Mortgage credit availability increased in September, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning.
Confidence in Housing Weakens Just as Homes Become More Affordable
CNBC, Oct. 7, 2019--Diana Olick
No Mortgage: Single-Family Homes Built to Rent, Not to Buy
NPR, Oct. 7, 2019--Chris Arnold
Why the U.S. Needs a New Vision for Affordable Housing
Knowledge@Wharton, Oct. 7, 2019
Ruling Cuts Short Debt Collectors' Victory Lap over CFPB Proposal
National Mortgage News, Oct. 7, 2019--Kate Berry (subscription)
The End of Libor: The Biggest Banking Challenge You've Never Heard Of
Reuters, Oct. 8, 2019--Sinead Cruise, Lawrence White
Jim Paolino of Lodestar Software Solutions on the 'Slow Crawl' Digital Revolution
Jim Paolino grew up in the mortgage industry, learning the ropes with his family title agency. At age 26, he founded LodeStar Software Solutions, which has become a national provider of compliance data for the mortgage and title insurance industries.
Black Knight: Lower Interest Rates Boost Home Affordability to Three-Year High
Black Knight, Jacksonville, Fla., said low interest rates reduced the national median income to make monthly principal and interest payments on the average-priced home in September to the most affordable level in three years.
DIMONT, Dallas, announced Fort Mill, SC-based ServiceMac selected DIMONT's Collateral Loss Mitigation platform to further complement its Special Servicing product offering.
Apartment Occupancy, Rents Rise
RealPage, Richardson, Texas, reported U.S. apartment occupancy approached a record level in the third quarter.
Dealmaker: Blackstone Affiliate Purchases Hyatt Regency Atlanta for $355M
Hyatt Hotels Corp., Chicago, sold the Hyatt Regency Atlanta hotel on Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta for $355 million.
Keith Urban Highlights Concert MBA at Annual 19
Keith Urban, 2018 Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year and four-time Grammy Award winner, highlights Concert MBA at Annual19, the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention & Expo, Oct. 27-30 in Austin, Texas.
MBA Education Webinar: Navigating the LIBOR Transition Within the CRE Industry Today
MBA Education offers a free webinar, Navigating the LIBOR Transition Within the CRE Industry, today, Oct. 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.
Upcoming MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking I Courses
MBA Education presents its popular School of Mortgage Banking Course I.