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MBA Sees Originations Increasing 7% in 2015

CONTACT:     Shawn Ryan sryan@mba.org (202) 557-2727     MBA Sees Originations Increasing Seven Percent in 2015 Washington, DC (October 21, 2014) - The Mortgage Bankers Association announced today that it expects to see $1.19 trillion in … [Continue Reading]

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Congress left town last week, having passed a Continuing Resolution to keep the federal government funded into December, and will return for a lame-duck session one week after the November midterm elections. Before adjourning, the House passed a … [Continue Reading]

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Free Webinar — TILA/RESPA Rule

The CFPB has informed us that the Federal Reserve will be hosting a 90 minute webinar to answer frequently asked questions about the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule on Wednesday, October 1 at 2:00pm EDT. This will be the third in a series of … [Continue Reading]

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Key MBA Action TRIA Reauthorization Bill Passes in Senate Last Thursday the Senate, by a vote of 93-4, passed S. 2244, The Terrorism Risk Insurance (TRIA) Reauthorization Act of 2014. If enacted, S. 2244 would reauthorize TRIA for seven years while … [Continue Reading]

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Mortgage Choice Act Passes

  MBA's Stevens Comments on the Passage of H.R. 3211, The Mortgage Choice ActWASHINGTON, D.C. (June 9, 2014)–Today, David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the … [Continue Reading]

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Economist Elliot Eisenberg on GDP Growth

While expecting Q1 GDP growth to be revised down to an annualized rate of -2% from the current -1%, expect the Fed to keep tapering on autopilot and reduce it by another $10 billion to $35 billion/month at the conclusion of the June 17-18 meeting. … [Continue Reading]

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