Realtors Criticized for Faulty 1st-Time Buyer Data
Home sales data recently published by the nation's Realtors indicating that first-time homebuyers account for a shrinking share of the market is just plain wrong, according to a new report.
Highlights from Mortgage Bankers Conference
Thousands of people attended the premier annual convention for mortgage bankers last week, and Mortgage Daily was on hand to cover the event.
Administration Threatens to Veto TRID Legislation
It's only been a few days since new integrated disclosures have gone live, and already a battle is brewing between the executive and legislative branches of government.
Last Minute TRID Preparations
The deadline is fast approaching for mortgage firms, closing agents and real estate agents to implement new integrated disclosures, and help is still available.
Mortgage Firms Name New Executives
Among recent management appointments in real estate finance are wholesale lending executives, a foreclosure executive and a former chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Events for Mortgage Bankers, Brokers and Pros
Mortgage professionals, mortgage brokers and mortgage bankers have a bevy of conventions and events to choose from over the coming months.
Washington Appraiser Recognized Nationally
A real estate appraiser has been recognized by a national appraisal association for his ethics and contributions to the industry and community.
FHA Premium Cut Not What M.I. Firms Hoped For
The reduction in premiums on loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration was not what private mortgage insurers had hoped for -- as evidenced by their share prices.
Over 70 Mortgage Events in Q1
During the first three months of this year, more than 70 mortgage-related conferences and other events are scheduled. Appraisals, commercial real estate and litigation are among the topics being covered.
Nearly 50 Mortgage Events in Q4
Nearly 50 mortgage-related conferences and other meetings are scheduled for the final quarter of this year -- including the industry's main shin dig.