MBA Education

From quick-to-market updates on industry developments to comprehensive skill-based training at all experience levels, we are your One Resource for results-oriented education.

From quick-to-market updates on industry developments to comprehensive skill-based training at all experience levels, we are your One Resource for results-oriented 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.

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

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

Mortgage Banking Magazine

Latest Issue: May 2015

Mortgage Banking magazine 5-15

Be sure to read:

  • A Total RMBS Reboot
    Robert Stowe England investigates all the work that's been done so far to rebuild the private secondary mortgage market. The author talks to the rating agencies, think tank experts and market analysts to hear about the critical missing ingredient to restore the market-investors.

  • Inaccessible Credit: The New Normal?
    As a former Ginnie Mae President and General Counsel for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Rob Couch knows his way around housing policy.  So his take on how housing policy could be modified to boost the recovery is enlightening.  He and co-author Jennifer Gisi examine how housing policy could be tweaked to get more creditworthy folks to the closing table. 

  • Refi Drama
    Louise Schiavone examines why so many borrowers have left potential refi savings on the table in the face of record low interest rates. Tight credit, past financial woes and a boatload of still-underwater borrowers explain some of it.
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MBA Mortgage Rates

  5/22 5/15
30-Year Jumbo 4.06 4.04
30-Year Fixed-Rate 4.07 4.04
15-Year Fixed-Rate 3.29 3.26
5-Year ARM 3.04 2.99
FHA 203 (b) 3.83 3.80
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