Black Knight: Delinquency Rates Down 3rd Straight Month; Prepayments Double
Black Knight, Jacksonville, Fla., said mortgage delinquencies fell for the third straight month in May as prepayment activity doubled over the past four months.
Remodeling Forecast Say Spending Growth to Slow
The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., said annual gains in homeowner spending on improvements are expected to moderate across more than half of the nation's largest metropolitan areas in 2019.
Investor Home Buying at Two-Decade High
Home purchasing activity among investors is on the rise, said CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., with small investors picking up the slack.
MBA Risk Management, QA and Fraud Prevention Forum in Chicago Sept. 15-17
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Risk Management, QA and Fraud Prevention Forum takes place Sept. 15-17 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago.
MBA Condominium Lending Workshop in D.C. July 18
The Mortgage Bankers Association's annual Condominium Workshop takes place Thursday, July 18 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.
Will FHFA's Fair-Lending Office Fill Enforcement Void?
American Banker, June 18, 2019--Hannah Lang (subscription)
Banks Sail Through Year's First Round of Stress Tests
American Banker, June 21, 2019--John Heltman (subscription)
Congress Dangles Tax Credits to Boost Supply of Affordable Housing
National Mortgage News, June 18, 2019--Jon Prior (subscription)
Where GSE Reform Could Be Headed and What It Could Mean for Lenders
National Mortgage News, June 19, 2019--Bonnie Sinnock (subscription)
Fannie and Freddie's Latest Push: Factory-Built Homes
Wall Street Journal, June 19, 2019--Ben Eisen, Nicole Friedman (subscription)
Former CFPB Official Criticized or Blog Posts Joins Ginnie Mae
National Mortgage News, June 19, 2019--Kate Berry (subscription)
CitiMortgage Penalized for Not Paying Escrow Account Interest
National Mortgage News, June 18, 2019--Kate Berry (subscription)
Mortgage Bond That Vanished During Financial Crisis Is Back
Wall Street Journal, June 24, 2019--Ben Eisen (subscription)
Ginnie Mae Removes loanDepot's VA Loan Restrictions
HousingWire, June 21, 2019--Ben Lane
The GSEs' Distressed Mortgage Volume Remains High in Five States
National Mortgage News, June 21, 2019--Bonnie Sinnock (subscription)
Ditech Selling Forward, Reverse Mortgage Businesses
HousingWire, June 18, 2019--Jessica Guerin
Dozens of Nursing Homes With HUD-Backed Mortgages Have ‘Serious Deficiencies'
New York Times, June 25, 2019--Matthew Goldstein, Robert Gebeloff
Mortgage Refinancings Poised to Speed Up, Challenging Traders
Bloomberg, June 19, 2019--Christopher Maloney
Situs Group Merges with American Mortgage Consultants
HousingWire, June 20, 2019--Jessica Guerin
How JPMorgan's Plan to Send Customers to Arbitration Wound Up in Court
American Banker, June 21, 2019--Andy Peters (subscription)