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December New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 7.1%

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for December 2021 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 7.1% compared from a year ago. Compared to November 2021, applications decreased by 5%. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns. “Applications to buy a new home slowed in December, […]

All Major Investor Groups Increased Holdings of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt in Q3

The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $64.8 billion (1.6%) in the third quarter of 2021, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) latest Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Outstanding quarterly report. Total commercial/multifamily debt outstanding rose to $4.05 trillion at the end of the third quarter. Multifamily mortgage debt alone increased $26.6 billion (1.5%) […]

MBA Introduces 2022 Affordable Rental Housing Advisory Council

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 CONVERGENCE Initiative, the association’s affordable housing effort. “This Council will guide our efforts in bringing […]