Senate housing reform measure moving steadily forward.
Despite challenges, this report from the Filene Research Report, offered exclusively for CU Times readers, argues credit unions need to be in housing finance.
Regional price variances, low inventory and too many homeowners still underwater mean higher prices aren't resulting in big loan gains.
Christopher Johnson tells CU Times why he thinks he was fired from the Idaho league after just five months.
This Opinion piece advises on how, and why, to upgrade commercial loan closing practices at credit unions.
A new Senate plan would insure and regulate mortgage backed securities like credit union deposits.
Heading into the GAC, legislative priorities for credit unions include protecting the tax-exempt status, data security and housing finance reform.
The complexity of reforming the secondary mortgage market, combined with its risk and Congress' inability to compromise, are the three reasons industry lobbyists and housing experts don't expect its completion in 2014.
Complexity, risk, congressional gridlock fingered in failure to reform Freddie, Fannie, FHFA this year.
Loan originator training and leveraged vendor relationships should help credit unions guide members through new CFPB rules.