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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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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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 15, 2019
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February New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 3 Percent

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

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
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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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, 2019
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MBA Releases New Paper, The Roadmap to CFPB 2.0

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

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
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Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in February

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 Ellie Mae's
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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
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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications increased 5.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications
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Statement of Bob Broeksmit on Committee Approval of Mark Calabria’s Nomination to be Director...

Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), on the approval of the nomination of Mark Calabria
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MBA Releases New White Paper: The Rising Role of the Independent Mortgage Bank –...

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released a white paper, The Rising Role of the Independent Mortgage Bank - Benefits and Policy Implications, which emphasizes
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MISMO® Seeks Public Comment on New Standards for Remote Online Notarizations

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
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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications increased 3.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey
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Six Executives Appointed to MISMO Board of Directors

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), parent corporation of MISMO, the mortgage industry's standards organization, announced today the appointments of seven new members
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Mortgage Delinquencies Dropped to 18-Year Low in the Fourth Quarter of 2018

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
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Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Maturity Volumes to Increase 8 Percent in 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
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MBA Forecast: Commercial and Multifamily Originations to Hold Firm in 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
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2018 Ends on a High Note with a 14 Percent Rise in Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing

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
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Mortgage Applications Decline in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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
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MISMO® Seeks Input on New Standardized Loan Application Dataset

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 Residential Loan

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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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 15, 2019

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US mortgage applications up as interest rates hold steady

Mortgage applications increased 13.5 percent in the week ended Friday – its highest level since February 2018, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday. On an unadjusted basis, the association’s Market Composite Index increased 45 percent