Mortgage applications fell for the second time week in a row as interest rates crept higher, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 12.
Senior HUD Official Named FHFA Deputy Director
National Mortgage News, Apr. 16, 2019--Hannah Lang (subscription)
Mortgages? Big Banks May Be Throwing in the Towel
MarketWatch, Apr. 16, 2019--Andrea Riquier
Bank of America Revenue Misses Forecast, Shares Fall
Reuters, Apr. 16, 2019--Matt Scuffham, Siddharth Cavale
Home Point Financial Acquires Platinum Mortgage's Wholesale Division
HousingWire, Apr. 16, 2019--Ben Lane
The Ability To I.D. The Borrower's Intent Shifts The Origination Process
The Mortgage Leader, Apr. 16, 2019
What Retail Recovery? Malls Under Pressure as Stores Close
Wall Street Journal, Apr. 16, 2019--Esther Fung (subscription)
Builder Confidence Edges Higher
The National Association of Home Builders reported builder confidence for newly built single-family homes rose by one point in April.
Reports Show Inventories Giving Some Buyers a Chance
A promising spring home buying season is underway, and for some home buyers, particularly those on the West Coast, increasing inventories are helping them get the homes they want.
Low Supply Driving Rapid Single-Family Rental Increases
Rent prices in single-family rental properties grew faster in February than in January, reported CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif.
HUD is seeking public input on how it can maximize the effect of Opportunity Zones.
Dealmaker: CIT Arranges $52M for Medical Properties
CIT Group, New York, arranged $51.6 million for California and Texas medical real estate assets.
MBA Legal Issues & Regulatory Compliance Conference in New Orleans May 5-8
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Legal Issues & Regulatory Compliance Conference takes place May 5-8 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.
MBA School of Loan Origination I Begins Apr. 22
MBA Education presents its popular School of Loan Origination instructor-guided online course from Apr. 22-May 16.
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