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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the national association representing the real estate finance industry, an industry that employs more than 280,000 people in virtually every community in the country. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the association works to ensure the continued strength of the nation’s residential and commercial real estate markets; to expand homeownership and extend access to affordable housing to all Americans. MBA promotes fair and ethical lending practices and fosters professional excellence among real estate finance employees through a wide range of educational programs and a variety of publications. Its membership of over 2,400 companies includes all elements of real estate finance: mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, Wall Street conduits, life insurance companies and others in the mortgage lending field.

Contact:

Mortgage Bankers Association
1331 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: (202) 557-2700

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September New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 34.2 Percent

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for September 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 34.2 percent compared to a year ago.
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MBA’s Lisa Haynes Honored as Association CFO of the Year by Association TRENDS

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Lisa J. Haynes, SVP, Chief Financial Officer and Diversity and Inclusion Officer at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), was presented with the Association CFO of the Year Award by Association TRENDS. Haynes received the award at the Nonprofit CFO of the Year Awards reception in Washington.
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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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Mortgage applications increased 5.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 4, 2019.
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Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in September

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Mortgage credit availability increased in September according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool.
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MBA Statement on the Nomination of Brian Montgomery to be HUD Deputy Secretary

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Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), regarding President Trump's announcement that he intends to nominate FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery to be the next Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
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Multifamily Lending Jumped 19 Percent to Record High $339.2 Billion in 2018

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Favorable market conditions helped spur a 19 percent increase in multifamily lending in 2018 to a new high in dollar volume, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) annual report of the multifamily lending market.
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Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Remain Low in the Second Quarter of 2019

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Commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies remained low in the second quarter of 2019, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Report.
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August New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 33 Percent

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for August 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 33 percent compared to a year ago.
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MBA Statement on Enhancements to the CFPB Consumer Complaint Database

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Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), regarding enhancements to the CFPB Consumer Complaint Database announced today
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International Housing Association Focuses on Access to Housing Finance

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The International Housing Association (IHA) is focusing on ways potential home owners across the world can access housing finance to achieve homeownership, IHA leaders announced during
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Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in August

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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 Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool
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MBA Releases 2019 Mid-Year Commercial/Multifamily Servicer Rankings

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its mid-year rankings of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers' volumes as of June 30, 2019. At the top of the list of firms is Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., with $681.8 billion in master
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MBA Forecasts Record Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Originations and Multifamily Lending in 2019 and 2020

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) forecasts that commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers will close a record $652 billion of loans backed by income-producing properties this year
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Mortgage Production Profits Rise in Second Quarter of 2019 to Highest Since 2016

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Independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $1,675 on each loan they originated in the second quarter of 2019
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Kelli Burke Joins MBA as Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Finance

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Kelli Burke has joined MBA as Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF). Burke's responsibilities will include leading MBA's CREF member
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MBA Inaugural Study: Modest Growth Anticipated in Home Equity Lending

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Home equity loan debt outstanding and borrower utilization rates declined in 2018, and mortgage lenders anticipate mixed activity this year and only modest increases in originations in 2020.
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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Mortgage applications decreased 6.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 23, 2019.
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Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Increased 10 Percent in the Second Quarter

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Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 10 percent higher in the second quarter compared to a year ago, and rose 29 percent from the first quarter of 2019, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly Survey
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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Mortgage applications decreased 0.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 16, 2019.
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MBA Applauds Finalized FHA Condo Rule

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Pete Mills, Senior Vice President for Residential Policy and Member Engagement at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the following statement applauding the finalization of new Federal Housing Administration (FHA)