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  • MBA Newslink Monday 7-10-17

    "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

  • MBA Newslink Friday 7-7-17

    "We believe that this Administration has an opportunity to align fair lending policy with Supreme Court precedent and address constitutional concerns regarding the consideration of race in decision-making."--From an MBA/trade group letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions requesting a meeting to dis

  • MBA CMF Newslink 7-6-17

    "A substantial rise in mortgage rates over the first quarter of 2017 was the main driver of declining Apartment Investment Market Index values in all the markets tracked, including nationally. Annually, AIMI has also seen declines, but largely due to increases in multifamily property prices that hav

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 7-6-17

    "Purchase applications reached their highest level in two weeks based on ongoing strength in employment and other factors that contribute to a healthy housing market, such as consumer confidence and sentiment." --MBA Associate Vice President of Economic Forecasting Joel Kan.

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 7-5-17

    "For current homeowners, the strong run-up in prices has boosted home equity and, in some cases, spending. For renters and potential first-time homebuyers, it is not such a pretty picture. With price appreciation and rental inflation outstripping income growth, affordability is destined to become a

  • Servicing Newslink Wednesday 7-5-17

    "The American people rely on a housing finance system that enables them to rent a quality, affordable apartment, buy their first home or build a nest egg to pass on to their children. We owe it to them to proceed with the hard work of reform without delay."--MBA President and CEO David Stevens, CMB,

  • MBA Newslink Monday 7-3-17

    "That combination of accelerating home price growth and slowing wage growth, along with mortgage interest rates that are up nearly 50 basis points from a year ago, eroded home affordability nationwide to the lowest level in nearly nine years and pushed the highest share of markets beyond the thresho

  • MBA Newslink Friday 6-30-17

    "The American people rely on a housing finance system that enables them to rent a quality, affordable apartment, buy their first home or build a nest egg to pass on to their children. We owe it to them to proceed with the hard work of reform without delay."--MBA President and CEO David Stevens, CMB,

  • MBA CMF Newslink 6-29-17

    "As property investors increasingly focus on fast-growing ‘18-hour' cities, both major and secondary markets are experiencing accelerated growth rates. As a result, commercial mortgage-backed securities deals feature a growing volume of loans against properties in those markets."--Trepp Senior

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 6-29-17

    "Millennials are already starting to set trends in the real estate industry. They are three times more likely than Baby Boomers to make an offer sight-unseen, and they're more likely than older buyers and sellers to negotiate commission savings."--Nela Richardson, Chief Economist with Redfin, Seattl

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 6-28-17

    "We're seeing indications that entry level buyers continue to come into the market as jumbo borrowers looking at bigger homes step back." --MBA Chief Economist Mike Fratantoni.

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 6-27-17

    "Inventory has been falling for years with supply no longer meeting demand, and there are multiple reasons for the worsening situation. On the demand side, simple demographic change is contributing to incredibly high demand as millennials reach their prime home-buying years and begin to enter the ma

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 6-27-17

    "The current status quo of conservatorship is not sustainable over the long haul. We're only one slight downturn away from either entity having to draw on the taxpayers and having people say ‘why the heck didn't you fix this?'"--Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., addressing the recent MBA National Advoc

  • MBA Newslink Monday 6-26-17

    "The slow motion recovery in new home sales has made the sector more susceptible to quirks in the seasonal adjustment process, which has been particularly apparent in recent months. New home sales have been knocked around quite a bit this year by unseasonably mild winter weather, which boosted sales

  • MBA Newslink Friday 6-23-17

    "There are a lot of good Republicans and good Democrats out there who are working together to find the right solutions on issues. We're moving forward on a lot of little things that matter to people." --Rep. Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee.

  • MBA CMF Newslink 6-22-17

    "Almost two-thirds of the growth came from increases in multifamily mortgage debt outstanding and 80 percent of that growth came from portfolios and [mortgage-backed securities] and held or guaranteed by federal government agencies and these government-sponsored enterprises." --MBA Vice President of

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 6-22-17

    "Commercial and multifamily market activity has downshifted at the start of 2017. Markets continue to move forward, but the rapid increases in property values, transaction volumes and other fundamentals that characterized the post-recession period have given way to more regular changes tied to the e

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 6-21-17

    "Make sure all employees are getting great work that allows them to show their abilities. Make sure that a talent management program is in place that ensures that employees are being evaluated for leadership and promotion opportunities based on both their accomplishments and potential. Studies have

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 6-20-17

    "Housing is not a partisan issue. Regardless of who I talk to on Capitol Hill or within the Administration, there is a belief that housing reforms can be passed this year."--MBA President and CEO David Stevens, CMB.

  • MBA Newslink Friday 6-16-17

    "The West is the most supply constrained region, and this shortage of lots and workers is likely the driver behind the monthly drop, as opposed to a weakening in demand."--Mark Vitner, senior economist with Wells Fargo Securities, Charlotte, N.C.

  • MBA Newslink Monday 6-19-17

    "The market for existing homes continues to tighten as Millennial household formation grows. Yet, existing homeowners are prisoners in their own homes as rates rise and make moving more costly and the fear of not being able to find something hinders the decision to sell. More new, and affordable, ho

  • MBA CMF Newslink 6-15-17

    "Almost two-thirds of the growth came from increases in multifamily mortgage debt outstanding and 80 percent of that growth came from portfolios and [mortgage-backed securities] and held or guaranteed by federal government agencies and these government-sponsored enterprises." --MBA Vice President of

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 6-15-17

    "While March has signaled the peak in applications for new homes for the last two years, we may see more sustained activity throughout the balance of this year as demand for new homes continues to increase and strong house price growth continues to motivate home building."--MBA Vice President of Res

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 6-14-17

    "A long-term reauthorization will protect residential and commercial real estate markets from serious harm, and provide stability for those that sell and administer the policies to millions of consumers across the country."--MBA Senior Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs Bill Killmer

  • MBA NewsLink Tuesday 6-13-17

    "Two-thirds of the growth came from increases in multifamily mortgage debt outstanding, and 80 percent of that growth came from portfolios and [mortgage-backed securities] and held or guaranteed by federal government agencies and these government-sponsored enterprises."--MBA Vice President of Commer

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