The American Bankers Association today offered feedback to the Federal Housing Finance Agency on appraisal-related policies and practices for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, noting that it “fully supports creating new alternatives to the traditional appraisals available in the market today.”
Browsing: Real estate lending
Sponsored Content provided by Columbia Business School Executive Education We recently sat down with David…
Speaking to attendees at a mortgage industry event in Kansas City, Missouri, today, Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman expressed optimism about the trajectory of the housing market but raised concerns about the declining number of community banks remaining in the consumer real estate mortgage market.
While the economic outlook in the near term remains positive, persistently low interest rates and continued economic growth could encourage investors to take chase yield by taking on more risk, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President and CEO Eric Rosengren cautioned today.
The Appraisal Subcommittee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council has approved a waiver request from appraisal licensing requirements for the state of North Dakota.
The human touch continues to be a driver of mortgage borrower satisfaction, according to PwC’s home lending experience study released today.
In a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday, the American Bankers Association joined several financial and real estate trade organizations in calling for amendments to the loan originator compensation rule that would ensure greater consumer protection while reducing regulatory burden on lenders.
In a recent letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, more than 100 bankers from across the country called on the bureau to revise the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule to exempt single-family residential construction loans from onerous disclosure requirements that have created confusion for consumers and caused many banks to exit the market.