Mortgage applications increased from one week earlier as key interest rates fell back below 4 percent, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 27.
There’s a Tech Revolution Happening in Commercial Real Estate
Scotsman Guide, Oct. 1, 2019--Victor Whitman
Kraninger's Stance on CFPB Constitutionality Puts Rules in Limbo
National Mortgage News, Oct. 1, 2019--Kate Berry (subscription)
Freddie Sees Stronger Housing Market This Fall
Mortgage Professional America, Oct. 1, 2019--Jann Swanson
CoStar Agrees to Buy Hotel Data Firm STR
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 1, 2019--Peter Grant (subscription)
Most First-Time Buyers Prefer Remote Financial Literacy Counseling
National Mortgage Professional, Oct. 1, 2019--Phil Hall
Manhattan Resale Home Prices Drop Most Since '11 as Sellers Cave
Bloomberg, Oct. 2, 2019--Oshrat Carmiel
U.S. Manufacturing Dives to 10-Year Low as Trade Tensions Weigh
Reuters, Oct. 1, 2019--Lucia Mutikani
MBA Opens Doors Foundation Kicks Off 2020 Fundraising Season with More Than $1.8 Million in Donations
The MBA Opens Doors Foundation announced it received $1.81 million in corporate and individual donations during its two-day FY 2020 fundraising campaign in late August.
MBA Education Path to Diversity Scholar Profile: Mario Gonzalez
Mario Gonzalez is a Loss Mitigation Underwriter with Colonial Savings, Fort Worth, Texas.
People in the News
Credit Plus, Salisbury, Md., announced Julie Piepho, CMB, joined its leadership team as Executive Strategic Advisor. She will engage in speaking opportunities while consulting with the firm on various research and product development initiatives.
Falling Rates, Increasing NOIs Boost Apartment Investment
The apartment investment environment improved significantly in the second quarter, Freddie Mac reported.
Dealmaker: Greystone Provides $50M for Multifamily
Greystone, New York, provided $50 million secured by apartment assets in Arizona and Texas.
mPowering You: MBA's Summit For Women in Real Estate Finance in Austin Oct. 26
mPowering You: MBA's Summit For Women in Real Estate Finance, takes place Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.
MBA Education Webinar: Navigating the LIBOR Transition Within the CRE Industry Oct. 8
MBA Education offers a free webinar, Navigating the LIBOR Transition Within the CRE Industry, on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET.