Daily mortgage news and commentary from industry expert, Rob Chrisman.
URLA mandate is here!
Effective March 1, 2021 the redesigned Form 1003 is required for all new loans.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) was established by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA) and is responsible for the effective supervision, regulation, and housing mission oversight of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) and the Federal Home Loan Bank System, which includes the 11 Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks) and the Office of Finance. Since 2008, FHFA has also served as conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Founded in 2008, HousingWire focuses on news about housing finance and helpful information on topics such as Mortgage, Real Estate, and FinTech.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is a cabinet-level agency that oversees federal programs designed to help Americans with their housing needs. HUD seeks to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. The agency enforces a swath of federal housing laws, operates mortgage-supportive initiatives and distributes millions of dollars in federal grants.
Inside Mortgage Finance Publications, Inc. is a Bethesda, Maryland-based company providing business-to-business news and statistics to executives in the residential mortgage business. Since 1984 our publications have been “What the Mortgage Market Reads,” with coverage of legislative, political and regulatory issues, as well as industry news, trends, analysis and exclusive statistics and rankings.
MarketWatch, published by Dow Jones & Co., tracks the pulse of markets for engaged investors with more than 20 million visitors per month. The site is a leading innovator in business news, personal finance information, real-time commentary and investment tools and data, with dedicated journalists generating hundreds of headlines, stories, videos and market briefs a day from bureaus in the U.S. and Europe.
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the United States national association representing all facets of the real estate finance industry. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., MBA represents over 2,200 member companies. MBA’s membership base includes all sectors of the real estate finance industry including originators, servicers, underwriters, compliance personnel and information technology professionals representing mortgage companies in the residential, commercial and multi-family arenas.
For industry professionals, Mortgage News Daily (MND) serves as a leading source of breaking news, information, expert commentary and opinion. Their growing lineup of contributors combines the expertise of the housing industry’s leading minds with the power of social media to offer an always lively, constantly evolving web community.
National Mortgage News is an award-winning comprehensive digital information resource serving the entire residential mortgage industry, including depositories, nonbank lenders and servicers, brokerage firms, vendors and regulators. In addition to providing news analysis and perspective, NMN convenes industry participants to provide insight on topics including regulation, compliance, technology and loss mitigation.
Scotsman Guide Media helps mortgage originators and lenders expand their businesses by growing their financing networks and staying informed about market news, trends and data.