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    Delinquencies Increase in Fourth Quarter from Ten-Year Lows, Foreclosure Starts Continue Decline in Latest MBA Mortgage Delinquency Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 15, 2017) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties increased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.80 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the fourth quarter of...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 15, 2017) - Mortgage applications decreased 3.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending February 10,...


    MBA Appoints Pete Carroll and Andy Crisenbery to MISMO Board of Directors

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 15, 2017) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), parent corporation of the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO), appointed Pete Carroll, Executive Vice President at Quic...


    January New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 9.2 Percent Year over Year

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 14, 2017) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for January 2017 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 9.2 percent compared to January 2016. Compar...


    MBA Statement on Steven Mnuchin Being Confirmed as Treasury Secretary

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 13, 2017) - -Statement by MBA President & CEO David Stevens on the U.S. Senate approving the nomination of Steven Mnuchin to run the Department of Treasury. "MBA applauds the Senate for confir...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 8, 2017) - 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 February 3, 2...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increases in January

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727   WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 7, 2017) - Mortgage credit availability increased in January according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data fr...


    New RIHA Study Details Shifts in Rented vs. Owned Housing Stock

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 6, 2015) - The Research Institute for Housing America (RIHA) today released a new study examining the shift of existing housing stock between owner-occupied and rental over time. The study was authored by Stuart...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 1, 2017) - Mortgage applications decreased 3.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending January 27, 2...


    MBA Introduces GSE Reform Principles and Guardrails

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 Plan Calls for Congressionally Re-chartered Entities with Explicit Guarantee on MBS  WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 31, 2017) - Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released a paper outlining its recommended approa...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 25, 2017) - Mortgage applications increased 4.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending January 20, 2...


    MBA Statement on the Senate Banking Committee Approval of Dr. Ben Carson as HUD Secretary

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 24, 2017) - David H. Stevens, President & CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the following statement regarding the Senate Banking Committee's approval of Dr. Ben Carson as ...


    MISMO Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rent Roll Standards for Commercial Property

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 24, 2017) - MISMO®, the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization has extended the public comment period for the proposed data standard for the exchange of rent roll information on commercial prope...


    MBA Statement on the Suspension of the MIP Reduction

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 20, 2017) -David H. Stevens, President & CEO Mortgage Bankers Association, released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration's decision to suspend the recent reduction of...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 18, 2017) - WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 18, 2017) - Mortgage applications increased 0.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Su...


    December New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increase 2 Percent Year over Year

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 12, 2017) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Applications Survey (BAS) data for December 2016 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 2 percent relative to December 2015. Compar...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 11, 2017) - Mortgage applications increased 5.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending January 6, 20...


    Rick Arvielo Appointed Chairman of MORPAC for 2017-2018

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 10, 2017) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has announced that Rick Arvielo, CEO of New American Funding, was appointed chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association Political Action Com...


    Gene Lugat Appointed MAA Chairman for 2017-2018

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 10, 2017) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Gene Lugat, Executive Vice President of Eastern Division, National Industry and Political Relations, PrimeLending, Inc., has ...


    MBA Statement on FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Reduction

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 09, 2017) - David H. Stevens, President & CEO, Mortgage Bankers Association, released the following statement today regarding HUD's decision to reduce Mortgage Insurance Premiums for FHA single...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increases in December

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727   WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2016) - Mortgage credit availability increased in December according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data f...


    Survey: Commercial and Multifamily Originators Expect Strong, Steady Market in 2017

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 5, 2017) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage lending is expected to increase in 2017, as lenders' appetites to place new loans and borrowers' appetites to borrow both remain strong, according to a new Mortgage ...


    Mortgage Applications Decreased Over Two Week Period in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 4, 2017) - Mortgage applications decreased 12 percent from two weeks earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending December 30, 2...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 21, 2016) - Mortgage applications increased 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 December 16,...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 14, 2016) - Mortgage applications decreased 4.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending December 9, ...


    November New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increase 12 Percent Year over Year

    CONTACT Name EMAIL@mba.org (202) 557- 27XX WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 13, 2016) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Applications Survey (BAS) data for November 2016 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 12 percent relative to November 2015. Compared t...


    MISMO Releases Rent Roll Standards for Commercial Property

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 12, 2016) - The Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO®) has released a new proposed data standard for the exchange of rent roll information on commercial property.  The proposed st...


    3Q Commercial/Multifamily Delinquencies Remain Low, CMBS Up Slightly

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2016) - Delinquency rates for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans remained low in the third quarter of 2016, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Repo...


    Independent Mortgage Bank Volumes Up, Production Profits Stable in 3rd Quarter 2016

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2016) - Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $1,773 on each loan they originated in the third quarter of 2016, up from a reported gain of $1,686 per l...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2016) - Mortgage applications decreased 0.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending December 2, 2...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increases in November

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727   WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2016) - Mortgage credit availability increased in November according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data f...


    MBA Statement on Dr. Ben Carson Being Chosen to be Nominated as HUD Secretary

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 5, 2016) - David H. Stevens, CMB, President & CEO Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement on Dr. Ben Carson being chosen to be nominated as the Secretary of Housing a...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 30, 2016) - Mortgage applications decreased 9.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 25,...


    Purchase Applications Drive Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 23, 2016) - Mortgage applications increased 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 November 18,...


    MBA Opens Doors Foundation Completes Record Setting Fundraising Season

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 22, 2016) - The Mortgage Bankers Association Opens Doors Foundation (MBA Opens Doors) today announced it reached its 2016/2017 fundraising campaign goal of $1.5 million during its annual convention which was rec...


    MBA Commits $100,000 to Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 18, 2016) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that it would dedicate proceeds from its 3rd Annual Summit on Diversity and Inclusion, totaling $100,000, to its Path to Diversity & Inclusi...


    MBA Presents Wells Fargo Home Lending with Diversity & Inclusion Award

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 17, 2016) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that it has given Wells Fargo Home Lending an inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Award for its efforts in market outreach. This is the first ye...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 16, 2016) - Mortgage applications decreased 9.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 11,...


    October New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increase 8 Percent Year over Year

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 15, 2016) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for October 2016 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 8 percent relative to October 2015. Compared...


    MBA Statement Regarding FHA's Annual Report to Congress

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 15, 2016) - David H. Stevens, CMB, President & CEO Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement regarding FHA's Annual Report to Congress. "FHA and its leadership should be com...


    Delinquencies and Foreclosures Decrease in Latest Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 Serious Delinquency Rate Lowest Since 2007 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 10, 2016) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased 14 basis points to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.52 percent o...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 9, 2016) - - Mortgage applications decreased 1.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 4,...


    MBA Statement on Donald Trump Being Elected President of the United States

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 09, 2016) - David H. Stevens, President & CEO Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement congratulating Donald Trump on being elected the 45th President of the United States....


    Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations to Grow by 4 Percent in 2017

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 4, 2016) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) projects originations of commercial and multifamily mortgages will grow to $537 billion in 2017, an increase of 4 percent from expected 2016 volumes of $515 bill...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increases in October

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799   WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 3, 2016) - Mortgage credit availability increased in October according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which a...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 2, 2016) - Mortgage applications decreased 1.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 28, 2...


    Commercial/Multifamily Originations Up 2 Percent from Last Year’s Pace

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 1, 2016) - )- According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations, commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations for the first n...


    MBA’s Future Leaders Program Graduates 63 Residential and Commercial/Multifamily Real Estate Finance Professionals

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 BOSTON, MA (October 26, 2016) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) recognized a total of 63 mortgage professionals -- 35 from the residential market segment and 28 from the commercial/multifamily market segment -- in a ...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 26, 2016) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 October 21, 2...


    Purchase Originations to Total $1.1 Trillion in 2017

    CONTACT Ali Ahmad aahmad@mba.org (202) 557- 2727 BOSTON, MA (October 25, 2016) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that it forecasts $1.10 trillion in purchase mortgage originations during calendar year 2017, an 11 percent increase from 2016.  In contrast, MBA ...


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