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    10 Companies Are Now MISMO RON-Certified

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 Black Knight and Stavvy Join Growing List of Companies Achieving MISMO RON-Certification WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 15, 2021) - MISMO®, the real estate finance industry's standards organization, today announced that 10 compan...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originated $441.5 Billion in 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 15, 2021) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed $441.5 billion of loans in 2020, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) 2020 Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Ann...


    March New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 7 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 15, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for March 2021 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 7 percent compared from a year ago. ...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 14, 2021) - 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 Ap...


    IMB Production Volumes and Profits Reach Record Highs in 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 13, 2021) - Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks made an average profit of $4,202 on each loan they originated in 2020, up from $1,470 per loan in 2019, according to ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 4.66 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 12, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 24 basis points from 4.90% of serv...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in March

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 8, 2021) - Mortgage credit availability increased in March according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 7, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 Apr...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 4.90 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 5, 2021) - 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 4.96% of servic...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Decreased in March

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 1, 2021) - Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties decreased again in March, reaching the lowest level since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 31, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 Ma...


    MBA Statement on Sec. Fudge’s Decision to Not Change FHA Premiums

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 30, 2021) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge's announcement that HUD has no plans to change FHA's mortgage insurance...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 4.96 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 29, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 9 basis points from 5.05% of servi...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 24, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 Ma...


    IMB Production Profits Remain Strong in Fourth Quarter of 2020, but Decrease from Third-Quarter Record High

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 23, 2021) - Independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $3,738 on each loan they originated in the fourth quarter of 2020, down from a reported...


    MBA Opens Doors Foundation Announces Alliance with The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 22, 2021) -The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced a new alliance with The Children's Hospital at Saint Francis (Saint Francis) in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The alliance is the Foundation's first in ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 5.05 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 22, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 9 basis points from 5.14% of servi...


    MBA RIHA Study Finds Affordability a Growing Challenge for Low- and Moderate-Income Renters in a Majority of Top 50 Metro Areas

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 Less than one rental subsidy was available for every three eligible households in 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 18, 2021) - Home prices and rent appreciation have exceeded income growth since the turn of the 21st century. This...


    MBA Releases 2020 Rankings of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Firms’ Origination Volumes

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 17, 2021) - According to a set of commercial/multifamily real estate finance league tables prepared by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), the following firms were the top commercial/multifamily mo...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 17, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 Ma...


    Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Increased 5.8 Percent in the Fourth Quarter of 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 16, 2021) - The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding at the end of 2020 was $212 billion (5.8 percent) higher than at the end of 2019, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association...


    February New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 9.2 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 16, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for February 2021 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 9.2 percent compared from a year ...


    MBA Statement on Sen. Toomey’s Housing Finance Reform Principles

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 15, 2021) - Statement from Bob Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, on Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Ranking Member Pat Toomey's (R-PA) se...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 5.14 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 15, 2021) - 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 5.20% of servi...


    MBA Statement on the Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 10, 2021) - Statement by MBA President and CEO Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, on the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: "MBA commends the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021,...


    MBA Statement on Confirmation of Marcia Fudge as HUD Secretary

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 10, 2021) - Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement on Marcia L. Fudge being confirmed as Secretary of Housing and Urb...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 10, 2021) - 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 Ma...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Unchanged in February

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 9, 2021) - Mortgage credit availability remained unchanged in February according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes dat...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 5.20 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 8, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 3 basis points from 5.23% of servic...


    Statement of MBA’s President and CEO Bob Broeksmit on Recent Activities in the Mortgage Broker Channel

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 5, 2021) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding recent activities in the mortgage broker channel: "Consumers are best served when they have choices...


    MISMO Seeks Public Comment on Commercial Appraisal Dataset

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 4, 2021) - MISMO® announced today that it is seeking public comment on its Commercial Appraisal Dataset. The comment period, which ends on March 26, 2021, is intended to enable the public time to review ...


    MISMO Seeks Public Comment on MISMO Life of Loan Product

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 4, 2021) - MISMO® announced today that it is seeking public comment on the MISMO Life of Loan Business Model and MISMO Engineering Guidelines (MEG) 3 and 6. The 60 day public comment period for MISMO Lif...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquency Rates Continue to Vary by Property Types and Capital Sources

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 4, 2021) - According to two reports released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties decreased in February, as t...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2021) - 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 Feb...


    MISMO Wins 2021 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Award

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 1, 2021) - MISMO, the mortgage industry's standards organization, has been named a 2021 winner of HousingWire's Tech100 Mortgage award. The award criteria were based on technology innovation and impact withi...


    MISMO Wins 2021 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Award

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 1, 2021) - MISMO, the mortgage industry's standards organization, has been named a 2021 winner of HousingWire's Tech100 Mortgage award. The award criteria were based on technology innovation and impact withi...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Increases Slightly to 5.23 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 1, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance increased by 1 basis point from 5.22% of service...


    MBA Announces the 2021 Members of its Affordable Housing Advisory Councils

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 26, 2021) - Today the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced the 2021 members of its advisory councils for affordable rental housing and homeownership. The two advisory councils were for...


    MBA Statement on the Alignment of FHFA’s COVID-19 Mortgage Relief Policies

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 25, 2021) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding FHFA's decision to align its COVID-19 mortgage relief policies with HUD, VA and USDA: "MBA appr...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 24, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 11.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week endin...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Declines to 5.22 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 22, 2021) - 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 5.29% of se...


    January New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 18.9 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 18, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for January 2021 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 18.9 percent compared from a ye...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 17, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 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...


    MISMO Issues Statement on the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) 2021 Scorecard on GSEs and Common Securitization Solutions (CSS)

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 16, 2021) - Seth Appleton, President of MISMO®, today issued the following statement on FHFA's 2021 Scorecard for the GSEs and CSS: "As the mortgage industry's standards organization, we applaud ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Declines to 5.29 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 16, 2021) - 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 5.35% of se...


    MBA Statement on President Biden's Foreclosure Extension Announcement

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 16, 2021) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the announcement by President Biden that FHA, VA, and USDA will extend foreclosure and eviction...


    MBA Awards Over $165,000 in Path to Diversity Scholarships

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 11, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that it awarded over $165,000 in scholarships to 192 women and minorities under its Path to Diversity (P2D) Scholarship Program&nbs...


    Mortgage Delinquencies Decrease in the Fourth Quarter of 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 11, 2021) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 6.73 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the four...


    MBA Releases 2020 Year-End Commercial/Multifamily Servicer Rankings

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 10, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its year-end ranking of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers' volumes as of December 31, 2020.  At the top of the list...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 10, 2021) - 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...


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