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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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CMBS Market Plays a Significant Role in Commercial/Multifamily Real Estate Finance

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released a new white paper, Role of CMBS in the Financing of Commercial and Multifamily Real Estate in America
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Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in October

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Mortgage credit availability increased in October according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
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MISMO® Issues Taxpayer Consent Language as Solution for New IRS Requirement on Sharing Tax...

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MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, has issued its Taxpayer Consent Language, which permits lenders to share tax information received
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MBA Announces Two Affordable Housing Advisory Councils

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today the formation of two advisory councils as part of its new affordable housing initiative.
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Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Ascends in the Third Quarter of 2019

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Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 24 percent higher in the third quarter compared to a year ago, and rose 9 percent from this year's second quarter
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Ethan Saxon Joins MBA as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today that Ethan Saxon has joined the association as Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs. In this role
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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Mortgage applications decreased 0.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey
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MBA Commends the SEC for Reviewing Disclosure Requirements regarding Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

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Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, released the following statement regarding Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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MBA Recognizes 44 New Certified Mortgage Banker Graduates

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MBA Education, the award-winning education division of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), recognized 44 individuals who earned the Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB®) designation at a ceremony held at MBA's 2019
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MBA’s Future Leaders Program Graduates 72 Residential and Commercial/Multifamily Real Estate Finance Professionals

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today recognized a total of 72 mortgage professionals - 37 from the residential market segment and 35 from the commercial/multifamily market
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MBA Announces Governors and Committee Chairs for 2020

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced the members of its Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG), members of its Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors (COMBOG), and chairs of its Residential Committees
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MBA Statement on FHFA Director Mark Calabria’s Remarks on Housing Finance Reform

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Statement from Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), on Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mark Calabria's remarks delivered today at MBA's 2019 Annual Convention and Expo
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MBA Releases New White Paper: The Basic Components of an Information Security Program

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released a new white paper, The Basic Components of an Information Security Program, which gives an overview of current information security
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Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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Mortgage applications decreased 11.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 18, 2019
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September New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 34.2 Percent

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for September 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 34.2 percent compared to a year ago.
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MBA’s Lisa Haynes Honored as Association CFO of the Year by Association TRENDS

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Lisa J. Haynes, SVP, Chief Financial Officer and Diversity and Inclusion Officer at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), was presented with the Association CFO of the Year Award by Association TRENDS. Haynes received the award at the Nonprofit CFO of the Year Awards reception in Washington.
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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

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Mortgage applications increased 5.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 4, 2019.
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Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in September

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Mortgage credit availability increased in September 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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MBA Statement on the Nomination of Brian Montgomery to be HUD Deputy Secretary

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Statement of Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), regarding President Trump's announcement that he intends to nominate FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery to be the next Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
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Multifamily Lending Jumped 19 Percent to Record High $339.2 Billion in 2018

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Favorable market conditions helped spur a 19 percent increase in multifamily lending in 2018 to a new high in dollar volume, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) annual report of the multifamily lending market.