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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Five Star Foreclosure Lab Showcases Servicer, Government, Attorney Experts

Appraisal Buzz

The post Five Star Foreclosure Lab Showcases Servicer, Government, Attorney Experts appeared first on DSNews. The post Five Star Foreclosure Lab Showcases Servicer, Government, Attorney Experts appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Five Star Labs Spotlight Servicing, Government, Property Management Experts

Appraisal Buzz

The post Five Star Labs Spotlight Servicing, Government, Property Management Experts appeared first on DSNews. The post Five Star Labs Spotlight Servicing, Government, Property Management Experts appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

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.

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.

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.

Servicing & Compliance Lab to Showcase Servicer, Government Experts

Appraisal Buzz

The post Servicing & Compliance Lab to Showcase Servicer, Government Experts appeared first on DSNews. The post Servicing & Compliance Lab to Showcase Servicer, Government Experts appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Part of the annual Five Star Conference & Expo, this year’s Servicing & Compliance Lab will include insights from representatives of CFPB, FHFA, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac alongside servicing execs and other subject-matter experts.

Government Regulators Make Progress in Addressing Climate-Related Risks

Appraisal Buzz

The report provides a in depth analysis of the some 230 actions … The post Government Regulators Make Progress in Addressing Climate-Related Risks appeared first on DSNews. The post Government Regulators Make Progress in Addressing Climate-Related Risks 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.

The Week Ahead: Servicing Industry Meets Government Leaders to Chart Future

Appraisal Buzz

The upcoming Five Star Government Forum will bring together industry stakeholders and their government partners to Washington, D.C. The post The Week Ahead: Servicing Industry Meets Government Leaders to Chart Future appeared first on DSNews. The post The Week Ahead: Servicing Industry Meets Government Leaders to Chart Future appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

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

Appraisal Buzz

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How does the Canadian government create more affordable housing?

Mortgagebroker News

Home Buyers' Bill of Rights proposed

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

Bank of Canada announces shift in governance structure

Mortgagebroker News

The central bank's policy making council will benefit from a diversity of voices and perspectives, governor says

Exasperation with government grows among brokers

Mortgagebroker News

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

Ontario government mulling higher non-resident buyer tax

Mortgagebroker News

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

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

Federal government invests in community housing initiative

Mortgagebroker News

Funds will help support 18,000 community housing units

Canada election results – Liberals form new government

Mortgagebroker News

Find out how the votes fell

Developer urges governments to provide more affordable housing incentives

Mortgagebroker News

Policies should make more efficient use of funds, developer says

Federal government set to shake up down payments - report

Mortgagebroker News

Feds mulling increases on down payment or restrictions on funding sources

Government pledges stronger support for co-op housing

Mortgagebroker News

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

Can You Photograph A Smell?

The Appraiser Coach

You may have heard that you can’t have opinions about the color of a room or shaggy carpet as you’re doing your job and walking through homes… that’s dead wrong. Read More.

When There’s No Comparison

The Appraiser Coach

If you’ve been a part of the appraisal world for long, you’ve had this experience. You’ve just submitted a completed report that you feel pretty good about. Soon afterward, however, Read More.

Less Isn’t Always More

The Appraiser Coach

I’ve been asked how much should be filled out on site during a mobile appraisal. I know there’s a lot of ways out there to do this; there are almost. Read More.

Smart Inspections

The Appraiser Coach

I was recently contacted by an individual with a question. This woman said that she has been using an iPad for years to do her mobile inspections, but had heard. 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

Governments earmark $440 million for new housing supply in Toronto

Mortgagebroker News

The region is on track to exceed its 2022 target

How the government hopes to change the purchasing process

Mortgagebroker News

A proposed Home Buyers’ Bill of Rights would address a notable trend that’s emerged in a red-hot market

Connecting With Agents

The Appraiser Coach

When it comes to getting business, a lot of us like to go for the “low-hanging fruit.” AMCs are a wonderful source of that “easy to get” business. They’ve been. Read More.

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