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
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
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
Oct 21, 2021
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
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

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NMP MAGAZINE
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
NMP MAGAZINE
Keep The Plan On Track

Process, Practicality and Priorities: How does your company stack up?

Mary Kay Scully
Mortgage Banker Magazine
It’s Fall, But Not Fail…

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

Bob Niemi
Mortgage Banker Magazine
Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac: Steady As She Goes?

With new leadership and Congress looking for new revenue, what changes are likely at the GSEs?

Rob Chrisman
MORTGAGE WOMEN MAGAZINE
The Compliance Contradiction

Staunch compliance stances often lead to contradictory actions.

Tyna-Minet Anderson
MORTGAGE WOMEN MAGAZINE
I Need To S.T.O.P., And So Do You

4 simple ways to make progress

Tina Asher
Connect with your local mortgage community.

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

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
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
MORTGAGE WOMEN MAGAZINE
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
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
Rocket Pro Announces Initiatives To Boost Brokers

Company brings Rocket Tech, the Rocket Network and Rocket Marketing to mortgage brokers across the country

Industry News
Oct 19, 2021
Housing Market Slowdown Provides Homebuyers Some Relief

Homebuyers are finding slightly more selection, more price cuts, and a bit more time to evaluate a home before it goes under contract.

Analysis and Data
Oct 19, 2021
Opportunities In Reverse 

For seniors who still have a mortgage, 40% are looking to use the equity they’ve built to eliminate their monthly payment. 

Reverse
Oct 19, 2021
Close more loans, be more efficient, stay out of trouble.

Learn from experts across the industry through our articles and webinars.

MORTGAGE WOMEN MAGAZINE
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