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Mortgage Bankers Association adds 31 new members

See who joined the MBA in January
Ben Lane
The Mortgage Bankers Association announced that it welcomed 31 new members into its ranks in the month of January.
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MBA: Mortgage delinquencies continue decline in 4Q14

Rate hits lowest level since late 2007
Trey Garrison
The mortgage delinquency rate has fallen to the lowest it's been in almost eight years. Here's what's happening, and where it will likely go.
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Mortgage applications continue falling despite low interest rates

Refis drop off 8% in one week
Trey Garrison
Mortgage applications continued to fall last week despite continued low interest rates, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association. Here's what happened and why it matters.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Mortgage app decline alarms analysts

Big times in Texas with MBA Servicing conference; January grim?
Trey Garrison
With the MBA Servicing Conference taking place in Dallas this week, some alarming early signs in housing metrics, analysts reconsidering their views on agency and non-agency MBS, and the HUD secretary testifying before Congress, there's only one place to get all the information you need to make it through. Here's your guide.
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Stevens: Performance, quality should drive market share in mortgage servicing

Excessive capital standards, regulations discourage good servicers
David Stevens
Companies that want to service – and do it well – should not be discouraged from servicing by excessive capital standards or other onerous regulations, but that's what's happening. Here's the problem.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Economic growth needs securitization

Drones, Zillow-Trulia and housing metrics galore
Trey Garrison
Just how critical is securitization to mortgage finance and the economy as a whole? What are the early readings for housing so far in 2015? Read on.
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Ellie Mae reports record revenue for fourth quarter

Net income up 153% from 4Q13 to 4Q14
Trey Garrison
Ellie Mae beat analyst expectations on earnings and listed fourth quarter revenues of $46.6 million, up 53% from 4Q2013. Here's how it broke out.
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MBA: New home purchases jump 29%

Low interest rates drive sales higher
Brena Swanson
Mortgage applications for new home purchases jumped by 29% compared to the previous month, driven by the improving labor market and low interest rates.
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Mortgage applications drop a hefty 9% after strong January gains

Refis and purchases see big declines
Trey Garrison
A week after rising 1.3% and about four weeks after a 49% jump, mortgage applications decreased 9% from one week earlier. Here’s why.
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Mortgage credit availability increases in January

New indices released for jumbo and conforming credit
Trey Garrison
Mortgage credit availability increased in January based on a number of factors, but it remains to be seen whether consumers will take advantage. Early indications say yes, but here's the story behind the story.
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