Today in MBA Insights


New in today’s issue of MBA Insights:  

The MBA Interview. William Fall of Valuation Partners. Fall discusses why the marriage of high tech and high touch remain essential to accurate valuations and appraisals.  

Direct from Dave. In this installment, MBA President and CEO David Stevens, CMB, addresses how lenders can improve the minority homeownership rate gap through affordable housing and rental properties.  

MBA Diversity & Inclusion Interview: L. Maria Zywiciel of NAHREP Consulting Services. MBA Insights continues its series of profiles of movers and shakers in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  

MBANow. In this new MBANow video, MBA President and CEO David Stevens, CMB, discusses the current state of the real estate finance industry with Sanjiv Das, CEO of Caliber Home Loans, Irving, Texas.  

Slideshow: In this informative slideshow, HomeUnion, Irvine, Calif., examines trends in the single-family rental sector.  

The MBA Program Increased My Salary by $100,000.’ In this powerful testimonial, Craig Wells, CRU, describes how MBA Education programs increased his knowledge–and his value to his employer.  

People in the News. Phil McCall becomes president of ACES Risk Management; Rob Clements and John Surface are the new top guns at LenderLive; and numerous other recent appointments.  

Escrow Regulations 101: Are You in Compliance? Amendments to Regulations X, Z and the new Biggert-Waters Component for escrow mean compliance with escrow accounting requirements for mortgage loans will likely become an important issue for financial institutions. Autumn Cole and Clifford Baptist of LERETA, Covina, Calif., guide you through latest developments.  

MBA Insights is a “deep dive” electronic publication for the real estate finance industry. Produced by MBA–and written by MBA staff and industry insiders–MBA Insights provides readers with insightful coverage and key data points spanning topics such as technology, innovation, advocacy, changes in the market and what’s on the horizon. MBA Insights is delivered weekly to more than 58,000 industry professionals and features in-depth stories, blogs, videos, slideshows and other media.  

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