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Jamie Woodwell

Commercial and Multifamily Bankers Closed $358 Billion-Plus in 2013

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Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed $358.5 billion of loans in 2013 according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 2013 Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Annual Origination Volume Summation. Commercial bank and savings institutions were the leading investor group for whom loans were originated in 2013, responsible for $100.5 billion of the total.Click to continue

Outstanding Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Surpasses $41 Billion in Q4 2013

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The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $41.2 billion, or 1.7 percent, in the fourth quarter of 2013, as all four major investor groups increased their holdings, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). On a year-over-year basis, the amount of mortgage debt outstanding at the end of 2013 was $90.5 billion higher than at the end of 2012, an increase of 3.7 percent. Click to continue

Commercial/Multifamily Delinquencies Drop in Q4

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Delinquency rates for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans continued to decline in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Report. During the fourth quarter of 2013, the 60+ day delinquency rate for commercial and multifamily mortgages held in life company portfolios decreased 0.01 percentage points to 0.05 percent.  The 60+ day delinquency rate for multifamily loans held or insured by Freddie Mac increased 0.04 percentage points to 0.09 percent.  The 60+ day delinquency rate for multifamily loaClick to continue

Commercial and Multifamily Originations See 34 Percent Rise in Q4

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Commercial and multifamily mortgage originations increased 34 percent between the third and the fourth quarters of 2013, and were up 16 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2012, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers’ Originations. MBA’s commercial/multifamily mortgage bankers’ originations index shows originations for the full year 2013 were 15 percent higher than in 2012.Click to continue

MBA: Commercial and Multifamily Lending to Spike in 2014

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Commercial and multifamily mortgage lending is expected to increase in 2014, as lenders’ appetites to place new loans grow even stronger, according to a new Mortgage Bankers Association survey of the top commercial and multifamily mortgage origination firms. Lenders were also polled on their expectations for borrower appetites in the New Year.Click to continue

Outstanding Commercial and Multifamily Debt Increases

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According to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), the level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $25.2 billion in the third quarter of 2013, as all four major investor groups increased their holdings. That is a 1.0 percent increase over the second quarter of 2013.

Total commercial/multifamily debt outstanding stood at $2.47 trillion in the third quarter. Multifamily mortgage debt outstanding rose to $887 billion, an increase of $10.8 billion, or 1.2 percent, from the second quarter.Click to continue

Commercial and Multifamily Delinquincies Dip During Q3

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Delinquency rates for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans continued to decline in the third quarter of 2013, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Report. During the third quarter of 2013, the 60+ day delinquency rate for commercial and multifamily mortgages held in life company portfolios decreased 0.02 percentage points to 0.06 percent. The 60+ day delinquency rate for multifamily loans held or insured by Freddie Mac decreased 0.04 percentage points to 0.05 percent.Click to continue

Q3 Commercial/Multifamily Origination Volume Rises Nearly 30 Percent Annually

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Commercial and multifamily mortgage origination volumes during the third quarter of 2013 were 29 percent higher than during the third quarter of 2012 and originations were essentially flat compared to second quarter of 2013, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations.Click to continue

MBA Reports Multifamily Lending Up 33 Percent

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In 2012, 2,803 different multifamily lenders provided a total of $146.1 billion in new mortgages for apartment buildings with five or more units, according to a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The 2012 dollar volume represents a 33 percent increase from 2011 levels. Sixty-seven percent of the active lenders made five or fewer multifamily loans over the course of the year.Click to continue

Chief Economist Jay Brinkmann to Leave MBA

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David H. Stevens, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), has announced that MBA’s chief economist, Jay Brinkmann, will be retiring in early 2014. Dr. Brinkmann has been with MBA since 2001 and has served as the association’s chief economist since 2008.Click to continue