The Week Ahead, Mar. 13, 2023: Housing, Inflation on the Docket
Good morning and happy Monday. It’s going to be a busy week, so let’s jump right in:
MBA Reports. On Tuesday, Mar. 14, MBA releases its monthly Mortgage Credit Availability Index, with commentary and analysis from MBA Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist Joel Kan.
On Wednesday, Mar. 15, MBA releases its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey, with Kan again providing commentary and analysis.
And on Thursday, Mar. 16, MBA issues its monthly Builder Applications Survey, with a busy Joel Kan again providing commentary and analysis.
And if you haven’t yet checked out the MBA State of the Association, featuring a look back at key issues affecting the real estate finance industry in 2022 and the economic and policy outlook for 2023, please do so by clicking the link above.
Other Economic Reports. We start to see some of February’s housing reports this week, as well as first indicators of inflation ahead of next week’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting. Those reports MBA NewsLink will cover are in italics:
—Monday: (No reports)
—Tuesday: MBA Mortgage Credit Availability Inde;
—Wednesday: MBA Weekly Applications Survey; Consumer Price Index; National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index; Advance Retail Sales; Empire State Manufacturing Survey; Business Inventories
—Thursday: MBA Builder Applications Survey; Initial Claims; New Residential Construction; Imports/Exports; Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Survey
—Friday: Industrial Production/Capacity Utilization; University of Michigan Consumer Survey (preliminary)
Congress. The House and Senate are in session this week; neither the Senate Banking Committee nor the House Financial Services Committee hold hearings pertaining to the real estate finance industry this week.
For more information about the House and Senate, visit www.house.gov and www.senate.gov, respectively. For more information about upcoming hearings in the Senate Banking Committee, click https://www.banking.senate.gov/hearings. For more information about upcoming hearings in the House Financial Services Committee, click https://financialservices.house.gov/calendar/?EventTypeID=577&Congress=117.
And finally, MBA Conferences. Here’s a list of upcoming MBA conferences:
Apr. 17-18: MBA State & Local Workshop, Washington, D.C. For more information, click here.
Apr. 18-19: MBA National Advocacy Conference, Washington, D.C. Fore more information, click here.
Apr. 26-27: MBA Commercial/Multifamily Human Resources Roundtable 2023. For more information, click here.
May 7-10: MBA Legal Issues & Regulatory Compliance Conference, Austin, Texas. For more information, click here.
May 9-12: MBA Commercial/Multifamily Housing Servicing and Technology Conference, Chicago. For more information, click here.
May 21-24: MBA Secondary and Capital Markets Conference & Expo, New York. For more information, click here.
June 4-7: MBA Chairman’s Conference, Manalapan, Fla. For more information, click here.
June 5-8: MISMO Spring Summit, Portland, Ore. For more information, click here.
Sept. 10-12: MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference, Washington, D.C. For more information, click here.
Sept. 11-13: MBA Risk Management, QA and Fraud Prevention Forum, Phoenix. For more information, click here.
Oct. 14: mPowering You: MBA’s Summit For Women in Real Estate Finance, Philadelphia. For more information, click here.
Oct. 15-18: MBA Annual Convention & Expo, Philadelphia. For more information, click here.
For more information, click the links above or visit https://www.mba.org/conferences-and-education/conferences-and-meetings.
For the most up-to-date information regarding legislative activity at the state and local level, visit the MBA State Legislative Database here.
For information about MBA Education events, visit http://www.mbaeducation.org.
For information about the National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA), visit https://www.nammba.org/.
Enjoy the week!