US DATA: Q2 MBA commercial/multifamily report says this mortgage
debt outstanding decreased by $10.4 billion, or 0.4 percent, in the
second quarter of 2012, as the balance of loans in CMBS, CDO and other
ABS issues continued to decline, according to the Mortgage Bankers
Association (MBA). The $2.37 trillion in outstanding
commercial/multifamily mortgage debt was $10.4 billion lower than the
first quarter 2012 figure. Multifamily mortgage debt outstanding rose to
$826 billion, an increase of $5.4 billion or 0.7 percent from the first
quarter of 2012.