A group of Republican senators, mostly from the Senate Banking Committee, sent a letter this week to federal agencies urging them to continue to relax banking regulations.
Q&A: Lisa J. Haynes
Scotsman Guide, August 1, 2019--Victor Whitman
Mortgage Rates Pause as Markets Digest Impact of Federal Reserve Meeting
Washington Post, Aug. 1, 2019--Kathy Orton
HUD to Allow Private Investment in Senior Housing Portfolio
Wall Street Journal, Aug. 1, 2019--Will Parker (subscription)
Ginnie Mae Takes Steps to Squash VA Loan Churning
HousingWIre, Aug. 1, 2019--Jessica Guerin
Mortgage Rates Are Already Lower. They're Not Helping Much
New York Times, Aug. 1, 2019--Matt Phillips
GSEs Release Q2 Earnings
National Mortgage Professional, Aug. 1, 2019--Phil Hall
Fannie Mae Preparing to Handle Transitions in QM, Mortgage Rates
National Mortgage News, Aug. 1, 2019--Bonnie Sinnock (subscription)
Families Go Deep in Debt to Stay in the Middle Class
Wall Street Journal, Aug. 1, 2019--AnnaMaria Andriotis, Ken Brown, Shane Shifflett (subscription)
Mortgage Servicing Rights Hit Results in 2Q Loss at Mr. Cooper
National Mortgage News, Aug. 1, 2019--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
Tax Credits Could Help Foreclosure Victims Buy Homes Again
San Bernardino Sun, Aug. 1, 2019--Jeff Lazerson
Susan Stewart Honored with HousingWire's 2019 Women of Influence Award
Susan Stewart, 2019 Vice Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association and CEO of SWBC Mortgage, San Antonio, Texas, was honored as one of HousingWire's 2019 Women of Influence.
First American: June Application Defects Drop 7%
First American Financial Corp., Santa Ana, Calif., said frequency of defects, fraudulence and misrepresentation in information submitted in mortgage loan applications decreased by 7.0 percent in June from May. From a year ago, the index increased by nearly 4 percent.
Apartment Rent Growth Accelerates Despite Slow Deliveries
Multifamily rents grew for the ninth straight month and are now up 3 percent year-over-year, reported Zillow, Seattle.
Dealmaker: IPA Brokers $135M in Multifamily Sales
Institutional Property Advisors, Calabasas, Calif., brokered three Arizona multifamily property sales totaling $135.3 million.
Keith Urban Highlights Concert MBA at Annual 19
Keith Urban, 2018 Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year and four-time Grammy Award winner, highlights Concert MBA at Annual19, the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention & Expo, Oct. 27-30 in Austin, Texas.
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MBA Education presents its School of Mortgage Banking Course III Aug. 13-16 at MBA headquarters in Washington, D.C.