Credit access increased in November, again primarily because of new jumbo loan products. The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said its Mortgage Credit Availability (MCAI) Index rose 1.2 percent to.
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The report showed that the availability of jumbo mortgage credit increased for the sixth straight month, rising to its highest level since 2011.. mba: jumbo loans drive mortgage credit.
MBA: Jumbo loans drive mortgage credit availability – The increase was primarily driven by a rise in the number of jumbo. loan-to-value ratios, especially FHA and VA loans. (Sourse MBA, Click to enlarge) The MCAI included two new measures of credit.
Added Kan, "Even with the deceleration in price growth in many areas, still high home prices continue to lead to increased credit supply for jumbo loan. by MBA to calculate the MCAI, a summary.
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The Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI) decreased 0.8 percent to 182.1 in September, as shown in a recent report by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The index-which collates data.