Mortgage applications for new home purchases in March jumped by 19 percent from February and by 7 percent from a year ago, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning.
Low Mortgage Rates May Drive Home Purchase Lending to 14-Year High
HousingWire, Apr. 8, 2019--KK Howley
Lender Initiatives to Recruit and Retain a More Diverse Workforce
National Mortgage Professional, Apr. 8, 2019--Brooke Mulder
Libor is Going Away. What Does that Mean for Your Mortgage?
WTOP (Washington, D.C.), Apr. 8, 2019--Jeff Clabaugh
Quicken Loans, DOJ Sent to Mediation in Ongoing Battle over FHA Loan Violations
HousingWire, Apr. 8, 2019--Ben Lane
Fed Proposes Easing Post-Crisis Rules for Big Banks
Washington Post, Apr. 8, 2019--Renae Merle
How Wells Fargo's Regulators and Employees Drove Out its CEO
Reuters, Apr. 9, 2019--Imani Moise, Pete Schroeder
Deutsche Bank, the DOJ and How $4B in Aid to Distressed Homeowners Evaporated
American Banker, Apr. 8, 2019--Kevin Wack (subscription)
CMBS Delinquencies Rise as Late Payments on Retail Properties Increase
National Mortgage News, Apr. 8, 2019--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
Making Home Sales Quick and Easy
Mortgage Media, Apr. 8, 2019
January Delinquency, Foreclosure Rates Lowest in 20 Years
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., said just 4 percent of mortgages were in some stage of delinquency (30 days or more past due, including those in foreclosure) in January, the lowest this century.
Fannie Mae: Housing Sentiment Surges in Time for Spring
Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., said its Home Purchase Sentiment Index jumped in March to its highest point since last June.
4Q Apartment Investment Index Falls as Interest Rates Rise
The apartment market investment environment deteriorated in late 2018 after stabilizing in the third quarter, Freddie Mac Multifamily reported Monday.
Dealmaker: Eastern Union Arranges $26M Bridge Loan for Houston Multifamily
Eastern Union, New York, secured a $26 million bridge loan to acquire and redevelop Park Texas Apartments, a 587-unit Houston multifamily property.
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 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.
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.