With key appropriations votes coming up in Congress, the Mortgage Bankers Association sent a letter yesterday to Senate Appropriations Committee leaders, urging funding to support HUD's technology needs.
Mortgage Rates Shoot Up Following Bond Market Sell-Off
Washington Post, Sept. 29, 2019--Kathy Orton
Mortgage Rates for Borrowers with Damaged Credit are Dropping
Orange County Register (Calif.), Sept. 19, 2019--Jeff Lazerson
Trump Housing Plan Could Have Unexpected Consequences for FHA
National Mortgage News, Sept. 19, 2019--Hannah Lang (subscription)
Flagstar Recovers a Small Portion of Its Loan to Live Well
National Mortgage News, Sept. 19, 2019--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
Burgeoning Real Estate Giant Pretium Buys Deephaven Mortgage from Varde Partners
HousingWire, Sept. 19, 2019--Ben Lane
Potential LIBOR Replacement Spikes 800 Basis Points Overnight
HousingWire, Sept. 19, 2019--Kelsey Ramirez
Prolonged Funding Stress Boosts Calls for Permanent Fed Fix
Bloomberg, Sept. 18, 2019--Liz McCormick, Alex Harris
Notice of MBA Elections, MBA Annual Meeting
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Meeting will take place Sunday, Oct. 26, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. CT at the MBA Annual Convention & Expo in Austin, Texas.
GSEs Seeing Fewer Defects, Better QC Results
CHICAGO--Representatives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac here at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Risk Management, QA and Fraud Prevention Forum said quality of loans submitted to them show better quality control processes and fewer defects, but cautioned that the defects the do appear show a greater degree of sophistication.
August Existing Home Sales Post 1.3% Increase
August existing home sales rose to their highest pace in more than a year, the National Association of Realtors reported yesterday.
Advancing Women in Commercial Real Estate
All businesses benefit by having more women in senior leadership roles, yet women remain underrepresented in commercial real estate leadership, reported Commercial Real Estate Women, Lawrence, Kan.
MISMO Seeks Participants to Standardize Commercial Utility Information
As commercial and multifamily properties deploy more energy- and water-efficient features and lenders seek utility data, MISMO®, the mortgage industry standards organization, seeks participants to help create a Commercial Historical Utility Dataset.
Dealmaker: Cushman & Wakefield Secures $73M for New Jersey Retail Redevelopment
Cushman & Wakefield, Chicago, arranged a $72.5 million construction loan to redevelop The Shops at Ledgewood Commons in Roxbury Township, N.J.
MBA Accounting & Financial Management Conference in San Diego Nov. 19-21
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Accounting & Financial Management Conference takes place Nov. 19-21 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina.
MISMO Seeks Nominations for Standards Governance Committee Members
MISMO seeks nominations for qualified industry professionals to serve on MISMO's Standards Governance Committees for a two-year term beginning in January. Positions are available on both the Residential and Commercial Standards Governance Committees.
Save on FedEx Shipping through MBA Member Advantage Program
Through the MBA Member Advantage Program, you can save up to 29 percent on small package shipping with FedEx.