The Mortgage Bankers Association this week released its annual list of top commercial/multifamily mortgage originators, with HFF, Wells Fargo and CBRE Capital Markets leading the way in 2018.
Housing Industry Responds to Trump's Calls for Housing Finance Reform
HousingWire, Mar. 28, 2019
Mortgage Rates Continue to Nose-Dive as 30-Year Fixed Experiences Biggest One-Week Drop in a Decade
Washington Post, Mar. 28, 2019--Kathy Orton
HUD Charges Facebook with Housing Discrimination
Washington Post, Mar. 28, 2019--Tracy Jan
Mortgage Bond Market on Edge After a Spike in Home Refinancings
Bloomberg, Mar. 28, 2019--Christopher Maloney
Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan Retires After Less than 3 Years Running Bank
MoneyWatch, Mar. 28, 2019--Irina Ivanova
GSE Capital Rule Expected This Summer: FHFA's Otting
National Mortgage News, Mar. 28, 2019--Hannah Lang, Rachel Witkowski (subscription)
Trump Asks HUD to Address Financial Viability of Reverse Mortgage Program
HousingWire, Mar. 28, 2019--Jessica Guerin
BofA, Wells Fargo Sour on Blockchain
American Banker, Mar. 28, 2019--Kevin Wack (subscription)
Mortgage Rate Plunge Lowers a No-Cost 30-Year Fixed Refi to 3.9%
Orange County Register, Mar. 28, 2019--Jeff Lazerson
U.S. Economy Grew a Slower 2.2% in the Fourth Quarter, Revised GDP Figures Show
MarketWatch, Mar. 28, 2019--Jeffry Bartash
The Future of Innovation with George Blankenship
DALLAS--George Blankenship considers himself to be "the luckiest person in the world." A career that included weekly meetings with two of the most innovative tech gurus in the world, Elon Musk and Steve Jobs, might shape that notion.
Pending Home Sales Down, But Not So Much
Pending home sales fell again in February, the National Association of Realtors reported yesterday, amid signs that the worst of the recent slump is easing.
SimpleNexus, Lehi, Utah, released its new disclosure platform. Clients using the platform's Mobile Originator tools provides access to their loan pipeline, the ability to sign disclosures, order credit, view appraisals and send pre-approval letters from their mobile device, while syncing in real-time with their LOS.
Industrial, Logistics Prime Yields Near Record Lows
Rapid e-commerce growth and modernizing logistics assets are attracting abundant capital to industrial real estate, which is pushing investment yields close to record lows, reported CBRE, Los Angeles.
Dealmaker: State Farm Sells N.J. Office Asset for $66M
Transwestern Investment Group, Houston, brokered the $66 million sale of a 400,000-square-foot Class A office building in Parsippany, N.J.
MBA National Secondary Market Conference & Expo May 19-22
The Mortgage Bankers Association's National Secondary Market Conference & Expo returns to the New York Marriott Marquis May 19-22.
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.
MBA Education UMBS and Your Business: Best Practices for Readiness Webinar Apr. 10
MBA Education presents a webinar, UMBS and Your Business: Best Practices for Readiness Webinar, on Wednesday, Apr. 10 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.