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Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)

Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Outstanding Rises in Q2

Commercial and Multifamily Property

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), the level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $24.9 billion in the second quarter of 2014, as three of the four major investor groups increased their holdings.Click to continue

Multifamily Lending Hits New Record Levels


In 2013, 2,898 different multifamily lenders provided a total of $172.5 billion in new mortgages for apartment buildings with five or more units, according to a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The 2013 dollar volume represents an 18 percent increase from 2012 levels.  Sixty-two percent of the active lenders made five or fewer multifamily loans over the course of the year.Click to continue

U.S. Mortgage Apps Rise Nearly Six Percent

Mortgage Applications

On the heels of news that mortgage rates are hitting, in some cases, 16-month lows, mortgage applications increased 5.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Oct. 10, 2014.Click to continue

Top Mortgage Executives Sound Off on the State of the Industry

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This is the 12th time since 2008 that the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Conference Survey Report & Scorecard survey of senior mortgage banking executives has been conducted and distributed. It is completed twice annually, at the MBA’s National Secondary Market Conference in May and at the MBA’s Annual Convention in October.Click to continue

Applications for September New Home Purchases Level Off

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for September 2014 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases remained unchanged relative to the previous month. The MBA estimates new single-family home sales were running at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 425,000 units in September 2014, based on data from the BAS.Click to continue