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  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 9-5-17

    "The entire mortgage industry is working around the clock to identify homeowners in the affected areas who are in need of assistance or who have questions about their property, payment status or loans. We are encouraging any homeowner who is unsure of their situation to immediately contact their len

  • MBA Newslink Friday 9-1-17

    "Since properties have been sufficiently insured, the commercial loan toll has been very limited compared to the devastating human toll. However, Houston could be somewhat of a different story. With some large area offices facing major lease expirations, an extended inability to show, renovate or re

  • MBA CMF Newslink 8-31-17

    "The office sector and commercial real estate in general are not immune to the effects of globalization and technological innovation. The world is transitioning into a more distributed, automated and digital economy, which impacts how occupiers conduct business and think about their workplaces. This

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 8-31-17

    "The entire mortgage industry is working around the clock to identify homeowners in the affected areas who are in need of assistance or who have questions about their property, payment status or loans. We are encouraging any homeowner who is unsure of their situation to immediately contact their len

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 8-30-17

    "Production profitability improved in the second quarter as volume picked up with the spring home buying season and a slight drop in mortgage rates. Production revenues declined due to increased competition, but that was more than offset by per loan expenses dropping to levels comparable with other

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 8-29-17

    "FHFA's effort to expand the use of alternative credit scoring models is a critical component to reversing the steady decline in homeownership particularly for low- and moderate-income as well as minority consumers."--From an MBA/trade group letter asking the Federal Housing Finance Agency to update

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 8-29-17

    "The employment outlook continues to support loan performance. Monthly job growth topped 200,000 jobs in June for the fourth time in the first six months of the year. Job growth in the month of July also topped 200,000. Possible factors that could influence a directional change include rising loan-t

  • MBA Newslink Monday 8-28-17

    "The current softening in rents is also driven by continued new deliveries, which is expected to peak in the third quarter."--From a JLL report on multifamily investment, cautioning that volume continues to fall from a year ago.

  • MBA Newslink Friday 8-25-17

    "The employment outlook continues to support loan performance. Monthly job growth topped 200,000 jobs in June for the fourth time in the first six months of the year. Job growth in the month of July also topped 200,000. Possible factors that could influence a directional change include rising loan-t

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 8-24-17

    "The market is taking less than half of the credit risk that it took in 2001, a period of reasonable credit standards, and less than a third of the credit risk taken in 2006, a period where we all agree credit standards were too lax."--Laurie Goodman, co-director of the Urban Institute Housing Polic

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 8-23-17

    "A strong appetite for jumbo loans and a highly competitive jumbo market has led to increased availability and lower pricing of jumbo loans over the past few years."--Joel Kan, MBA Associate Vice President of Industry Surveys and Forecasting.

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 8-22-17

    "The prospect for future homeownership demand looks hopeful, as more households increase their educational attainment level and thus their prospect for higher income."--First American Financial Corp. Chief Economist Mark Fleming.

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 8-22-17

    "An increasing number of U.S. homeowners are amassing impressive stockpiles of home equity wealth, enjoying the benefits of rapidly rising home prices while staying conservative when it comes to cashing out on their equity."--ATTOM Data Solutions Senior Vice President Daren Blomquist.

  • MBA Newslink Monday 8-21-17

    "The market has been shifting from refis to purchases, but we saw a pick-up in refinancing with lower rates."--Ellie Mae President and CEO Jonathan Corr.

  • MBA Newslink Friday 8-18-17

    "There is a pullback in core opportunities in the market right now. Investors are being selective, looking at longer hold periods and seeking new strategies as a means to increase real estate assets under management and mitigate current market challenges."--JLL Capital Markets Americas President Jon

  • MBA CMF Newslink 8-17-17

    "Multiple factors came into play to drive commercial mortgage investment returns in the second quarter. Differences in treasury yields, a decrease in term premiums for shorter mortgages and the continued decline in credit spreads all contributed to the second-quarter Giliberto-Levy Index results."--

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 8-17-17

    "As more and more Millennials age into household formation, the pace of housing starts will need to not only meet but exceed the growth in new households so that the housing inventory shortage doesn't increase further. More home building is needed, otherwise nominal home prices will only go one way-

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 8-16-17

    "Last week, mortgage rates dropped to their lowest level since the week of the November 2016 election as investors sought safety given the tense geopolitical environment--especially the concerns with respect to North Korea. This drop in rates led to an increase in refinance activity as borrowers too

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 8-15-17

    "The outlook for growth in the U.S. economy over the next three years looks slightly weaker overall than that of three months ago."--Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Survey of Professional Forecasters

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 8-15-17

    "Strong employment growth and home price increases have contributed to improved mortgage performance."--CoreLogic Chief Economist Frank Nothaft.

  • MBA Newslink Monday 8-14-17

    "Banks flush with deposits have enthusiastically competed for jumbo loans. Lenders with the ability to keep jumbo loans on their portfolios have been able to offer lower rates as they do not pay guarantee fees to the GSEs on these loans, and guarantee fees are more than double their level pre-crisis

  • MBA Newslink Friday 8-11-17

    "Steep rental rates and an increasingly limited supply of quality office space, especially in large blocks, in downtown submarkets will continue to lead more tenants to look for space in suburban markets."--CBRE Executive Managing Director of Advisory and Transaction Services Scott Marshall.

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 8-10-17

    "The year-over-year increase in applications to homebuilders for new home purchase mortgages slowed down somewhat in July after relatively strong showings in May and June."--MBA Vice President of Research and Economics Lynn Fisher.

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 8-9-17

    "Mortgage rates decreased last week, which led to the highest volume of refinance applications since mid-June. The slight drop in rates likely reflected concerns about weakness in certain data released earlier in the week, such as the drop in auto sales, but the market also reacted to stronger than

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 8-8-17

    "In order to convince congressional leaders to quickly advance this important proposal through the Senate Banking Committee and to the Senate floor, we must increase bipartisan support for the proposal."--Mortgage Bankers Association Senior Vice President for Legislative and Political Affairs Bill K

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