Mortgage applications rose for the second straight week, as key interest rates fell well below 4 percent, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 4.
Jumbo Loans Drive Decrease in Mortgage Credit in September
HousingWire, Oct. 8, 2019--Kelsey Ramírez
Recession Coming? Don't Blame Housing
NBC News, Oct. 8, 2019--Martha C. White
This Tax Break for First-Time Home Buyers Could Keep the Housing Market Afloat
MarketWatch, Oct. 9, 2019--Sanjiv Dav
Trump to Curb Use of Federal Guidance in Issuing Regulations
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 8, 2019--Andrew Restuccia (subscription)
Pelosi, Waters Defend CFPB's Constitutionality in Supreme Court Brief
National Mortgage News, Oct. 8, 2019--Kate Berry (subscription)
Federal Reserve to Announce Measures to Increase Supply of Bank Reserves
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 8, 2019--Nick Timiraos (subscription)
Education Needed to Boost Non-QM Lending Even With Patch's End
National Mortgage News, Oct. 8, 2019--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
FundingShield Receives MISMO Software Certification for Wire Fraud Prevention Technology
MISMO®, the mortgage industry standards organization, recognized FundingShield, an industry leading innovator within the mortgage fintech industry, with its Premiere Level Certification for their wire fraud prevention software.
MBA Washington Report
In this week's Washington Report, MBA Associate Vice President of Political Affairs Alden Knowlton discusses developments on Capitol Hill and in Washington, D.C.
Administration Nominates Brian Montgomery as HUD Deputy Secretary
The White House yesterday nominated Brian Montgomery to be HUD Deputy Secretary.
CoreLogic: Mortgage Delinquency Rate Falls
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., reported 3.8 percent of mortgages were in some stage of delinquency in July, down from 4.1 percent a year ago.
CRE Prices Grow, Volume Slows
U.S. commercial properties' annual price growth increased in August even as deal volume slid for a second consecutive month, Real Capital Analytics and CoStar reported.
Dealmaker: NorthMarq Closes $37M in Retail, Multifamily
NorthMarq Capital, Minneapolis, closed $36.8 million in retail and multifamily transactions in Florida and Arizona.
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.
Lykken on Lending Features MBA's Marcia Davies and mPowering You Summit
This week's episode of Lykken on Lending features MBA COO Marcia Davies, who discusses mPowering You, MBA's all-day Summit for Women in Real Estate Finance, taking place Saturday, Oct. 26 in Austin, Texas.
Upcoming MBA School of Mortgage Banking II Courses
MBA Education presents its popular School of Mortgage Banking Course II.
Make Your Voice Heard through MBA Mortgage Action Alliance
The Mortgage Action Alliance is a voluntary, non-partisan and free nationwide grassroots lobbying network of real estate finance industry professionals, affiliated with the Mortgage Bankers Association.