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Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Up 1 Percent Year-over-Year

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly S8urvey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations, first quarter 2018 commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations increased one percent compared to the same period last year and, in line with the seasonality of market, first quarter originations were thirty-three percent lower than the fourth quarter of 2017.
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MISMO® Creates New Data Governance and Management Forum

MISMO, the mortgage industry's standards organization, is seeking industry participation in a new forum to promote best practices in the areas of data governance and data management. Those interested in collaborating with MISMO are invited to join MISMO's new Data Governance and Management Community of Practice (CoP)
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Mortgage Delinquencies Down in 1st Quarter of 2018

The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties fell to a seasonally-adjusted rate of 4.63 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the first quarter of 2018. The delinquency rate was down 54 basis points from the previous quarter, and was eight basis points lower than one year ago, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) National Delinquency Survey.
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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 ending May 11, 2018. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 2.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier.
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MBA Releases Disaster Recovery Guide

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released a new consumer-facing information brochure, Disaster Recovery: A Resource for Homeowners, available for use by all MBA members, counseling groups, government agencies, and any other group that offers assistance and advice to homeowners in the aftermath of a natural disaster
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MBA Launches “mPower Moments” a New Video Series Providing Workplace Lessons, Highlighting Real Estate...

The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) mPower, or MBA Promoting Opportunities for Women to Extend their Reach, today launched mPower Moments, a new monthly MBA video series where Marcia M. Davies, MBA's Chief Operating Officer and the founder of mPower, discusses issues important to the mPower community with her guest
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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 for the week ending April 27, 2018.
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MBA Opens Doors Celebrates Milestone: More Than 2,000 Families Across America Helped

The Mortgage Bankers Association's Opens Doors Foundation (MBA Opens Doors) today announced that it surpassed a milestone, having provided mortgage or rental payment assistance grants to more than 2,000 families across the country. The grants are made to families with critically ill or injured children, allowing parents and guardians to be by a child's side during treatment, without fear of jeopardizing their home
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Mortgage Applications Slightly Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 0.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 20, 2018.

CRL to Showcase New Mortgage Research at Symposium Honoring Fair Housing Act

On Wednesday, May 2, at approximately 8:45 a.m. ET, the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), NAACP, National Fair Housing Alliance, National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, National Urban League, and other national civil rights organizations will convene in Washington, D.C., to host a symposium honoring the 50th year of the Fair Housing Act
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MBA Education Announces First-of-its-Kind Compliance Certificate

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today it would begin to offer Level I of the new Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional (CMCP) designation, the only certification and designation program geared exclusively towards compliance professionals in the mortgage finance industry. Individuals achieving this designation will be recognized for their commitment to compliance with federal and state regulations
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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications increased 4.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 13, 2018.
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MBA Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan GUIDE Compliance Act

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation to regularize the provision of guidance and compliance information by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
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Production Volume and Profits Down in 2017 for Independent Mortgage Bankers

Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks made an average profit of $711 on each loan they originated in 2017, down from $1,346 per loan in 2016, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported today in its Annual Mortgage Bankers Performance Report
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March New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 2.6 Percent Year over Year

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for March 2018 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 2.6 percent compared to March 2017. Compared to February 2018, applications increased by 14 percent. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns.
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Mortgage Bankers Close Record $530 Billion in Commercial/Multifamily Originations in 2017

Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed a record $530.1 billion of loans in 2017, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) 2017 Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Annual Origination Volume Summation.
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MISMO® Creates Blockchain Group

MISMO, the mortgage industry's standards organization, has created a new group to foster conversation about the potential for using Blockchain within the mortgage industry. The new group, officially known as the Blockchain Community of Practice, will explore this emerging technology to understand where and how it could be used within the industry as well as what might be required to implement the technology. MISMO invites all interested parties to participate in this new group. By joining this Community of Practice, participants will also gain access to blockchain experts and related educational materials that explain blockchain technology
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MBA Statement on Fair Housing Act Anniversary

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Fair Housing Act, David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, offered the following statement. "The Fair Housing Act is a landmark piece of legislation that ensures equal access to housing for everyone.
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Mortgage Credit Availability Decreases in March

Mortgage credit availability decreased in March according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) which analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool.
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 3.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 30, 2018. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 3.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier.

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CVS-Anchored Natomas Shopping Center in Sacramento Sells for $10.3 Million

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm arranged the sale of Natomas Shopping Center in Sacramento, California, in an off-market transaction.

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Modern Commercial Real Estate Marketing Practices Used Right Now

Whenever marketing commercial properties the marketers understand the fact that it is really important to build a lucrative and really long-lasting reputation. Modern promotion methods rely on much more than just advertising, mainly because of the fact that those interested in buying such properties are different than those buying homes.