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EXCLUSIVE: STRATMOR explains increase in mergers and acquisitions

Sellers leave mortgage industry due to personal exit strategies
Recently, the Mortgage Bankers Association talked about how mergers and acquisitions are heating up, however STRATMOR, which has an active M&A practice with a focus on midsize Independent mortgage banks, is quick to add that they wouldn't characterise the markets as getting hot. Well, not just yet, anyway.
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Multifamily, commercial mortgage delinquency rates near 20-year lows

MBA report shows delinquencies declining across the board
A recent report from MGIC showed a decrease of over 20% in residential mortgage delinquent inventory. As it turns out, delinquencies are dropping for more than just residential mortgages. According to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association, multifamily and commercial mortgage delinquency rates are nearing 20-year lows as well.
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[video] MBA President explains need for housing director

Surplus of housing regulators creating unnatural conflict
The Mortgage Bankers Association president and CEO explained the need for a housing policy director, and why this position is crucial to the next administration. According to the MBA, we are on the front edge of a new kind of housing crisis.
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MBA: Acquisitions will heat up over next 2 years

Moving towards more consolidated market
The Mortgage Bankers Association’s chief economist explains why there is an increasing trend in mergers and acquisitions, and what will happen in the next two years. One major factor could be holding up profitability in 2016, but it won’t stay that way for long.
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MBA president: The next President needs a housing policy director

Time to turn the page in housing
It’s time to turn a new page for housing when it comes to policy making, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association president and CEO. While the past eight years have been spent recovering from the recession, it is now time to move on, and this could include creating a new housing policy director.
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MBA: Mortgage applications post quiet week

Applications slightly dip
Mortgage applications recorded another quiet week despite record low-interest rates and it being one of the busiest housing seasons of the year. And this is only the latest report in a series of up and application reports from the MBA.
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