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Folks are talking about how in-person mortgage conferences are coming back strong. For example, here in Florida that MBAF conference is approaching 300 registrants, and the California MBA’s Western Secondary (still two months away) has well over 200 participants, and registration has only been open a week. Folks are also talking about the mergers and acquisition (M&A) & investment business. Sure, depository banks are active. For example, out of Wisconsin comes news that Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. has plans to acquire County Bancorp, Inc. But the big head-turner is Blackstone’s purchase of Home Partners of America for $6 billion. This company rents out 17,000 homes , renewing the discussion of how high rent is and the lack of home inventory for families to buy. MAXEX has secured…(read more)

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Source: Mortgage News Daily