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  • MBA Newslink Friday 4-20-18

    "We have to get better; online is the play. We have members overseas that want to--and have to--obtain a complete mortgage online. We have to be able to accommodate them."--Ben Sizemore, senior vice president of mortgage transformation with Pentagon Federal Credit Union, Arlington, Va.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 4-19-18

    "I couldn't think of a better town than the rebuilt American City of Detroit to have this conference. Why? Because it was innovation and technology solutions that restored this once broken 'motor' city."--Mortgage Bankers Association Vice-Chairman Brian Stoffers, CMB, speaking at the MBA Technology

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 4-19-18

    "What we see is a lot of lack of preparation. What we also see are a lot of companies in a reactive mode, because they didn't prepare for an attack they didn't think was going to happen."--Tom Clerici, cyber security practice director with Arraya Solutions, Plymouth Meeting, Pa.

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 4-18-18

    "Data will move faster and be more accurate. What can we learn from it? If we don't get on the train, it's going to be over. Whoever can move faster on technology and invest time and effort in technology will succeed."--Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans Inc., Detroit.

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 4-17-18

    "The impact of technology disruptors and the financial implications they have on our decisions is incredible...Technology helps us be more efficient and effective with our very limited time in a fast-paced business world."--MBA Vice Chairman Brian Stoffers, CMB.

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 4-17-18

    "Production profits dropped by almost half in 2017 as rate-term refinancings diminished and the overall average production volume dropped. Production revenues per loan were up slightly for the year, as higher loan balances mitigated the effects of competitive pressures. However, production expenses

  • MBA Newslink Monday 4-16-18

    "Millennials are not only interested in homeownership, they are the primary reason that the homeownership rate increased over the past year." --Mark Fleming, chief economist with First American Financial Corp., Santa Ana, Calif.

  • MBA Newslink Friday 4-13-18

    "Less than half of all active foreclosures are now tied to loans originated during the last housing bubble, one of several data milestones in this report showing that the U.S. housing market has mostly cleared out the backlog of bad loans that triggered the housing and financial crisis nearly a deca

  • MBA CMF Newslink 4-12-18

    "2017 was a very strong year, driven by solid property fundamentals, rising property values, low interest rates and a ready supply of mortgage capital all contributing to extraordinarily attractive finance markets. We expect another robust year in 2018, even with the slight increase in interest rate

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 4-12-18

    "We saw a strong January and February, and that may have pulled some activity forward. We did, however, see the third straight month over month increase, which is in line with the typical seasonal pattern at this time of the year."--Joel Kan, MBA Associate Vice President of Economic and Industry For

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 4-11-18

    "Now, with this bill, the voice of justice speaks again. It proclaims that Fair Housing for all, all human beings who live in this country, is now part of the American way of life."--President Lyndon Johnson, upon signing the Fair Housing Act into law on Apr. 11, 1968.

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 4-10-18

    "2017 was a very strong year, driven by solid property fundamentals, rising property values, low interest rates and a ready supply of mortgage capital all contributing to extraordinarily attractive finance markets. We expect another robust year in 2018, even with the slight increase in interest rate

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 4-10-18

    "The challenge today is that we have a system with an extraordinary amount of uncertainty in the origination process. One of the things we have to do is look at the burdens imposed on lenders, who must navigate a complex set of compliance and regulatory requirements that remain subject to interpreta

  • MBA Newslink Monday 4-9-18

    "Growing racial and ethnic diversity in the U.S. population helps explain some of the rise in multigenerational living. The Asian and Hispanic populations overall are growing more rapidly than the white population, and those groups are more likely than whites to live in multigenerational family hous

  • MBA Newslink Friday 4-6-18

    "Millennials are now officially the largest group of homebuyers in the U.S. Despite rising interest rates, we're continuing to see Millennials exercise their purchase power across the United States."--Joe Tyrrell, executive vice president of corporate strategy with Ellie Mae, Pleasanton, Calif.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 4-5-18

    "This change [raising the required appraisal threshold for commercial real estate transactions from $250,000 to $500,000] supports a real estate market that efficiently allocates capital while still maintaining sound risk management. We hope to continue working with the regulators to find equitable

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 4-5-18

    "Commercial and multifamily mortgages ended 2017 by continuing to perform extraordinarily well. Commercial real estate rents and vacancies held relatively steady during the quarter and interest rates were relatively stable. New construction of CRE assets appears to have largely plateaued."--MBA Vice

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 4-4-18

    "The challenge today is that we have a system with an extraordinary amount of uncertainty in the origination process. One of the things we have to do is look at the burdens imposed on lenders, who must navigate a complex set of compliance and regulatory requirements that remain subject to interpreta

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 4-3-18

    "While credit scores play only a limited role in the underwriting process for loans acquired by the Enterprises, their impact on borrower eligibility and loan pricing warrants periodic review. Given that any changes to the existing Enterprise requirements would entail operational challenges that bri

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 4-3-18

    "While credit scores play only a limited role in the underwriting process for loans acquired by the Enterprises, their impact on borrower eligibility and loan pricing warrants periodic review. Given that any changes to the existing Enterprise requirements would entail operational challenges that bri

  • MBA Newslink Monday 4-2-18

    "The overall U.S. residential real estate market will continue to rise, and rise at a slightly higher rate." --Eric Fox, Vice President of Statistical and Economic Modeling with Veros, Santa Ana, Calif.

  • MBA Newslink Friday 3-30-18

    "There are still plenty of people touring homes; there just aren't enough of homes to satisfy all the buyers who want to make offers. We've started off each of the past three years with inventory down double-digits from the year before, which has held back buyer activity until enough new listings hi

  • MBA CMF Newslink 3-29-18

    "We expect hotel values to remain at an all-time high in 2018 despite a rise in interest rates. Capitalization rates, however, will likely increase again this year, as occupancy has peaked in many major markets and rate growth has become sluggish. With all that said, transaction volume is mostly exp

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 3-29-18

    "The transition to the new, common security requires planning, investment and preparation by a wide variety of market participants. We have now set the specific date that the Enterprises will start issuing the [Uniform Mortgage-Backed Security] and I urge the industry to get ready now to ensure smoo

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 3-28-18

    "Despite these threats to dampen demand, low inventory and a strong economic conditions bolstered price growth to start 2018. First-time home buyers, however, will continue to struggle to find homes within their price range as prices climb higher amid low inventory."--Cheryl Young, senior economist

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