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    December New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 7.1 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Janaury 20, 2022) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for December 2021 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 7.1 percent compared from a yea...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Janaury 19, 2022) - Mortgage applications increased 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 ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 1.41 Percent in December 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Janaury 18, 2022) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) new monthly Loan Monitoring Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 26 basis points from 1.67% of servicers...


    MISMO Announces Contributor Award Winners

    CONTACT Tara Dunion  tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 Award Recipients Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to MISMO and Industry Standards WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 13, 2021) - At a reception at its Winter Summit this week, MISMO ®, the real estate finance industry...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Declined in the Fourth Quarter of 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Janaury 12, 2022) - Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties declined during the final three months of 2021, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) lates...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Janaury 12, 2022) - Mortgage applications increased 1.4 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 Increased in December 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Janaury 11, 2022) - Mortgage credit availability increased in December 2021 according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data...


    MBA CREF Outlook Survey: Originators Are Bullish on 2022 Outlook

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Janaury 11, 2022) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage originators anticipate 2022 will be another strong year of borrowing and lending, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) 2022 Commercial Real...


    MISMO Announces 2022 Board of Directors

    CONTACT Tara Dunion  tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 MISMO Board Leading Efforts to Deploy Essential Standards and Innovative Resources That Solve Industry's Highest Priority Business Challenges   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Janaury 10,  2022) - MISMO®, the real estate...


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

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Janaury 5, 2022) - Mortgage applications decreased 2.7 percent from two weeks earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending ...


    MBA Opens Doors Foundation Welcomes Mark Jones, Rick Thornberry, and Dr. Lamia Soghier to its Board of Directors

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 23, 2021) - The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced three new members to its Board of Directors: Mark Jones, MBA 2022 Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Amer...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 22, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 0.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    MBA Loan Monitoring Survey: Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 1.67 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 20, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) new monthly Loan Monitoring Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 39 basis points from 2.06% of servicer...


    MBA Opens Doors Foundation Topped $4.24 Million in Housing Assistance to Families in 2021

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 16, 2021) - The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced that it granted $4.24 million in assistance to 1,784 families with critically ill or injured children in 2021. Opens Doors provides mor...


    Every Major Investor Group Increased Holdings of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt in the Third Quarter of 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 16, 2021) - The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $64.8 billion (1.6 percent) in the third quarter of 2021, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA)...


    November New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 2.2 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 16, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for November 2021 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 2.2 percent compared from a ye...


    MISMO Launches Updated Commercial Green Utility Dataset

    CONTACT Tara Dunion  tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 New Dataset Creates Better Experience for Exchanging Whole-Property Utility Data  WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 15, 2021) - MISMO®, the real estate finance industry's standards organization, today announced the availabil...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 15, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 4.0 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 the Confirmation of Alanna McCargo as President of Ginnie Mae

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 14, 2021) - Statement from Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), on the Senate confirmation of Alanna McCargo as the next President of the Governmen...


    MBA Statement on the Selection of Sandra L. Thompson to Lead FHFA

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 14, 2021) - Statement by MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, on President Joe Biden's intent to nominate Sandra L. Thompson to be the next Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in November

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 10, 2021) - Mortgage credit availability decreased in November according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data fro...


    MISMO to Enable Efficiency and Accuracy by Standardizing Property Financial Statement Data Exchange

    CONTACT Tara Dunion  tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 Public Comment Request Runs Through March 8 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 8, 2021) - MISMO®, the real estate finance industry's standards organization, today announced that it is seeking public comment on a propose...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 8, 2021) - MMortgage applications increased 2.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    MBA Applauds HUD’s Guidance on Special Purpose Credit Programs

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2021) - Bob Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, released the following statement applauding HUD's guidance around the application of the Fair Housing Act to EC...


    More Renters, Fewer Homeowners Missed Housing Payments in September and October

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2021) - Renters were roughly three times more likely than homeowners to miss payments during September and October 2021, according to updated research released today by the Mortgage Bankers Assoc...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquency Rates Decreased in the Third Quarter of 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2021) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies declined in the third quarter of 2021, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Report....


    RIHA Study: U.S. Household Net Worth Between 2016 and 2019 Increased 17.6 Percent to $127,000

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 2, 2021) - The median net worth of U.S. households increased from $103,000 in 2016 to $127,000 in 2019 - a gain of 17.6% and the highest amount since 2007. This is according to The Distribution of W...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 1, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 ...


    MISMO Seeks Public Comment on Two MISMO Engineering Guidelines

    CONTACT Tara Dunion  tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 30, 2021) - MISMO®, the real estate finance industry's standards organization, today announced that it is seeking public comment on MISMO Engineering Guidelines (MEG) 16 and 42. The 30 day ...


    IMB Production Profits Increase in Third Quarter of 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 30, 2021) - Independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $2,594 on each loan they originated in the third quarter of 2021, up from a reported...


    MISMO to Facilitate Liquidity and Rapid Pricing for MBS Transactions by Standardizing Bid-Wanted in Competition (BWIC) Exchange

    CONTACT Tara Dunion  tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 Participants Sought for New Workgroup Focused on Creating Standard Format For Exchange of BWIC Data WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 29, 2021) - MISMO®, the real estate finance industry's standards organization, today anno...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 24, 2021) - Mortgage applications increased 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...


    MBA Announces 2022 Affordable Rental Housing Advisory Council

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 22, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today the members of its 2022 Affordable Rental Housing Advisory Council. The Advisory Councils on affordable rental housing and afforda...


    MISMO Issues Call for Participants to Streamline the Exchange of Pre-Closing Title Data

    CONTACT Tara Dunion  tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 MISMO Workgroup to Focus on Standardizing Pre-Closing Title Document Datasets to Increase Efficiency    WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 22, 2021) - MISMO®, the real estate finance industry's standards organizati...


    MBA Promotes Laura Hopkins to Vice President of Member Relations

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 18, 2021) - TThe Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that Laura Hopkins has been promoted to Vice President of Member Relations. In this role, Hopkins will lead all residential member recruitme...


    MBA Promotes Bruce Oliver to Vice President of Commercial and Multifamily Policy

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 18, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that Bruce Oliver has been promoted to Vice President of Commercial and Multifamily Policy. In this role, Oliver will lead advocacy efforts o...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 17, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 2.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    MISMO Statement in Support of Ginnie Mae APM 21-07 Leveraging Standards to Permit Use of eSignatures and RON for Loan Modification Agreements

    CONTACT Tara Dunion  tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 16, 2021) - Seth Appleton, president of MISMO®, today issued the following statement in support of Ginnie Mae's All Participants Memorandum (APM) 21-07: "MISMO commends Ginnie Mae for recognizin...


    October New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 15.2 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 16, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for October 2021 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 15.2 percent compared from a ye...


    MBA Statement Regarding FHA's Annual Report to Congress

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 15, 2021) - Bob Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement today after the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) released its annual report...


    Mortgage Delinquencies Decrease in the Third Quarter of 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 10, 2021) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.88 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the thir...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 10, 2021) - Mortgage applications increased 5.5 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 Increased in October

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 9, 2021) - Mortgage credit availability increased in October according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 2.06 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 8, 2021) -  The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 9 basis points from 2.15% ...


    Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Jumped 119 Percent in the Third Quarter of 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 4, 2021) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 119 percent higher in the third quarter of 2021 compared to a year ago and increased 19 percent from the second quarter of 2021,...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 3, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 3.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 2.15 Percent

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 1, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 6 basis points from 2.21% of servicer...


    MBA Announces 2022 Affordable Homeownership Advisory Council

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 28, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today the members of its 2022 Affordable Homeownership Advisory Council. The Affordable Homeownership Advisory Council and the Affordable...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 27, 2021) - Mortgage applications increased 0.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending ...


    MISMO Seeks Public Comment on New Mortgage Insurance Estimated Rate Quote Guide

    CONTACT Tara Dunion  tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 JSON API Specification Will Facilitate Rapid Deployment of Rate Quote Processes Across the Industry WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 25, 2021) - MISMO®, the real estate finance industry's standards organization, annou...


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