Can Government Reform Government?

George Dell

So what about government? Can government agencies (such as FFIEC and the […]. The post Can Government Reform Government? Reform? What is the real problem? We know of meltdowns. We hear of bias. And we see the “American Dream” may be just a dream.

Government Forum Unites Mortgage & Government Thought Leaders

Appraisal Buzz

Five Star’s virtual Government Forum assembled leaders from the mortgage space and regulators for a day of topical discussions and sessions shedding insight into what lies ahead for mortgage professionals as they emerge from the pandemic. The post Government Forum Unites Mortgage & Government Thought Leaders appeared first on theMReport.com. The post Government Forum Unites Mortgage & Government Thought Leaders appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

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The appraisal industry’s governance problem

Housing Wire

Apart from questions of governance, the report found significant gaps in the Appraisal Foundation’s fair housing requirements and training. The post The appraisal industry’s governance problem appeared first on HousingWire.

FHFA: Government to back mortgages up to $970,800 in 2022

Housing Wire

The federal government will now back mortgage loans of nearly $1 million, with the new ceiling loan limit for one-unit properties in most high-cost areas now $970,800 — or 150% of $647,200. The post FHFA: Government to back mortgages up to $970,800 in 2022 appeared first on HousingWire.

Should government help create housing market supply?

Housing Wire

The post Should government help create housing market supply? If demographics are economics, and we accept that in the years 2020 to 2024 the U.S. will have the best housing demographics in history , then it follows that home prices could take off in an unhealthy way.

Inside the government’s feeble fight to end redlining

Housing Wire

The federal government was for redlining before it was against it, instituting color-coded maps of fast-changing metropolises for the better part of the 20th Century. Federal government lawyers assailed Trustmark for redlining in Hispanic and Black neighborhoods.

Good governance and good housing: Public-private partnerships in proptech

Housing Wire

These questions govern the quality of life, and as a result, housing is crucial to the very fabric of democracy itself. The post Good governance and good housing: Public-private partnerships in proptech appeared first on HousingWire. The U.S.

Industry and Government Collaborate on Solutions

Appraisal Buzz

The post Industry and Government Collaborate on Solutions appeared first on DSNews. The post Industry and Government Collaborate on Solutions appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Government Agencies Seek Affordable-Housing Solutions

Appraisal Buzz

The post Government Agencies Seek Affordable-Housing Solutions appeared first on DSNews. The post Government Agencies Seek Affordable-Housing Solutions appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Government Agencies Extend COVID-Related Moratoria

Appraisal Buzz

The post Government Agencies Extend COVID-Related Moratoria appeared first on theMReport.com. The post Government Agencies Extend COVID-Related Moratoria appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Five Star Government Forum Returns to D.C. This April

Appraisal Buzz

The post Five Star Government Forum Returns to D.C. The post Five Star Government Forum Returns to D.C.

FHFA, HUD Speakers to Headline Five Star Government Forum

Appraisal Buzz

The post FHFA, HUD Speakers to Headline Five Star Government Forum appeared first on theMReport.com. The post FHFA, HUD Speakers to Headline Five Star Government Forum appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Acting FHFA Director Sandra L.

Government Regulations Factoring Into Rise of Home Prices

Appraisal Buzz

The post Government Regulations Factoring Into Rise of Home Prices appeared first on theMReport.com. The post Government Regulations Factoring Into Rise of Home Prices appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

The mortgage industry should build ATR rule governance

Housing Wire

Fear of this outcome is why, for the better part of the past 12 years, ATR safe-harbor determinations were, in large part, simply punted to the black box underwriting systems of the government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Non-Government Loans See Jump in Forbearances; Huge Inflation, But Here's Housing's Bigger Problem

Appraisal Buzz

The post Non-Government Loans See Jump in Forbearances; Huge Inflation, But Here's Housing's Bigger Problem appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. The forbearance numbers increased again over the past week although Black Knight, in its weekly report, said these mid- to late-month upticks are becoming common. The number of mortgages in active plans rose by 16,000 or 0.73 percent.

Calls continue for government action on housing market

Mortgagebroker News

The current government is likely to be in office until 2025, with an ambitious housing plan in the works

The Complete Guide to Buying a Home As a Government Employee

Raleigh Realty

Buying a Home As a Government Employee Are you a government employee preparing to buy a home? With the right resources, you can ensure a successful investment and one in which you may save tens of thousands of dollars thanks to being a government employee.

BC government contemplating removal of municipal permit powers – housing minister

Mortgagebroker News

Local governments are currently not doing enough to boost BC's housing supply, officials say

Exasperation with government grows among brokers

Mortgagebroker News

Two executives argue for more meaningful government interaction with the broker community

Federal government invests in community housing initiative

Mortgagebroker News

Funds will help support 18,000 community housing units

Ontario government mulling higher non-resident buyer tax

Mortgagebroker News

The provincial government calls on the Liberal federal administration to fulfill its campaign pledge

Government pledges stronger support for co-op housing

Mortgagebroker News

New Co-operative Housing Development Program to receive half a billion in funding

The VA’s little-known program for Native American veterans

Housing Wire

A Department of Veterans Affairs lending program for Native American veterans has been severely underutilized, a government watchdog found. Mortgage Politics & Money Department of Veterans Affairs Government Accountability Office HUD USDA veterans

Future-Proof Your Data: Improving Enterprise Data Governance With Digital Data Capture

GoForrmz

Fortunately, implementing data governance procedures enables enterprise teams to rigorously manage data collections without hindering the flow of information throughout their operations. To put it simply, it is impossible to ‘future-proof’ data without sufficient data governance.

Canada election results – Liberals form new government

Mortgagebroker News

Find out how the votes fell

Governments earmark $440 million for new housing supply in Toronto

Mortgagebroker News

The region is on track to exceed its 2022 target

The Tight Housing Market Boxes Out Government-Insured Borrowers, Widening Homeownership Gaps

Urban

Data show that flat-out rejection of buyers seeking government-backed loans disadvantages households with lower incomes, lower credit scores, and less wealth, many of whom are people of color

Delegate, Delegate, Delegate!

The Appraiser Coach

I was in a group meeting recently where we were talking with small business owners and trying to help them with some of the problems they were facing. Read More.

When Money Makes Itself

The Appraiser Coach

Idaho is a gorgeous state! I live in the backyard of the Teton Mountain Range and Yellowstone National Park, and I love going to the hills. Hiking through groves of. Read More.

Don’t Be Alice!

The Appraiser Coach

In his classic novel Alice in Wonderland, author Lewis Carroll teaches an important principle through the character of the Cheshire Cat. Lost in the woods and faced with a crossroads, Read More.

Federal government set to shake up down payments - report

Mortgagebroker News

Feds mulling increases on down payment or restrictions on funding sources

The Workings of a Millionaire Mind

The Appraiser Coach

Principles of business cross boundaries of profession frequently, and the one shared today is inspired by Dr. Thomas Stanley, author of The Millionaire Next Door and The Millionaire Mind. Read More.

Rental Schedules Without an Appraisal?

The Appraiser Coach

Can you do a rental schedule on a property that you have not appraised? This was a question recently asked in my closed Facebook All-Stars group. Within this private group, Read More.

Petro industry service provider, government-owned bank cement mortgage agreement

Mortgagebroker News

Funding will provide the energy services company with long-term liquidity supported by a Crown corporation

Government advisers weigh in on possible housing taxes

Mortgagebroker News

Policymakers are at risk of significantly mischaracterizing the causes of the housing crisis, observers say

Finding Comps in Non-Disclosure States

The Appraiser Coach

All three states that I’m licensed in, Idaho, Utah and Wyoming, are non-disclosure states. I’ve never worked in a disclosure state and so I’m always a bit surprised when I’m. Read More.

Time to Break Out the Saddle!

The Appraiser Coach

Let’s talk about ponies. No, not the hairy little animals that run around your yard and play with your kids. This pony is an acronym, spelled POINII. You’ve heard me. Read More.

Governments announce new investment in Peterborough housing

Mortgagebroker News

This is the latest step in the CMHC’s ambitious National Housing Strategy

Realtors Are Professionals Too

The Appraiser Coach

As an appraiser, you’re a real estate professional and you are in the business of valuing property. Inevitably, at some point in your career, you’re going to make another real. Read More.

When Doing a Job Right Doesn’t Mean Doing it Yourself

The Appraiser Coach

One Saturday morning, I found myself in front of the computer, punching numbers. While I was sitting there, staring at my screen, willing this task to end, I had a. Read More.