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March 19, 2019 | Residential
Residential: Self-employed borrowers provide yet another reason to revisit QM

The recently introduced Self-Employed Mortgage Access Act is an attempt at loosening credit to qualified mortgage applicants who have difficulty co...
March 19, 2019 | Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate: Analysis sheds light on CRE transaction volume

Just because a metro is hot, that doesn’t mean it’s a seller’s market. Total transaction volume is a good indicator of commercial real estate...
March 13, 2019 | Risk Management and Analytics
Risk Management & Analytics: Keeping up isn’t enough for model risk management

As new risks emerge, the role of the Risk Officers and Risk Managers has become far broader and more complex, covering everything from regulatory c...
March 12, 2019 | Residential
Residential: VA mortgages overwhelming top choice among first-time servicemember homebuyers

First-time servicemember homebuyers have increasingly turned to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) mortgages since 2008, according to a new analys...
March 12, 2019 | Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate: How to implement tech in CRE Three lessons learned

Earlier this year, Situs gathered leaders in commercial real estate finance to discuss the latest technology trends in the industry. Here are the t...
March 5, 2019 | Risk Management and Analytics
Risk Management & Analytics: Many types of interest rate risk (IRR) affect community institutions

Click here to watch the webinar: "Laying the Foundation for Interest Rate Risk (IRR) Management" Over the last few years, the financial industry...
March 5, 2019 | Residential
Residential: The debate on GSE reform is heating back up

The debate around reform of the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) is reigniting as congressional and administrative agendas converge with new...
March 5, 2019 | Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate: Industrial sector the best; retail, apartments the least in the East

The industrial sector rated highest among all property types in the East region of the US for its return vs. risk and value vs. price, while the re...
February 26, 2019 | Risk Management and Analytics
Risk Management & Analytics: MountainView offers Enhanced Daily Marks solution

MountainView Financial Solutions, a Situs company and a leading advisor to the financial services industry, announced Monday that it has expanded i...
February 26, 2019 | Residential
Residential: SunTrust and BB&T merge, hope for a larger slice of the mortgage pie

Nonbank lenders have dominated headlines in recent years as they keep gaining ground in mortgage originations. The announcement of BB&T’s mer...

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