Have to buy something for someone in your life who has everything? If they’re a basketball fan, how about food smoked with the same type of wood used by NCAA basketball courts? News can be thrown at our biz has no rhyme or reason. Yesterday was one of those days, including the FHFA’s temporary hold on DTI pricing, detailed below. If you’d like some thoughts on the housing market after Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse, here you go, care of MCT. Along those lines, this Friday, “The Rundown” features Keith Little, President of Centennial Bank (Arkansas) discussing the bank failures from a banker’s perspective. Were regulators, auditors, and examiners doing their jobs? Speaking of regulators, my cat Myrtle, who is not a big fan of the CFPB, no doubt took note of yesterday’s announcement that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has launched an inquiry into companies that track and collect information on people’s personal lives. Some would wonder, isn’t that every government agency? And how ‘bout this: Is CNBC “recommending” lenders now? Who will read the warning at the top? “Select independently determines what we cover and recommend. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers and links. Read more about Select on CNBC and on NBC News, and click here to read our full advertiser disclosure.” (Today’s podcast can be found here and this week is sponsored by Richey May, a recognized leader in providing specialized advisory, audit, tax, technology, and other services in the mortgage industry and in banking. Today’s has an interview with Richey May’s Michael Nouguier on the latest in mortgage cybersecurity.)
Source: Mortgage News Daily