The Mortgage Bankers Association Builder Applications Survey reported mortgage applications for new home purchases increased by 15.6 percent in April from a year ago and by 3 percent from March.
Commercial Multifamily Real Estate Finance: Less Headwind, Strong Economy at Our Tail
Mortgage Media, May 15, 2019
Industry Reacts: Lawmakers Introduce Guaranteed Fee Bill
MReport, May 15, 2019--Seth Wellborn
Mortgage Applications Slightly Lower Despite Three Weeks of Falling Rates
CNBC, May 15, 2019--Diana Olick
Big Bank Executives Could Have to Testify Annually If Democrats Get Their Way
Bloomberg, May 15, 2019--Austin Weinstein
CFPB Official Under Fire for Past Writings on Race Resigns
National Mortgage News, May 15, 2019--Kate Berry (subscription)
Gap Between Democrats, GOP on Bank Regulation Wide as Ever
American Banker, May 15, 2019--Neil Haggerty (subscription)
Rise in Hurricane Recovery Times Could Strain Mortgage Servicers
National Mortgage News, May 15, 2019--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
U.S. Poised to Let Phone Companies Block Robocalls
Wall Street Journal, May 15, 2019--Ryan Tracy, Sarah Krouse (subscription)
Chinese Nationals Purchase More U.S. Residential Real Estate...
MarketWatch, May 15, 2019--Jacob Passy
ATTOM: April Foreclosure Activity Down 13%
ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., said foreclosure filings, including default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions, fell by 5 percent in April from March and by 13 percent from a year ago.
Roostify, San Francisco, finalized its integration with Docutech, a provider of document eSign, eClose and print fulfillment technology.
Stoffers: 'Change is the Only Constant'
LOS ANGELES--The world is changing at an increasing rate, and servicing professionals need to be prepared, Brian Stoffers, CMB, CBRE Global President of Debt and Structured Finance and MBA Chair-Elect said here at the MBA Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Tech Conference.
Mortgage Servicers Earn MBA Education CCMS Designation
LOS ANGELES--Eight mortgage servicers earned Certified Commercial Mortgage Servicer designations here at the Mortgage Bankers Association CREF Servicing and Technology Conference.
Dealmaker: Institutional Property Advisors Brokers $56M in Multifamily Sales
Institutional Property Advisors, Calabasas, Calif., brokered two Arizona multifamily property sales totaling $56 million.
MISMO Spring Summit June 3-7 in Milwaukee; Registration Now Open
Registration is now open for the MISMO Spring Summit, taking place June 3-7 at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee.
Call for Speakers: MBA Condominium Lending Workshop
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Condominium Workshop takes place July 18 in Washington, D.C. Speaking opportunities are available; deadline is May 17.