NEW YORK--Mortgage Bankers Association President & CEO Robert Broeksmit, CMB, said housing finance reform is "critically important" to the real estate finance industry, to consumers and the American economy.
MBA: 1Q Mortgage Delinquencies Increase; Foreclosure Inventories Remain Low
Mortgage delinquencies rose in the first quarter, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported last week, while foreclosure inventories remained at nearly 25-year lows.
Stoffers: 'Change is the Only Constant'
LOS ANGELES--The world is changing at an increasing rate, and servicing professionals need to be prepared, Brian Stoffers, CMB, CBRE Global President of Debt and Structured Finance and MBA Chair-Elect said here at the MBA Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Tech Conference.
Woodwell: Is CRE 'Winter' Coming?
LOS ANGELES--Commercial real estate is enjoying good times, but to paraphrase Game of Thrones, is Winter coming? MBA Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Research Jamie Woodwell shared his outlook for the sector here at the MBA Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference.
Calabria: Housing Finance System Status Quo ‘Not an Option'
NEW YORK--Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria reiterated his vow to end the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and called for new legislation in Congress to address meaningful housing finance reform.
ATTOM: April Foreclosure Activity Down 13%
ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., said foreclosure filings, including default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions, fell by 5 percent in April from March and by 13 percent from a year ago.
Loan Servicers Target Cyber Security Threats
LOS ANGELES--As cyber threats grow and evolve, loan servicers need to actively identify and neutralize attacks, panelists said here at the MBA Commercial/Multifamily Servicing and Technology Conference.
MBA Document Custody Workshop June 20
The Mortgage Bankers Association's popular Document Custody Workshop takes place Thursday, June 20 at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner in McLean, Va.
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.
Mortgage Servicers Earn MBA Education CCMS Designation
LOS ANGELES--Eight mortgage servicers earned Certified Commercial Mortgage Servicer designations here at the Mortgage Bankers Association CREF Servicing and Technology Conference.
MBA's Broeksmit Seeks Increased Action on Housing Policy Changes
National Mortgage Professional, May 20, 2019--Phil Hall
U.S. Mortgage Delinquencies Rose in First Quarter from 18-Year Low at Year End--MBA
Reuters, May 14, 2019--Richard Leong
Industry Reacts: Lawmakers Introduce Guaranteed Fee Bill
MReport, May 15, 2019--Seth Wellborn
Fannie, Freddie Need Strong Capital Position to Exit Conservatorship: FHFA Chief
National Mortgage News, May 14, 2019--Hannah Lang (subscription)
Mortgage Borrowers Win Protection in Ditech Bankruptcy; Ditech Fights Back
HousingWire, May 14, 2019--Jessica Guerin
Gap Between Democrats, GOP on Bank Regulation Wide as Ever
American Banker, May 15, 2019--Neil Haggerty (subscription)
Rise in Hurricane Recovery Times Could Strain Mortgage Servicers
National Mortgage News, May 15, 2019--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
U.S. Poised to Let Phone Companies Block Robocalls
Wall Street Journal, May 15, 2019--Ryan Tracy, Sarah Krouse (subscription)
Treasury Official Hired to Fix Fannie and Freddie Is Leaving
New York Times, May 16, 2019--Emily Flitter
Wells Fargo Moves Closer to Recouping Some Losses Tied to Scandal
American Banker, May 16, 2019--Kevin Wack (subscription)
'Absolutely Devastating' to Small Lenders: Lawmakers Lay into CECL
National Mortgage News, May 16, 2019--Neil Haggerty (subscription)
Trump Says Looking at Alternatives to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
Reuters, May 17, 2019--Roberta Rampton
California Man Sentenced to 13 Years in Mortgage Fraud Scheme
National Mortgage Professsional, May 17, 2019
How Non-Qualified Lending Lives Up to Its 400% Growth Expectation
National Mortgage News, May 17, 2019--Paul Centopani (subscription)
Opinion When Will Non-QM Loans and HELOCs Take Off?
National Mortgage News, May 20, 2019--Christopher Whalen (Free content)