Commercial and multifamily mortgage originators expect 2019 to be another strong year in lending activity, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's 2019 Commercial Real Estate Finance Outlook Survey.
America's Small Lenders
The Economist, Jan. 5, 2019--Bob Broeksmit, CMB (subscription)
Experts Weigh In on What the 2019 Housing Market Will Bring
Washington Post, Jan. 7, 2019--Kathy Orton
Supreme Court Debates the Meaning of the Term 'Debt Collector'...
CNBC, Jan. 7, 2019--Tucker Higgins
House Diversity Panel a Double-Edged Sword for Banks
American Banker, Jan. 7, 2019--Neil Haggerty (subscription)
Watt Out: Occ's Otting Officially Takes Over as Director
HousingWire, Jan. 7, 2019--Ben Lane
Federal Shutdown Creating Mortgage Victims
Chicago Tribune, Jan. 7, 2019--Kenneth Harney
Falling Mortgage Rates Raise Hopes for Battered Housing Market
Wall Street Journal, Jan. 7, 2019--Ben Eisen, Laura Kusisto (subscription)
Lennar, Mortgage Company Loaned to Unqualified Borrowers and Deceived Feds, Lawsuit Alleges
Tampa Bay Times, Jan. 7, 2010--Susan Taylor Martin
Nellie Liang Withdraws From Consideration for Fed Board Seat
Wall Street Journal, Dec. 7, 2019--Nick Timiraos, Andrew Ackerman (subscription)
MBA Names Bill Packer Chair of RESTECH
The Mortgage Bankers Association announced Bill Packer, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at American Financial Resources Inc., Parsippany, N.J., as new chairman of its Residential Technology Forum (RESTECH).
Housing Confidence Down; More Americans Say 'Bad Time' to Buy Home
Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., said its Home Purchase Sentiment Index decreased by nearly three points in December, as more Americans felt less comfortable about buying a home.
CMBS Delinquency Rate Falls Again; 2018 Issuance Slips
Commercial mortgage-backed securities finished 2018 on a positive note as December's delinquency rate dropped to another post-crisis low, but lower delinquencies could conceal a darker picture in the broader market, analysts said.
Dealmaker: Avison Young Brokers $49M in Florida Sales
Avison Young, Toronto, brokered two Florida sales totaling $49.4 million.
MBA Premier Member Profile: DocMagic
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Torrance, Calif., DocMagic provides Document Generation, Compliance, eSign, eDelivery and comprehensive Digital Transaction Solutions for the mortgage industry.
MBA Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference Jan. 28-31
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference takes place Jan. 28-31 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco.
MBA Education Compliance Essentials State Mortgage Servicing Rules Deep Dive Workshop Feb. 25
MBA Education and the Compliance Essentials program present State Mortgage Servicing Rules Deep Dive Workshop on Feb 25 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in conjunction with the MBA National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo.
MBA Education Generating Purchase Business through Consumer Direct Webinar Jan. 9
MBA Education presents a Webinar, Generating Purchase Business through Consumer Direct, on Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.