Old-Fashioned Way'
Seventy-two percent of Millennial homebuyers this year are saving for a down payment directly from their paychecks, up from 69 percent last year, according to a March survey of 2,000 U.S. homebuyers and sellers commissioned by Redfin, Seattle.
Deloitte Survey: Companies Saving to Transform as Digital Disruption Gains Momentum Globally
Deloitte, New York, said as digital technologies continue to reinvent how businesses grow and operate, associated risks and opportunities are prompting companies to expand their cost management strategies.
Institutional-Quality CRE Returns Grow; Cap Rates Reach Historic Lows
Institutional-quality commercial real estate returned 1.8 percent in the first quarter, up significantly from 1.38 percent in late 2018, the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries reported.
Dealmaker: JLL Arranges $114M for Denver-Area Mixed-Use, Office Assets
JLL's Denver finance team arranged $114.1 million for Denver-area mixed-use and office projects.
MBA Document Custody Workshop June 20
The Mortgage Bankers Association's popular Document Custody Workshop takes place Thursday, June 20 at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner in McLean, Va.
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).