In remarks yesterday during the Mortgage Bankers Association’s virtual Regulatory Compliance Conference, MBA President & CEO Robert Broeksmit, CMB, said the extraordinary events of 2020 have tested everyone’s mettle—including that of MBA.
The Mortgage Bankers Association’s latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey reported loans now in forbearance decreased by 16 basis points to 5.67% of servicers’ portfolio volume as of Nov. 1, from 5.83% the prior week. MBA now estimates 2.8 million homeowners are in forbearance plans.
Ahead of this morning’s quarterly National Delinquency Survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association, CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., said the 150-day delinquency rate reached its highest level since January 1999, noting that forbearance provisions have helped foreclosure rates maintain historic lows.
Commercial and multifamily mortgage origination volumes tend to move nearly in lockstep with property sales activity. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, both tumbled, but with some important caveats.