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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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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)
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July New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 31.2 Percent

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for July 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 31.2 percent compared from a year ago.
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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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Mortgage applications increased 21.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey
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Mortgage Delinquencies Rise in the Second Quarter of 2019

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The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties increased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.53 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the second quarter of 2019, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's
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Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in July

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Mortgage credit availability decreased in July 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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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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Mortgage applications increased 5.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 2, 2019
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MISMO® Hires Jonathan Kearns as Vice President of Technology

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MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today announced that Jonathan Kearns has joined MISMO as Vice President of Technology. Under MISMO's management by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
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Susan Stewart Honored Among HousingWire’s 2019 Women of Influence

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Susan Stewart, 2019 Vice Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and CEO of SWBC Mortgage, was honored today as one of HousingWire's 2019 Women of Influence. Stewart is expected to be elected MBA's Chairman in 2020
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MBA Opens Doors Foundation’s Deborah Dubois Presented with the Alyse Childers-Wiley Memorial Award by...

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Deborah Dubois, President of MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors), was presented with the Alyse Childers-Wiley Memorial Award by CMG Financial at the CMG Foundation's 9th Annual Wine Tasting and Auction on July 15 in San Francisco.
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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Mortgage applications decreased 1.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 26, 2019.
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MBA Applauds President Trump for Signing the Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act of...

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) applauded President Donald Trump for signing into law the Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act of 2019.
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MISMO® Approves New Remote Online Notarization Standards

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MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, today announced the release of its Remote Online Notarization (RON) standards, which include an update to the draft standards issued earlier this year. The RON standards allow the use of audio-visual communication devices to notarize documents in a virtual online environment.
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MBA and Fannie Mae’s Future Housing Leaders Program Partner to Promote Diversity and Inclusion...

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and Fannie Mae's Future Housing Leaders program today announced a new partnership to promote diversity and inclusion in the housing finance industry.