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  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 8-22-17

    "The prospect for future homeownership demand looks hopeful, as more households increase their educational attainment level and thus their prospect for higher income."--First American Financial Corp. Chief Economist Mark Fleming.

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 8-22-17

    "An increasing number of U.S. homeowners are amassing impressive stockpiles of home equity wealth, enjoying the benefits of rapidly rising home prices while staying conservative when it comes to cashing out on their equity."--ATTOM Data Solutions Senior Vice President Daren Blomquist.

  • MBA Newslink Monday 8-21-17

    "The market has been shifting from refis to purchases, but we saw a pick-up in refinancing with lower rates."--Ellie Mae President and CEO Jonathan Corr.

  • MBA Newslink Friday 8-18-17

    "There is a pullback in core opportunities in the market right now. Investors are being selective, looking at longer hold periods and seeking new strategies as a means to increase real estate assets under management and mitigate current market challenges."--JLL Capital Markets Americas President Jon

  • MBA CMF Newslink 8-17-17

    "Multiple factors came into play to drive commercial mortgage investment returns in the second quarter. Differences in treasury yields, a decrease in term premiums for shorter mortgages and the continued decline in credit spreads all contributed to the second-quarter Giliberto-Levy Index results."--

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 8-17-17

    "As more and more Millennials age into household formation, the pace of housing starts will need to not only meet but exceed the growth in new households so that the housing inventory shortage doesn't increase further. More home building is needed, otherwise nominal home prices will only go one way-

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 8-16-17

    "Last week, mortgage rates dropped to their lowest level since the week of the November 2016 election as investors sought safety given the tense geopolitical environment--especially the concerns with respect to North Korea. This drop in rates led to an increase in refinance activity as borrowers too

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 8-15-17

    "The outlook for growth in the U.S. economy over the next three years looks slightly weaker overall than that of three months ago."--Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Survey of Professional Forecasters

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 8-15-17

    "Strong employment growth and home price increases have contributed to improved mortgage performance."--CoreLogic Chief Economist Frank Nothaft.

  • MBA Newslink Monday 8-14-17

    "Banks flush with deposits have enthusiastically competed for jumbo loans. Lenders with the ability to keep jumbo loans on their portfolios have been able to offer lower rates as they do not pay guarantee fees to the GSEs on these loans, and guarantee fees are more than double their level pre-crisis

  • MBA Newslink Friday 8-11-17

    "Steep rental rates and an increasingly limited supply of quality office space, especially in large blocks, in downtown submarkets will continue to lead more tenants to look for space in suburban markets."--CBRE Executive Managing Director of Advisory and Transaction Services Scott Marshall.

  • MBA Newslink Thursday 8-10-17

    "The year-over-year increase in applications to homebuilders for new home purchase mortgages slowed down somewhat in July after relatively strong showings in May and June."--MBA Vice President of Research and Economics Lynn Fisher.

  • MBA Newslink Wednesday 8-9-17

    "Mortgage rates decreased last week, which led to the highest volume of refinance applications since mid-June. The slight drop in rates likely reflected concerns about weakness in certain data released earlier in the week, such as the drop in auto sales, but the market also reacted to stronger than

  • MBA Newslink Tuesday 8-8-17

    "In order to convince congressional leaders to quickly advance this important proposal through the Senate Banking Committee and to the Senate floor, we must increase bipartisan support for the proposal."--Mortgage Bankers Association Senior Vice President for Legislative and Political Affairs Bill K

  • Servicing Newslink Tuesday 8-8-17

    "Balancing taxpayer protection, investor returns and consumer costs is critical to realizing a more stable housing finance system going forward."--From a new MBA paper, GSE Reform: Consumer Costs in a Reformed System, which examines MBA's plan to build a stable foundation for the secondary mort

  • MBA Newslink Monday 8-7-17

    "Occupancy rates are still healthy in almost all major markets. Furthermore, the trend in a select few markets such as Denver and San Jose [Calif.] may suggest these previously sluggish markets are beginning to improve from their 2016 troughs."--Axiometrics Real Estate Analyst Carl Whitaker.

  • MBA Newslink Friday 8-4-17

    "Balancing taxpayer protection, investor returns and consumer costs is critical to realizing a more stable housing finance system going forward."--From a new MBA paper, GSE Reform: Consumer Costs in a Reformed System, which examines MBA's plan to build a stable foundation for the secondary mort

  • 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

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