Despite increases in Millennial participation in the home-buying market, two reports suggest Millennials continue to face barriers that impede their entry into the market.
30-Year Mortgage Rate Falls to Its Lowest Level in Nearly Three Years
Washington Post, Aug. 22, 2019--Kathy Orton
Multifamily Borrowing Surges 10% in Q2
HousingWire, Aug. 22, 2019--Kelsey Ramirez
How Low Will Fixed-Rate Mortgages Go?
Orange County Register, Aug. 22, 2019--Jeff Lazerson
The Inverted Yield Curve is Doing Something Weird to Mortgage Rates
CNBC, Aug. 22, 2019--Diana Olick
What to Watch for at Fed's Jackson Hole Symposium
Wall Street Journal, Aug. 23, 2019--Nick Timiraos (subscription)
Phone Companies Ink Deal With All 50 States And D.C. To Combat Robocalls
NPR, Aug. 22, 2019--Brakkton Booker
As U.S. Watchdog Retreats, Mortgage Firms Reprise Cozy Marketing Arrangements
Reuters, Aug. 22, 2019--Katanga Johnson, Michelle Price
First-Time Homebuyers Need More Than Just Lower Mortgage Rates
Bloomberg, Aug. 22, 2019--Prashant Gopal
Lenders Using IRS System Must Pay For Upgrade, But It May Be Worth It
National Mortgage News, Aug. 22, 2019--Bonnie Sinnock (subscription)
Overcoming Fintech Hurdles
Mortgage Media, Aug. 22, 2019
It's Official: Refis on the Rise
The current low mortgage interest rate environment has homeowners scrambling to refinance their mortgages. But you probably already knew that.
Exceleras, Glencoe, Ill., released a scheduled software update to its DispoSolutions REO software. The updated functionality increases user ability to create and manage custom tasks, making the application more flexible and configurable to meet changing user needs. In addition, recent updates streamline the eviction process.
Small-Cap CRE Market Poised For Late-Stage Course Adjustment
The small-cap commercial real estate space market and investment trends have flattened out and appear vulnerable, said Boxwood Means, Stamford, Conn.
Dealmaker: Marcus & Millichap Brokers Two Multifamily Sales
Marcus & Millichap, Calabasas, Calif., brokered two apartment property sales totaling $82.4 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.
MISMO Seeks Input on Consent Language for Tax Transcripts to Comply with Taxpayer First Act
MISMO®, the mortgage industry standards organization, seeks industry participants to collaborate on developing standardized language to gain consent for use of tax transcripts by stakeholders throughout the mortgage process.
Upcoming MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I Courses
MBA Education presents its popular School of Mortgage Banking Course I this summer and fall.