The Federal Housing Administration yesterday published a new final regulation aimed at relaxing requirements for condominium projects seeking approval for FHA eligibility.
Weekly Mortgage Refinance Spike 37% in One Week as Rates Fall Further
CNBC, Aug. 14, 2019--Diana Olick
Removal of URLA Language-Preference Question Sparks Controversy
Scotsman Guide, Aug. 14, 2019--Arnie Aurellano
Department Stores See Worst Drop Since Macy's Last Cut Its Outlook
Bloomberg, Aug. 14, 2019--Janet Freund
Wall Street Tumbles on Growing Recession Fears
Retuers, Aug. 14, 2019--Medha Singh, Arjun Panchadar
FHA's Distressed Asset Stabilization Program Should Be Improved, Not Abandoned
Urban Institute, Aug. 14, 2019--Laurie Goodman, Edward Golding, Jim Parrott
The Strength Of Workforce Housing As An Investment Class
Forbes, Aug. 14, 2019--Elie Reider
Self-Employed Buyers Don't Have to Miss Out on Homeownership
HousingWire, Aug. 14, 2019--Jessica Davis
MBA: July New Home Purchase Applications Up 11% from June; Up 31% from Year Ago
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Builder Applications Survey data for July show mortgage applications for new home purchases increased by 11 percent from June and by 31.2 percent from a year ago.
ATTOM: Foreclosures Down by Half from 2016
ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., said properties in foreclosure in the second quarter fell by nearly in half from three years ago.
New Home Supply Shows Sharpest Decline in 6 Years
Redfin, Seattle, said the supply of new homes fell by 1% in the second quarter, the biggest decline in six years.
U.S. Hotel Pipeline Up 8.3%
The U.S. hotel pipeline continues its steady growth, reported STR, Hendersonville, Tenn.
Dealmaker: Regions Bank Lends $73M in Construction Financing
Regions Bank, Birmingham, Ala., financed $73 million in construction projects in Georgia and Florida.
Terry McAuliffe, Chris Christie, Margaret Brennan Keynote MBA Annual19 General Session
It's only summer, but the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention (Oct. 27-30 in Austin, Texas) is already heating up, with former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and CBS News' Fact the Nation host Margaret Brennan keynoting the Politics Today General Session on Tuesday, Oct. 29.
Upcoming MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I Courses
MBA Education presents its popular School of Mortgage Banking Course I this summer and fall.
MBA Education/Compliance Essentials Managing the Risks of CFPB and State Examinations Sept. 15
MBA Education and Compliance Essentials present a workshop, Managing the Risks of CFPB and State Examinations, on Sunday, Sept. 15 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago, in conjunction with the MBA Risk Management, QA and Fraud Prevention Summit.