The Mortgage Bankers Association, in a May 21 letter to the House Financial Services Committee, said new Current Expected Credit Loss accounting requirements to measure credit losses could adversely residential and commercial/multifamily lenders, particularly community lenders.
Replacement of LIBOR Mortgage Index Recalls Memories of Y2K Panic
National Mortgage News, May 22, 2019--Brad Finkelstein (free content)
Mortgage Refinances Surge 8%, As Rates Fall to the Lowest Level Since January 2018
CNBC, May 22, 2019--Diana Olick
Secondary Mortgage Market: Lenders Must Embrace Digital Change
National Mortgage News, May 22, 2019--Paul Centopani (subscription)
GSEs in Favor of Retaining CRT Strategies, G-Fee Parity Post Reform
National Mortgage News, May 22, 2019--Bonnie Sinnock (subscription)
Ellie Mae Moves Accelerated by Thoma Bravo Purchase
Mortgage Media, May 22, 2019
Ben Carson: 'Of Course I Know What an REO is'
The Hill, May 2, 2019--Bob Cusack
Bank of America Will Offer Mortgages Without Origination Fees for a Limited Time
MarketWatch, May 23, 2019--Jacob Passy
Bringing Technology to the Point of Sale
National Mortgage Professional, May 22, 2019--Rick Grant
'I Went The Extra $5,000': Despite a Cooling Housing Market, Buyers Bust Their Budgets
USA Today, May 22, 2019--Paul Davidson
Government Agencies Strive to Be More Lender-Friendly
NEW YORK--Representatives from government housing agencies said they are making progress in breaking down barriers that discourage mortgage lenders and servicers from working with them.
Bringing Private Capital Back to the Marketplace
NEW YORK--The secondary mortgage market, long-dominated in recent years by the government-sponsored enterprises, wants private capital to play a much larger role--the sooner, the better.
'Stagnant' Retail Space Demand, But Investors Have Not Given Up
The U.S. retail market is flat as shifts in consumer spending result in a high and stagnant retail vacancy rate, said Ten-X, Irvine, Calif.
Dealmaker: JLL Income Property Trust Pays $82M for Seattle-Area Apartments
JLL Income Property Trust, Chicago, acquired Stonemeadow Farms, a 280-unit apartment community in Bothell, Wash., for $81.8 million.
MBA Human Resources Symposium Sept. 11-12
The Mortgage Bankers Association's annual Human Resources Symposium takes place Sept. 11-12 at the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City, Va.
Upcoming MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking III Courses
MBA Education presents its School of Mortgage Banking Course III June 11-14 at MBA headquarters in Washington, D.C.