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  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 2-12-19

    "The upcoming roll of commercial and multifamily mortgage maturities is relatively stable, after seven years of instability. Many commercial and multifamily mortgages have 10-year terms, and a decade ago, the Great Recession meant fewer new loans were being made. As a result, 2018 and 2019 loan matu

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 2-12-19

    "The upcoming roll of commercial and multifamily mortgage maturities is relatively stable, after seven years of instability. Many commercial and multifamily mortgages have 10-year terms, and a decade ago, the Great Recession meant fewer new loans were being made. As a result, 2018 and 2019 loan matu

  • MBA Newslink Monday 2-11-19

    "Investor and lender interest in multifamily and industrial properties continues to drive transaction volumes while questions about retail and office property markets have slowed activity for those property types. The market as a whole ended the year roughly flat compared to 2017, continuing a plate

  • MBA Newslink Friday 2-8-19

    With mortgage rates now back down, early data from the first month of 2019 suggest that it is still premature to call it a buyer's market. But more than any time in recent memory, it is important for sellers to be thoughtful in their listing strategy. Buyers are out there, but they're no longer figh

  • MBA CMF Newslink 2-7-19

    "Flexible work is not just a passing trend, it's woven into the fabric of the future of work."--JLL Senior Vice President and Director of U.S. Office Research Scott Homa.

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 2-7-29

    "The validity of the data used in alternative evaluations is highly predicated on the quality of the information found in prior appraisals. Should banking institutions over-utilize exemptions, resulting in significantly fewer physical appraisals, the integrity of the data and the quality of loan por

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 2-6-19

    "Despite more favorable borrowing costs, and after a three-week surge in activity, purchase applications have slowed over the past two weeks, and are now almost 2 percent lower than a year ago."--Joel Kan, MBA Associate Vice President of Industry Surveys and Forecasting.

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 2-5-19

    "I know there is talk about reducing the GSEs' footprint, but reducing the QM patch is not the way to do it. I'm not convinced that there is enough private capital out there to supplement what we do in the marketplace." --Dave Lowman, Executive Vice President of Single-Family Business with Freddie M

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 2-5-19

    "MBA welcomes the release of Chairman [Mike] Crapo's principles for housing finance reform as a significant sign of his continued commitment to work toward finally ending the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and ensuring a stable and liquid market--with an explicit, paid-for government

  • MBA Newslink Monday 2-4-19

    "The job market remains exceptionally strong. Although the partial government shutdown may have temporarily increased the unemployment rate, this pace of job creation will continue to support higher wages, which will in turn support strong housing demand."--MBA Chief Economist Mike Fratantoni.

  • MBA Newslink Friday 2-1-19

    "Effective FHLB housing goals would...promote increased investment by member institutions in affordable housing, while not introducing any features that could jeopardize FHLB safety and soundness."--MBA Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Industry Relations Stephen O'Connor, in a letter to th

  • SPECIAL EDITION MBA Newslink Friday 2-1-19

    "MBA welcomes the release of Chairman [Mike] Crapo's principles for housing finance reform as a significant sign of his continued commitment to work toward finally ending the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and ensuring a stable and liquid market--with an explicit, paid-for government

  • MBA CMF Newslink 1-31-19

    "The market absorbed the heavy interest rate increases of 2018, but interest rate uncertainty in the year ahead could impact the current level of investor interest."--Berkadia Executive Vice President and Head of Production Ernie Katai.

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 1-31-19

    "The biggest threat to the forecast is the possibility of a recession, which an increasing possibility by 2020. However, employment remains strong and the housing market is showing increasing signs of affordability, which is a good sign. Unemployment is at near-50-year lows and wage growth is pickin

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 1-30-19

    "The fact is that without independent and non-depository companies stepping up in the years after the Great Recession--as some big banks and other lenders pulled back--credit would have been tight and home sales and prices would have recovered at a snail's pace. Additionally, think of the many first

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 1-29-19

    "Nearly two-thirds of Baby Boomer respondents said home values are going up in their area. With home prices generally healthy across the country, two-thirds of these homeowners are turning to financing options like home equity lines of credit or cash-out refinances to complete their upgrades. On ave

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 1-29-19

    "Our ongoing efforts on LIBOR transition involve active engagement with interested members, including commercial real estate finance firms and other market participants. Although the expected LIBOR transition is still a few years away, it's important that market participants begin considering the it

  • MBA Newslink Monday 1-28-19

    "To date, we have not seen a comprehensive statement from the White House and Treasury Department under the Trump Administration providing their views on regulation of the housing finance system. Additionally, your comments call into question the independence of the FHFA under your leadership."--Hou

  • MBA Newslink Friday 1-25-19

    "With total gifts from the MBA Board topping $1.13 million in 2018, more than 800 families across the country will be helped by our 38-member board. I could not be more proud of their commitment to this very important cause."--MBA President and CEO Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, and member of the MBA Ope

  • MBA CMF Newslink 1-24-19

    "In some cases the presence of flexible-space tenants--and the building improvements they initiate--may benefit overall property values, causing some lower-classified buildings with flexible space to perform as if they were Class A assets."--CBRE Americas Head of Occupier Research Julie Whelan.

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 1-24-19

    "Our ongoing efforts on LIBOR transition involve active engagement with interested members, including commercial real estate finance firms and other market participants. Although the expected LIBOR transition is still a few years away, it's important that market participants begin considering the it

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 1-15-19

    "We are proud to have achieved these positive results for consumers, and we will continue to advocate for sensible steps to keep home financing broadly available to all qualified Americans."--MBA President and CEO Robert Broeksmit, CMB.

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 1-22-19

    "The Bureau is committed to the financial well-being of America's service members. This commitment includes ensuring that lenders subject to our jurisdiction comply with the Military Lending Act so our service members and their families are provided with the protections of that law. That's why I hav

  • MBA Newslink Friday 1-18-19

    "December may feel like a foot on the brake, but the housing market was going over the speed limit. Home prices have been growing faster than wages since 2012, and that can't go on forever. Now that price growth has slowed down and more homes are sitting on the market, buyers will have the upper han

  • MBA CMF Newslink 1-17-19

    "We believe that more capital is available to move into real estate debt and equity than at any other time. The next wave of investment is not a matter of if or when, it's just a matter of price." --Avison Young Chair and CEO Mark Rose.

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