Applications Fall for 6th Straight Week in MBA Weekly Survey
Despite a slight drop in mortgage rates, mortgage applications fell for the sixth straight week, although refinance applications ticked up, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported Wednesday in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 28.
MISMO®, the real estate finance industry standards organization, tseeks public comment on a new Application Threshold Decision Model and White Paper. The 30-day comment period runs through December 1.
DBRS Morningstar, New York, said the delinquency rate for loans packaged in commercial mortgage-backed securities rose in September for just the third time since mid-2020.
Wells Fargo, San Francisco, announced Kristy Fercho, head of Wells Fargo Home Lending, has been named the company’s new head of Diverse Segments, Representation and Inclusion, responsible for integrating diversity, equity and inclusion into every aspect of the company’s business and delivering marketplace and workplace outcomes.
Cushman & Wakefield, Chicago, is representing the University of California Los Angeles as it acquires the former Marymount California University campus in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
MBA recognizes commercial/multifamily members that show leadership in the areas of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion internally through market outreach efforts. As the world continues to evolve, DEI programs are more important than ever before. The Commercial/Multifamily entry period is now open, and will close on November 4.
Speaking opportunities for breakout sessions are now being accepted for The Mortgage Bankers Association’s Technology Solutions Conference & Expo 2023, taking place April 2–5 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif.
Katie Parsons is Managing Director and Head of the Industrial Sector for JLL Valuation Advisory, which conducts assignments throughout the United States across property types including warehouse/distribution centers, manufacturing, cold storage, food/beverage processing facilities, truck terminals, R&D facilities, industrial yards, business parks and airport-related facilities.
At the recent Mortgage Bankers Risk Management, Quality Assurance and Fraud Prevention conference, Fannie Mae hinted at forthcoming changes to its pre-funding quality control requirements. While specifics regarding the changes remain to be seen, the teaser serves as a warning for lenders to shore up their current pre-funding QC program to ensure they are ready to meet the new standards.
The Mortgage Bankers Associations Servicing Solutions Conference & Expo, Roadmap to Servicing Success, takes place Feb. 21-24 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando.