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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
MBA

MBA Presents PNC Bank with Commercial/Multifamily Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced at its 2019 Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo that PNC Bank has been awarded
MBA

MBA Releases 2018 Commercial/Multifamily Servicer Rankings

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
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Tallman Johnson Joins MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs

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
MBA

Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in January

Mortgage credit availability increased in January according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
USDOJ

Justice Department Obtains $750,000 From PHH Mortgage Corp. for Unlawfully Foreclosing on Servicemembers’ Homes

The Justice Department today announced that PHH Mortgage Corporation (PHH) has agreed to pay $750,000 to six servicemembers to resolve allegations that it violated

The Midwest Market Demand Is Higher Than Supply

In 2018, the Midwest saw rapid home buying, making it the hottest region in the US. Fort Wayne, Indiana; Columbus, Ohio; and Detroit, Michigan all surpassed California in property cost increases and the amount of time it took to sell a home!
MBA

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 Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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
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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
MBA

MBA Board of Directors Rallies to Support Opens Doors Foundation in 2018

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)
FEMA

With No Mortgage, Flood Insurance Proved to Be a Good Decision

Sarah Herring grew up in her family’s home near the bay in Port St. Joe, was married in the backyard and now owns the property mortgage-free. Hurricane Michael’s winds tore off the roof
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser and DC Housing Finance Agency Announce New Mortgage Assistance Program for Furloughed...

As the partial federal government shutdown extends into its second month, Mayor Bowser and the DC Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) have announced a new program to provide mortgage
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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

Longest Government Shutdown On Record Hurts Homeowners, Tenants

Tomorrow, the partial government shutdown over funding of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border will become the longest shutdown in U.S. history— causing financial hardship for many of the roughly 800,000 federal employees who have been furloughed or working without pay since December 21, 2018
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Statement by Secretary Mnuchin on Mortgage Relief for Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued the statement below commending the efforts of mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers, and other financial institutions that are working to assist those who may face financial hardships resulting from the federal government shutdown.
MBA

Eddy Perez, CMB, Appointed Chairman of MORPAC for 2019-2020

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.
MBA

Alden Knowlton Promoted to Associate Vice President of Political Affairs

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.
MBA

December New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 6.1 Percent

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
US Housing Market in 2019

Experts Lay Out Their Predictions for the US Housing Market in 2019

Last year, many observers expressed their concerns about the new tax laws and what effect they could have on the housing market. However, the limitations placed on property tax and mortgage interest deductions did not have the dampening effect they expected. As a matter of fact, rising home prices and rising mortgage rates did more to slow down the market

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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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Single-Tenant Net Lease Retail Cap Rates Rise With Interest Rates

Cap rates for the single-tenant net lease retail sector increased by five basis points in the third quarter to 6.25 percent, reported Boulder Group, Northbrook, Ill.