Black Knight, Jacksonville, Fla., released its January First Look Mortgage Monitor, reporting loan prepayments fell to an 18-year low as seasonal home sales reductions outweighed a rise in refinance incentives.
MBA's Look at IMBs Lays Out Set of Recommendations
Mortgage Media, Feb. 22, 2019--David Stevens, CMB
Nonbank Mortgage Lenders Seek Changes that Bolster Funding Resources
National Mortgage News, Feb. 25, 2019--Bonnie Sinnock (subscription)
More Americans are Paying Mortgages on Time
Miami Herald, Feb. 25, 2019--Kenneth R. Harney
House Banking Panel to Examine Wells Fargo, CFPB in March
National Mortgage News, Feb. 25, 2019--Hannah Lang (subscription)
Virginia Home Prices Spike Ahead of Amazon's Arrival
National Mortgage Professional, Feb. 25, 2019--Phil Hall
Investor Interest in Data Centers Growing In Step with Tech Demand and Increasing ROI
National Real Estate Investor, Feb. 25, 2019--Patricia Kirk
Why Bubble-Era Home Mortgages are a Disaster Waiting to Happen
MarketWatch, Feb. 25, 2019--Keith Jurow
Redfin: Sales of New Homes Down 8% in January
Redfin, Seattle, said its analysis of 85 major markets found sales of new single-family homes fell by 8 percent year over year in January, the fifth consecutive month of year-over-year declines.
Closing Disclosures Continue to Cause Mortgage QC Trouble
A study from MetaSource, Salt Lake City, said closing disclosures and other requirements imposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's late 2015 enhanced disclosure rules continue to pose quality control challenges.
Slowing Growth Leading Investors to Temper Risk
Commercial real estate investor attention is increasingly shifting to liquid and secure markets and asset types, reported JLL, Chicago.
Dealmaker: $183M Industrial Portfolio Changes Hands
The Silverman Group, Basking Ridge, N.J., acquired 27 industrial properties in New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Iowa, Indiana and Alabama for $183 million.
MBA National Advocacy Conference in D.C. Apr. 2-3
The Mortgage Bankers Association's annual National Advocacy Conference takes place Apr. 2-3 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.
MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking III in D.C. June 11-14
MBA Education presents its School of Mortgage Banking Course III June 11-14 at MBA headquarters in Washington, D.C.