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  • MBA CMF Newslink 8-3-17

    "Borrowing and lending backed by commercial and multifamily properties has been strong the first half of this year." --MBA Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Research Jamie Woodwell.

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 8-3-17

    "Many agency eligible loan programs have been updated so that underwriting parameters for adjustable-rate mortgages more closely align with their existing fixed rate counterparts. In many cases this means higher loan to value ratios on existing ARMs loan programs, which exerted an upward pressure on

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 8-2-17

    "The burden of the one-time costs of implementing the new HMDA reporting requirements can be substantial, and the impact of that cost can be particularly substantial in the case of smaller-volume multifamily lenders. In addition, HMDA reporting of multifamily loans in particular creates the potentia

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 8-1-17

    "Borrowing and lending backed by commercial and multifamily properties has been strong the first half of this year...as was the case during the first quarter, commercial/multifamily mortgage bankers' originations increased despite a slowdown in the volume of sales transactions."--MBA Vice President

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 8-1-17

    "The past few years have not been easy for mortgage servicers as they've struggled with regulatory and market pressures, but still managed to deliver on customer satisfaction. Now, as that trend starts to shift and customer satisfaction levels off, it is critical that mortgage servicers continue to

  • MBA Newslink Monday 7-31-17

    "The past few years have not been easy for mortgage servicers as they've struggled with regulatory and market pressures, but still managed to deliver on customer satisfaction. Now, as that trend starts to shift and customer satisfaction levels off, it is critical that mortgage servicers continue to

  • MBA Newslink Friday 7-28-17

    "The strongest growth has been concentrated in a handful of markets, mostly in parts of the country with a vibrant tech sector. These areas have tended to experience strong job growth, increased population inflows, soaring rents and robust home price appreciation. These increases are somewhat mislea

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 7-27-17

    "The Fed is embarking on a new course. Having given the market plenty of notice that they would begin shrinking their balance sheet holdings of Treasuries and [mortgage-backed securities] this year, following their July meeting, they have now indicated their intention to slow reinvestments in their

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 7-26-17

    "We believe that inclusion of such a question would be premature and potentially harmful to a lender or servicer's relationship with their customer. The borrower might have expectations about service in another language that a lender or servicer cannot provide, or a borrower might erroneously believ

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 7-25-17

    "The ultimate regulator is yourself. Responsible lending starts not with how many regulators you have, but how responsibly you manage and run the organization."--Sanjiv Das, CEO of Caliber Home Loans, Irving, Texas.

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 7-25-17

    "We believe this plan will lead to a more stable system that protects taxpayers while also promoting broad credit availability in a primary market featuring lenders of all sizes and business models. Our plan features a number of provisions specifically designed to protect small and mid-sized lender

  • MBA Newslink Monday 7-24-17

    "While the month-to-month fluctuations prevent us from definitively calling this a development slowdown, we can certainly point to a significantly lower growth rate year-over-year in identifying such a trend. Regardless, there will still be plenty of construction and planning activity even with occu

  • MBA Newslink Friday 7-21-17

    "It's a tale of two generations. In America's most expensive housing markets millennials struggle to find affordable housing. Meanwhile, nine in 10 retirement-age baby boomers and older Americans want to stay in their homes even as costs rise."--Cameron Simon, housing data analyst with Trulia, San F

  • MBA CMF Newslink 7-20-17

    "The office market remained in equilibrium during the second quarter with supply and demand roughly in balance."--CBRE Americas Chief Economist Jeffrey Havsy.

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 7-20-17

    "We believe this plan will lead to a more stable system that protects taxpayers while also promoting broad credit availability in a primary market featuring lenders of all sizes and business models. Our plan features a number of provisions specifically designed to protect small and mid-sized lender

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 7-19-17

    "There is so much talk about millennials but it's important to know that diversity is really the major calling card of the millennial generation. Over 40% of millennials are from diverse backgrounds. When you look at the Latino market, more than 60% are under the age of 33! If a company wants to onl

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 7-18-17

    "By clarifying that private coverage satisfies the continuous coverage requirement, S. 563 and H.R. 1422 will help to make these policies a more viable option for consumers."--From an MBA/trade group letter urging Congress to pass legislation to modify the National Flood Insurance Program.

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 7-18-17

    "By clarifying that private coverage satisfies the continuous coverage requirement, S. 563 and H.R. 1422 will help to make these policies a more viable option for consumers."--From an MBA/trade group letter urging Congress to pass legislation to modify the National Flood Insurance Program.

  • MBA Newslink Monday 7-17-17

    "We are at the part of the season where housing market activity normally begins to slacken and this was true for mortgage applications for new homes in June. That said, activity was up by 10 percent relative to one year ago."--MBA Vice President of Research and Economics Lynn Fisher.

  • MBA Newslink Friday 7-14-17

    "Mortgage credit availability increased slightly by 0.1 percent in June lifted by expansion among jumbo loan programs and additional availability of affordable conforming loan programs."--MBA Vice President of Research and Economics Lynn Fisher.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 7-13-17

    "The commercial construction cycle has matured and current spending levels have already exceeded the peak reported in 2008."--Fitch U.S. Building and Materials Handbook.

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 7-13-17

    "Many independent mortgage companies are now holding loans and holding the servicing rights on those loans, which means they have servicing operations as well. With an increase in interest rates, valuation of servicing rights increase, which improves profitability." --MBA Vice President of Industry

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 7-12-17

    "Rates continued to increase last week, given increasing evidence that the Fed and other central banks are more likely to raise rates given the pickup in economic growth in their respective economies."--MBA Chief Economist Mike Fratantoni.

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 7-11-17

    "MBA strongly supports efforts to improve liquidity in secondary markets for affordable housing preservation, manufactured housing and rural housing, and believes that such improvements hold the potential to benefit very low-, low- and moderate-income borrowers." --MBA President and CEO David Steven

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 7-11-17

    "MBA appreciates the CFPB's efforts in amending the Know Before You Owe rule to address several significant questions that have been raised for some time by our industry. This is an extensive rule and we intend to review it closely with our members."--MBA President David Stevens, CMB, in a statement

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