Mortgage applications fell for the fourth straight week even as interest rates dropped, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 26.
MBA CEO Robert Broeksmit on Shortage of Affordable Housing
Yahoo Finance, Apr. 30, 2019
Trump to Fed: Slash Rates Now
National Mortgage Professional, Apr. 30, 2019--Phil Hall
Freddie Mac Raises Origination Forecast Based on Lower Rates, More Refis
National Mortgage News, Apr. 30, 2019--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
Iowa Signs Law to Enable eClosings for Mortgages
HousingWire, Apr. 30, 2019--Kelsey Ramirez
New York Launches its Own 'Mini-CFPB'
American Banker, Apr. 30, 2019--Kate Berry (subscription)
Redfin Launches Mortgage Lending in Florida, Maryland and Tennessee
HousingWire, Apr. 30, 2019--Ben Lane
Berkshire Hills Exiting National Mortgages, Indirect Auto
National Mortgage News, Apr. 30, 2019--Ken McCarthy (subscription)
Borrowers Cash in on Competitive Debt Fund Space
National Real Estate Investor, Apr. 30, 2019--Beth Mattson-Teig
S&P: Annual Home Price Gains Continue Decline
The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case Shiller Indices showed home price increases across the U.S. continued to slow in February, suggesting that the transition from a seller's market to a buyer's market is underway.
March Pending Home Sales Up 4%
Pending home sales rose in March, reversing course from February, the National Association of Realtors said yesterday.
Arbor: Small-Balance Multifamily Well Positioned in Case of Downturn
Small-balance multifamily assets should be well positioned to survive the next financial downturn, reported Arbor, Uniondale, N.Y.
Northstar Commercial Partners, Denver, launched the $125 million Northstar Integrity Growth Fund in partnership with Integrity Trust, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Dealmaker: 3650 REIT Originates $88M Construction Loan
Balance-sheet lender 3650 REIT, Miami, originated an $87.9 million construction loan for Austin, Texas, condominium property 48 East.
MBA Recognizes Premier Members
MBA is proud to recognize its Premier and Select Associate Members and to thank them for their continued support of MBA and the real estate finance industry.
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 Advanced Risk Management for Pros June 3-5 in D.C.
MBA Education presents its popular Advanced Risk Management for Mortgage Pros Workshop, in conjunction with the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, in Washington, D.C. June 3-5.
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