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    MBA Statement on the DOJ and HUD Memorandum of Understanding on False Claims Act Guidance

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 28, 2019) - Statement from Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), on the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban D...


    Prepared Remarks of MBA Chairman Brian Stoffers, CMB, Global President, Debt & Structured Finance of CBRE, at the 2019 MBA Annual Convention and Expo

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2727 AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 28, 2019) -  Brian Stoffers, CMB, Global President, Debt & Structured Finance of CBRE, was sworn in yesterday as Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) during the association's 201...


    Prepared Remarks of MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, at the 2019 MBA Annual Convention and Expo

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 28, 2019) -  Bob Broeksmit, CMB, MBA President and CEO, delivered the following remarks at MBA's 2019 Annual Convention and Expo in Austin, Texas. [Please Note: These are prepared remarks. Mr. Bro...


    MBA Recognizes 44 New Certified Mortgage Banker Graduates

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 27, 2019) -  MBA Education, the award-winning education division of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), recognized 44 individuals who earned the Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB®) designation at a c...


    MBA Announces 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Residential Leadership Award Winners

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 27, 2019) -  The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced at its 2019 Annual Convention & Expo that five companies have been recognized as 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Residential Lea...


    MBA Announces Governors and Committee Chairs for 2020

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 27, 2019) -  The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced the members of its Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG), members of its Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board o...


    Frank Donnelly, CFP®, CMB®, Presented with CMB Society’s Rosser Lifetime Achievement Award

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 27, 2019) -  The Certified Mortgage Bankers (CMB) Society today presented Frank Donnelly, CFP, CMB, Mortgage Branch Manager at BB&T Home Mortgage, with its E. Michael Rosser, CMB, Mortgage Bankers Associ...


    Brian Stoffers, CMB, Sworn in as 2020 MBA Chairman

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 Susan Stewart Sworn in as Chairman-Elect, Kristy Fercho as Vice Chairman AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 27, 2019) -  Brian Stoffers, CMB, Global President, Debt & Structured Finance at CBRE, was sworn in today as Chairman of...


    MBA Elects 2020 Board of Directors

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 27, 2019) -  The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today swore in its Board of Directors for the 2020 membership year at MBA's 2019 Annual Convention & Expo in Austin, Texas. The Board of Dir...


    MBA Releases New White Paper: The Basic Components of an Information Security Program

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 24, 2019) -  The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released a new white paper, The Basic Components of an Information Security Program, which gives an overview of current information secu...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 23, 2019) - Mortgage applications decreased 11.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    September New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 34.2 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 17, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for September 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 34.2 percent compared to a yea...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 16, 2019) - Mortgage applications increased 0.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending ...


    MBA’s Lisa Haynes Honored as Association CFO of the Year by Association TRENDS

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 10, 2019)--  Lisa J. Haynes, SVP, Chief Financial Officer and Diversity and Inclusion Officer at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), was presented with the Association CFO of the Year Award by As...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 9, 2019) - Mortgage applications increased 5.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending O...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in September

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 8, 2019) - Mortgage credit availability increased in September according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from...


    MBA Statement on the Nomination of Brian Montgomery to be HUD Deputy Secretary

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 8, 2019) -  Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), regarding President Trump's announcement that he intends to nominate FHA Com...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 2, 2019) - Mortgage applications increased 8.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending S...


    MBA Opens Doors Foundation Kicks Off 2020 Fundraising Season with More Than $1.8 Million in Donations

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 1, 2019) - The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced it received $1.81 million in corporate and individual donations during its two-day FY 2020 fundraising campaign in late August. The ...


    Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Increased $51.9 Billion in the Second Quarter of 2019

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 30, 2019) - The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding rose by $51.9 billion (1.5 percent) in the second quarter of 2019, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) la...


    Multifamily Lending Jumped 19 Percent to Record High $339.2 Billion in 2018

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 26, 2019) - Favorable market conditions helped spur a 19 percent increase in multifamily lending in 2018 to a new high in dollar volume, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) annual...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 25, 2019) - Mortgage applications decreased 10.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week endi...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Remain Low in the Second Quarter of 2019

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 23, 2019) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies remained low in the second quarter of 2019, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Commercial/Multifamily Delinqu...


    MBA Statement on Enhancements to the CFPB Consumer Complaint Database

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 18, 2019) - Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), regarding enhancements to the CFPB Consumer Complaint Database announced t...


    Mortgage Applications Flat in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 18, 2019) - Mortgage applications decreased 0.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week endin...


    August New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 33 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 17, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for August 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 33 percent compared to a year a...


    MISMO® Seeks Input on New Business Glossary

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 16, 2019) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, is seeking industry feedback during a 60-day public comment period on its new Business Glossary, an online educational resour...


    MBA Survey: Life Insurance Companies Could Fund an Additional $10 Billion in Multifamily Lending in 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 Life companies indicate they can hold $50-$120 billion in multifamily loans over the next five years  WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 16, 2019) - Life insurance companies have an appetite to increase their multifamily lendin...


    MBA Statement on California Rent Control Bill AB-1482

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 13, 2019) - Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), regarding California Rent Control Bill AB-1482: "There is a growing housi...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in August

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 12, 2019) - Mortgage credit availability decreased in August according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 11, 2019) - Mortgage 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 endin...


    MBA Releases 2019 Mid-Year Commercial/Multifamily Servicer Rankings

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 10, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its mid-year rankings of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers' volumes as of June 30, 2019. At the top of the list of firm...


    MISMO® Releases Final Remote Online Notarization Standards

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 9, 2019) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today announced the release of its finalized Remote Online Notarization (RON) standards. The RON standards allow the use ...


    MBA Forecasts Record Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Originations and Multifamily Lending in 2019 and 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 9, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) forecasts that commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers will close a record $652 billion of loans backed by income-producing properties this yea...


    MBA Statement on the Trump Administration Housing Finance Reform Plans

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst RVanRaaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 5, 2019) -  Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), on the release of the housing finance reform reports from the Treasur...


    Kelli Burke Joins MBA as Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Finance

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 4, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Kelli Burke has joined MBA as Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF). Burke's responsibilities will include l...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 4, 2019) - Mortgage applications decreased 3.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    MISMO® Releases New Industry Loan Application Dataset

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 3, 2019) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today announced the release of the new Industry Loan Application Dataset (iLAD). The iLAD is a compendium of data points ...


    MBA Inaugural Study: Modest Growth Anticipated in Home Equity Lending

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 Report analyzes recent activity and lender expectations for home equity loan products WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 3, 2019) - Home equity loan debt outstanding and borrower utilization rates declined in 2018, and mortgage lend...


    Mortgage Production Profits Rise in Second Quarter of 2019 to Highest Since 2016

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 29, 2019) - Independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $1,675 on each loan they originated in the second quarter of 2019, up from a reported ...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 28, 2019) - 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 A...


    Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Increased 10 Percent in the Second Quarter

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 22, 2019) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 10 percent higher in the second quarter compared to a year ago, and rose 29 percent from the first quarter of 2019, according to ...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 21, 2019) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 A...


    MISMO® Seeks Input on Consent Language for Tax Transcripts to Comply with Taxpayer First Act

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 19, 2019) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today announced that it is seeking industry participants to collaborate on developing standardized language to gain consent...


    MBA Commends HUD for Reproposed Draft of FHA Annual Lender Certification

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org  (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 15, 2019) - Bob Broeksmit, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (H...


    July New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 31.2 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 15, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for July 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 31.2 percent compared from a year ag...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 14, 2019) - Mortgage applications increased 21.7 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 Finalized FHA Condo Rule

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 14, 2019) - Pete Mills, Senior Vice President for Residential Policy and Member Engagement at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the following statement applauding the finali...


    Mortgage Delinquencies Rise in the Second Quarter of 2019

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 13, 2019) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties increased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.53 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the second...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in July

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 8, 2019) - Mortgage credit availability decreased in July according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie...


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