DALLAS--Seven months and a dozen "listening tours" into his job, Mortgage Bankers Association President & CEO Robert Broeksmit, CMB, said one message from MBA members is coming through loudly and clearly.
MBA Tech: Is It Better to Build Your Own Technology or Buy It?
HousingWire, Mar. 25, 2019--Caroline Basile
How to Benefit From Rising Home Prices
Consumer Reports, Mar. 25, 2019--Tobie Stanger
Declining Mortgage Rates Champion Home-Buying Power, But For How Long?
HousingWire, Mar. 26, 2019--Alcynna Lloyd
The U.S. Mortgage Market Needs Better Plumbing
Bloomberg, Mar. 25, 2019--Editorial Board
FHA Tightening Mortgage Underwriting Standards as Credit Scores Decline
Fox Business, March 25, 2019--Brittany De Lea
New Privacy Rules, Digital Mortgages Broaden Cybersecurity Needs
National Mortgage News, Mar. 25, 2019--Paul Centopani (subscription)
The View from Both Sides
Mortgage Media, Mar. 25, 2019
New Data Points to Increased Homeownership Affordability
National Mortgage Professional, Mar. 25, 2019--Phil Hall
Will Trump Administration Suspend GSE Housing Trust Funds?
American Banker, Mar. 25, 2019--Hannah Lang (subscription)
MBA Honors 2019 MBA Insights Tech All-Stars
DALLAS--The Mortgage Bankers Association and MBA Insights honored four industry innovators with its 2019 Tech All-Stars awards here at the MBA Technology Solutions Conference & Expo.
MBA Announces $2 Million Investment in MISMO
DALLAS--The Mortgage Bankers Association announced a $2 million investment in MISMO, the mortgage industry standards organization.
MBA Performance Report: IMBs See Losses in Fourth Quarter
Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net loss of $200 on each loan they originated in the fourth quarter, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning.
Fannie Mae Issues Guidelines for Non-Citizen Borrowers, Including DACA
Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., on Mar. 22 posted Fact Sheet clarifying how to determine eligibility for non-citizen borrowers, including immigrants who participate in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, known as "Dreamers."
CREF Corner Office Conversation with PSRS's Michael Tanner
The Mortgage Bankers Association released an interview with PSRS Executive Vice President Michael Tanner.
Office real estate investment trusts Cousins Properties, Atlanta, and TIER REIT, Dallas, agreed to combine in a 100 percent stock-for-stock transaction.
Dealmaker: New York Life Real Estate Investors Originates $217M
New York Life Real Estate Investors, New York, originated $217 million for office properties in California and Texas.
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 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.