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    April New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 7.5 Percent Year over Year

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 10, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Applications Survey (BAS) data for April 2018 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 7.5 percent compared to April 2017. Compared to Ma...


    Mortgage Applications Slightly Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 9, 2018) - Mortgage applications decreased 0.4 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, 2018. The M...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Unchanged in April

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 8, 2018) - Mortgage credit availability was unchanged in April according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from Ellie Mae's All...


    MBA Forecasts Slight Decline for Commercial/Multifamily Originations in 2018

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 3, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) projects commercial and multifamily mortgage originations will decline slightly in 2018, ending the year at $519 billion, down two percent from the 2017 volumes. MBA ...


    MBA Welcomes 36 New Members in February and March

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 3, 2018) - Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that in February and March of 2018 it welcomed 36 new regular members to its ranks, which currently numbers more than 2,300 member...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 2, 2018) - Mortgage applications decreased 2.5 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, 2018. Th...


    MBA Opens Doors Celebrates Milestone: More Than 2,000 Families Across America Helped

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 26, 2018) - WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 26, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's Opens Doors Foundation (MBA Opens Doors) today announced that it surpassed a milestone, having provided mortgage or rental payment ...


    Mortgage Applications Slightly Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 25, 2018) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 April 20, 2018....


    MBA Education Announces First-of-its-Kind Compliance Certificate

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 19, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today it would begin to offer Level I of the new Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional (CMCP) designation, the only certification and designation pr...


    MBA Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan GUIDE Compliance Act

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 18, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation to regularize the provision of guidance and compliance information by the Consumer Financial Protection ...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 18, 2018) - Mortgage applications increased 4.9 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, 2018....


    Production Volume and Profits Down in 2017 for Independent Mortgage Bankers

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 16, 2018) - Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks made an average profit of $711 on each loan they originated in 2017, down from $1,346 per loan in 2016, the Mortgage Bankers Assoc...


    March New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 2.6 Percent Year over Year

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 15, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for March 2018 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 2.6 percent compared to March 2017. Compared to F...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 11, 2018) - Mortgage applications decreased 1.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 6, 2018. ...


    Mortgage Bankers Close Record $530 Billion in Commercial/Multifamily Originations in 2017

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April10, 2018) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed a record $530.1 billion of loans in 2017, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) 2017 Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Annual O...


    MISMO® Creates Blockchain Group

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 10, 2018) -  MISMO, the mortgage industry's standards organization, has created a new group to foster conversation about the potential for using Blockchain within the mortgage industry.  The new grou...


    MBA Statement on Fair Housing Act Anniversary

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 15, 2018) - In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Fair Housing Act, David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, offered the ...


    MISMO Releases Version 3.5 of its Residential Standards for Public Comment

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, DC (April 9, 2018) - MISMO, the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization, announced Version 3.5 of the MISMO Reference Model has been released for a 60 day public comment period.  The public comment period wil...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreases in March

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 15, 2018) - Mortgage credit availability decreased in March according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllR...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 4, 2018) - 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 March 30, 2018. ...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 28, 2018) - 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 23, 2018....


    MBA Releases 2017 Rankings of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Firms’ Origination Volumes

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON D.C. (March 27, 2018) - According to a set of commercial/multifamily real estate finance league tables prepared by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), the following firms were the top commercial/multifamily mortgage origina...


    MISMO® Starts New Effort to Enhance Trust in the Digital Process

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 26, 2018) - MISMO®, the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization, is inviting mortgage industry participants to collaborate in a new effort to create a more trustworthy, verifiable process that prov...


    MBA News (3.23.18) Independent Mortgage Bank Production Profits Down in Fourth Quarter 2017

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 23, 2018) - Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $237 on each loan they originated in the fourth quarter of 2017, down from a reported gain of $929 per loan...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 21, 2018) - Mortgage applications decreased 1.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 16, 2018....


    Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Rose over $200 Billion in 2017

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 20, 2018) - The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding at the end of 2017 was $3.18 trillion, $200.3 billion higher than at the end of 2016, or an increase of 6.7 percent, according to MBA's late...


    Purchase Apps Up, Refis Down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 14, 2018) - 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 March 9, 2018. ...


    MBA Applauds Passage of S. 2155

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 14, 2018)- David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the following statement applauding Senate Banking Chairman Crapo (R-ID) and the bi-partisan coa...


    MBA, NAMMBA Announce Partnership to Promote Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 14, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA) announced today that the two associations will form a formal strategic partnership to...


    February New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 4.6 Percent Year over Year

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 13, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Applications Survey (BAS) data for February 2018 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 4.6 percent compared to February 2017. Compar...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreases in February

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 8, 2018) - Mortgage credit availability decreased in February according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from Ellie Mae's Al...


    Mortgage Applications Slightly Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 7, 2018) - 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 March 2, 2018. T...


    Fourth Quarter Commercial/Multifamily Delinquencies Remain Low, Bank Delinquencies Lowest on Record

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON D.C. (March 6, 2018)- Delinquency rates for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans were relatively flat in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency ...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 272 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 28, 2018) - Mortgage applications increased 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 February 23, ...


    MBA Welcomes 33 New Members in December and January

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 27, 2018) - Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that in December 2017 and January 2018 it welcomed 33 new regular members to its ranks, which currently numbers more t...


    Homeownership Collaborative Creates Opportunities, Releases First Report

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 27, 2018) - The Homeownership Collaborative, a coalition of real estate trade associations and nonprofit housing counseling providers, today released its first report on steps that can be taken to increase the u...


    Deborah Dubois Appointed President of MBA Opens Doors Foundation

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 26, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that Deborah Dubois has been hired as President of the MBA Opens Doors Foundation (MBA Opens Doors). MBA Opens Doors provides rental and mortgag...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 21, 2018) - Mortgage applications decreased 6.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending February 16,...


    MBA Statement on Flawed Reveal News Analysis on Mortgage Lending

    CONTACT John Mechem jmechem@mba.org (202) 557- 2924 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 15, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released the following statement on the flawed Reveal News analysis on mortgage lending: "There is no place in our society for discriminatory lend...


    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. (February 14, 2018) - Mortgage applications decreased 4.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications S...


    MBA Applauds House Passage of H.R. 3978, the TRID Improvement Act

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February, 2018) - David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the following statement praising the House passage of  H.R. 3978, the TRID Improvement Ac...


    MBA Presents JLL with Commercial/Multifamily Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 SAN DIEGO, CA (February 13, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today awarded JLL the 2018 Commercial/Multifamily Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award for its efforts in organizational diversity and inclusion. "JLL's...


    January New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 18.4 Percent Year over Year

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 13, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for January 2018 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 18.4 percent compared to January 2017. Compa...


    MBA Honors Tom Dennard with 2018 CREF Distinguished Service Award

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 SAN DIEGO, CA (February 12, 2018) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today awarded Thomas S. Dennard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, with the 2018 Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF) Disti...


    MBA Forecasts Commercial and Multifamily Origination Volume at $549 Billion in 2018

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 SAN DIEGO, CA (February 11, 2018)- The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) projects commercial and multifamily mortgage originations will decline slightly in 2018, ending the year at $549 billion, down three percent from the 2017 volumes. ...


    Volume of Commercial and Multifamily Mortgages Maturing Drops 42 percent in 2018

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 30, 2015) - SAN DIEGO, CA (February 11, 2018) - According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's 2017 Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Survey of Loan Maturity Volumes, 6 percent, or $102.2 billion, of the $1.8 t...


    Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Up 15 percent Year-over-Year

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 SAN DIEGO, CA (February 11, 2018)- Commercial and multifamily mortgage originations were up 15 percent for the full year 2017 over 2016, according to preliminary estimates from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly Survey of ...


    MBA Releases 2017 Year-End Commercial/Multifamily Servicer Rankings

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 SAN DIEGO, CA (February 11, 2018)- The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its year-end ranking of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers' volumes as of December 31, 2017.  At the top of the list of firms is Well...


    Mortgage Delinquency Rate Up in 4th Quarter

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 Hurricanes Drive Up 60-Day and 90-Day Delinquencies  WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 8, 2018) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties increased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.17 percent of ...


    Prepared Remarks of Chairman Dave Motley,CMB at MBA's National Mortgage Servicing Conference and Expo 2018

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 30, 2015) - GRAPEVINE, TX (February 7, 2018)- Dave Motley, CMB, 2018 Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Chairman and President of Colonial Savings, F.A. today delivered the following remarks a...


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