Mortgage Bankers Association

Commercial and Multifamily Borrowing Up 119% in Q3

November 4th, 2021
Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 119% higher in Q3 compared to last year, increasing 19% from the second quarter, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations. The details: – All property...

Mortgage Applications Down for the Holidays

January 5th, 2022
Mortgage applications decreased 2.7% from two weeks earlier for the week ending Dec. 31, 2021. According to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey, the Market Composite Index, which measures the mortgage loan application volume, decreased 2.7% on...

Forbearance Rates Continue Their Decline

November 9th, 2021
The total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 9 basis points to 2.06% for the week ending Oct. 31, 2021. The Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey estimates there are 1 million homeowners who...

Increased Buyer Urgency Expected Amid Rising Mortgage Rates

January 10th, 2022
Despite various forecasts surrounding mortgage rates, the bottom line is that they are bound to tick up this year, leaving many wondering what this could mean for the housing market. “Higher mortgage rates are one reason why we will move...

October Reported Increased Credit Availability

November 10th, 2021
October saw increased credit availability according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), which analyzes data from Ellie Mae’s AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool. The details: MCAI increased 0.1% to 125.7 in October—indicating loosening credit...

Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Declined in the Fourth Quarter of 2021

January 17th, 2022
Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties declined during the final three months of 2021, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) latest CREF Loan Performance Survey. “The fourth quarter saw continued improvement in the performance of...

MBA Introduces 2022 Affordable Rental Housing Advisory Council

November 23rd, 2021
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) recently announced the members of its 2022 Affordable Rental Housing Advisory Council. The Advisory Councils on affordable rental housing and affordable homeownership were formed in 2019 to provide important strategic and practical guidance to MBA’s...

Mortgage Applications Increased More than 2% Week-Over-Week

January 19th, 2022
The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 2.3% on a seasonally adjusted basis during the week ending January 14, 2022, compared with the previous week. On an unadjusted basis, the Index increased 3%, according to the...

Mortgage Applications Up in November, With Refis Making Up More Than Half of the Share

November 26th, 2021
Mortgage applications increased 1.8% for the week ending Nov. 19, 2021, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. The refinance share of mortgage activity increased to 63.1% of total applications from 62.9% the previous week. The...

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 1.41% in December

January 20th, 2022
The Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) new monthly Loan Monitoring Survey release this week revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 26 basis points from 1.67% of servicers’ portfolio volume in the prior month to 1.41%...
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