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April 16, 2019 | Residential
Residential: New valuation system lays groundwork for more informed disposition

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced the creation of a new system of records to provide more consistent and acc...
April 16, 2019 | Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate: Situs RERC survey shows declining investment conditions for many property types

While the US economy seems on its way to reaching a record 10 years of expansion, more signs are pointing to a possible downturn in the next year o...
April 9, 2019 | Risk Management and Analytics
Risk Management & Analytics: Rate repricing will rely on institution-based data

Two weeks ago, we considered the general background factors that play a critical role in influencing your rate repricing decisions. This week, we m...
April 9, 2019 | Residential
Residential: Housing market gets back on its feet after fears for the worst

“What a difference 30 days makes,” said Tim Rood, Chairman of The Collingwood Group, in a recent interview on FOX Business. A perfect storm of ...
April 9, 2019 | Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate: Overall value vs. price rating remains below average, Situs RERC survey respondents say

Situs RERC’s value vs. price rating for overall commercial real estate (CRE) is still below average, even though the retail sector’s rating ros...
April 2, 2019 | Residential
Residential: Are DACA borrowers eligible for FHA loans? It depends on whom you ask

The debate around the eligibility of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) borrowers attracted new attention last month, with senators, the ...
April 2, 2019 | Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate: Return vs. Risk rating slips for overall CRE in 4Q 2018, Situs RERC survey respondents say

The overall commercial real estate (CRE) market became less attractive from a return vs. risk perspective in 4Q 2018 compared to the previous quart...
March 26, 2019 | Risk Management and Analytics
Risk Management & Analytics: Core deposit repricing changes in era of rising rates

“Model risk is the chance that incorrect financial decisions are made based on faulty projections from a financial model. Asset liability managem...
March 26, 2019 | Residential
Residential: As PLMBS re-emerges, the market is unlikely to return to old models of doing business

A new report from Moody’s Investors Servicer cautions the mortgage industry against overreliance on tools offered by the government-sponsored ent...
March 26, 2019 | Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate: CRE Investing: Right Move, Right Time

The following article appeared in Commercial Property Executive, written by Ken Riggs, CFA, CRE, MAI, FRICS, CCIM, President and Global Head of Sit...

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