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MBA

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications increased 2.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 17, 2019.

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 0.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 10, 2019.
MBA

Commercial/Multifamily Originations Increase 12 Percent in the First Quarter

Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations rose 12 percent in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations.
MBA

Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in April

Mortgage credit availability increased in April 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
MBA

MISMO® Seeks Public Comment on New Logical Data Model

MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, announced the release of a new MISMO logical data model (LDM) for a 90-day public comment period. The comment period remains open from today until August 12.
MBA

Statement of Bob Broeksmit on New FHA Lender Certification Requirements

Robert Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, released the following statement regarding the newly proposed FHA
Short Sale

What is a ‘Short Sale’?

In East Bay real estate terminology, short sales refer to the house being sold lesser than the mortgage owed by the seller. The house will only be for short sale with the lender’s approval. It is a tedious process which requires a lot of paper works and the decision might take a year.
Mortgage

Pros and Cons of Renting After You Retire

Are you nearing retirement? Are you looking to just rent a house once you retire? Such a decision will give you’re a number of benefits. However, there are also some things that you may need to sacrifice if you choose to rent.
Council of Mortgage Lenders

Watch Out! That Bridging Loan Could Hurt You and How to Stop That

It is common knowledge that the global economy is facing greater challenges than ever before. The mortgage industry crisis is only barely getting by in...
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 7.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 19, 2019.
NAR

Existing-Home Sales Slide 4.9% in March

Existing-home sales retreated in March, following February’s surge of sales, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major U.S. regions saw a drop-off in sales
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae launches Platinum product for HECM Securities

Ginnie Mae announced today that investors in Ginnie Mae mortgage securities backed by Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs) can now take advantage of a new Platinum securities execution — the Home Equity Conversion Mortgages Backed Security (HMBS) Platinum securitization channel.
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (RealEstateRama) — Mortgage applications decreased 3.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications...
MBA

Independent Mortgage Bankers’ Production Volume and Profits Down in 2018

Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks made an average profit of $367 on each loan they originated in 2018, down from $711 per loan in 2017, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported today in its Annual Mortgage Bankers Performance Report.
MBA

Mortgage Bankers’ Commercial/Multifamily Originations Rise to Record $573.9 Billion in 2018

Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed a record $573.9 billion in loans in 2018, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) 2018 Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Annual Origination Volume Summation.
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae MBS Outstanding Increases to $2.058 Trillion

Ginnie Mae today announced that issuance of its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) totaled $27.331 billion in March. A breakdown of February issuance includes $26.452 billion of Ginnie Mae II MBS and $879 million of Ginnie Mae I MBS, which includes $782 million of loans for multifamily housing
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 5.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 5, 2019.
MBA

March New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 7 Percent

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for March 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 7 percent compared to a year ago.
MBA

Statement of Bob Broeksmit on Confirmation of Mark Calabria to be Director of the...

Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), on the Senate confirmation of Mark Calabria to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency