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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AmeriFirst Home Mortgage’s Laura Sherrod First Recipient of Markison Achievement Award

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today awarded Laura Sherrod, Director of Servicing Compliance and Learning Development at AmeriFirst Home Mortgage, with the first annual Ken Markison Legacy Achievement Award at the association's Regulatory Compliance Conference in Washington, D.C.
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August New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 4.6 Percent Year over Year

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Applications Survey (BAS) data for August 2018 show mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 4.6 percent
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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 September 7, 2018. This week's results include an adjustment for the Labor Day holiday.
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Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in August

Mortgage credit availability decreased in August according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool.
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Mortgage Applications Slightly Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 0.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 31, 2018.
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Second Quarter Commercial/Multifamily Delinquencies Remain at Low Levels

Delinquency rates for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans were relatively flat in the second quarter of 2018, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Report.
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MBA Releases 2018 Mid-Year Commercial/Multifamily Servicer Rankings

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its mid-year ranking of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers' volumes as of June 30, 2018.  At the top of the list of firms is Wells Fargo Bank, NA, with $654.0 billion in master and primary servicing, followed by PNC Real Estate/Midland Loan Services with $599.7 billion
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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 August 24, 2018.
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Second Quarter IMB Profits Up over First Quarter, Down Year-over-Year

Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $580 on each loan they originated in the second quarter of 2018, up from a reported loss of $118 per loan in the first quarter of 2018, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported today in its Quarterly Mortgage Bankers Performance Report.
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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications increased 4.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 17, 2018.
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Mortgage Application Activity and Rates Nearly Flat 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 July 20, 2018.
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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 July 13, 2018. Last week's results included an adjustment for the Fourth of July holiday.
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Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in June

Mortgage credit availability increased in June according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool
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EscrowTab Receives MISMO® Software Certification for Paperless Signing Technology

MISMO is pleased to announce that EscrowTab, Inc., a provider of paperless closing technology, has received MISMO certification for their EscrowTab software product. EscrowTab achieved Premiere Level Certification, which is the highest level certification available by MISMO.
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RIHA Releases New Report: Quantified Parking – Comprehensive Parking Inventories for Five Major U.S....

The Mortgage Bankers Association's Research Institute for Housing America (RIHA) today released a new report, Quantified Parking: Comprehensive Parking Inventories for Five Major U.S. Cities, authored by Eric Scharnhorst, Principal Data Scientist at Parkingmill.
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 0.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 29, 2018.
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MBA Hires Holly Cannon as Vice President of Human Resources

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced Holly Cannon, SHRM-SCP, has been hired as Vice President of Human Resources. She will replace Gene Neill, SPHR, who is retiring after an illustrious career with the MBA.
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MBA Statement on Proposal to Reform Government’s Role in Housing Finance

David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) issued the following statement regarding the proposal to reform the government's role in housing finance
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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications increased 5.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 15, 2018.
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MBA Statement on Kathy Kraninger Nomination to be BCFP Director

Dave Motley, CMB, Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and President of Colonial Savings, F.A., released the following statement regarding President Trump's nomination of Kathy Kraninger to become the next Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP)

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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National Broker Portal Names New Board Member, Chair

The Board of Managers of the National Broker Portal, a joint venture between Broker Public Portal (BPP) and Homesnap, today announced Daniel J. Riley, Esq., of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, has joined its Board and become its Chairman. Riley is Executive Vice President of Administration at Howard Hanna, ranked as the third largest real estate firm in the U.S. by REAL Trends

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

How Investors are Making Big Money on Commercial Real Estate

The search for alpha (i.e. returns) is what drives investors and when it comes to commercial real estate the race to reap profits is in full swing. For those who bought into the market during 2010 and 2011, making big money is relatively easy as valuations are working in their favor.