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    Applications for New Home Purchases Decreased in May

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 11, 2015) -The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for May 2015 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased by 9 percent relative to the previous month. This cha...


    MBA Announces Nomination of Colonial Savings’ J. David Motley to be 2016 Vice Chair

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 10, 2015) - Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced the nomination of J. David Motley, president of Colonial Savings, F.A. based in Fort Worth, Texas, and its divisions, Colonial ...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 10, 2015) - Mortgage applications increased 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 June 5, 2015.&nb...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increases in May

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 4, 2015) -  Mortgage credit availability increased in  according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from Ellie Mae's ...


    Stevens' Statement on CFPB Delaying Enforcement of TRID

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org 202-557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 3, 2015) -  Statement from MBA President & CEO David H. Stevens on news that the Consumer Protection Financial Bureau (CFPB) will delay enforcement of the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Dis...


    Independent Mortgage Banks' Profits Up in 1st Quarter 2015

    Survey Also Shows Rising Costs CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 3, 2015) - Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $1,447 on each loan they originated in the first quarter of 2015, up from a...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 3, 2015) - Mortgage applications decreased 7.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 29, 2015. Thi...


    MBA, NAHREP Forge Partnership to Train and Recruit Hispanic Mortgage Bankers

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 2, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) announced today a new partnership between the organizations to work together to advance N...


    MISMO Announces Inaugural Recipients of Certified MISMO Standards Professional Designation

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 1, 2015) - MISMO is proud to announce the first group of individuals to ever receive the Certified MISMO Standards Professionals (CMSP®) designation.  These individuals have completed a rigor...


    Commercial/Multifamily Delinquencies Continue to Decline in First Quarter

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 1, 2015) - Delinquency rates for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans continued to decline in the first quarter of 2015, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency ...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 27, 2015) - Mortgage applications decreased 1.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 22, 2015.&nbs...


    MBA Opens Doors Highlights Foundation's Success Stories in New Video

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 26, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Opens Doors Foundation today released a new video featuring two of the Foundation's success stories as well as a brand-new, original song, Call It Home. Since 2012, ...


    Stevens' Statement on the Financial Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 21, 2015) -Statement from MBA President & CEO David H. Stevens on the Financial Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015. "I applaud Chairman Shelby and members of the Senate Banking Committee for moving...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2015) - - Mortgage applications decreased 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 May 15, 2015. T...


    Prepared Remarks of David. H. Stevens at MBA's National Secondary Market Conference and Expo

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 Prepared Remarks of David H. Stevens at MBA's National Secondary Market Conference and Expo  [Please Note:  These are prepared remarks.  Mr. Stevens may add to or subtract from these remarks during the course...


    MBA Announces New Suite of Member Benefits

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today new partnerships with Fannie Mae, Capital Markets Cooperative (CMC), and The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC) that will provide new benefi...


    Applications for New Home Purchases Increased Slightly in April

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 15, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for April 2015 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased by 0.3 percent relative to the previous month. This...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 13, 2015) - Mortgage applications decreased 3.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 8, 2015. The ...


    MISMO Unveils New Certification Program

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 12, 2015) - MISMO® is proud to announce the launch of a new certification program, the Certified MISMO Standards Professional (CMSP®).  The certification is a mark of excellence available ...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increases in April

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 12, 2015) - Mortgage credit availability increased 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 AllReg...


    Mortgage Delinquencies and Foreclosures Fall in First Quarter

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 6, 2015) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.54 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the first quarter of 2015. ...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease 4.6 Percent in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 6, 2015) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 May 1, 2015. The M...


    Q1 Commercial & Multifamily Mortgage Originations Up 49 Percent Year-Over-Year

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 BOSTON, Mass. (May 4, 2015) - According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations, first quarter 2015 commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 49...


    SWBC Mortgage Takes Action to Help Families with Critically Ill or Injured Children

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 4, 2015) - Today, SWBC Mortgage Corporation, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas,  made a sizeable donation to the MBA Opens Doors Foundation in Washington, DC. Opens Doors is a non-profit organization run by th...


    MBA Welcomes 11 New Members

    Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that in March it welcomed 11 new regular members to its ranks, which currently numbers more than 2,200 member companies. MBA welcomes the following new members: National Bank of Commerce - Birmingham, AL Low VA Rates - Lindon...


    MBA Chairman Bill Cosgrove Commends Introduction of SAFE Transitional Licensing Act

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 29, 2015) - Bill Cosgrove, CMB  President & CEO Union Home Mortgage Corp. and Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) issued the following statement in response to the introd...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease 2.3 Percent in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 29, 2015) - 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 April 24, 2015....


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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


    Motley Testifies on Access to Mortgage Credit

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 16, 2015) - J. David Motley, President of Colonial Savings, F.A. and a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association's Residential/Single Family Board of Governors, testified today before the U.S. ...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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


    MBA Hires Bradley Padratzik to be for Director of Member Engagement

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 14, 2015) - David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), today announced the appointment of Bradley S. Padratzik as Director of Member Engagement. In this role, Padratzik will...


    Applications for New Home Purchases Increased in March

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 9, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for March 2015 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased by 17 percent relative to the previous month....


    Mortgage Bankers’ Commercial/Multifamily Originations Rise to $400 Billion in 2014

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 8, 2015) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed $399.8 billion of loans in 2014, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) 2014 Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Annual Origi...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 8, 2015) - Mortgage applications increased 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 April 3, 20...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increases in March

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 7, 2015) - WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 7, 2015) - Mortgage credit availability increased in March according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) wh...


    MBA Welcomes 16 New Members


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 1, 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 March 27, 2...


    Stevens Statement on New CFPB Toolkit


    Independent Mortgage Banks’ Profits in 4th Quarter 2014 Down from Previous Quarter; Up on Year-Over-Year Basis

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 31, 2015) - Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $744 on each loan they originated in the fourth quarter of 2014, down from a reported gain of $897 per...


    Stevens Statement on HUD Leadership Changes

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 26, 2015) - David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), issued the following statement on the transition of Ed Golding to be Principal Deputy Assistant Secreta...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey


    MBA’s Stevens Comments on Delaney/Carney/Himes Housing Finance Reform Proposal

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 19, 2015) - David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) issued the following statement in response to the release of federal housing reform legislation by...


    MBA Releases 2014 Rankings of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Firms’ Origination Volumes

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 19, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its annual ranking of commercial/multifamily mortgage firms by origination volume. The MBA study is the only one of its kind to present a compre...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 18, 2015) - Mortgage applications decreased 3.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 13, ...


    Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Outstanding Grew at the Fastest Pace Since 2007

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 17, 2015) - Total commercial/multifamily debt outstanding stood at $2.64 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2014, an increase of $48.9 billion, or 1.9 percent, over the third quarter, according to data coll...


    MBA Releases New TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure Resource Guide

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 12, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released this week a new TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Resource Guide designed to assist lenders in complying with the TRID rule by August 1, 2015. ...


    Applications for New Home Purchases Increased in February

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 12, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for February 2015 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased by 12 percent relative to the previous mo...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11, 2015) -  Mortgage applications decreased 1.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    MISMO® Version 3.3.1 Reference Model Released


    MBA Honors 2015 Mortgage Banking Tech All-Stars

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 10, 2015) -  The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and Mortgage Banking magazine will award seven industry innovators with the Mortgage Banking Tech All-Stars award at MBA's National Technology in Mortga...


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