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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
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced at its 2019 Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo that PNC Bank has been awarded
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its year-end ranking of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers' volumes (as of December 31, 2018) here today at the 2019
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Tallman Johnson has joined MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs. In this role, he will be responsible for advocating
Mortgage credit availability increased in January according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
Mortgage applications decreased 2.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey
MBA’s Broeksmit Statement on U.S. Senate Banking Committee Chairman Crapo’s Housing Finance Reform Principles
Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement in response to today's release of principles for housing finance reform by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID)
Mortgage applications decreased 3.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending
MBA Publishes Primer on Evolving Issues for LIBOR Transition Affecting Commercial Real Estate Finance
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released a primer designed to provide members and the commercial real estate finance industry with an introduction to potential transition
The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced it received more than $1.13 million in donations in 2018 from members and member companies of the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA)
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
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has announced that Eduardo "Eddy" Perez, CMB, President of Equity Prime Mortgage, LLC, has been appointed chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association Political Action Committee (MORPAC) for the 2019-2020 election cycle.
Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), today announced that Alden Knowlton has earned the promotion to Associate Vice President for Political Affairs within the association's Legislative and Political Affairs team, effective immediately.
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for December 2018 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 6.1 percent from a year ago. Compared to November 2018, applications decreased by 13 percent. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns
The housing market is flashing signs of a bounce back in 2019. Home sales slowed last year as interest rates rose, and home values, which had risen for years, appeared to peak in many parts of the country. The government-backed mortgage financing
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that Bill Packer, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at American Financial Resources, Inc. (AFR), is the new chairman of its Residential Technology Forum (RESTECH).
Commercial and multifamily mortgage originators expect 2019 to be another strong year in lending activity, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) 2019 Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF) Outlook Survey.
Mortgage application volume rose 13.5 percent last week, compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's seasonally adjusted index. That is its highest level since February and came after a 23 percent jump
The number of U.S. consumers who applied for loans to buy a home and to refinance one rose to an 11-month high last week, signaling that the recent drop in interest rates is reviving housing activity, the Mortgage Bankers Association said on Wednesday.
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