Interthinx is Your Blueprint for Quality._id1342
in News > Commercial Mortgage
print the content item


The world's largest carbon emitter and largest energy consumer will soon become the world's largest green building market.

The Xinhua News Agency reports that China will require new urban building construction and the renovation of existing buildings to meet with mandatory green building standards by 2015. China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) will issue a green building code that covers energy-saving standards. An NDRC official says the cost of meeting the new minimum green building code requirements will be $8 per square meter.

The NDRC is also encouraging energy efficiency in residential properties. Homes located in the nation's northern region will be required to upgrade the energy efficiency on their heating systems starting in 2015. Public housing complexes will also be required to become more energy efficient.


Six important questions you need to ask about your compliance process_id1314


Latest Top Stories

CFPB Selects Vendors And Lenders For Its Mortgage E-Closing Pilot

Five technology firms and seven lenders will participate in the CFPB's e-closing pilot, which will explore the viability of developing a standard process for closing mortgages using technology.


BofA To Pay Nearly $17 Billion To Resolve Mortgage Bond Probe

The agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice eclipses the $13 billion settlement JPMorgan Chase reached with federal and state authorities over similar allegations last November.


FHFA Seeks Feedback On Proposed Single Security For GSEs

The agency is requesting feedback from mortgage industry professionals on all aspects of the proposed single security structure and in particular, issues regarding the transition from the current system to a single security.


Ellie Mae To Buy AllRegs For $30 Million

"With the acquisition of AllRegs, Ellie Mae will expand its customer base and add a broad array of content and services that complement our portfolio of product offerings," says Sig Anderman, CEO of Ellie Mae.


Survey Shows ATR/QM Rules Are Negatively Affecting Approvals

In a survey of loan officers commissioned by the Federal Reserve Board, more than half said the CFPB's ability-to-repay/qualified mortgage rule has reduced approval rates for certain types of mortgages.

LenderLive_id1241
Hse SandyHook
Industry Resource
Orb Mobile
FedHomeLoan_id1341
Safeguard_id1322
SWBC_id1313
NAMFS_id1321