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Supply and Demand Imbalance Continues to Drive Home Prices: Tim Rood on FBN

Amid the recent jump in interest rates, sales of existing-homes declined by 3.4% in May 2022, but prices continued to soar, hitting a record $407,600 in May 2022 – up 14.8% year over year, according to the National Association of Realtors. A supply

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On the Hill Episode 14: Michael Bright, CEO, Structured Finance Association

Top 5 Bottom 5 Metro Survey Finds Investors Keen on Secondary Markets in the South

On the Hill Episode 13: Kristy Fercho, Head of Wells Fargo Home Lending & MBA Chairman

Regional Investors Share Commercial Property Forecast for 2022: SitusAMC Survey

MBA Chief Economist Offers Forecast for 2022 Housing Market at SitusAMC Webinar

Apartment, Industrial Values Surge, Office Leasing Rises in 4Q 2021: Current Valuation Insights Report

SitusAMC Current Momentum Heat Map Shows Western Resurgence in 3Q 2021

SitusAMC Analysis Finds Historic Surge in Apartment Returns, Rent Growth in 3Q 2021

Commercial Real Estate Returns Hit 16-Year High in the Third Quarter of 2021

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On the Hill Episode 12: Pete Mills, Senior Vice President, Mortgage Bankers Association

Q&A with Justin Vedder, President of Securent, An Innovative Loan Defect Insurance Solution to Help Mortgage Participants Reduce Risk, Improve Profits

Top 5 Bottom 5 Metros: Several Apartment Markets Achieve Record-Breaking 3Q Returns

Real Estate Investors Can’t Ignore Rising Insurance Costs

Panel Discusses Compliance Strategies Amid Challenges Posed by QM Rule Changes

SitusAMC Ramps Up Capacity To Support Extraordinary Growth in Residential Mortgage Market

How Can Lenders Drive Profitability in a Booming Purchase Mortgage Market?

The Rational Exuberance Around Industrial Real Estate

How Can Mortgage Lenders, Servicers and Investors Prepare for Climate Change Risk?

Data Overhaul Promotes More Accurate RMBS Ratings and Faster, More Efficient Transactions

Commercial Real Estate Could Deliver Double-Digit Total Returns in 2021

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As Forbearance Ends, Lenders Must Monitor Portfolio Changes to Mitigate Risk

Investors Rank the Best and Worst Commercial Real Estate Sectors

7 Macro Trends Supporting Strong Demand for Middle-Income Rental Housing

Even During a Pandemic, Demographics is Destiny

The Skills Gap: Why Smart Companies Are 'Renting' Talent in Post-COVID World

How Technology Is Transforming Warehouse Lending

On the Hill - Ep. 10: Craig Phillips, Former Counselor to U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

The Top 5 and Bottom 5 Metros in Q1 2021

On the Hill - Ep. 11: Kathleen L. Kraninger, former Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

What Servicers Must Know As the Foreclosure Moratorium Expires

Survey Finds Glimmers of Hope in the Retail Sector

FHA Releases Guidance on DACA and H-1B Visa Borrowers

Lenders Deploy Technology to Reduce Compliance Risk

On the Hill - Ep. 9: Mark Fleming, Chief Economist, First American Financial Corporation

Europe Sees Few CRE Loan Defaults, New Lending Accelerates

Pandemic Recovery Marked by Dramatic Regional Disparities

On the Hill - Ep. 8: Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics

CMBS Rebound Continues, With Retail Loans Leading the Way

The Outlook for Commercial Real Estate in Europe in 2021

The Top 5 and Bottom 5 Metros in Q4 2020

FHA Targets COVID Compliance in Loan Servicing

On the Hill - Ep. 7: Jim Parrott, Former White House Advisor on Housing

Rising Pressure: How State and City Fiscal Crises Could Affect Commercial Real Estate Demand

American Rescue Plan Might Not Rescue All Tenants from Evictions

Finding CRE Alpha in Uncertain Times

On the Hill - Ep. 6: Mark Calabria, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency

Investors Seek More Clarity on the Future of Office

3 Essential Qualities To Look For In An Independent Valuation Provider

FHA Lenders Face Sanctions for Errors in Reporting

On the Hill - Ep. 5: Brian Montgomery, Former HUD Deputy Secretary

Smart Strategies to Boost Productivity in Remote Real Estate Finance Teams

How COVID-19 Is Changing Borrower Behavior and Lending Risks

In Conversation: How Are Inflation Dynamics Altering the Real Estate Valuation Process?

MBA Chief Economist Offers Forecast for 2021 Housing Market

Digital Platform Connects Lenders, Brokers and Mortgage Borrowers For Faster, Better Underwriting

What the Real Estate Industry Can Expect from Our President and the 117th Congress

FHA Commissioner Dana Wade On COVID-19 and Expectations for 2021

Urban Exodus? Not So Fast

COVID-19 Relief Bill Helps Stabilize Commercial Properties

On The Hill - Ep. 4: Dana Wade, FHA Commissioner and Assistant Deputy Secretary of the HUD

RERC Forecasts Outlook for Commercial Real Estate in 2021

On The Hill - Ep. 3: Christopher Whalen, Investment Banker and Author

6 Frightening Real Estate Market Trends (Just in Time for Halloween)

European CRE Finance Market: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?

“RERC Quarterly Valuation Trends” Webinar Reveals CRE Outlook, Winners and Losers

Renewed Activity, Flight to Quality in European CRE Finance Market

College Football Timeout Penalizes Small-Town Merchants

Pandemic Has Accelerated Promising – and Worrisome – CRE Trends

Green Shoots Appearing in the CMBS Market

NCREIF Property Index (NPI) Declines in 2Q as Structural Changes Accelerate

U.S. Economy Imperiled as Congress Goes Home Without New Stimulus Agreement

Congress, White House Struggle to Find Consensus on New Stimulus

4 Factors to Watch in The Shifting Valuation Landscape

NCREIF Panel Weighs the Impact of COVID-19 on Retail Assets

On The Hill - Ep. 2:  Mark Garland, SitusAMC Managing Director

Implications of the COVID-19 Crisis for Commercial Real Estate Values

Driving Results from Distressed CRE Assets

How Commercial Real Estate Owners Are Managing Rent Defaults

On The Hill - Ep. 1: Ken Riggs, Vice Chairman of RERC

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Asset Values in Europe

How The Paycheck Protection Program Is Impacting Commercial Real Estate

WeWait, WeWonder – The Future of Coworking in a COVID Economy

How COVID-19 is Impacting Defaults and Workouts in Europe

Navigating The Ever-changing Paycheck Protection Program

Paycheck Protection Plan Timeline: Making Sense of the Changes

European CRE Outlook Remains Uncertain as Eurozone Contracts

Timeline of the U.S. Government's Response to COVID-19

How Covid-19 is Disrupting the Housing Market

Three Ways Climate Change is Impacting the Real Estate Industry

Innovating to Manage a Complex Origination Paper Trail

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