ORLANDO--Floods. Hurricanes. Earthquakes. Volcanic eruptions. Wildfires. Tornadoes. And that was just 2018.
Mortgage Rates Level Off After Three Weeks of Declines
Washington Post, Feb. 28, 2019--Kathy Orton
MBA Servicing: Mortgage Borrowers are Now Your Biggest Asset
HousingWire, Feb. 28, 2019--Sarah Wheeler
GSE Reform Proposals have Small Lenders on Edge
National Mortgage News, Feb. 28, 2019--Hannah Lang (subscription)
Fannie Mae Escapes Lawsuit over Foreclosure Misreporting
Reuters, Feb. 28, 2019--Dena Aubin
The Battle for the Broker
HousingWire, Mar. 1, 2019--Jacob Gaffney
Strong Home Buying Season Boosts Mortgage Defect Risk: First American
National Mortgage News, Feb. 28, 2019--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
Most Millennials Express Buyer's Remorse on Home Purchase
National Mortgage Professional, Feb. 28, 2019--Phil Hall
Patient Buyer Gets $35,000 Discount Waiting Out Overconfident Seller
Orange County Register, Feb. 28, 2019--Jeff Lazerson
U.S. Homeownership Rate at Highest Level Since 2014
The U.S. homeownership rate rose to 64.8 percent in the fourth quarter, the Census Bureau reported yesterday, marking its highest rate since 2014.
FHFA Issues Final Rule on Uniform Mortgage-Backed Security
The Federal Housing Finance Agency yesterday issued a final rule that requires Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to align programs, policies and practices that affect the cash flows of "To-Be-Announced"-eligible Mortgage-Backed Securities.
Industrial Market Finishes 2018 at Near Record Low Vacancies
The industrial real estate market's vacancy rate closed 2018 at a near record low 4.9 percent, and e-commerce could further improve its performance going forward, analysts said.
Dealmaker: NYL Real Estate Investors Originates $151M
New York Life Real Estate Investors originated $34.3 million on behalf of New York Life Insurance Co. for Trade Centre South, a 216,000-square-foot office property in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
MBA Technology Solutions Conference & Expo Mar. 24-27 in Dallas
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Technology Solutions Conference & Expo 2019 takes place Mar. 24-27 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas.
Make Your Voice Heard through MBA Mortgage Action Alliance
The Mortgage Action Alliance is a voluntary, non-partisan and free nationwide grassroots lobbying network of real estate finance industry professionals, affiliated with the Mortgage Bankers Association.
MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I Apr. 9-12 in San Antonio
MBA Education presents its popular School of Mortgage Banking Course I April 9-12 in San Antonio.