DALLAS--The Mortgage Bankers Association announced a $2 million investment in MISMO, the mortgage industry standards organization.
ARMCO QC Trends Report Shows Defect Uptick
ACES Risk Management, Pompano Beach, Fla., said its Critical Defect Rate rose in the third quarter of last year to its second-highest level since the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule went into effect.
Remodeling Poised for Short-Term Growth
With the spring home buying season showing some signs of promise--but with construction still at depressed levels--several reports suggest many would-be move-up homeowners are turning to remodeling in the short term.
Black Knight: February Delinquencies Up; Prepayments Rise
Black Knight, Jacksonville, Fla., said mortgage delinquencies rose in February, the first increase in that month in 12 years.
FHFA: GSEs Assist 4.3 Million Homeowners Since Conservatorships
The Federal Housing Finance Agency yesterday reported Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed 41,062 foreclosure prevention actions in the fourth quarter, bringing the total number of foreclosure prevention actions to 4.283 million since September 2008.
Fannie Mae Issues Guidelines for Non-Citizen Borrowers, Including DACA
Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., on Mar. 22 posted Fact Sheet clarifying how to determine eligibility for non-citizen borrowers, including immigrants who participate in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, known as "Dreamers."
MBA Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference in L.A. May 14-17
The Mortgage Bankers Association's annual Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference takes place May 14-17 at the J.W. Marriott L.A. Live in Los Angeles.
MBA National Secondary Market Conference & Expo May 19-22
The Mortgage Bankers Association's National Secondary Market Conference & Expo returns to the New York Marriott Marquis May 19-22.
MBA Education Advanced Risk Management for Pros June 3-5 in D.C.
MBA Education presents its popular Advanced Risk Management for Mortgage Pros Workshop, in conjunction with the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, in Washington, D.C. June 3-5.
MBA Legal Issues & Regulatory Compliance Conference in New Orleans May 5-8
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Legal Issues & Regulatory Compliance Conference takes place May 5-8 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.
MBA's Thomas Kim: Venture Capital, Startups and Commercial Real Estate: Innovation Potential in a Bespoke Industry
Corporate Real Estate Journal
MBA Tech: Is It Better to Build Your Own Technology or Buy It?
HousingWire, Mar. 25, 2019--Caroline Basile
Jumbo Mortgage Slowdown Sparks Fear of New Housing Crisis
Fox Business, Mar. 21, 2019
Real Estate, Bank Lobbies Get Tax Victory From White House Review
Bloomberg Tax, Mar. 21, 2019
U.S. Commercial, Multifamily Mortgage Debt Climbs to $3.39 Trillion in 2018
World Property Journal, Mar. 19, 2019--Michael Gerrity
New Privacy Rules, Digital Mortgages Broaden Cybersecurity Needs
National Mortgage News, Mar. 25, 2019--Paul Centopani (subscription)
5 Questions for Freddie Mac's Next CEO
National Mortgage News, Mar. 21, 2019--Hannah Lang (subscription)
Jumbo Mortgages Are Slowing Down, Testing Banks' Postcrisis Playbook
Wall Street Journal, Mar. 21, 2019--Ben Eisen, Laura Kusisto (subscription)
Citibank to Pay $25 Million for Violating the Fair Housing Act
HousingWire, Mar. 19, 2019--Ben Lane
Home Equity Expands, Home Equity Credit Not So Much
National Mortgage News, Mar. 19, 2019--Elina Tarkazikis (subscription)
Supreme Court Makes it Harder for Borrowers to Fight Foreclosures in Non-Judicial States
HousingWire, Mar. 20, 2019--Jacob Gaffney
World's Biggest Banks Accused of Price-Fixing Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Bonds
HousingWire, Mar. 22, 2019--Ben Lane
Mortgage Sector Performance May Lag as Fed Pivots to Treasuries
Bloomberg, Mar. 22, 2019--Christopher Maloney