The Mortgage Bankers Association and the American Bankers Association, in a letter to HUD, offered a series of recommendations to jump-start the FHA Single-Family Loan Sale program, which seen declining participation in recent years.
Housing Market Check-In: 6 Expert Predictions For The Second Half Of 2019
Forbes, July 8, 2019--Aly J. Yale
Mortgage Lender Stearns Holdings Files for Bankruptcy
Wall Street Journal, July 9, 2019--Patrick Fitzgerald (subscription)
New York Condo Conversions Near the End, a Casualty of Rent Reform
Wall Street Journal, July 8, 2019--Josh Barbanel, Will Parker (subscription)
Trump: Fed is 'Our Most Difficult Problem'
National Mortgage Professional, July 8, 2019--Phil Hall
Flat-Fee Real Estate Agency Purplebricks Shuttering U.S. Business
HousingWire, July 8, 2019--Ben Lane
This Startup Wants to Sell You a Slice of a Rental Home
Wall Street Journal, July 8, 2019--Ryan Dezember (subscription)
MBA Promotes Dan Fichtler to AVP of Housing Finance Policy
The Mortgage Bankers Association promoted Dan Fichtler to Associate Vice President of Housing Finance Policy within the association's Residential Policy and Member Engagement team.
CoreLogic: Mortgage Delinquencies Reach 20-Year Low
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., said April mortgage delinquencies and foreclosure inventories fell to their lowest rates in more than 20 years.
June CMBS Delinquency Rate Increases
The commercial mortgage-backed securities delinquency rate saw a rare increase in June, but that figure comes with a "footnote," reported Trepp, New York.
Dealmaker: Vanbarton Group Purchases Seattle Office Tower for $305M
Vanbarton Group, New York, purchased 901 Fifth Avenue in Seattle's central business district from Schnitzer West and Investcorp for $305 million.
MBA Compliance Essentials Offers Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional Designation Level 1
Earn recognition for your mortgage compliance expertise: MBA Education and the MBA Compliance Essentials program offer the only certification and designation program geared exclusively towards compliance professionals in the mortgage finance industry, the Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional (CMCP).
mPowering You: MBA's Summit For Women in Real Estate Finance in Austin Oct. 26
mPowering You: MBA's Summit For Women in Real Estate Finance, takes place Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.
Upcoming MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I Courses
MBA Education presents its popular School of Mortgage Banking Course I this summer and fall.