Regulators, MBA Urge Cybersecurity Vigilance as Worldwide Tensions Escalate
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine escalates and governments worldwide impose economic sanctions, financial regulators have begun to issue guidance in anticipation of potentially heightened cybersecurity attacks and virtual currency disruptions.
Tester, Tillis Introduce LIBOR ‘Tough Legacy’ Bill; MBA, Trade Groups Urge Senate Support
Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Thom Tillis, R-N.C., yesterday introduced a bill that addresses "tough legacy" contracts that currently reference LIBOR. The Mortgage Bankers Association and more than two dozen industry trade groups sent a letter to Senate leadership in support of the bill.
Homeowner Tenure Flattens After 10-Year Rise
The typical American homeowner in 2021 had spent 13.2 years in their home, down slightly from the peak of 13.5 years in 2020 but up significantly from 10.1 years in 2012, said Redfin, Seattle.
ATTOM: 4Q Lending Falls at Fastest Pace in 3 Years
ATTOM, Irvine, Calif., said mortgage lending across the U.S. fell in the fourth quarter, marking the third straight quarterly decrease and at the fastest pace since 2019.
Commercial Property Prices Reach New Highs
Real Capital Analytics, New York, reported U.S. commercial property price growth continued to appreciate at a double-digit pace in January.