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Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)

MBA Forecasts $1.19 Trillion in Originations in 2015


The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has announced that it expects to see $1.19 trillion in mortgage originations during 2015, a seven percent increase from 2014. While MBA anticipates purchase originations will increase 15 percent, it expects refinance originations to decrease three percent.Click to continue

Refi Apps Begin to Gain Steam

House Atop Money/Credit: Creatas

Mortgage applications increased 11.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Oct. 17, 2014. This week’s results did not include an adjustment for the Columbus Day holiday.Click to continue

MBA's Future Leaders Program Honors 35 at Annual Convention


The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) recognized 35 mortgage professionals in a graduation ceremony for MBA’s Future Leaders Program held at MBA's 101st Annual Convention & Expo in Las Vegas. MBA's Future Leaders Program, in its 18th year, delivers a leadership training experience for selected participants through three sessions offered throughout the year.Click to continue

MBA Elects New Leadership in Vegas


Bill Cosgrove, CMB, CEO of Union Home Mortgage Corporation of Strongsville, Ohio has been sworn in as chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) during the association’s 101st Annual Convention & Expo in Las Vegas. A CertiClick to continue

Fourteen Certified Mortgage Bankers Recognized by the MBA


MBA Education, the award-winning education division of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), recognized 14 individuals who earned the Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation at a ceremony held at MBA’s 101st Annual Convention & Expo in Las Vegas. Earning one’s CMB is the highest professional honor within the real estate finance industry.Click to continue

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