AMELIA ISLAND, FLA.--GSE reform. Tax reform. Regulatory reform. Three issues that will keep the real estate finance industry busy this year.
'An Extraordinary Time' for IMBs
AMELIA ISLAND, FLA.--When the Mortgage Bankers Association's Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference first began six years ago, it attracted 300 participants. This week, more than 800 IMB representatives have gathered here.
CSBS Head: IMBs Should Expect ‘Reasonable,' ‘Robust' Supervision
AMELIA ISLAND, FLA.--John Ryan, President and CEO of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, said in the decade since the financial crisis, the non-bank (independent) mortgage bank has emerged as a major player in the real estate finance industry.
Zillow: U.S. Housing Market Gains Back All $9 Trillion in Value Lost During Recession
Zillow, Seattle, said the U.S. housing market has gained back all $9 trillion in value it lost when the market collapsed, but the uneven nature of the crisis and subsequent recovery has left many housing markets trailing behind, while others surge further ahead.
90-Day Delinquencies Jump Again as Hurricane Fallout Continues
Black Knight, Jacksonville, Fla., said another 60,000 mortgages became 90 days delinquent in December, driven by both continued hurricane-related fallout as well as upward seasonal and calendar-related pressures.
CMBS Payoffs Likely to Increase
The payoff rate for securitized commercial real estate mortgages should bounce back this year following two years of weak performance, said Morningstar Credit Ratings, New York.
MBA National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo Feb. 6-9
The Mortgage Bankers Association's National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo 2018 returns to the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas (Dallas) Feb. 6-9.
MBA Chairman Dave Motley, CMB, Preview MBA National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo
In this MBA video, Mortgage Bankers Association Chairman Dave Motley, CMB, previews the MBA National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo, taking place Feb. 6-9 in Dallas.
MBA Education CFPB Mortgage Servicing Rules Deep Dive Workshop Feb. 6-7
MBA Education presents The CFPB's Mortgage Servicing Rules Deep Dive Workshop, Feb. 6-7 at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas in conjunction with the MBA National Servicing in Mortgage Banking Conference & Expo.
MBA Education Foundational Concepts in Residential Mortgage Servicing in Dallas Feb. 6
MBA Education presents a workshop, Foundational Concepts in Residential Mortgage Servicing, on Tuesday, Feb. 6 in Dallas in conjunction with the Mortgage Bankers Association's National Servicing in Mortgage Banking Conference & Expo.
MBA Education School of Mortgage Servicing Feb. 26-Mar.8
MBA Education offers its popular School of Mortgage Servicing instructor-guided online course from Feb. 26-Mar. 8.
MBA Education Advanced Servicing Workshop in Phoenix Apr. 4-5
MBA Education presents its Advance Servicing Workshop in Phoenix Apr. 4-5.
Backers of Senate GSE Plan Reject Claims That It's Too Conservative
National Mortgage News, Jan. 24, 2018--Ian McKendry (subscription)
MBA Chairman: 2018 Will Be a Year of Change
Scotsman Guide, Jan. 25, 2018--Victor Whitman
CFPB Seeks Comment on How it Investigates Firms
National Mortgage News, Jan. 24, 2018--Kate Berry (subscription)
Mulvaney Could Use Dodd-Frank to Gut CFPB Mortgage Rules
National Mortgage News, Jan. 29, 2018--Kate Berry (subscription)
Will Dodd-Frank Reform Get Entangled in Shutdown Politics?
National Mortgage News, Jan. 25, 2018--Ian McKendry (subscription)
Is the Mortgage Forgiveness and Debt Relief Act Coming Back?
The Mortgage Reports, Jan, 29, 2018--Peter G. Miller
Tax Law to Impact Home-Equity Products
Tribune News Service, Jan. 25, 2018--Alexander Soule, Chris Bosak
New Tax Laws Likely to Increase High Net Worth Investment in Real Estate
National Real Estate Investor, Jan. 24, 2018--John Egan
Toys R Us to Close 180 Stores Across the U.S.
CNBC, Jan. 24, 2018--Lauren Thomas
Hurricanes Blamed for New Spike in Mortgage Delinquencies
The impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma continue to bedevil the housing market, as Black Knight determined the hurricane-related fallout was a primary factor in having an additional 60,000 mortgages becoming 90 days delinquent last month.
Mortgage Delinquency at 2-Year High
Mortgage Daily, Jan. 23, 2018
Sounding the Alarm: Mortgage Wire Fraud is a Much Bigger Threat Than You Realize
HousingWire, Jan. 23, 2018--Joseph Murin
Justice Department Investigating Lennar Mortgage Unit
Mortgage Daily, Jan. 25, 2018
U.S. Regulators Ready to Ease check on Property Values
Reuters, Jan. 26, 2018--Patrick Rucker
Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Make a Comeback
UExpress, Jan. 26, 2018--Lew Sichelman