Favorable market conditions helped spur a 19 percent increase in multifamily lending in 2018 to a new high in dollar volume, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's annual report of the multifamily lending market.
Recognizing Women's Voices in Mortgage
DSNews, Sept. 25, 2019--Seth Welborn
Higher Interest Rates Send Weekly Mortgage Applications Tanking 10%
CNBC, Sept. 25, 2019--Diana Olick
Mortgage Fraud Risk Plummets Amid A Drop In Interest Rates
Forbes, Sept. 25, 2019--Brenda Richardson
New York Fed Boosts Size of Repurchase Operations
Wall Street Journal, Sept. 25, 2015--Daniel Kruger (subscription)
Most First-Time Homebuyers Said Process Tougher Than It Should Be
National Mortgage News, Sept. 25, 2019--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
Fitch: End of QM Patch Could Drive RMBS Losses
HousingWire, Sept. 25, 2019--Kelsey Ramirez
MBA Mortgage Market Update
MBA Associate Vice President of Public Affairs Rob Van Raaphorst breaks down the MBA Weekly Applications Survey for the week ending Sept. 20.
August Home Sales Beat Expectations
New home sales beat expectations in August, increasing by 7.1 percent from July and 18 percent from a year ago, HUD and the Census Bureau reported yesterday.
BofA Survey: Americans Prefer Mortgage over Rent
Most Americans prefer a mortgage payment to paying rent monthly, said Bank of America, Charlotte, N.C., in its yearly Homebuyer Insights Report.
LBA Ware, Macon, Ga., launched LimeGear, a turnkey business intelligence platform designed to help mortgage lenders leverage their data in a more consistent, insightful and actionable way.
CRE Volume Bounces Back After First Quarter Slowdown
While commercial real estate deal volume dropped in the first quarter, it bounced back in the second, according to new reports.
Dealmaker: NKF Sells $152M New Jersey Life Sciences Campus
Newmark Knight Frank, New York, sold the New Jersey Center of Excellence in Bridgewater, N.J. on behalf of CrossHarbor Capital Partners, Boston, and Advance Realty Investors, Bedminster, N.J.
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 Expands Path to Diversity Scholarship Program Eligibility to Select Conferences
The Mortgage Bankers Association announced scholarships awarded under its popular Path to Diversity (P2D) Scholarship Program can now also be used towards six upcoming MBA conferences where attendees can obtain Continuing Professional Education (CPE), Continuing Legal Education (CLE) or Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) credits. The scholarships were previously only available for courses offered by MBA Education.
Upcoming MBA Education School of Mortgage Banking III Courses
MBA Education presents its School of Mortgage Banking Course III, with sessions scheduled for this fall and winter.