ORLANDO--U.S. economic growth has been "slow and steady" for the past several years and is expected to stay that way, economists with the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday.
Industry Sees Benefits From CFPB Sandbox
Inside Mortgage Finance, Feb. 27, 2019 (subscription)
Weekly Mortgage Applications Jump 5.3% as Lower Rates Seem Here to Stay
CNBC, Feb. 27, 2019--Diana Olick
Servicers Not Providing Enough 'Wow Factor' to Keep Borrowers Loyal
National Mortgage News, Feb. 27, 2019--Elina Tarkazikis (subscription)
Industry Evolution with MBA's Chris George at IMB
Mortgage Media, Feb. 25, 2019
How Chairman Crapo's Outline for Housing Finance Reform Can Work
Urban Institute, Feb 27, 2019--Jim Parrott, Dave Stevens, Mark M. Zandi
Ocwen Reports $70.8M Loss for 2018
The Mortgage Leader, Feb 27, 2019
Powell Says Fed Is Close to Agreement on Plan to End Portfolio Runoff
Wall Street Journal, Feb. 27, 2019--Nick Timiraos (subscription)
HomeStreet has Potential Buyer for its Mortgage Operations
American Banker, Feb. 27, 2019--Paul Davis (subscription)
MBA Vice Chair: Servicers at 'Front Lines' with Customers
ORLANDO--Mortgage Bankers Association Vice Chair Susan Stewart said mortgage servicers' relationships with their customers are more important than ever.
Pending Home Sales Show Signs of Life
For the first time in a while, pending home sales rose in January, the National Association of Realtors reported yesterday.
CBRE: Cap Rates Remain Stable
Strong economic growth, abundant capital and a favorable supply and demand environment led to broadly stable capitalization rates for U.S. commercial real estate assets in second-half 2018, said CBRE, Los Angeles.
Dealmaker: Inn at the Pier Receives $27M Bridge Loan
Sonnenblick-Eichner Co., Beverly Hills, Calif., arranged $26.5 million in interim first mortgage debt to refinance the Inn at the Pier in Pismo Beach, Calif.
MBA National Secondary Market Conference & Expo May 19-22
The Mortgage Bankers Association's National Secondary Market Conference & Expo returns to the New York Marriott Marquis May 19-22.
MISMO Spring Summit June 3-7 in Milwaukee; Sponsorships Available
The MISMO Spring Summit takes place June 3-7 at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wis. Sponsorship opportunities are available.
MBA Compliance Essentials UDAAP & FTC MAP Rule Resource Guide Available
The MBA Compliance Essentials program offers a new Resource Guide: Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts and Practices (UDAAP) & FTC Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising (MAP) Rule.