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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.

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

Phone: (202) 557-2700

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MISMO® to Create eNote Validation Decision Model

MISMO, the mortgage industry's standards organization, is inviting mortgage industry participants to join its new practice community which is developing a decision model to validate eNotes, which are a key component for digital mortgages.
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Mortgage Rates Increase, Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 2.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 18, 2018.

Erin Barry Joins MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Erin Barry has joined MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs. In this role, she will be responsible for representing MBA's legislative and policy issues on Capitol Hill, with a primary focus on Democratic members of the U.S. Senate. She starts in her position at MBA today.
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MBA Statement on House Passage of S. 2155

David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released a statement following the passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act. "I want to commend the House of Representatives for joining the Senate and passing this bill which will protect consumers and provide greater access to mortgage credit.
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MISMO® Seeks Help to Update Commercial Appraisal Data Standards

Fresh off the success of creating new commercial rent roll standards, MISMO, the mortgage industry's standards organization, is seeking industry participants to collaborate on a much-needed update to commercial appraisal data standards.
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Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Up 1 Percent Year-over-Year

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly S8urvey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations, first quarter 2018 commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations increased one percent compared to the same period last year and, in line with the seasonality of market, first quarter originations were thirty-three percent lower than the fourth quarter of 2017.
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MISMO® Creates New Data Governance and Management Forum

MISMO, the mortgage industry's standards organization, is seeking industry participation in a new forum to promote best practices in the areas of data governance and data management. Those interested in collaborating with MISMO are invited to join MISMO's new Data Governance and Management Community of Practice (CoP)
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Mortgage Delinquencies Down in 1st Quarter of 2018

The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties fell to a seasonally-adjusted rate of 4.63 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the first quarter of 2018. The delinquency rate was down 54 basis points from the previous quarter, and was eight basis points lower than one year ago, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) National Delinquency Survey.
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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 May 11, 2018. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 2.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier.
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MBA Releases Disaster Recovery Guide

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released a new consumer-facing information brochure, Disaster Recovery: A Resource for Homeowners, available for use by all MBA members, counseling groups, government agencies, and any other group that offers assistance and advice to homeowners in the aftermath of a natural disaster
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April New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 7.5 Percent Year over Year

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Applications Survey (BAS) data for April 2018 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 7.5 percent compared to April 2017. Compared to March 2018, applications decreased by 5 percent. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns.
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MBA Launches “mPower Moments” a New Video Series Providing Workplace Lessons, Highlighting Real Estate...

The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) mPower, or MBA Promoting Opportunities for Women to Extend their Reach, today launched mPower Moments, a new monthly MBA video series where Marcia M. Davies, MBA's Chief Operating Officer and the founder of mPower, discusses issues important to the mPower community with her guest
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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 April 27, 2018.
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MBA Opens Doors Celebrates Milestone: More Than 2,000 Families Across America Helped

The Mortgage Bankers Association's Opens Doors Foundation (MBA Opens Doors) today announced that it surpassed a milestone, having provided mortgage or rental payment assistance grants to more than 2,000 families across the country. The grants are made to families with critically ill or injured children, allowing parents and guardians to be by a child's side during treatment, without fear of jeopardizing their home
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Mortgage Applications Slightly Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 0.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 20, 2018.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Marks Start of Construction on $1 Billion Alameda Mixed-Use...

The City of Alameda and its private partner, Alameda Point Partners, LLC, today celebrated the groundbreaking of the first phase of the $1 billion mixed-use, transit-oriented waterfront development at the gateway to Alameda Point, called Site A. The 68-acre Site A development is located on the site of the former Naval Air Station Alameda, which closed over 20 years ago. Alameda Point Partners (APP) is a joint venture led by Managing Partner Trammell Crow Residential (TCR)

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

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Statement from NAHB Chairman Randy Noel on Signing Banking Bill into...

Randy Noel, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from LaPlace, La., issued the following statement after President Trump signed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155) into law.