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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 Opens Doors Foundation Kicks Off 2021 Fundraising Season with More Than $2.7 Million...

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The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced it received $2.71 million in corporate and individual donations during its two-day FY 2021 fundraising campaign
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Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Declines to 7.16%

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The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 4 basis points from 7.20% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 7.16%
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Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in August

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Mortgage credit availability decreased in August 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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IMB Production Profits Soar in Second Quarter of 2020

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Independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $4,548 on each loan they originated in the second quarter of 2020, up from a reported gain of $1,600 per loan in the first quarter of 2020
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Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquency Rates Affected by the Pandemic, but Impact Differs by...

National
Delinquency rates of mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties reveal the various impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on different types of commercial real estate, according to two reports released jointly
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Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Remains Flat at 7.20%

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The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest  Forbearance and Call Volume Survey  revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance remained unchanged relative to the prior week at 7.20%
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MBA Statement on FHFA Extending Pandemic-Related Programs

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MBA's President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, issued the following statement on the announcement by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) extending, through September 30, 2020, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's loan origination flexibilities
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Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Declines Slightly to 7.20%

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The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 1 basis point from 7.21% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 7.20%
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Existing-home sales continued on a strong, upward trajectory in July, marking two consecutive months...

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The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 1 basis point from 7.21%
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Mortgage Delinquencies Spike in the Second Quarter of 2020

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The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties increased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 8.22 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the second quarter
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Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases for the Eighth Straight Week to 7.44%

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The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 23 basis points from 7.67% of servicers
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July New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 39 Percent Year over Year

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for July 2020 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 39 percent compared from a year ago.
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MBA Study Finds Home Equity Lending Growth Hindered by Alternative Products and COVID-19

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Home equity loan debt outstanding and borrower utilization rates declined in 2019, and mortgage lenders anticipate originations to fall again this year before increasing modestly in 2021. This is according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA)
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Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in July

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Mortgage credit availability increased 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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Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Falls 48 Percent in the Second Quarter of 2020

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Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 48 percent lower in the second quarter compared to a year ago, and declined 31 percent from the first quarter of 2020
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Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases for Seventh Straight Week to 7.67%

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The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 7 basis points from 7.74% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 7.67% as of July
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MBA Opens Doors Foundation Receives $100,000 from AmeriHome Mortgage Company

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The MBA Opens Doors Foundation (Opens Doors) today announced that it has received a $100,000 donation from AmeriHome Mortgage Company. With this gift, Opens Doors will further deliver on its mission of providing mortgage and rental
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Multifamily Lending Increased 7 Percent to New Record High in 2019

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Fueled by strong market fundamentals and low interest rates, 2,589 different multifamily lenders provided a total of $364.4 billion in new mortgages in 2019 for apartment buildings with five or more units
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Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases for Fifth Straight Week to 7.80%

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The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest  Forbearance and Call Volume Survey  revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 38 basis points from 8.18% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 7.80% as of July 12, 2020
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COVID-19 Pandemic to Cause Pullback in Commercial/Multifamily Lending in 2020

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Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers are expected to close $248 billion of loans backed by income-producing properties in 2020, a 59 percent decline from 2019's record volume of $601 billion, according to a new forecast released today