Last week, the Trump Administration released its proposed budget blueprint (which holds no force of law) for Fiscal Year 2020.
Crapo Planning Two Days of Senate Banking Committee Hearings on GSE Reform
American Banker, Mar. 15, 2019--Hannah Lang (subscription)
Time for the Housing Market to Spring Forward
CNN, Mar. 17, 2019
New Home Mortgage Applications Are Rising, and So are the Loan Amounts
National Mortgage News, Mar. 15, 2019--Elina Tarkaziks (subscription)
Federal Reserve Rate Projections Could Show Greater Confidence in Extended Pause
Wall Street Journal, Mar. 17, 2019--Nick Timiraos (subscription)
U.S. Fintech FIS to Buy Payment Processor Worldpay for about $35 Billion
Reuters, Mar. 18, 2019--Justin George Varghese
What's Behind OCC's Public Rebuke of Wells Fargo?
American Banker, Mar. 15, 2019--Kate Berry (subscription)
‘Bank of Mom & Dad' Ranks 7th Among Mortgage Originators
The Financial Brand, Mar. 18, 2019--Steve Cocheo
Is San Francisco the World's Most Expensive Rental Market?
HousingWire, Mar. 15, 2019--Caroline Basile
New Tools to End Buyer-Seller Battles
UExpress, Mar. 15, 2019--Lew Sichelman
MBA Chart of the Week: Annual Change in Owner-Occupied, Renter Households
This week's Chart of the Week highlights U.S. Census Bureau data showing 1.6 million additional owner-occupied households in 2018--the largest annual increase since 2004.
Insure or Protect? Analysts Say 'Protect'
A quarterly survey of 100 economists by Zillow Inc., Seattle, and Pulsenomics LLC found with climate change and natural disasters posing a growing threat to communities across the United States, funding for preventative measures and construction regulations makes better sense than the government providing or requiring insurance.
The Week Ahead
The Mortgage Bankers Association's annual Technology Solutions Conference & Expo is less a week away, taking place Mar. 24-27 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas.
Single-Family Rental Returns Growing But Uneven
Buying single-family houses to rent them out is more appealing to investors now than a year ago, reported ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif.
Dealmaker: Cohen Financial Arranges $28M for Retail, Hotel Assets
Cohen Financial, Chicago, arranged $28.1 million for a North Carolina retail center and a Chicago hotel.
MBA Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference in L.A. May 14-17
The Mortgage Bankers Association's annual Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference takes place May 14-17 at the J.W. Marriott L.A. Live in Los Angeles.
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.
MBA Compliance Essentials UDAAP & FTC MAP Rule Resource Guide Available
The MBA Compliance Essentials program offers a new Resource Guide: Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts and Practices (UDAAP) & FTC Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising (MAP) Rule.