Industry News

Real estate: The week ahead

Texas Realtors convene in Austin; mortgage bankers head to Orlando

The Mortgage Bankers Association's Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo is slated for Feb. 20-23, in Orlando, Fla. The event focuses on the real estate finance servicing sector, trends in emerging markets, offshoring, economic updates, increasing profitability, and more. The American Bankers Association's National Conference for Community Bankers is scheduled to take place Feb. 20-23, in Phoenix. Conference sessions will focus on industry hot topics like fraud, regulatory burden and Sarbanes-Oxley and BSA examination issues. The Texas Association of Realtors' winter meeting commences today and continues through Tuesday, Feb. 22, in Austin. The event includes educational sessions, networking opportunities and special events. The Smart Growth for Clean Water conference, sponsored by the Michigan Environmental Council, Smart Growth America and Growth Management Leadership Alliance, is slated for Feb. 24, in East Lansing, Mich. The conference is designed for local government offic...