As Congress returned to begin working on the preliminary contours of another COVID-19 relief and response package, the Federal Housing Finance Agency proposed its 2021 housing goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, specifying both the single-family and multifamily mortgage purchase benchmarks for low-income borrowers or borrowers residing in low-income areas.
MISMO®, the mortgage industry standards organization, today released new proposed data standards for commercial property appraisals. The new dataset will facilitate efficient exchange of appraisal information across the commercial real estate finance industry.
This week’s MBA Chart of the Week uses data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to look at the ratio of the number of unemployed workers to job openings to highlight how the current recession is different than the recession in 2007-2009.
eMortgages have grown significantly - and in light of recent events, demand is higher than ever. Henry Cason, SVP and Head of Digital Products at Fannie Mae, shares how the industry is embracing digital mortgage solutions. Read our attached blog post for more information.