Commercial real estate loans originated for securitization soared from the prior quarter, while government-sponsored CRE financing activities had the biggest gain from a year prior.

In its Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations | Q2 2018, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported an Origination Volume Index of 264.

Based on an analysis of MBA’s data using previously reported prior-period data from the trade group, Mortgage Daily estimates that second-quarter originations worked out to around $136.4 billion.

Source: Mortgage Daily