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  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 3-27-18

    "A true digital mortgage that encompasses all aspects of the process enables lenders to dedicate their resources towards building valuable relationships with borrowers and guiding them through the process, instead of spending time clicking buttons or validating data. High-tech and human-touch are eq

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 3-27-18

    "Production profits plummeted in the fourth quarter of 2017. Purchase volume was lower in the fourth quarter, in part due to normal seasonality. At the same time, there was no substantial pickup in refinancings."--MBA Vice President of Industry Analysis Marina Walsh.

  • MBA Newslink Monday 3-26-18

    "Production profits plummeted in the fourth quarter of 2017. Purchase volume was lower in the fourth quarter, in part due to normal seasonality. At the same time, there was no substantial pickup in refinancings."--MBA Vice President of Industry Analysis Marina Walsh.

  • MBA Newslink Friday 3-23-18

    "As expected, we are seeing the percentage of refinances taper back off to the projected industry levels. And with interest rates on the rise, we're seeing the purchase market begin to gain some momentum. We know that the shift to a purchase market will drive the shortened time to close and we will

  • MBA CMF Newslink 3-22-18

    "Global real estate performed exceptionally well in 2017 with volumes up sharply and increasing valuations. This has provided good momentum and the balance of pricing, supply and demand all point to a further healthy year."--Cushman & Wakefield Global Capital Markets and Investor Services Chief

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 3-22-18

    "Chairman [Jerome] Powell's first FOMC meeting met market expectations of a 25 basis point hike in the federal funds target rate, a move to continue to remove accommodation from an economy that is at full employment."--MBA Chief Economist Mike Fratantoni.

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 3-21-18

    "Treasury rates declined slightly on average last week, as a mixed bag of economic news and geopolitical concerns made investors more cautious overall. A significant driver of the decline was retail sales data showing less than expected spending by U.S. households for the third month."--MBA Economis

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 3-20-18

    "Commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding grew at a slightly slower rate than overall property values. Even so, 2017 marked the strongest year for mortgage debt growth since 2007."--MBA Vice President of Commercial/Multifamily Economics Jamie Woodwell.

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 3-20-18

    "Commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding grew at a slightly slower rate than overall property values. Even so, 2017 marked the strongest year for mortgage debt growth since 2007."--MBA Vice President of Commercial/Multifamily Economics Jamie Woodwell.

  • MBA Newslink Monday 3-19-18

    "The tide appears to be turning somewhat, with completions of single-family homes trending higher over the past year. Profits margins are still being crimped, however, and affordability is being constrained further by higher mortgage rates."--Mark Vitner, senior economist with Wells Fargo Securities

  • MBA Newslink Friday 3-16-18

    "Home-price growth has been the primary driver of home-equity wealth creation. Because wealth gains spur additional consumer purchases, the rise in home-equity wealth during 2017 should add more than $50 billion to U.S. consumption spending over the next two to three years." --CoreLogic Chief Econom

  • MBA CMF Newslink 3-15-18

    "Grocery-anchored centers remain a safe bet for investors as overall transaction volumes for retail have been down, indicating that the asset remains a stable sector. It was one of the only retail sectors to see growth in a year of low transaction volume."--JLL Retail Research Director James Cook.

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 3-15-18

    "This bill will further ensure consumer protections and adequate access to mortgage credit...MBA now calls on the House to swiftly take up this bill for consideration."--MBA President and CEO David Stevens, CMB, following Senate passage of sweeping regulatory relief legislation.

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 3-14-18

    "We especially appreciate the changes to the bill that would amend the definition of ‘financial institution' to ensure that non-depository lenders will be subject to the same standards and protections as depositories under this legislation." --MBA Senior Vice President of Legislative and Polit

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 3-13-18

    "MBA supports S. 2155 and would urge all Senators to vote to preserve the bill's key elements throughout the amendment process, and, in turn, to vote in favor of the bill's final passage at the conclusion of the debate. We applaud and appreciate the collective, bipartisan coalition efforts that led

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 3-13-18

    "MBA supports S. 2155 and would urge all Senators to vote to preserve the bill's key elements throughout the amendment process, and, in turn, to vote in favor of the bill's final passage at the conclusion of the debate. We applaud and appreciate the collective, bipartisan coalition efforts that led

  • MBA Newslink Monday 3-12-18

    "Smaller footprints have more opportunities in urban locations and in mixed-use projects. Grocers like Aldi and Trader Joe's benefit from the flexibility to take smaller spaces in vertically integrated projects. HyVee recently announced that while traditional-sized stores will still be rolled out, s

  • MBA Newslink Friday 3-9-18

    "More and more millennials are reaching the point in their lives where they are ready to buy a home, but they are entering a highly competitive housing market that has been plagued by low inventory, especially among entry-level homes. Southeastern markets will be easiest for new buyers, where homes

  • MBA CMF Newslink 3-8-18

    "Commercial and multifamily mortgages ended 2017 continuing to perform extraordinarily well. The market tailwinds of strong fundamentals, increasing property values and ready access to mortgage and other credit all put downward pressure on delinquency rates."--MBA Vice President of Commercial Real E

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 3-8-18

    "The surge in home flipping in the last three years is built on a more fundamentally sound foundation than the flipping frenzy that we witnessed a little more than a decade ago. Flippers are behaving more rationally, as evidenced by average gross flipping returns of 50 percent over the last three ye

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 3-7-18

    "Rates inched higher overall last week driven by market concerns over potential U.S. trade tariffs, and Fed Chairman [Jerome] Powell's testimony outlining stronger economic growth and higher expected inflation in the near future. Refinance activity increased slightly last week, but remains close to

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 3-6-18

    "Commercial and multifamily mortgages ended 2017 continuing to perform extraordinarily well. The market tailwinds of strong fundamentals, increasing property values and ready access to mortgage and other credit all put downward pressure on delinquency rates."--MBA Vice President of Commercial Real E

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 3-6-18

    "Commercial and multifamily mortgages ended 2017 continuing to perform extraordinarily well. The market tailwinds of strong fundamentals, increasing property values and ready access to mortgage and other credit all put downward pressure on delinquency rates."--MBA Vice President of Commercial Real E

  • MBA Newslink Monday 3-5-18

    "While misrepresentation and manufacturing defects can happen on either purchase or refinance transactions, there is a greater propensity for fraud with purchase transactions. The uptick in defect frequency in purchase transactions in January is an indication of heightened fraud risk."--First Americ

  • MBA Newslink Friday 3-2-18

    "Potential buyers deferred homeownership, some even reverted to staying with parents. However, it has become clear in the past three years that some potential buyers have decided the wait is over. The millennial generation is starting to reach the age for starting families and buying homes. The stro

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