Self-billed as the largest event in mortgage banking -- along with a long list of related marketing superlatives -- this event is well-attended by the default servicing community each year. New this year, conference organizers have recast conference tracks as "labs." Also includes a number of private events for servicers and legal counsel.
For many observers, “skin in the game” is synonymous with a large down payment that limits lender or investor risk. However, skin in the game can be defined much more broadly, since financial investment is only one factor that mitigates risk.
The Silicon Valley area added 385,000 jobs between 2010 and 2015, but only issued building permits for 58,000 units in that same time frame, creating an unsustainable housing marker that shuts out all but the richest buyers. What, if anything, can be done to cool off skyrocketing home prices?