Evergrande
Reports: Evergrande Group Arranges Bond Extension

Reuters, REDD say company's billionaire chairman has agreed to provide additional collateral to ensure a construction project tied to a $260M bond is completed.

Industry News
Oct 21, 2021
Highlights
Fast Sales Increasingly Common This Fall: Redfin

Homebuyer demand outstrips supply as mortgage rates creep up; demand has grown 15 times faster than supply since 2019.

Analysis and Data
BofA Report: Family Support Plays Key Role In First-Gen Homeownership

Bank of America reported that family support often plays a key role in helping first-generation homebuyers purchase their home.

Analysis and Data
Feds Reviewing Appraisal Standards, Qualifications

Appraisal Subcommittee said requirements are being reviewed to determine whether they ensure and promote fairness, equity, objectivity, and diversity, in both appraisals and in the training and credentialing of appraisers.

Regulation and Compliance
SGR 2021-2 RMBS Offering Includes Non-QM Loans

The $229.4M offering received preliminary ratings from KBRA

Non-QM
Oct 22, 2021
Total Expert Introduces New Functionalities And Products For Banks And Lenders

Total Expert upgraded its CRM and customer engagement platform with a series of new functionalities and products.

Tech
Oct 22, 2021
Reports: Evergrande Group Makes $83.5M Interest Payment

Faltering Chinese development firm fends off default with payment to international bondholders.

Industry News
Oct 22, 2021
FAR Establishes Borrower Engagement Division

Finance of America Reverse LLC announced its formally established Borrower Engagement Division.

Industry News
Oct 22, 2021
Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 6.3% from a week earlier, while refinance applications were down for the fourth week in a row.

Analysis and Data
Oct 21, 2021
Fast Sales Increasingly Common This Fall: Redfin

Homebuyer demand outstrips supply as mortgage rates creep up; demand has grown 15 times faster than supply since 2019.

Analysis and Data
Oct 21, 2021

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Are Originators Overlooking The Remodeling Sector?

Freddie Mac sees it. The Harvard Joint Center recognizes it. And at least one giant bank is on to it, too. The question is: Are you?

Lew Sichelman
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Answering The Magic Question

The more you focus on the commission “split,” the more you have turned your job into a commodity.

Dave Hershman
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It’s Fall, But Not Fail…

Fright doesn't end after Halloween with NMLS renewal season fast approaching.

Bob Niemi
Mortgage Banker Magazine
Yoga Injuries, Dog Bites And Cross-Selling Liability

Conflicts Of Interest And The Downside Of Owning The Customer Relationship

Brian Levy
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Passion Changes Everything

Why The Hispanic Market Is A Can’t-Miss Opportunity

Vanessa Montañez
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The Compliance Contradiction

Staunch compliance stances often lead to contradictory actions.

Tyna-Minet Anderson
Connect with your local mortgage community.

Meet your your colleagues, both national and local, by attending an event in your area.

Automating Appraisals No Panacea For Removing Bias

With racism 'grandfathered in' to housing prices in minority neighborhoods, a solution to 'unconscious bias' is difficult to find

Industry News
Oct 21, 2021
New American Funding Hires Regional Manager

Mark Tribuna will lead effort to expand company's partnership with affordable nonprofit builders in mid-Pacific region

Industry News
Oct 21, 2021
Blend Launches New Income Verification Product

Blend Income Verification is a new product for financial services firms that provides instant income verification for mortgages and soon, consumer loans and deposit account opening.

Tech
Oct 21, 2021
Demand For Second Homes Rebounds In September

In September, demand for second homes was 60% higher than it was before the coronavirus pandemic.

Analysis and Data
Oct 20, 2021
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Video & You

Show your personality. After all, you are your own brand.

Sales and Marketing
Sep 30, 2021
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The Emotional Components Of Branding

What emotions does your brokerage evoke, and how can you use them in developing your brand?

Sales and Marketing
Sep 20, 2021
Forbearance Rate Drops 34 BPS

Forbearance decreased by 34 basis points from 2.62% of servicers' portfolio volume the previous week to 2.82%.

Analysis and Data
Oct 20, 2021
ICE Mortgage Announces 0 Percent Loans For HFA Borrowers

ICE Mortgage Technology's latest Encompass update, Encompass 21.3 supports the ability for lenders to offer 0% loans.

Tech
Oct 20, 2021
New Home Purchase Apps Fell More Than 16 Percent In September 2021

The Mortgage Bankers Association's Builder Application Survey reported a 16.2% year-over-year decline in new home purchase apps for Sept. 2021.

Analysis and Data
Oct 20, 2021
Sprout Unveils Non-QM Bank Statement Analyzer

Sprout Mortgage has added to its line of automation tools for digital mortgages with the release of its third originator-focused mortgage tool. 

Non-QM
Oct 20, 2021
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Video & You

Show your personality. After all, you are your own brand.

Sales and Marketing
Sep 30, 2021
NMP MAGAZINE
The Emotional Components Of Branding

What emotions does your brokerage evoke, and how can you use them in developing your brand?

Sales and Marketing
Sep 20, 2021