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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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Call to Action — Support Mortgage Choice Act

  Today the House of Representatives will consider the Mortgage Choice Act (H.R. 3211). H.R. 3211 is a bipartisan bill that would make important changes to the way “points and fees” are calculated under the … [Continue Reading]

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Q1 2014 AZ State Data Report

Attached please find MBA’s Q1 2014 state data report for Arizona Q1 2014 AZ State Data Report … [Continue Reading]

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Mortgage Alliance Newsletter

Volume VIII | Issue 11 | April 30, 2014   Yesterday, the Senate Banking Committee began the GSE Reform markup process, but limited the session to opening statements by Chairman Tim Johnson (D-SD) and Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-ID). The … [Continue Reading]

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