Home builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes held steady in March, the National Association of Home Builders reported yesterday.
A Clear Path Forward for the CFPB
MReport, Mar. 18, 2019--Krista Franks Brock
PwC Reaches $335 Million settlement with FDIC over Taylor, Bean & Whitaker/Colonial Bank Audits
HousingWire, Mar. 18, 2019--Ben Lane
Lower FICOs, Higher DTIs Prompt a Change in FHA Loan Underwriting
National Mortgage News, Mar. 18, 2019--Bonnie Sinnock (subscription)
Strong Home Purchase Season Could Deter Economic Slowdown
National Mortgage News, Mar. 18, 2019--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
This Housing Market Clue Predicts Pending Economic Slowdown
HousingWire, Mar. 18, 2019--Jessica Guerin
This Bubble-Era Mortgage Trick Could Smash Major U.S. Housing Markets
MarketWatch, Mar. 18, 2019--Keith Jurow
MBANow: First American Mortgage Solutions President Kevin Wall
The Mortgage Bankers Association released an MBANow interview with Kevin Wall, President of First American Mortgage Solutions, Santa Ana, Calif.
San Francisco 'Worst' Metro for First-Time Homebuyers
Six of the worst metros for first time home buyers are in California, with San Francisco topping--or rather, bottoming--the list, said Bankrate.com, New York.
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., launched PanoramIQ, designed to deliver a more complete view of property data with more current and reliable sources than public-record data alone.
Apartment Rent Growth Hits 10-Month High
Apartment rent prices grew at their fastest rate in 10 months in February after decreasing last fall for the first time in years, reported Zillow, Seattle.
Collateral Analytics, Honolulu, launched a new automated valuation model to help lenders monitor commercial property values and provide access to CRE valuations.
Dealmaker: Quantum Capital Partners Secures $38M
Quantum Capital Partners, Beverly Hills, Calif., secured $38 million in short- and long-term debt to refinance a three-property downtown Los Angeles portfolio for Robhana Group, Beverly Hills.
MBA National Advocacy Conference in D.C. Apr. 2-3
The Mortgage Bankers Association's annual National Advocacy Conference takes place Apr. 2-3 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.
MBA Legal Issues & Regulatory Compliance Conference in New Orleans May 5-8
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Legal Issues & Regulatory Compliance Conference takes place May 5-8 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.
MBA School of Mortgage Banking II in San Antonio Apr. 9-12
MBA Education presents its popular School of Mortgage Banking Course II Apr. 9-12 in San Antonio.
Make the Most of Your MBA Membership: Special Focus on Loan Servicing Webinar Mar. 22
The Mortgage Bankers Association invites you to participate in a Mar. 22 webinar focused on loan servicing.