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What's after HAMP? MBA proposes loan modification program

"One Mod: Principles for Post-HAMP Loan Modifications"
With the end of both the Home Affordable Modification Program and the Home Affordable Refinance Program getting close, the government is working to come up with new refinance options for borrowers. The latest program proposal comes from the Mortgage Bankers Association. The MBA's Task Force revealed a program proposal on Friday that is designed to be successor program to the Home Affordable Modification Program.
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MBA: New home sales surge in August

Reached highest level since survey started
August turned out to be a strong month for new home sales. According to the latest Mortgage Bankers Association’s Builder Applications Survey, new home sales surged to the highest level observed since the survey began in 2012.
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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: Mortgage applications tick up ever so slightly

It's beginning to look a little like Groundhog Day around here
It’s all quiet on the mortgage application front, per the latest data from the Mortgage Bankers Association. Basically, there are minor movements in one direction or the other each week, but it’s all in the same ballpark, and has been for a little while now.
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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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