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    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases for Seventh Straight Week to 7.67%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 3, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 7 basis points from 7.74% of servi...


    Multifamily Lending Increased 7 Percent to New Record High in 2019

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 30, 2020) - Fueled by strong market fundamentals and low interest rates, 2,589 different multifamily lenders provided a total of $364.4 billion in new mortgages in 2019 for apartment buildings with five...


    MISMO® Statement on Ginnie Mae and Federal Home Loan Banks of Dallas and Des Moines Accepting eNotes as Collateral

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 29, 2020) - Mike Fratantoni, President of MISMO® and Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research and Industry Technology at the Mortgage Bankers Association, today issued the following statement...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 29, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 Jul...


    MBA Statement on Confirmation of Dana Wade as FHA Commissioner

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 28, 2020) - Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), made the following statement regarding the Senate's confirmation of Dana Wade to be the next ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases for Sixth Straight Week to 7.74%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 27, 2020) - 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 7.80% of servic...


    MISMO® Releases Proposed Commercial Appraisal Data Standards

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 27, 2020) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today released new proposed data standards for commercial property appraisals. The new dataset will facilitate the efficient exchan...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 22, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 4.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Jul...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases for Fifth Straight Week to 7.80%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 20, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 38 basis points from 8.18% of servi...


    MISMO® Launches Initiative to Facilitate Servicing Transfers

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 16, 2020) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, is seeking industry participants to collaborate on a new initiative to facilitate servicing transfers. "Given the challenges ...


    COVID-19 Pandemic to Cause Pullback in Commercial/Multifamily Lending in 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 16, 2020) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers are expected to close $248 billion of loans backed by income-producing properties in 2020, a 59 percent decline from 2019's record volume of $601 ...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 15, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 5.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Jul...


    June New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 54.1 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 14, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for June 2020 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 54.1 percent compared from a year ago....


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases for Fourth Straight Week to 8.18%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 13, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 21 basis points from 8.39% of servi...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in June

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 9, 2020) - Mortgage credit availability decreased in June according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie M...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 8, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 2.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases for Third Straight Week to 8.39%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 7, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 8 basis points from 8.47% of service...


    MISMO® Certifies First Two Remote Online Notary Products

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 7, 2020)  - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today announced that eNotaryLog and Notarize are the first two companies to complete MISMO's new Remote Online Nota...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 1, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 June...


    Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Increased 1.7 Percent in the First Quarter of 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 30, 2020) - The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding rose by $61.0 billion (1.7 percent) in the first quarter of 2020, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest C...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases Slightly to 8.47%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 29 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 1 basis point from 8.48% of servicer...


    MBA Statement on the Supreme Court Ruling in Seila v. CFPB

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 29, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court ruling in the case of Seila Law LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB...


    Matt Rocco of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital Nominated to be 2021 MBA Vice Chairman

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2020) - Today the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that Matthew G. Rocco, Sr., Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, has been n...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 8.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Jun...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases for First Time in Series to 8.48%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased - for the first time since the survey'...


    MBA Statement on CFPB’s Proposed Changes to the QM Rule and Extension of the GSE Patch

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2020) - MBA Statement by President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Notice of Proposed Rulemakings about the QM/ATR Rule and the extension ...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Remained Low in the First Quarter of 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 18, 2020) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies remained low at the end of the first quarter of 2020, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Commercial/Multifamily De...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 17, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 8.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Jun...


    May New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 10.9 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 16, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for May 2020 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 10.9 percent compared from a year ago. ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Increases to 8.55%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 16, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance increased from 8.53% of servicers' portfolio volume i...


    MBA's Kelli Burke Named #NEXTPowerhouseAwards Award Winner

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 12, 2020) - Kelli Burke, MBA's Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Finance, has been named an award recipient of the #NEXTPowerhouseAwards, presented by NEXT Mortgage Events & News. Burke will be re...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 10, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 9.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Jun...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in May

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 9, 2020) - Mortgage credit availability decreased in May according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie Ma...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Increases to 8.53%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 8, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance increased from 8.46% of servicers' portfolio volu...


    IMBs Report Strong First Quarter of 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 4, 2020) - Independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $1,600 on each loan they originated in the first quarter of 2020, up from a reported gain...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 3, 2020) - 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 May ...


    MBA Welcomes Michael Briggs as Senior Vice President and General Counsel

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 1, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced the appointment of Michael W. Briggs as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Briggs joins MBA from the Federal Deposit Insur...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Increases to 8.46%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 1, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance increased from 8.36% of servicers' portfolio volu...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 27, 2020) - 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 May ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Increases to 8.36%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 26, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance increased from 8.16% of servicers' portfolio volume in...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 2.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May ...


    MISMO® Releases Updated Industry Loan Application Dataset

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 19, 2020) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today announced that it has updated the Industry Loan Application Dataset (iLAD), the modernized dataset for exchanging loan a...


    MBA Statement on FHFA's Announcement on Refinance and Home Purchase Eligibility for Homeowners in Forbearance

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 19, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) announcement on refinance and home purchase eligibility ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Increases to 8.16%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance increased from 7.91% of servicers' portfolio volu...


    MBA Statement on the House Passage of the HEROES Act

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 15, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the House passage of the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act: "MBA ackn...


    April New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 12 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 14, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for April 2020 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 12 percent compared from a year ago. C...


    MBA Statement on FHFA’s Payment Deferral Option

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 13, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) announcement that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will ...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 13, 2020) - 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 May ...


    MBA Statement on Senate Confirmation of Brian Montgomery as HUD Deputy Secretary

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 12, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the Senate confirmation of Brian Montgomery to be the next Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Depart...


    Mortgage Delinquencies Rise in First Quarter of 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 12, 2020) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties increased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.36 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the first qua...


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