A More Challenging Economic Environment for IMBs

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The nation’s economy—and just as importantly, the housing market—are as challenging and as opportunistic in any time in history, according to Mortgage Bankers Association economists.

Managing Fair Lending for IMBs

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Independent mortgage banks know full well the importance of risk, whether it’s developing business strategies—or preparing for Fair Lending examinations.

MBA: Share of Loans in Forbearance Falls 4th Straight Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association’s latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey showed loans now in forbearance decreased by 21 basis points to 8.18% of servicers’ portfolio volume for the week of July 5, from 8.39% the week before. MBA now estimates 4.1 million homeowners are in forbearance plans, down from 4.2 million the previous week.

#MBAIMB20: Managing Change in 2020

NEW ORLEANS—Independent mortgage bankers face a lot of challenges this year: market uncertainty, new entrants and housing policy changes. But industry leaders also see a wealth of opportunities.

#MBAIMB20: MBA Carries Torch for IMBs

NEW ORLEANS—Mortgage Bankers Association President and CEO Robert Broeksmit, CMB, has worked for, and with, independent mortgage bankers. For him–and for MBA–it’s an easy sell.