Mortgage Banking magazine

Featured Stories

Repairing the Affordable-Lending Ecosystem

Freddie Mac's Danny Gardner, vice president of affordable lending and access to credit, writes about how housing counselor–integrated technology could be the answer to preparing potential homebuyers of modest means for responsible ownership. The launch is underway.

ESOPs: An Attractive Exit Strategy

The chief executive of Axia Home Loans, Bellevue, Washington, explains how a transaction giving employees and management ownership has reinvigorated the company's future. Gellert Dornay describes how employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) work.

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In Every Issue

Valuable charts and graphs
Every issue of Mortgage Banking includes up-to-date data and information about the mortgage banking industry, including:

ArrowPrice Watch: 
Market performance data on home-price trends, from CoreLogic.

ArrowThe Appraisal Accuracy Index:
Differences in appraised values vs. sales contract prices, from Platinum Data Solutions.

ArrowThe Fraud File:
Highest-risk MSAs for mortgage fraud, from First American Mortgage Solutions.

ArrowLending Trends
Data showing non-QM and loan volume trends, from Optimal Blue.

Latest from the industry Experts

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Janet Hewitt, Editor-in-Chief of Mortgage Banking, recently announced that she will be retiring from MBA this coming September. With this announcement, MBA has made the very difficult decision to retire Mortgage Banking magazine. Our final issue will be this October. We want to thank all of our readers for their support.

We know the information you've come to rely on from Mortgage Banking is important to you and your business. In the coming months, MBA will be unveiling a new online publication which will feature a wide variety of news, commentary, research and analysis of issues facing the real estate finance industry. Please be on the lookout for information about this new digital venture in the near future.