February Housing Starts Up Nearly 10%
February housing starts, permits and completions posted near double-digit percentage increases, ending five months of declines, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Thursday.
MISMO Seeks Public Comment on New Engineering Guideline in Use of XML Attributes and Elements
MISMO®, the real estate finance industry standards organization, seeks public comment on its new MISMO Engineering Guideline (MEG) 24, which outlines MISMO architecture development and interoperability principles for XML technologies and service requirements as identified by the MISMO constituency.
CBRE: Cap Rate Expansion Likely to Continue; May Peak This Year
CBRE, Dallas, said capitalization rate expansion will likely continue in the short term for most commercial real estate asset types, but could peak later this year. Cap rates should decrease ...
Initial Claims Fall to 8-Month Low
Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell to their lowest level since July last week, giving the Federal Open Market Committee more food for thought as it prepares to meet next week.
FHFA Delays Effective Date of GSE DTI Ratio-Based Fee to Aug. 1
The Federal Housing Finance Agency on Wednesday announced a 90-day delay in the effective date of the new Loan Level Price Adjustments for certain borrowers with debt-to-income ratios above 40 percent. The new effective date will be for deliveries on or after August 1.