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    MBA Education Honors Frederico Pereira with Willis Bryant Award

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 28, 2020) - MBA Education, the award-winning education division of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), today honored Freddie Mac's Frederico Pereira with its Willis Bryant Award. The Willis Bryant Awa...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 28, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 1.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases Slightly to 5.90%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 26, 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 2 basis points from 5.92% of ser...


    MISMO® Issues Next-Gen Logical Data Model

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 22, 2020) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today announced the availability of its new MISMO logical data model (LDM) as the next generation of the MISMO data exchange. Th...


    MBA Forecast: Purchase Originations to Increase 8.5% to Record $1.54 Trillion in 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 21, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that purchase originations are expected to grow 8.5% to a new record of $1.54 trillion in 2021. After a substantial 70.9% jump in ac...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 21, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 0.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending ...


    MORPAC Honors Jeff Hurley with the 2020 Distinguished Schumacher-Bolduc Award

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 20, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association Political Action Committee (MORPAC) today awarded Jeff Hurley, Senior Managing Director, CBRE, with the 2020 Schumacher-Bolduc Award during the association's v...


    MBA Presents Burton C. Wood Award to Legacy Mortgage’s Jack Thompson

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 20, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has presented its annual Burton C. Wood Legislative Service Award to Legacy Mortgage President and CEO Jack Thompson. The award is given annually to an M...


    MBA Opens Doors Foundation Announces 2020 Award Winners

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 20, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced the recipients of the MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) annual awards, which recognize those who have made lasting contributions t...


    MBA Announces Residential Board of Governors for 2021

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 20, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced the members of its Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG) and chairs of its Residential Committee for 2021.  "MBA is an ...


    MBA Elects 2021 Board of Directors

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 20, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced its Board of Directors for the 2021 membership year during MBA's virtual 2020 Annual Convention & Expo. The Board of ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Declines to 5.92%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 19, 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 40 basis points from 6.32% of se...


    MBA Recognizes 29 New Certified Mortgage Banker Graduates

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 19, 2020) - MBA Education, the award-winning education division of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), recognized 29 individuals who earned the Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB®) designation at a ce...


    MBA Announces 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Residential Leadership Award Winners

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 19, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced during its virtual 2020 Annual Convention & Expo that seven companies have been recognized as 2020 Diversity and Inclusion ...


    Alan Fowler, CMB®, AMP Presented with Rosser Lifetime Achievement Award

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 19, 2020) - The Certified Mortgage Bankers (CMB) Society today presented Alan Fowler, CMB®, AMP, Senior Vice President-Mortgage Services at Nusenda Credit Union in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with its E....


    Prepared Remarks of MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, at the 2020 MBA Annual Convention and Expo

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 19, 2020) - Bob Broeksmit, CMB, MBA President and CEO, delivered the following remarks at MBA's virtual 2020 Annual Convention & Expo. [Please Note: These are prepared remarks. Mr...


    MBA Honors Jim Deitch, CMB, with Woodward Distinguished Service Award

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 19, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today honored Jim Deitch, CMB, co-founder and CEO of Teraverde, with its Andrew D. Woodward Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented in recogn...


    Prepared Remarks of MBA Chairman Susan Stewart, Chief Executive Officer of SWBC Mortgage Corporation, at the 2020 MBA Annual Convention and Expo

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 19, 2020) - Susan Stewart, Chief Executive Officer of SWBC Mortgage Corporation, was sworn in today as Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) during the association's virt...


    Susan Stewart Sworn in as 2021 MBA Chairman

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 19, 2020) - Susan Stewart, Chief Executive Officer at SWBC Mortgage Corporation, was sworn in today as Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) during the association's virtual 2020 A...


    Over 6 Million Renters and Homeowners and 26 Million Student Debt Borrowers Missed September Payments

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 16, 2020) - Over 6 million households did not make their rent or mortgage payments and 26 million individuals missed their student loan payment in September, according to third-quarter 2020 research ...


    MISMO® Provides Stamp of Approval on Reference Model 3.4

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 15, 2020) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today announced that its widely-adopted MISMO 3.4 Reference Model has been upgraded to "Recommendation" status.  This ...


    September New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 38.2 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 15, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for September 2020 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 38.2 percent compared from a y...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 14, 2020) - 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 ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Declines to 6.32%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 12, 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 49 basis points from 6.81% of se...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in September

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 8, 2020) - Mortgage credit availability decreased in September 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. (October 7, 2020) - 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 O...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Declines to 6.81%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 5, 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 6.87% of serv...


    MBA Statement on CSBS' Proposed Prudential Standards for Nonbank Mortgage Servicers

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 1, 2020) - MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding the Conference of State Bank Supervisors' (CSBS) recently released Proposed Prudential Standards ...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Decrease in September

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 1, 2020) - Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties declined in September, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest monthly MBA CREF Loan Pe...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 30, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 4.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week endin...


    MISMO® Approves Taxpayer Consent Language As New Standard

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 29, 2020) -MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today announced that its successful Taxpayer Consent Language is approved as a new standard. MISMO's Taxpayer Consent Language was c...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Declines to 6.87%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Septembet 28, 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 6.93% of s...


    Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Continued Rise in the Second Quarter of 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 28, 2020) - The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding rose by $43.6 billion (1.2 percent) in the second quarter of 2020, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) la...


    MBA Awards Over $135,000 in Path to Diversity Scholarships

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 23, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that it awarded over $135,000 in scholarships to 166 women and minorities under its Path to Diversity (P2D) Scholarship Program&nb...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 23, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 6.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week endin...


    MBA Opens Doors Foundation Kicks Off 2021 Fundraising Season with More Than $2.7 Million in Donations

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 22, 2020) - The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced it received $2.71 million in corporate and individual donations during its two-day FY 2021 fundraising campaign, which began on S...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Declines to 6.93%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 21, 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 7.01% of s...


    RIHA Study: New Data Highlights Early COVID-19 Impact on Jobs and Individuals’ Ability to Make Housing and Student Debt Payments

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 17, 2020) - During the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 11 million households fell behind on their rent or mortgage payments and 30 million individuals missed at least one studen...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 16, 2020) - 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 endin...


    August New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 33.3 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 15, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for August 2020 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 33.3 percent compared from a ye...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Declines to 7.01%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 14, 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 15 basis points from 7.16% of ...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in August

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 10, 2020) - 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 9, 2020) - Mortgage applications increased 2.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Declines to 7.16%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 8, 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 4 basis points from 7.20% of se...


    IMB Production Profits Soar in Second Quarter of 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 2, 2020) - Independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $4,548 on each loan they originated in the second quarter of 2020, up from a reporte...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 2, 2020) - Mortgage applications decreased 2.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending...


    MBA Statement in Response to the HHS and CDC Agency Order on a Residential Eviction Moratorium through December 31, 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 1, 2020) - MBA Statement by President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, regarding today's Agency Order by the Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquency Rates Affected by the Pandemic, but Impact Differs by Property Types

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 1, 2020) - Delinquency rates of mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties reveal the various impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on different types of commercial real estate, acco...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Remains Flat at 7.20%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 31, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance remained unchanged relative to the prior week ...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Remains Flat at 7.20%

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 31, 2020) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance remained unchanged relative to the prior week ...


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