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May 21, 2019 | Risk Management and Analytics
Risk Management & Analytics: CECL modeling and qualitative considerations

Jeff Prelle, managing director, head of risk modeling for MountainView Financial Solutions, a Situs company, recently spoke at the RMA Rocky Mounta...
May 21, 2019 | Residential
Residential: CFPB’s proposed HMDA reform will provide relief to smaller lenders

In a wave of announcements earlier this month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) outlined its plan to tackle Home Mortgage Disclosure...
May 21, 2019 | Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate: Midwest has lowest overall CRE value vs. price

For overall commercial real estate (CRE), value vs. price ratings were lowest for the Midwest compared to all other regions. However, values are st...
May 14, 2019 | Residential
Residential: Behind the scenes of FHA’s down payment assistance updates

The Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) abrupt changes to its down payment assistance requirements, issued in late April, came as a surprise. ...
May 14, 2019 | Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate: Industrial has best value vs. price in the West, Situs RERC survey respondents say

The industrial sector rated highest among all property types in the West region of the US for its value vs. price while retail sector fared the wor...
May 7, 2019 | Risk Management and Analytics
Risk Management & Analytics: The modeling process and results

The first part of this series examined issues you need to consider before you approach deposit repricing modeling, e.g. what distinctions in your d...
May 7, 2019 | Residential
Residential: Ginnie Mae uses technology to stay on top of natural disasters

Disaster response has become a part of everyday life for mortgage servicers and lenders in recent years, as the frequency of billion-dollar natural...
May 7, 2019 | Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate: CRE income stability continues to attract investors

In 4Q 2018, commercial real estate (CRE) total returns continued to decline, but investors remain satisfied with the stability of their income comp...
April 30, 2019 | Residential
Residential: Incomplete documentation and programming errors lead to supervisory scrutiny of mortgage servicers

In the latter half of 2018, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) examiners uncovered unfair and deceptive practices, misleading statements a...
April 30, 2019 | Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate: In survey, multifamily remains most favored among property types

Slightly more than a third of the respondents in a recent poll said they believe that multifamily assets will offer the most favorable investment o...

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