FDIC break downs ability-to-repay and qualified mortgage rule
The FDIC has released a set of instructional videos that address ability-to-repay and qualified mortgage rule compliance.
Freddie Mac: The purchase market strengthens
What's the forecast for the housing market next year? Analysts at Freddie Mac take a look at the current economy, where it's headed and how it will affect housing in 2015.
Getting a bear hug on clients
Building client loyalty is increasingly difficult in today's hyper-competitive and shrinking market. But some retention efforts are working better than others
Trulia terrifies home buyers with staged haunted house
In the spirit of Halloween, digital realtor Trulia has staged its own hidden-camera prank to scare potential home buyers.
Could you finance a whole ghost town? This one’s for sale with a starting price of under $1M
The Historic Village at Johnsonville in East Haddam, Connecticut is for sale. Originally a mill village, the property is an assemblage of 8 contiguous parcels totaling approximately 62 acres- the question is, how tricky would funding be for this?
Broker gets phone call from customer at bank robbery
A big bank employee asks his boss for a raise, Obama tells regulators they're doing a good job, and a mortgage broker gets a call during a bank robbery. Check out the week's news on MPATV
Robots, pot and mortgage fraud -- MPATV looks at the stories that made news this week
A new cash crop may mean more money for lenders, mortgage fraudsters are getting more sophisticated, and flying robots may be the next big thing in real estate. Get the news you need on MPATV!
What does the Scottish independence vote mean for the mortgage market?
A new president for NAMB, a survey reveals consumer misconceptions about the mortgage process, and Scotland's "no" vote for independence may have saved their housing market. Check out the latest news on MPA TV
Reverse mortgages: Spreading the word (Part III)
MPA recently sat down with six leaders in the reverse mortgage industry and talked about the future of the market, challenges with supply and demand; and the benefits –to both clients and originators – of offering this product.