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MBA Reports Changes in Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Delinquency Rates During Third Quarter

(Source: MBA) – During the third quarter, delinquency rates declined for commercial and multifamily mortgages held by banks and in commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS). Delinquency rates increased for loans held by life insurance companies and held or insured by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac but are still at low levels, according to the Mortgage […]

MBA Testifies on Health of FHA

(Source: MBA) – Henry V. Cunningham Jr., CMB, a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Board of Directors and immediate past Chairman of MBA’s Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG), testified today before the House Financial Services Committee at a hearing titled, “Perspectives on the Health of the FHA Single-family Insurance Fund.”

MBA Reports Mortgage Applications Decrease

(Source: MBA) – Mortgage applications decreased 11.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 25, 2011. This week’s results include an adjustment to account for the Thanksgiving holiday.

MBA Reports Decrease in Mortgage Applications

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 16, 2011 – (Source: MBA) — Mortgage applications decreased 10.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 11, 2011. This week’s results include an adjustment to account for the Veterans Day holiday.

Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Outstanding Increased For First Time Since 2009

Washington, DC – (Source: MBA) — The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by 0.1 percent in the second quarter of 2011, the first quarterly increase since the third quarter of 2009, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

MBA’s Stevens Testifies on Restructuring and Refinancing Mortgage Loans

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Source: MBA) – David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), testified today before the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation and Community Development at a hearing titled, “New Ideas for Refinancing and Restructuring Mortgage Loans.”

Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Down in Second Quarter for Four of Five Major Investor Groups

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 12, 2011 – (Source: MBA) — Commercial/multifamily mortgage delinquency rates among four out of five major investor groups decreased in the second quarter of 2011, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Report.

MBA and 16 Other Big Financial Groups, File Comments on Commercial Real Estate Risk Retention Proposed Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 3, 2011 – (Source: MBA) — The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), along with 16 other national real estate and financial services organizations, submitted to federal regulators a joint comment letter in response to the commercial and multifamily real estate elements of the proposed rule on credit risk retention (Proposed Rule).

According to MBA, Mortgage Application Rates Remain Low Even as Mortgage Loan Numbers Increase

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 3, 2011 – (Source: MBA) — Mortgage applications increased 7.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 29, 2011.

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Source: MBA) — Mortgage applications decreased 0.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 3, 2011. This week’s results include an adjustment to account for the Memorial Day holiday.

MBA Statement on Extension of Comment Deadline for Proposed Risk Retention Rules

(Source: MBA) – Statement of David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association on the announced extension of the comment deadline for the federal financial regulators’ proposed rule implementing the Dodd-Frank Act’s risk retention rule.

MBA Calls on FHA to Permit Use of E-Signatures

(Source: MBA) – The other day, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) sent a letter to Acting Assistant Secretary for Housing – Federal Housing Commissioner Robert C. Ryan requesting the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) permit the use of electronic signatures (e-signatures) for all mortgage origination forms required by the FHA.

MBA’s Berman Testifies on the Role of FHA, Ginnie Mae and RHS in the Mortgage Markets

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 25, 2011) (Source: MBA) – Michael D. Berman, CMB, Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association, testified today before the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity at a hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals to Determine the Future Role of FHA, RHS and GNMA in the Single-and Multi-Family […]