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  • MBA Statement on FHFA's Perspective on Housing Finance Reform

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 18, 2018) - David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the following statement regarding FHFA's paper entitled, "Federal Housing Finance Agency Perspective

  • Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Name EMAIL@mba.org (202) 557- 27XX WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 17, 2018) - Mortgage applications increased 4.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending January 12, 2018. The

  • December New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increase 7.8 Percent Year over Year

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 11, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Applications Survey (BAS) data for December 2017 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 7.8 percent compared to December 2016. Compare

  • MBA Chairman Dave Motley, CMB, Testifies on Loan Churning in VA Refinance Program

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 10, 2018)- Dave Motley, CMB, Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), testified today before the U.S. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity at

  • Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 10, 2018) - Mortgage applications increased 8.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending January 5, 2018.

  • MBA Releases 2018 CREF Outlook Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 4, 2018) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage originators expect another strong year according to the 2018 MBA CREF Outlook Survey. Nearly four-in-five (78 percent) of the top commercial/multifamily firms expect or

  • MBA Awards Over $120,000 in Path to Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships in 2017

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 4, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that it awarded $121,283 in scholarships in 2017 to 102 minorities and women under its Path to Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship Program. The sch

  • Mortgage Applications Decrease Over Two Week Period in Latest MBA Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 3, 2018) - Mortgage applications decreased 2.8 percent from two weeks earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending December 29, 201

  • MBA Welcomes 18 New Members in November and December

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 21, 2017) - Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that in October it welcomed 18 new regular members to its ranks, which currently numbers more than 2,300 member companies. MBA

  • MBA Statement on FHFA Establishing Limited Capital Cushion

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 21, 2017) - David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, offered the following statement regarding FHFA's decision to allow the GSEs to build a limited capital c

  • MBA Opens Doors Celebrates Successful 2017

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 21, 2017) - The Mortgage Bankers Association Opens Doors Foundation (MBA Opens Doors) today announced it raised a record $1.8 million in calendar year 2017, furthering its mission to help families meet their housin

  • Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 30, 2015) - WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 20, 2017) - Mortgage applications decreased 4.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Surv

  • MBA Applauds Inclusion of Housing Provisions in the Tax Bill

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 19, 2017) - David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, offered the following statement lauding the inclusion of important real estate provisions in the conference r

  • Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 13, 2017) - Mortgage applications decreased 2.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending December 8, 201

  • MBA Statement on Financial Services Committee Passage of Mortgage-Related Bills

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst  rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 13, 2017) - MBA President and CEO David H. Stevens, CMB, released the following statement regarding the final passage by the House Financial Services Committee of H.R. 2948, The SAFE Transition

  • Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Rises to $3.11 Trillion; CMBS Debt Outstanding Reverses Years-Long Decline

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 12, 2017)- The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $45.4 billion, or 1.5%, to $3.11 trillion in the third quarter of 2017 as all four major investor groups, including Commercial M

  • November New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increase 12.2 Percent Year over Year

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 12, 2017) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Applications Survey (BAS) data for November 2017 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 12.2 percent compared to November 2016. Compa

  • MBA Retains Spencer Stuart for President and CEO Search

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 12, 2017) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that it has retained Spencer Stuart, a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, to assist with the search

  • MBA Chairman-Elect Chris George Testifies on Regulatory Relief

    CONTACT Name EMAIL@mba.org (202) 557- 27XX WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2017) - Christopher M. George, Chairman-Elect of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the founder, President and CEO of CMG Financial, testified today before the U.S. House of Representatives Financial

  • MBA Applauds HUD Announcement on PACE Loan Reforms

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2017)- Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) President and CEO David H. Stevens, CMB, issued the following statement in response to the Department of Housing and Urban Development's revised policies

  • Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 6, 2017) - Mortgage applications increased 4.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending December 1, 2017

  • MBA Statement on Senate Banking Committee Approval of Regulatory Relief Bill

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 5, 2017) - David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released the following statement applauding the Senate Banking Committee and Chairman Mike Crap

  • MBA Applauds Senate for Inclusion of Rounds Amendment in Tax Bill

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 2, 2017) - David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, offered the following statement praising efforts by Senate Leadership, Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD), Senate Fina

  • Independent Mortgage Bank Production Profits Down in Third Quarter 2017

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 30, 2017) - Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $929 on each loan they originated in the third quarter of 2017, down from a reported gain of $1,122 per loa

  • Third Quarter Commercial/Multifamily Delinquencies Remain Low

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 Bank Delinquencies Match Lowest on Record WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 30, 2017)- Delinquency rates for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans were relatively flat in the third quarter of 2017, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association

  • Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 29, 2017) - Mortgage applications decreased 3.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 24, 20

  • MISMO Welcomes 32 New Members in 2017

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 28, 2017)- The Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO) is pleased to welcome 32 new members in 2017.  "We are excited to welcome these new companies and individuals to MISMO

  • MBA Calls on Senate to Fix Tax Bill's Treatment of Mortgage Servicing Rights

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 28, 2017) - David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, released the following statement regarding a provision (Section 13221 ) in the Senate Tax Reform Bill that would r

  • Mortgage Applications Slightly Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 22, 2017) - 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 November 17, 20

  • Delinquencies Up in MBA’s National Delinquency Survey for Q3 2017

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 September Hurricanes and Payment Timing Issues Drive Earliest-Stage Delinquencies  WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 17, 2017) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties increased to a season

  • MBA Statement on Senate Regulatory Relief Legislation

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 16, 2017) - David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, released the following statement applauding Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and a bipartisan group of cosponsors on

  • Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 15, 2017) - Mortgage applications increased 3.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 10, 20

  • MBA Statement on FHA's Annual Report to Congress

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 15, 2017) - David H. Stevens, CMB, President & CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement regarding FHA's Annual Report to Congress."FHA and its leadership should be

  • MBA Statement on Resignation of CFPB Director Richard Cordray

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 15, 2017) - David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, released the following statement regarding the resignation of Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Fin

  • New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Rebound in October, Up 16.1 Percent Year Over Year

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 14, 2017) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for October 2017 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 16.1 percent compared to October 2016. Compared

  • MBA Statement on House Passage of NFIP Reauthorization

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst  rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 14, 2017) - David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), release the following statement praising the House of Representatives for passing H.R.

  • Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Up 21 Percent Year-over-Year

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 9, 2017)- According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations, third quarter 2017 commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations wer

  • Mortgage Applications Flat in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 8, 2017)  -Mortgage applications remained unchanged from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 3, 20

  • MBA Lauds Passage of H.R. 2148, Clarifying Commercial Real Estate Loans Act

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 7, 2017) - Today, David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the following statement, praising the House of Representatives for passing by a voice vote H.R. 21

  • Mortgage Credit Availability Decreases Slightly in October

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727  WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 7, 2017) - Mortgage credit availability decreased slightly in October according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyz

  • Mortgage Credit Availability Decreases in December

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727  WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 9, 2018) - Mortgage credit availability decreased in December according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from E

  • MBA President and CEO David Stevens Testifies on Housing Finance Reform

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 30, 2015) - WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 2, 2017)- David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), testified today before the House Financial Services Commit

  • MBA Statement on House GOP Tax Proposal

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 2, 2017) - David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), made the following statement regarding the House Republicans tax plan: "MBA strongly supports the goal

  • MISMO Announces New Licenses for Standards and Collateral

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, DC (November 2, 2017) - MISMO, the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization, is revising the licenses required to use MISMO standards and collateral. The new licenses, effective for standards and collateral issued aft

  • Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 1, 2017) - Mortgage applications decreased 2.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 27, 2017

  • MBA’s Future Leaders Program Graduates 72 Residential and Commercial/Multifamily Real Estate Finance Professionals

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 DENVER, CO (October 26, 2017) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today recognized a total of 72 mortgage professionals -- 38 from the residential market segment and 34 from the commercial/multifamily market segment -- in a graduation c

  • MBA Forecasts Commercial/Multifamily Originations Flat in 2018

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON D.C. (October 26, 2017) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) projects commercial and multifamily mortgage originations will increase in 2017, ending the year at $515 billion, up 5 percent from the 2016 volumes. MBA expects vol

  • Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 30, 2015) - WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 25, 2017) - Mortgage applications decreased 4.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Surve

  • MBA’s Stevens to Retire

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 Search for New CEO Begins Immediately WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 25, 2017) - Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) President and CEO, David H. Stevens today announced his plans to retire on September 30, 2018.  Stevens will

  • Arch MI and CMG Foundation Presented with MBA Opens Doors Foundation Community Champion Award

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 30, 2015) - DENVER, CO (October 24, 2017) - Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that Arch Mortgage Insurance and the CMG Foundation are the recipients of the MBA Opens Doors Foundation (ODF) 2017

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