Fannie Mae will buy 97% LTV mortgages

Fannie Mae will buy 97% LTV mortgages

Credit improvements lead to mortgage product

MBA leaders challenge federal regulators to take action

MBA: It's time for the penalty phase to end

5 things you absolutely need for the MBA convention in Las Vegas

Every one of these is totally necessary
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MBA leaders challenge federal regulators to take action

MBA: It's time for the penalty phase to end
Sarah Wheeler
"Today's lenders are paying many times over for mistakes that may have been out of their control," Bill Cosgrove, MBA chairman, said Monday at the MBA Convention in Las Vegas. "And it's the consumer who pays the ultimate price. It's time for the penalty phase to end."
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Mortgage lending set to loosen?

MBA Las Vegas and housing metrics will dominate the week
Trey Garrison
With the big Mortgage Bankers Association conference in Vegas, a big announcement from FHFA on the way, and housing metrics galore, it's like Christmas comes early. Follow HousingWire this week for real-time reports from the MBA Convention and Expo.
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Here’s how FHFA opening the credit box could affect the industry

Compass Point: Originators, builders, mortgage insurance benefit
Trey Garrison
It’s likely that Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt will announce a number of policy steps aimed at increasing mortgage credit availability when he speaks at the Mortgage Bankers Association Convention & Expo on Oct. 20.
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Pavaso event at MBA conference features former Miss America

Gathers lenders for a night of industry discussion
Brena Swanson
Pavaso is hosting an exclusive event Monday, Oct. 20 at MBA’s annual convention in Las Vegas, with special guest Nicole Johnson, Miss America 1999, who will share insights of overcoming change and adversity with Mark McElroy, CEO and president of Pavaso.
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5 things you absolutely need for the MBA convention in Las Vegas

Every one of these is totally necessary
Jacob Gaffney
Here are the 5 things you absolutely need for the MBA, and heck, for other conventions as well, in order of least necessary, to “you will probably die if you do not do this” order of importance.
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Mortgage Bankers helping veterans achieve homeownership

Built to Honor program awards mortgage-free houses to injured vets
David Stevens
"A homecoming for these heroes is something to be celebrated. Sadly, as we continue to recover from the largest economic downturn in generations, many of our veterans face homelessness, health care complications and high unemployment rates," Mortgage Bankers Association President and CEO David Stevens said.
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Mortgage applications jump 5.6% on lower interest rates

Refinancings climb to 59% of share
Trey Garrison
Mortgage applications increased 5.6% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 10, 2014.
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Mortgage banking industry weighs in support for single GSE bond

Common securitization platform? Yes, with caveats
Trey Garrison
A common securitization platform and a single GSE bond are coming soon enough from the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and while details are still under discussion, the mortgage banking industry is weighing in with their thoughts.
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Mortgage applications for new homes flat in September

MBA: Annualized 425,000 units is up 0.2% M-M
Trey Garrison
Mortgage applications for new home purchases remained unchanged relative to the previous month, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association Builder Application Survey data for September 2014.
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Mortgage applications reverse trend rising 3.8%

Refinancings hold steady at 56%
Trey Garrison
Mortgage applications increased 3.8% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 3, 2014.
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