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April 18, 2012

Arlington, Va. -- During the Home Improvement Research Institute Spring Conference, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) forecast a 2.3% gain in 2012 existing home sales.

In a “Mortgage Market Outlook” presentation, Mike Fratantoni, VP of single-family research for the MBA pointed to the 2012 forecast of 4.391 million existing home sales, up 2.3% from 2010. The forecast for 2013 is for 4.646 million. 

November 8, 2011

The Home Builders Institute (HBI) has named John Courson, the former president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), as its new president and CEO. Courson is a nationally recognized housing industry spokesperson and government affairs expert who served as MBA's president and CEO from 2008 to 2011. His initial priorities at HBI will be to identify new revenue streams and create new programs for the non-profit organization.

October 14, 2011

Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based PulteGroup has announced that Pulte Mortgage president and CEO Debra Still was named chairman-elect of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) at its 98th Annual Convention & Expo in Chicago this week. She currently serves as vice chairman of the MBA and will become chairman of the 2012-2013 MBA board.

October 14, 2011

Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based PulteGroup has announced that Pulte Mortgage president and CEO Debra Still was named chairman-elect of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) at its 98th Annual Convention & Expo in Chicago this week. She currently serves as vice chairman of the MBA and will become chairman of the 2012-2013 MBA board.

April 13, 2011

Arlington, Va. -- Key housing metrics are in for a slow ride in 2011, and a quick upturn in 2012, according to the forecast from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

Delivering the MBA's forecast here at the Home Improvement Research Institute's (HIRI's) Spring Conference, Michael Fratantoni, the MBA's VP single-family research and policy development, said that along with pent-up demand for housing, "there's a lot of pent-up supply out there."

December 6, 2007

Builders said the “loan modification program” will help spur a quicker recovery of the housing...