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  • MBA Endorses Campbell Bill on Eminent Domain

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 13, 2012) –  David H. Stevens, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), applauded the introduction of the Defending American Taxpayers from Abusive Government Takings Act, filed today in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman

  • Refinance Applications Decline as Rates Increase

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 22, 2012) — Mortgage applications decreased 7.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 17, 2012.  The Market Composite Index,

  • MBA Statement on Treasury Announcement of Modifications to Agreements with GSEs

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 17, 2012) –  David H. Stevens, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), issued the following statement reacting to the U.S. Treasury Department’s announcement of modifications to the Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements (PSPAs) betwe

  • MBA Comments on Proposed Loan Officer Compensation Rule

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 17, 2012) –  David H. Stevens, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), issued the following statement on the Loan Officer Compensation proposed rule released today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).   &#

  • Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 15, 2012) — Mortgage applications decreased 4.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 10, 2012.  The Market Composite Index,

  • MBA Statement on CFPB’s Proposed Mortgage Servicing Rules

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 10, 2012) – David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), issued the following statement in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) announcement of proposed rules that would establish uniform stan

  • Mortgage Delinquencies Increase in Latest MBA Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 9, 2012) — The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties increased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 7.58 percent of all loans outstanding as of the end of the second quarter of 2012, an increase of 18 basis points from t

  • MBA Announces Nomination of Bill Cosgrove, CMB as 2013 Vice Chair

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 9, 2012) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced the nomination of Bill Cosgrove, President and CEO of Union National Mortgage Company, to be its Vice Chair. He will be elected by MBA members at the Association's 99th Annual Convention, which wil

  • Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 8, 2012) — Mortgage applications decreased 1.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 3, 2012.  The Market Composite Index, a

  • Refinance Applications Increase Again to Three-Year High in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 1, 2012) — Mortgage applications increased 0.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 27, 2012.  The Market Composite Index, a m

  • Stevens Comments on FHFA Announcement on Principal Reduction

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 31, 2012) –  David H. Stevens, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), today issued the following statement regarding the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s announcement that it would not endorse programs at Fannie Mae and Freddi

  • As Low Rate Environment Persists, Refinance Applications Reach Highest Level Since 2009 in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 25, 2012) — Mortgage applications increased 0.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 20, 2012.  The Market Composite Index, a me

  • Record Low Mortgage Rates Lead to Jump in Refinance Activity

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 18, 2012) — Mortgage applications increased 16.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 13, 2012. The Market Composite Index, a measure o

  • Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2012) — Mortgage applications decreased 2.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 6, 2012.  This week’s results include an adj

  • MBA Chairman-Elect Debra Still Testifies on Qualified Mortgage Rulemaking

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2012) –  Debra Still, CMB, Chairman-Elect of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), today testified before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit at a hearing title “The Impact of Dodd-Frank’s H

  • MBA Comments on CFPB's Qualified Mortgage Provisions

    Members of Media: On Tuesday July 10, 2012, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) submitted a comment letter to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) in response to the reopening of the comment period for the proposed rule to implement the Ability to Repay/Qualifie

  • Mortgage Applications Decrease Driven by a Drop in Refinances in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 5, 2012) — Mortgage applications decreased 6.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 29, 2012.  The Market Composite Index,

  • MBA: First Quarter Mortgage Banker Production Profits Improve

    WASHINGTON, DC (June 29, 2012) – Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks made an average profit of $1,654 on each loan they originated in the first quarter of 2012, up from $1,093 per loan in the fourth quarter of 2011, the Mortgage Bankers Association

  • Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 27, 2012) — Mortgage applications decreased 7.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 22, 2012.  The Market Composite Index, a me

  • Government Refinance Applications More Than Double in Latest MBA Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 20, 2012) — Mortgage applications decreased 0.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 15, 2012.  The Market Composite Index, a me

  • Bill Cosgrove, CMB, Testifies on Mortgage Disclosure Reform

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 20, 2012) –  Bill Cosgrove, CMB, today testified on MBA's behalf before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity at a hearing titled, "Mortgage Disclosures:  How Do We Cut Red Tape for Consumers and Small B

  • MBA Comments on FHFA’s Draft Strategic Plan

    Members of Media: On Wednesday, June 13, 2011, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) sent the attached letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) in response to the FHFA’s draft Strategic Plan: Fiscal Years 2013-2017.  The letter outlines MBA’s views and

  • Mortgage Applications Reach Highest Level Since 2009 in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 13, 2012) — Mortgage applications increased 18.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 8, 2012.  Last week’s results included an a

  • Rodrigo Lopez Testifies on the Role of FHA in the Multifamily Mortgage Markets

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 7, 2012) –  Rodrigo Lopez, CMB, President and CEO of AmeriSphere Multifamily Finance headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, today testified on behalf of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services

  • Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 6, 2012) — Mortgage applications increased 1.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 1, 2012.  This week’s results include an adju

  • MBA Calls on FHA to Allow Investors into 203(k) Program

    On Tuesday, June 6, 2012, MBA sent a letter to FHA Commissioner Carol Galante asking FHA to lift the moratorium on allowing investors to participate in FHA’s Section 203(k) Rehabilitation Loan Program.  In summary, MBA believes communities would benefit from investors buying b

  • Mortgage Rates Drop to New Survey Lows

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 30, 2012) — Mortgage applications decreased 1.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 25, 2012.  This week’s results do not include

  • MBA Increases Originations Estimate for 2012 by Almost $200 Billion

    Washington, DC (May 24, 2012) — The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced it is increasing its mortgage origination forecast for 2012 by almost $200 billion, due entirely to an increase in refinances. MBA now expects that mortgage originations will reach $1.28 trillion

  • Record Low Mortgage Rates Fuel Third Consecutive Increase In Refinance Applications In Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 23, 2012) — Mortgage applications increased 3.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 18, 2012.  The Market Composite Index, a meas

  • Refinance Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 16, 2012) — Mortgage applications increased 9.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 11, 2012.  The Market Composite Index, a meas

  • Delinquencies Decline in Latest MBA Mortgage Delinquency Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 16, 2012) — The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 7.40 percent of all loans outstanding as of the end of the first quarter of 2012, a decrease of 18 basis points from the f

  • CampusMBA Partners with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Offer a Monthly Webinar Series for Industry Professionals

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 15, 2012) - CampusMBA, the award-winning education division of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), today announced it is partnering with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to offer periodic webinars addressing a variety of issues including the

  • Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 9, 2012) — Mortgage applications increased 1.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 4, 2012. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mor

  • Remarks by MBA President and CEO David H. Stevens, During MBA's 2012 National Secondary Market Conference & Expo

    [Please Note: These are prepared remarks.  Dave Stevens may add to or subtract from these remarks during the course of his presentation.]New York, NY (May 7, 2012) - "The dream to come from nothing and buy a home." These are powerful words, and I want to thank Mitch for sharing his

  • Lew Ranieri, Raj Date, Scott Simon to Headline MBA’s National Secondary Market Conference and Expo

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 3, 2012) –  Lew Ranieri, considered the “father” of the mortgage securitization market, Raj Date, Deputy Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Scott Simon, Managing Director and head of the mortgage- and asset-backed securi

  • Purchase Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 2, 2012) — Mortgage applications increased 0.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 27, 2012. The Market Composite Index, a measure of

  • Mortgage Applications Decrease Despite Survey Low Rates in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 25, 2012) — Mortgage applications decreased 3.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 20, 2012. The Market Composite Index, a measure

  • MBA Chairman-Elect Debra Still Testifies on Refinancing Proposal

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 25, 2012) –  Debra W. Still, CMB, Chairman-Elect of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), today testified before the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development at a hearing titled,“Helping Responsible Homeowners

  • Remarks by David H. Stevens, President and CEO, MBA During MBA's 2012 National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference & Expo and National Fraud Issues Conference

    (as prepared for delivery)Phoenix, AZ (April 23, 2012) - "Good morning and welcome to the Mortgage Bankers Association's National Technology and Fraud conferences.  Wow!  Look around this room.  What an impressive group and I'm so glad you all could join us in beautiful Phoenix,

  • MBA Honors 2012 Mortgage Banking Tech All-Stars

    Phoenix, AZ (April 23, 2012) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today awarded eleven industry innovators with the Mortgage Banking Tech All-Stars award at the Association's 2012 National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference & Expo held in Phoenix, AZ. This is the 10th anni

  • MBA Presents Burton C. Wood Legislative Service Award to CWCapital CEO Michael Berman, CMB

    Washington, D.C. (April 19, 2012) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has presented its annual Burton C. Wood Legislative Service Award to Michael Berman, founder and member of the Board of Managers of CW Financial Services (CW) and President and Chief Executive Officer of CWCapital. 

  • Refinance Applications Up, Purchase Applications Down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 18, 2012) — Mortgage applications increased 6.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 13, 2012. The Market Composite Index, a measure

  • MBA Sends Letter to CFPB Calling for Broadly Defined Qualified Mortgage Definition

    Washington, DC (April 16, 2012) -- The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today joined a broad coalition of 33 groups in a joint letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), calling for a broadly defined Qualified Mortgage (QM) definiti

  • Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 11, 2012) — Mortgage applications decreased 2.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 6, 2012. The Market Composite Index, a measure o

  • Mortgage Bankers’ Commercial/Multifamily Originations up 55 Percent to $184.3 Billion in 2011

    Washington, D.C. (April 11, 2012) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage origination volumes increased 55 percent in 2011, with mortgage bankers reporting $184.3 billion of closed commercial and multifamily loans, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 2011 Commercial

  • MBA Statement on CFPB Announcement on Servicing Standards

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 10, 2012) –  David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), today issued the following statement after the announcement by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that it intends to propose rules for residential mortgag

  • MBA: Fourth Quarter Mortgage Banker Production Profits Decline Despite Higher Origination Volumes

    WASHINGTON, DC (April 5, 2012) – Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks made an average profit of $1,093 on each loan they originated in the fourth quarter of 2011, down from $1,263 per loan in the third quarter of 2011, according to the Mortgage Ba

  • Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 4, 2012) — Mortgage applications increased 4.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 30, 2012. The Market Composite Index, a measure o

  • Refinance Applications Drop for Sixth Consecutive Week

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 28, 2012) — Mortgage applications decreased 2.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 23, 2012. The Market Composite Index, a measure

  • MBA Selects 35 Real Estate Finance Professionals for Future Leaders Program Class of 2012

    Washington, D.C. (March 26, 2012) — The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced the selection of 36 mortgage professionals into its CampusMBA’s Future Leaders Program, an executive leadership development program that delivers a comprehensive curriculum for middle- and

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