Mortgage Observer

So They Say: Jeb Bush Talks Housing Market … And Running for President

Jeb Bush

John Ellis “Jeb” Bush appears to be flirting with the idea of becoming the third Bush to lead the country, in 2016. The son of former president George H.W. Bush and the brother of former president George W. Bush told attendees at a Catholic charity event in New York this month that he’s “thinking about running for president,” according to reports. Mortgage Observer looks back at some notable quotes from the 61-year-old Midland, Tex. native. Read More

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Live From Orlando: It’s the 2014 MBA CREF/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo

The MBA Super Bowl Bash

Hello dedicated readers, industry insiders and commercial real estate junkies.

We are reaching out from the Mortgage Bankers Association‘s 2014 CREF/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo in Orlando, Fla.

The four-day event kicked off last night at the Hyatt Regency Orlando hotel with several panels on the tumultuous FHA landscape and a lively Super Bowl party to cap off the night. (The Seattle Seahawks won their first Super Bowl title, defeating the Denver Broncos 43-8, for those who missed it.) Read More

CREFC January Conference

CRE Finance Council January Conference


The Mortgage Observer is heading South, for the CRE Finance Council’s January Conference–held this coming Monday through Wednesday in Miami, Fla. The event is being held at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel and promises to be full of vital information for those involved in commercial real estate debt. We’ll be covering the entire conference, meeting with insiders to hear the buzz and running over to our exclusive cocktail event Tuesday evening at STK Miami. Read More