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Getting Past The E-Closing ‘Wall’
Lenders have been in a marathon to make the end-to-end e-mortgage a reality - and it appears the finish line is now finally in sight.
Front Office
Strange Days Indeed
These are strange, confusing times in the mortgage industry. On the one hand, we have an administration in the White House that is dead set on rolling back financial regulation, yet it can’t seem to get anything done in that area because its proposals lack the needed support in Congress. Plus, there are a million [...]
These ARE The ‘Good Old Days’
With the mortgage industry finally entering a rising rate environment, it’s time for lenders to embrace hedging fundamentals.
The Fastest Path To Activating A New Correspondent Business
As lenders launch new correspondent channels, they are discovering the advantages of outsourcing the needed back-shop functionality.
Investing In QC Tech For Secondary Success
It is becoming increasingly evident that investors prefer to work with lenders that have the best QC technology in place.
The Big ‘If’
As the Trump administration pushes for regulatory rollback, many are wondering whether history will repeat itself.
Housing Markets
Existing-Home Sales Sprung Up In March Existing-home sales in March – the most recent month for which data was available at press time – reached an annual pace of 5.71 million, up 4.4% from a downwardly revised 5.47 million in February and up 5.9% compared with March 2016, according to the National Association of Realtors [...]
MBA: Mortgage Revenues Increased In 2016, But So Did The Cost To Originate The average profit per mortgage originated increased to $1,346 in 2016 – up from $1,189 in 2015, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Annual Mortgage Bankers Performance Report, which is based on data reported by independent mortgage bankers. What’s more, the [...]
Regulatory Compliance
CFPB Clarifies HMDA Rule The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in April issued a set of clarifications to its 2015 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) rule and has gathered industry feedback on the proposed changes. The changes reflect “the bureau’s ongoing and substantive engagement with stakeholders in the marketplace and will help [the] industry meet [...]
Secondary Market
MBA’s Stevens: ‘Recap And Release’ Of GSEs Would Be A Big Mistake One thing that David Stevens, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), made perfectly clear during his opening remarks during the MBA’s National Secondary Market Conference and Expo, held April 30 to May 3 in New York City, was that recapitalizing [...]

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