MBA Education

Through active member engagement, you can lend your expertise to MBA's grassroots and national policy and legislative agendas to truly be the voice of the industry, as the future of real estate finance in America is determined.

– Bill Cosgrove, CMB, 2015 MBA Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Union Home Mortgage Corp.

I love being part of MBA because it's given me the chance to meet and work with folks who have the same passion for this industry as I do. MBA provides the framework for all of us to work together toward common goals. And with such strength in numbers, we can move our industry forward.

– Debra W. Still, CMB, 2013 MBA Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pulte Mortgage LLC

Real estate finance is always about change. The change can be legislative, regulatory or economic. MBA helps us anticipate change before it occurs.

– E.J. Burke, 2014 MBA Chairman, Co-President, KeyBank Mortgage

We get an opportunity to actually meet with legislators, decision makers and regulators.Those are the folks who are formulating what the future of our industry is going to look like. It is fantastic to have a voice in that process.

– Chris George, President, CMG Financial

Mortgage Banking Magazine

Latest Issue: April 2015

Mortgage Banking magazine 4-15

Be sure to read:

  • Preparing for Exams
    Tim Burniston and Stephen Cross have more than 65 years of combined experience as federal banking regulators.  Now with Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, the two pool their deep expertise to share some timely tips for preparing for a regulatory exam.

  • How Big is Small?
    Terry Sheridan reports on how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seeking to deliver some regulatory relief from the Qualified Mortgage requirements to small creditors.  But the story all comes down to how the CFPB defines "small."

  • A Texas-Size Apartment Boom
    John Bell writes about how apartment demand and supply are booming in three Texas cities.  He sizes up the sizzling multifamily markets in Austin, Dallas and Houston and finds that really strong job growth is the common theme.
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MBA Mortgage Rates

  4/10 4/3
30-Year Jumbo 3.84 3.81
30-Year Fixed-Rate 3.87 3.86
15-Year Fixed-Rate 3.16 3.15
5-Year ARM 2.82 2.76
FHA 203 (b) 3.67 3.69
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