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    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 24, 2019) - Mortgage applications decreased 7.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Ap...


    Independent Mortgage Bankers’ Production Volume and Profits Down in 2018

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 17, 2019) - Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks made an average profit of $367 on each loan they originated in 2018, down from $711 per loan in 2017, the Mortgage Ba...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 17, 2019) - Mortgage applications decreased 3.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week endi...


    Mortgage Bankers’ Commercial/Multifamily Originations Rise to Record $573.9 Billion in 2018

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 11, 2019) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed a record $573.9 billion in loans in 2018, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) 2018 Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Fi...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 10, 2019) - Mortgage applications decreased 5.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Ap...


    March New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 7 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 9, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for March 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 7 percent compared to a year ago. Com...


    Statement of Bob Broeksmit on Confirmation of Mark Calabria to be Director of the FHFA

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 4, 2019) - Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), on the Senate confirmation of Mark Calabria to be Director of the Federal Housing F...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in March

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 4, 2019) - 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 Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 3, 2019) - Mortgage applications increased 18.6 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 Releases Fourth Quarter 2018 Commercial/Multifamily DataBook

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 1, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) fourth quarter of 2018 Commercial/Multifamily DataBook is now available.   The report summarizes major trends that developed during th...


    Hamilton Group Funding’s Mark Korell Joins MBA Opens Doors Foundation Board of Directors

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 29, 2019) - The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced that Mark L. Korell, Chairman of Hamilton Group Funding, has joined its Board of Directors. Opens Doors provides mortgage and rental ...


    Statement of Bob Broeksmit on Presidential Memorandum Initiating Housing Reform

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 28, 2019) - Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), on President Trump signing an executive memorandum designed to initiate reform of ...


    MBA Releases 2018 Rankings of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Firms’ Origination Volumes

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


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 27, 2019) - Mortgage applications increased 8.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 2...


    MBA's CEO Broeksmit Testifies on Housing Finance Reform

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 27, 2019) - Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), testified today before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs at a hearing on t...


    IMBs Report Losses in the Fourth Quarter of 2018

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 26, 2019) - Independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net loss of $200 on each loan they originated in the fourth quarter of 2018, down from a reported gain o...


    MISMO® Seeks Input on Expanded JSON Standards Initiative

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 26, 2019) - MISMO, the mortgage industry's standards organization, is expanding its JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) initiatives. A new group, known as the JSON Development Workgroup, will create guideline...


    MBA Announces $2 Million Investment in MISMO

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 25, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today a $2 million investment in MISMO®, the Mortgage Industry's Standards Organization. The announcement was made by Chris George, MB...


    MISMO® Recommends DMN™ Standard

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 25, 2019) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today recommended the use of the Decision Model and NotationTM (DMNTM) standard for documentation, implementation, execution and excha...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 20, 2019) - 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 March 1...


    Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Climbs 6.8 Percent to $3.39 Trillion in 2018

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 14, 2019) - The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding at the end of 2018 was $216 billion (6.8 percent) higher than at the end of 2017, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (M...


    February New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 3 Percent

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 14, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for February 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 3 percent compared from a year ago. Co...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 13, 2019) - 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 March 8...


    MBA Releases New Paper, The Roadmap to CFPB 2.0

    CONTACT John Mechem jmechem@mba.org (202) 557-2924 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released a new paper, The Roadmap to CFPB 2.0, which details recommendations to ensure stability and consistent consumer protections in the Consumer Financ...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Remain Low in the Fourth Quarter of 2018

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 7, 2019) - Commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies remained at a low rate in the final three months of 2018, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Commercial/Multifamily Del...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in February

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 7, 2019) - Mortgage credit availability increased in February according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from El...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 6, 2019) - 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 March 1,...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 27, 2019) - Mortgage applications increased 5.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Febr...


    Statement of Bob Broeksmit on Committee Approval of Mark Calabria’s Nomination to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 26, 2019) - Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), on the approval of the nomination of Mark Calabria by the Senate Committee on Bankin...


    MBA Releases New White Paper: The Rising Role of the Independent Mortgage Bank – Benefits and Policy Implications

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 22, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released a white paper, The Rising Role of the Independent Mortgage Bank - Benefits and Policy Implications, which emphasizes the vita...


    Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 NOTE: Results for February 8th, 2019, were revised as the result of updated data received from survey participants. WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 20, 2019) - Mortgage applications increased 3.6 percent from one week earlier, accordin...


    MISMO® Seeks Public Comment on New Standards for Remote Online Notarizations

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 19, 2019) - MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, announced that new standards for remote online notarizations (RON) have been released for a 60-dayday public comment period. The co...


    Mortgage Delinquencies Dropped to 18-Year Low in the Fourth Quarter of 2018

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 15, 2019) - The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.06 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the fourth qu...


    Six Executives Appointed to MISMO Board of Directors

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 15, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), parent corporation of MISMO, the mortgage industry's standards organization, announced today the appointments of seven new members and a new chairperso...


    New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Rise in January, but Remain Flat Year-Over-Year

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 14, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for January 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases remained unchanged from a year ago. Compared t...


    Mortgage Applications Decline in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 13, 2019) - 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 Febr...


    MISMO® Seeks Input on New Standardized Loan Application Dataset

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2019) - MISMO, the mortgage industry's standards organization, is seeking industry participants to collaborate on developing a standardized loan dataset that will correspond with the new Uniform Resi...


    MBA Presents PNC Bank with Commercial/Multifamily Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 11, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced at its 2019 Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo that PNC Bank has been awarded the 2019 Commercial/...


    Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Maturity Volumes to Increase 8 Percent in 2019

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 10, 2019) - $110.5 billion of the $1.9 trillion (6 percent) of outstanding commercial and multifamily mortgages held by non-bank lenders and investors will mature in 2019, according to the Mortgage Banke...


    MBA Forecast: Commercial and Multifamily Originations to Hold Firm in 2019

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 10, 2019) - Steady commercial real estate markets, along with equity and debt availability, are expected to keep commercial and multifamily mortgage originations roughly on par with the volumes seen the ...


    2018 Ends on a High Note with a 14 Percent Rise in Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 10, 2019) - A strong final three months of the year helped commercial and multifamily mortgage originations increase by three percent in 2018, according to preliminary estimates from the Mortgage Bankers...


    MBA Releases 2018 Commercial/Multifamily Servicer Rankings

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 10, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its year-end ranking of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers' volumes (as of December 31, 2018) here today at the 2019 Commercial Real...


    Tallman Johnson Joins MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs

    CONTACT Rob Van Raaphorst rvanraaphorst@mba.org (202) 557- 2799 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 8, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Tallman Johnson has joined MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs. In this role, he will be responsible for a...


    Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in January

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 7, 2019) - Mortgage credit availability increased in January 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. (February 6, 2019) - 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 Febru...


    MBA's Broeksmit Statement on U.S. Senate Banking Committee Chairman Crapo's Housing Finance Reform Principles

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 1, 2019) - Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement in response to today's release of principles for housing finance reform by Senat...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 30, 2019) - Mortgage applications decreased 3.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Janua...


    MBA Publishes Primer on Evolving Issues for LIBOR Transition Affecting Commercial Real Estate Finance

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 25, 2019) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released a primer designed to provide members and the commercial real estate finance industry with an introduction to potential transition issues -...


    MBA Board of Directors Rallies to Support Opens Doors Foundation in 2018

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 24, 2019) - The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced it received more than $1.13 million in donations in 2018 from members and member companies of the Mortgage Bankers Association's (M...


    Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

    CONTACT Adam DeSanctis adesanctis@mba.org (202) 557-2727 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 23, 2019) - Mortgage applications decreased 2.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Janua...


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