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    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 1, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 2.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Augu...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Remains Unchanged at 3.25 Percent

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 30, 2021) - 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 at 3....


    MBA Statement Regarding The Markup's Flawed Analysis of Mortgage Lending

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 25, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released the following statement regarding The Markup's flawed analysis of mortgage lending: "The issue of fair lending is an important one, a...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 25, 2021) - Mortgage applications increased 1.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending A...


    IMB Production Profits Decline in Second Quarter of 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 24, 2021) - CIndependent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $2,023 on each loan they originated in the second quarter of 2021, down from a report...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 3.25 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 23, 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 1 basis point from 3.26% of servi...


    Mortgage Delinquencies Decrease in the Second Quarter of 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 19, 2021) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.47 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the second...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 18, 2021) - 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 A...


    July New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 27.4 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 17, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for July 2021 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 27.4 percent compared from a year ago. Co...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 3.26 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 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 14 basis points from 3.40% of ser...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in July

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 12, 2021) - Mortgage credit availability increased in July according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Elli...


    Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Bounces Back in the Second Quarter of 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 12, 2021) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 106 percent higher in the second quarter of 2021 compared to a year ago and increased 66 percent from the first quarter of 2021, ...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 11, 2021) - Mortgage applications increased 2.8 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending A...


    MBA Opens Doors Foundation Welcomes Lennar Mortgage’s Laura Escobar to its Board of Directors

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 10, 2021) - The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today welcomed Lennar Mortgage President Laura Escobar to its Board of Directors. Opens Doors provides mortgage and rental assistance to families wi...


    MBA Forecast: Commercial/Multifamily Lending on Track to Increase 31 Percent to $578 Billion in 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 10, 2021) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers are expected to close $578 billion of loans backed by income-producing properties in 2021, a 31 percent increase from 2020's volume of $442 bill...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Slightly Decreases to 3.40 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 9, 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 3.47% of servi...


    Multifamily Lending Hit $359.7 Billion in 2020

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 5, 2021) - In 2020, 2,140 different multifamily lenders provided a total of $359.7 billion in new mortgages for apartment buildings with five or more units, according to the Mortgage Bankers Associati...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Declined in July

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 5, 2021) - Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties declined in July, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest monthly CREF Loan Performance ...


    MISMO Seeks Participants for Next Generation 4.0 Reference Model Workgroup

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 Next Gen Reference Model Will Make it Easier to Implement MISMO-based Solutions in a More Timely and Cost-Effective Manner WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 4, 2021) - MISMO®, the real estate finance industry's standards organizati...


    Fewer Households Missed Housing Payments in the Second Quarter of 2021

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 4, 2021) - Slightly under 5 million households did not make their rent or mortgage payments in the second quarter of 2021, according to updated research released today by the Mortgage Bankers Associat...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 4, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 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 Ju...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Slightly Decreases to 3.47 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 2, 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 1 basis point from 3.48% of servic...


    MISMO’s Jan Davis Receives HousingWire Woman of Influence Award

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 20, 2021) - MISMO®, the real estate finance industry's standards organization, today announced that Jan Davis, vice president of operations, has been recognized as a HousingWire 2021 Woman of In...


    MISMO Creates Community of Practice to Explore Market Need and Potential Standards for ESG Initiatives

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 Interested Participants Are Invited to Join CoP and Attend August Kickoff Meeting WASHINGTON, D.C.(July 29, 2021) -MISMO®, the real estate finance industry's standards organization, today announced the creation of a new Commun...


    Statement by MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit on the Biden Administration and CFPB Rental Assistance Awareness Campaign

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 28, 2021) - Statement by MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, on the Biden administration and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) call to action announced today to raise awareness about the Em...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 28, 2021) - Mortgage applications increased 5.7 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 CSBS’ Prudential Standards

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 27, 2021) - Statement by MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, on CSBS' model state regulatory prudential standards for nonbank mortgage servicers: "MBA appreciates that CSBS has created model...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Slightly Decreases to 3.48 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 26, 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 2 basis points from 3.50% of servic...


    MBA Launches CONVERGENCE: Columbus

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 21, 2021) - Today, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) launched a major pilot program to promote minority homeownership opportunities in Columbus, Ohio. CONVERGENCE: Columbus, led by MBA, the Ohio Housing...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 21, 2021) - 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 Jul...


    MISMO RON-Certified Platforms Increase 40 Percent

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 DocuTech, OneNotary, Pro Notary and SimplySecureSign Have New MISMO RON-Certified Platforms  WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 20, 2021) - MISMO®, the real estate finance industry's standards organization, today announced ...


    June New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 23.8 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 20, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for June 2021 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 23.8 percent compared from a year ago. Comp...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 3.50 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 19, 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 26 basis points from 3.76% of servi...


    MBA Statement on FHFA’s Elimination of the Adverse Market Refinance Fee

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 16, 2021) - Statement by MBA's President and CEO Bob Broeksmit on FHFA's announcement that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs) will eliminate the Adverse Market Refinance Fee for loan deliveries effe...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in June

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 15, 2021) - 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 Mae's AllR...


    MBA Announces Speakers for Annual Convention & Expo 2021

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 14, 2021) - TToday, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced the speaker lineup for its Annual Convention & Expo 2021, taking place October 17-20 in San Diego. MBA's Annual Convention & Expo ...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 14, 2021) - Mortgage applications increased 16.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 9,...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 3.76 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 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 11 basis points from 3.87% of servi...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Hold Steady in June

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 7, 2021) - Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties held steady in June, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest monthly CREF Loan Performance...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 7, 2021) - 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 July...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 3.87 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 6, 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 4 basis points from 3.91% of service...


    MBA’s Teressa Lurk Receives HousingWire 2021 Marketing Leader Award

    CONTACT Falen Taylor ftaylor@mba.org (202) 557-2771 WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 1, 2021) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Teressa Lurk, Vice President of Marketing and Design, was recognized by HousingWire as a recipient of the publication's inaugural 2021 M...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 30, 2021) - Mortgage applications decreased 6.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Jun...


    MISMO Seeks Public Comment on Commercial Green Utility Dataset

    CONTACT Tara Dunion tdunion@mba.org (202) 557-2849 Dataset Helps Facilitate Efficient Exchange of Commercial/Multifamily Green Utility Data Across the Real Estate Finance Industry WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 29, 2021) - MISMO®, the real estate finance industry's standards organi...


    MBA RIHA Study Finds Older Homeowners and College-Educated Individuals Are More Likely to Leave the Workforce After a Job Loss

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 29, 2021) - Older college-educated homeowners are two times more likely to leave the workforce after a job loss than renters, according to a new research report released today by the Mortgage Bankers As...


    Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 3.91 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 28, 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 2 basis points from 3.93% of servic...


    Statement by MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit on FHFA Appointing Sandra L. Thompson as Acting Director

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2021) -  Statement by MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, on the announcement that Sandra L. Thompson has been appointed Acting Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)...


    Statement by MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit on Julia Gordon's Nomination to be the Next FHA Commissioner

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2021) -  Statement of MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, regarding President Biden's announcement that he intends to nominate Julia Gordon to be the next Federal Housing Commission...


    Statement by MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit on Collins v. Yellen

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557-2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 23, 2021) -  Statement by MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Collins v. Yellen:"MBA recognizes and appreciates the impact of the Supreme Court...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 23, 2021) - Mortgage applications increased 2.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Jun...


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