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    MBA Welcomes 24 New Members

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 14, 2015) - Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that in September it welcomed 24 new regular members to its ranks, which currently numbers more than 2,200 member ...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 14, 2015) - Mortgage applications decreased 27.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 9, 2...


    Applications for New Home Purchases Increased in September

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 13, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for September 2015 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased by 3 percent relative to the previous month...


    Mortgage Applications Up Sharply in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 7, 2015) - Mortgage applications increased 25.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 2, 20...


    MBA Launches New Consumer Tools

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 6, 2015) - Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) launched new consumer tools on MBA.org designed to assist consumers during the home buying process. These tools will help consumers nav...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increased Slightly in September

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 6, 2015) -  Mortgage credit availability increased in September according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from Ellie...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 30, 2015) - 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 September 2...


    MBA Welcomes 14 New Members

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 29, 2015) - Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that in August it welcomed 14 new regular members to its ranks, which currently numbers more than 2,200 member companies. ...


    Rate Decreases Drive Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 23, 2015) - Mortgage applications increased 13.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September ...


    Multifamily Mortgage Debt Hits $1 Trillion in Second Quarter as Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Continues Upward Trend

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 22, 2015) - The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $38.5 billion in the second quarter of 2015, as three of the four major investor groups increased their holdings.  Tha...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 16, 2015) - Mortgage applications decreased 7.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 1...


    MBA Releases New White Paper on Information Security

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 10, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released a new white paper, "The Basic Components of an Information Security Program," that discusses the information security risks facing the mortgage ...


    MBA Launches Know Before You Owe Resources for Consumers and Lenders

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorstL@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 10, 2015) - Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) launched a set of resource guidelines to educate both consumers and lenders and their business partners needing to comply with the ...


    Applications for New Home Purchases Decreased in August

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 10, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for August 2015 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased by 6 percent relative to the previous month....


    Commercial/Multifamily Delinquencies Continue Downward Trend in Second Quarter

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 9, 2015) - Delinquency rates for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans continued to decline in the second quarter of 2015, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Commercial/Multifamily Delinq...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 9, 2015) - Mortgage applications decreased 6.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Septemb...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increases in August

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 3, 2015) -  Mortgage credit availability increased in August according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from Ellie ...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 2, 2015) - Mortgage applications increased 11.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 28, ...


    Stevens' Statement Regarding FHA’s Loan Certification Requirements

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 1, 2015) - David H. Stevens, President & CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, released the following statement regarding FHA's Loan Certification Requirements. "MBA appreciates FHA's effor...


    MBA Welcomes 28 New Members

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 27, 2015) - Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that in June and July it welcomed 28 new regular members to its ranks, which currently numbers more than 2,200 member companies. M...


    Increase in Government Purchase Loans Drives Overall Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 26, 2015) - 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 e...


    Independent Mortgage Bankers’ Profits Increase Slightly 2Q15

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 25, 2015) -Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $1,522 on each loan they originated in the second quarter of 2015, up from a reported gain o...


    Housing Demand Expected to Surge Over Next 10 Years

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 25, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) projects between 13.9 and 15.9 million additional households will be formed by 2024, making the next decade one of the strongest in housing in...


    MBA Releases 2015 Mid-Year Commercial/Multifamily Servicer Rankings

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 20, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its mid-year ranking of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers' volumes as of June 30, 2015. At the top of the list of firms is Wells Fargo ...


    Refinance Applications Drive Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 19, 2015) - Mortgage applications increased 3.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 14, 201...


    Mortgage Delinquencies and Foreclosures Continue to Drop in Second Quarter

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 13, 2015) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.30 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the second quarter of 2...


    Applications for New Home Purchases Decreased in July

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 13, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for July 2015 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased by 4 percent relative to the previous month. This...


    Mortgage Applications Flat in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 12, 2015) - 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 August 7, 2015...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increases in July

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 6, 2015) -  Mortgage credit availability increased in July according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from Ellie Mae's...


    Refinance, Purchase Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 5, 2015) - 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 July 31, 2015. ...


    Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Originations Continue Strong Pace in Second Quarter

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 4, 2015) - According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations, second quarter 2015 commercial/multifamily mortgage loan originations were...


    MBA’s Marcia Davies Honored Among HousingWire’s 2015 Women of Influence

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 3, 2015) - Marcia Davies, Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has been honored as one of HousingWire's 2015 Women of Influence. The list, in its fifth year, hono...


    Refinance Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 29, 2015) - Mortgage applications increased 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 July 24, 2015. T...


    MBA Significantly Increases Forecast for Home Purchase Lending

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 Purchase Originations Now Projected to Top $800 Billion in Both 2015 and 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 22, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its updated mortgage finance and economic forecasts. The revision incl...


    Mortgage Applications Flat in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 22, 2015) - 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 July 17, 2015. ...


    Stevens Blasts Senate Plan to Tax Homebuyers

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 21, 2015) - David H. Stevens, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement upon learning that the U.S. Senate's transportation funding bill would extend an inc...


    Applications for New Home Purchases Increased in June

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 16, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for June 2015 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased by 1 percent relative to the previous month. This c...


    Refi Applications Up, Purchase Applications Down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 15, 2015) - 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 July 10, 2015. T...


    MISMO Announces Update to Release Schedule

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 13, 2015) - The MISMO Residential Standards Governance Committee has announced that it will defer the release of Version 3.4 of the MISMO Reference Model to November 2015. This is a change from the pr...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 8, 2015) - Mortgage applications increased 4.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 3, 2015. Thi...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreases in June

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 7, 2015) -  Mortgage credit availability decreased in June according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from Ellie Mae's A...


    Mortgage Applications Drop in Latest MBA Weekly Survey as Rates Increase

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 1, 2015) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 June 26, 2015.&nb...


    MBA Announces Two Promotions

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 29, 2015) - David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), announced the promotion of two current staffers.  The promotions will be effective July 1, 2015. Al...


    Refi, Purchase Applications Both Up in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT: Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org<mailto:aahmad@mba.org> (202) 557-2727 Refi, Purchase Applications Both Up in Latest MBA Weekly Survey WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2015) - Mortgage applications increased 1.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the M...


    MBA, PwC US Release: The Changing Dynamics of the Mortgage Servicing Landscape

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 White Paper Highlights History of Nonbank Servicing, Recent Trends WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and PwC US (PricewaterhouseCoopers) today announced the release of The Changing Dynamics of the ...


    Stevens' Statement on FHA’s Loan Quality Assurance Framework Standards

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 18, 2015) - Statement by David H. Stevens, CEO Mortgage Bankers Association, on FHA's loan quality assurance framework standards. "HUD's decision today to release the FHA loan quality assurance framew...


    Stevens' Statement on TRID Implementation Delay

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 17, 2015) - Statement from MBA President & CEO David H. Stevens on news that the Consumer Protection Financial Bureau (CFPB) will propose an amendment to delay implementation of the new TILA-RESPA...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 17, 2015) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 June 12, 2015. The Ma...


    MBA Welcomes 21 New Members

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 30, 2015) - Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that in April and May it welcomed 21 new regular members to its ranks, which currently numbers more than 2,200 member companies. MBA welcom...


    Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Continues Growth in the First Quarter of 2015

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 16, 2015) - The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $40.4 billion in the first quarter of 2015, as all four major investor groups increased their holdings. That is a 1.5 percent in...


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