Two reports--one primarily about Baby Boomers, the other primarily about Millennials--suggest they share many common goals in where they prefer to live, but have a marked disparity in resources.
Weekly Mortgage Applications Stall as Rates Take a Respite
CNBC, July 3, 2019--Diana Olick
Mortgage Rates Tick up, But Lower Bond Yields Signal More Declines
Washington Post, July 3, 2019--Kathy Orton
New Program Offers Hard Money Mortgages at Half the Rate
Orange County Register, July 3, 2019--Jeff Lazerson
New York Investigating Whether Facebook Allows Housing Discrimination
HousingWire, July 3, 2019--Ben Lane
FHFA Special Advisor Bob Ryan to Leave Agency
National Mortgage Professional, July 3, 2019--Phil Hall
After Months of Floods and Tornadoes, Midwest Officials Tally Billions in Damage
Wall Street Journal, July 4, 2019--Erin Ailworth (subscription)
Debt Collectors Wage Comeback
Wall Street Journal, July 5, 2019--Yuka Hayashi (subscription)
Let's Make It Easier for Gig Economy Workers to Buy Homes
Forbes, July 3, 2019--Sanjiv Das
Could American 'Heroes' Help Reverse Credit Unions' Mortgage Declines?
Credit Union Journal, July 4, 2019--Palash Ghosh, Aaron Passman
On 10th Anniversary of Great Recession, Housing Market Still Faces Challenges
Last month marked the 10-year anniversary of the end of the Great Recession. First American Financial Corp., Santa Ana, Calif., said between then and now, housing affordability has improved and borrowers have greater access to credit, which in turn is boosting demand.
ADP: June Private Sector Employment Up by 102,000
Ahead of this morning's jobs report, ADP, Roseland, N.J., said private sector employment increased by 102,000 jobs from May to June, suggesting a jobs slowdown.
Apartment Demand Surges
U.S. apartment demand spiked during the second quarter as occupancy climbed to nearly 96 percent, said RealPage, Richardson, Texas.
A group of New York-based net lease investment professionals based launched a national commercial real estate brokerage firm, SAB Capital.
Dealmaker: MWest Holdings Acquires Two Los Angeles Apartments for $35M
MWest Holdings, Los Angeles, acquired two Los Angeles apartment buildings for $35.2 million.
MBA Condominium Lending Workshop in D.C. July 18
The Mortgage Bankers Association's annual Condominium Workshop takes place Thursday, July 18 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.
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MBA Education, California MBA Present Fundamentals of Residential Lending & the Secondary Market in San Francisco July 15
MBA Education and the California Mortgage Bankers Association present a special one-day workshop, Fundamentals of Residential Lending and the Secondary Market, on Monday, July 15 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco in conjunction with the California MBA Western Secondary Market Conference.