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    MBA Honors 2020 Tech All-Stars

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 30, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) awarded the MBA Tech All-Star Award to five visionary leaders in the mortgage technology industry. Since 2002, the MBA Tech All-Star Awards have celeb...


    MBA Statement on Ginnie Mae’s Intention to Create a Lending Facility

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 27, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding Ginnie Mae's announcement that it intends to create a lending facility due to the effects and impa...


    MBA Statement on the House Passage of the CARES Act

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 27, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the House passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: "MBA commend...


    MBA Applauds CFPB’s Efforts to Provide Flexibility to Financial Institutions

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 26, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) announcement to offer flexibility to financial compani...


    MBA Statement on the Senate Passage of the CARES Act

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 26, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the overwhelming bipartisan Senate passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 25, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 29.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending M...


    IMBs Post Strongest Fourth Quarter Profits Since 2012

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 24, 2020) - Independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $1,182 on each loan they originated in the fourth quarter of 2019, down from a reported...


    MBA Statement on Fed Announcement to Purchase Mortgage-Backed Securities

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 23, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the Federal Reserve's announcement that it will increase the scale and scope of purchases of agenc...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 18, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 8.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Ma...


    MBA Responds to the Ongoing Spread and Impact of the Coronavirus

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 17, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, has issued the following statement regarding the response to the ongoing spread and impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19): "MBA commends the r...


    February New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 25.9 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 17, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for February 2020 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 25.9 percent compared from a year...


    Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Grows in the Fourth Quarter of 2019

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 16, 2020) - The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding at the end of 2019 was $248 billion (7.3 percent) higher than at the end of 2018, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association...


    MISMO® Proposes Updates to the Industry Loan Application Dataset

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11, 2020) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today released proposed updates to the Industry Loan Application Dataset (iLAD), its modernized dataset for the exchange of ...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey; MBA Doubles 2020 Refinance Originations Forecast

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11, 2020) -  Mortgage applications increased 55.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending ...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in February

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 10, 2020) - Mortgage credit availability decreased in February according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from E...


    Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, on CFPB Announcement of Steps to Prevent Consumer Harm

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 6, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, issued the following statement about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) announcement today on its clarified approach to busines...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 4, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 15.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Fe...


    MISMO® Releases New Tool to Speed Deployment of New Applications

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2020) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today announced the release of a new tool designed to facilitate the use of MISMO standards.  The MISMO Entity Relationship M...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Stay Low in the Fourth Quarter of 2019

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2020) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies remained low in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency ...


    Freddy Feliz Named Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 26, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Freddy Feliz has joined MBA as Vice President of Information Technology (IT) and Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this role, Fel...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 26, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 1.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    Michael P. Flood Named Senior Vice President of Commercial/Multifamily Policy and Member Engagement

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 24, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Michael P. Flood has been named Senior Vice President of Commercial/Multifamily Policy and Member Engagement. In this ro...


    Prepared Remarks of MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, at MBA's 2020 Servicing Solutions Conference and Expo

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 24, 2020) - Bob Broeksmit, CMB, MBA President and CEO, delivered the following remarks here today at MBA's 2020 Servicing Solutions Conference and Expo.  [Please Note: These are prepared r...


    MBA Applauds President Trump’s Intention to Nominate Dana Wade to Head FHA

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 20, 2020) - Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), made the following statement about President Donald Trump's intention to nominate Dana Wade t...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 19, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 6.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    January New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 35.3 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 18, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for January 2020 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 35.3 percent compared from a ye...


    MBA Honors Stacey Berger with 2020 CREF Distinguished Service Award

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 13, 2020) -  The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) on Monday awarded Stacey Berger, Executive Vice President of Midland Loan Services, with the 2020 Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF) Distinguished S...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2020) -  Mortgage applications increased 1.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week endin...


    Mortgage Delinquencies Decrease in Fourth Quarter of 2019

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 11, 2020) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-fourunit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 3.77 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the fourt...


    MBA Presents Freddie Mac Multifamily with Commercial/Multifamily Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 SAN DIEGO (February 10, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced at its 2020 Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo that Freddie Mac Multifamily has been award...


    Prepared Remarks of MBA Chairman Brian Stoffers, CMB, Global President, Debt & Structured Finance of CBRE, at the 2020 Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 SAN DIEGO (February 10, 2020) - MBA Chairman Brian Stoffers, CMB, Global President, Debt & Structured Finance of CBRE, delivered the following remarks here today at the 2020 Commercial Real Estate Finance/M...


    Prepared Remarks of MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, at the 2020 Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 10, 2019) -  SAN DIEGO (February 10, 2020) - Bob Broeksmit, CMB, MBA President and CEO, delivered the following remarks here today at MBA's 2020 Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifa...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Maturity Volumes to Increase 48 Percent in 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 SAN DIEGO (February 9, 2020) - $163.2 billion of the $2.2 trillion (7 percent) of outstanding commercial and multifamily mortgages held by non-bank lenders and investors will mature in 2020, a 48 percent increase from th...


    Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Climbed to a New High to Close out 2019

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 SAN DIEGO (February 9, 2020) - A 7 percent increase in commercial and multifamily mortgage originations in the fourth quarter of 2019 capped off what was a strong 2019 for the market, according to preliminary estima...


    MBA Releases 2019 Year-End Commercial/Multifamily Servicer Rankings

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 SAN DIEGO (February 9, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its year-end ranking of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers' volumes (as of December 31, 2019) here today at the 2020 Commerci...


    Freddie Mac’s Deborah Jenkins Joins MBA Opens Doors Foundation Board of Directors

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 6, 2020) -  The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced that Deborah (Debby) Jenkins, Executive Vice President and Head of Multifamily, Freddie Mac, has joined its Board of Directors. Op...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in January

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 6, 2020) -  Mortgage credit availability decreased in January according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 5, 2020) -  Mortgage applications increased 5.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 29, 2020) -  Mortgage applications increased 7.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 22, 2020) -  Mortgage applications decreased 1.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    MBA Statement on CFPB's Letter Regarding the Qualified Mortgage Standard

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst  rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 21, 2020) - Statement by MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit about the CFPB's letter to senior members of Congress regarding the Bureau's plans for a revised Qualified Mortgage standard: ...


    December New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 38.7 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 16, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for December 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 38.7 percent compared to Decemb...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 15, 2020) -  Mortgage applications increased 30.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week endin...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in December

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 13, 2020) -  Mortgage credit availability decreased in December according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data fro...


    CREF Outlook Survey: Majority of Firms Expect Originations to Increase in 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 9, 2020) -  Following what is expected to be a record year of lending in 2019, commercial and multifamily mortgage originators anticipate 2020 to be another strong year. That is accord...


    Mortgage Applications Decreased Over Two Week Period in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 8, 2020) -  Mortgage applications decreased 1.5 percent from two weeks earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    Forecast: Commercial/Multifamily Lending to Climb 9 Percent to $683 Billion in 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 7, 2020) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers are expected to close a record $683 billion of loans backed by income-producing properties in 2020, a 9 percent increase from 2019's anticipated...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 26, 2019) -  Mortgage applications decreased 5.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week endin...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 26, 2019) -  Mortgage applications decreased 5.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week endin...


    MBA Statement on 2020 Spending Bill

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 19, 2019) -  MBA President and CEO Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement congratulating the House and Senate for passing the Fiscal Year 2020 domestic "minibus" appropriat...


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