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  • MBA Newslink Friday 3-22-19

    "The shortage of starter homes across the country is finally starting to ease, and that's good news for would-be first-time buyers who have been saving up to make the leap into homeownership. Unfortunately, prices of homes in the lower third of the market have risen so much in recent years that for

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 3-21-19

    "The job market is quite strong, and even though wage growth has accelerated, inflation has not picked up and shows no signs of doing so. With that combination, Fed officials are comfortable leaving rates at their current level. If inflation were to increase, they might be forced to hike again, but

  • MBA CMF Newslink 3-21-19

    "Profit margins are rising in a majority of counties across the United States. But despite the generally rosier picture, profits vary widely and investing in the single-family home rental market is not always a great move."--ATTOM Chief Product Officer Todd Teta.

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 3-19-19

    "Home builders are generally upbeat headed into the spring selling season. Builder sentiment has rebounded from the lows hit late last year, as builders are balancing optimism with pragmatism."--Mark Vitner, senior economist with Wells Fargo Securities, Charlotte, N.C.

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 3-19-19

    "Last year recorded the largest annual increase in commercial and multifamily mortgage debt outstanding since the Great Recession, and the largest increase in multifamily mortgage debt on record. Growth in multifamily mortgage debt made up almost half the total increase in debt outstanding, and Fann

  • MBA Newslink Monday 3-18-19

    "Natural disasters are occurring with growing frequency and intensity, and across the United States residential development has expanded in recent decades closer and closer to vulnerable wildlands. The result is that more and more Americans are discovering--sometimes painfully too late--that their h

  • MBA Newslink Friday 3-15-19

    "Although downside risks persist, the most probable scenario is that the U.S. expansion will continue, the momentum will continue and 2019 will be another healthy year for the property markets."--Cushman & Wakefield Chief Economist Kevin Thorpe.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 3-14-19

    "[Real estate] investors are reducing risk and protecting income streams through diversification. Pricing is at or near the previous peak for most asset types in prime locations, so investors are seeking yield in secondary markets and alternative asset types."--CBRE Global President of Capital Marke

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 3-14-19

    "Last year recorded the largest annual increase in commercial and multifamily mortgage debt outstanding since the Great Recession, and the largest increase in multifamily mortgage debt on record. Growth in multifamily mortgage debt made up almost half the total increase in debt outstanding, and Fann

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 3-13-19

    "Purchase applications have now increased year-over-year for four weeks, which signals healthy demand entering the busy spring buying season. However, the pick-up in the average loan size continues, with the average balance reaching another record high. With more inventory in their price range compa

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 3-12-19

    "The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has shown an admirable willingness to listen to stakeholder concerns about how it can improve both its own practices and the regulations it is tasked with enforcing. The recommendations laid out in this Roadmap will further strengthen CFPB's policies and ens

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 3-12-19

    "The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has shown an admirable willingness to listen to stakeholder concerns about how it can improve both its own practices and the regulations it is tasked with enforcing. The recommendations laid out in this Roadmap will further strengthen CFPB's policies and ens

  • MBA Newslink Monday 3-11-19

    "The data on new housing starts has been particularly volatile over the past few months, driven by large swings in multifamily starts. Focusing on the single-family data, the 4.5 percent year-over-year gain is a promising sign for the housing market. Given the underlying strength in overall housing

  • MBA Newslink Friday 3-8-19

    "While we continue to see Millennials enter the housing market and exercise their purchase power, the uptick in refinances may indicate maturity among this generation who previously purchased a home and are looking for an opportunity to take advantage of lower monthly interest payments." --Joe Tyrre

  • MBA CMF Newslink 3-7-19

    "Investment activity remains robust, driven by a strong economy, significant amounts of capital and a sense that supply and demand in real estate markets is very well balanced."--CBRE Global Chief Economist Richard Barkham.

  • MBA NewsLink Thursday 3-7-19

    "It's hard to imagine commercial and multifamily mortgages performing much better. Future performance will be largely driven by changes in the economy and how they affect property incomes, property values and the ability of owners to refinance when their loans come due. Currently, all of those facto

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 3-5-19

    "The first-time homebuyer market once again outperformed the broader housing market, recording its best purchase year since 2006 and regaining its pre-housing crisis level. At the same time, first-time homebuyers are not immune to declining affordability, as their number declined nationally and in 3

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 3-5-19

    "A well-functioning housing finance system should provide consistent, affordable credit to borrowers across the nation and through all parts of the credit cycle without putting taxpayers at risk of a bailout."--from an MBA-led coalition in a letter to acting Federal Housing Finance Agency Director J

  • MBA Newslink Monday 3-4-19

    "A well-functioning housing finance system should provide consistent, affordable credit to borrowers across the nation and through all parts of the credit cycle without putting taxpayers at risk of a bailout."--from an MBA-led coalition in a letter to acting Federal Housing Finance Agency Director J

  • MBA Newslink Friday 3-1-19

    "Disaster preparation and response has to be part of your company's strategic planning. But the bigger picture is there needs to be more coordination across the industry and other players. We have to collaborate and share the knowledge in the event of an emergency."--Gwen Muse-Evans, President and C

  • MBA CMF Newslink 2-28-19

    "Real estate transaction activity around the U.S. in 2019 is expected to moderate by 10 percent as investors continue to be selective and develop new strategies to deploy capital against the backdrop of slower growth."--JLL Americas Capital Markets President Jonathan Geanakos.

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 2-28-19

    "For me and other CEOs focused on strategies for success in an evolving industry, we are open to change and persistently looking for ways to make your job easier and our customers happier."--MBA Vice Chair Susan Stewart.

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 2-27-19

    "Alignment of servicing standards across loans, investors and guarantors is desperately needed. It's creating confusion for you and your customers, and increasing your costs."--MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB.

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 2-26-19

    "Alignment of servicing standards across loans, investors and guarantors is desperately needed. It's creating confusion for you and your customers, and increasing your costs."--MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB.

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 2-26-19

    "The shrinking size of sales declines, paired with falling interest rates, may be helping to improve builder confidence, which has been on the rise since December."--Redfin Chief Economist Daryl Fairweather

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