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Mortgage Applications Rise in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications increased 5.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 23, 2018. This week's results include an adjustment for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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MBA Celebrates Spike in Path to Diversity Scholarship Winners in 2018

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that a record number of individual employees from MBA member companies were awarded a Path to Diversity (P2D) scholarship during the 2018 fiscal year, ending September 30. The scholarships are granted to existing industry professionals from diverse backgrounds who are seeking to advance their careers through training in MBA Education programs and courses.
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Mortgage Applications Decrease Slightly in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 0.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 16, 2018. This week's results do not include an adjustment for the Veterans' Day holiday.
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MBA’s Marcia M. Davies Wins 2018 Stevie® Award for Women in Business

Marcia M. Davies, COO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and founder of mPower, was honored as a 2018 Maverick of the Year Silver Stevie® Award winner at the 15th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business gala event held on Nov. 16 at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York.

Community Wealth Building Day Brought All of the Pieces to the Homeownership Puzzle Together...

On October 31, 2018, a beautiful, sunny, Fall day, Ms. Mikerra Weaver excitedly closed on and walked away with the keys to her very first home! She trusted the process, followed instructions, and came out as a homeowner at the end.
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Commercial/Multifamily Originations Slowed During the Third Quarter

A pullback in lending activity across most property types contributed to a decline in total mortgage loan originations during the third quarter, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations.
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October New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decrease 2.1 Percent

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for October 2018 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 2.1 percent from a year ago. Compared to September 2018, applications increased by 11 percent. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns.
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MBA’s Broeksmit Comments On FHA’s Annual Report to Congress

Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Annual Report to Congress Regarding the Financial Status of the FHA Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 3.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 9, 2018.
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REALTORS® Lead Effort Urging Senate Confirmation of Kathy Kraninger

This morning, the National Association of Realtors®, joined by over 20 associations from across the real estate industry, sent a letter to Senate Leadership and the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs urging confirmation of Kathleen Kraninger as the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

Mortgage Delinquencies Up Slightly in Third Quarter of 2018

The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties rose to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.47 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the third quarter of 2018, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) National Delinquency Survey.
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2018 Commercial/Multifamily Originations Forecast to Match 2017’s Record Year

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) expects commercial and multifamily originations to close the year roughly on par with the record activity seen in 2017. MBA projects commercial and multifamily mortgage originations to total $532 billion in 2018 - essentially flat from last year's record volume of $530 billion
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 4.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 2, 2018.
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Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in October

Mortgage credit availability increased in October 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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Registration Open for 2019 MISMO® Winter Summit

MISMO, the mortgage industry's standards organization, announced registration is now open for the 2019 MISMO Winter Summit. The Summit will be held Jan. 7-11, 2019, in Clearwater, Florida. The host sponsor will be longtime MISMO member Black Knight, Inc.(NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of software, data and analytics solutions to the mortgage and consumer loan, real estate and capital markets verticals.
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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 October 26, 2018
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MBA Opens Doors Foundation Celebrates Monumental Fundraising Tally

The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced it raised $685,175 during the Mortgage Bankers Association's 2018 Annual Convention and Expo, held in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 14-17. The generous contributions given by convention attendees, combined with the more than $1.1 million recently pledged by MBA member companies and individuals leading up to the convention
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Multifamily Lending Increased 6 Percent to a New High of $285 Billion in 2017

Strong market conditions helped fuel a 6 percent increase in multifamily lending in 2017, as lenders provided a record high $285 billion in new mortgages for apartment buildings with five or more units, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) annual report on the multifamily lending market
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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications rose 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 October 19, 2018. The previous week's results did not include an adjustment for the Columbus Day holiday.
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MBA Launches New Business Council for Commercial Real Estate Finance Members

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today the formation of the Capital Council, a new business council made up of commercial real estate finance professionals from MBA member firms.

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MBA Forecast: Commercial and Multifamily Originations to Hold Firm in 2019

Steady commercial real estate markets, along with equity and debt availability, are expected to keep commercial and multifamily mortgage originations roughly on par with the volumes seen

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U.S. mortgage applications climb to 11-month high: MBA

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.