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Survey: TILA-RESPA impact riles most mortgage bankers

Lenders One survey finds compliance with new rules a major concern
The majority of mortgage bankers are focused on the looming TILA-RESPA rule changes and worry about its impact on their business operations, according to a new survey from Lenders One. What else are they worried about?
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“Frozen”: The state of mortgage servicing today

Thoughts from MBA Servicing
Regulators are uncomfortable with the prospect of giant non-bank servicers. But what size should servicers be? Twenty years ago, 100,000 accounts was a big servicer. Now, it’s the bare minimum. But, if that’s the floor, is there also a ceiling?
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MBA announces 31 new members

Membership increases to more than 2,200
"These new members vary greatly in their size and focus, whether it be residential or commercial/multifamily," said David Stevens, MBA’s president and CEO. "However, they illustrate MBA’s greatest strength: our ability to come to any table or address any situation knowing we represent the entire mortgage-lending spectrum."
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MBA names new leadership

New chairman, vice chairman, board of directors announced
The days at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s annual convention and expo in Las Vegas feature quite the packed schedule. But between all the sessions and speakers, the MBA has also elected several new members of its executive leadership.
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Mortgage applications unexpectedly jump 10% for week

Refinance share continues to grow
After weeks of steady declines and levels well below originations the same time last year, mortgage applications jumped a surprising 10.3% from one week earlier, according to data for the week ending June 6 from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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Multifamily, commercial mortgage loans stall out in 1Q2014

MBA survey shows dramatic multifamily and retail slowdowns
Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations in the first quarter of 2014 were 1% lower than during the same period last year and 45% lower than the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the Mortgage Banker’s Association’s survey of originations.
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