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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 PLS 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...
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...

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