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Cover Story
New Administration – New Rules?
The industry expects GSE reform and a rollback of banking regulations, but no one is sure what form they will take.
Front Office
A Unique Set Of Circumstances
Happy New Year from Secondary Marketing Executive! We look forward to bringing readers more in-depth coverage of the mortgage lending industry in 2017. This should prove to be an interesting year for the industry, not just because there is a new administration in the White House – one that could end up scaling back some [...]
Risk Management
Be Cautious Before Jumping Into The ‘Pool Of Opportunity’
Why lenders aren’t exactly racing to sign up for freedom from reps and warrants.
Looking Back – Looking Forward
The mortgage industry weathered some major disruptions in 2016 - and it appears more changes are ahead in 2017.
Risk Management
Risk Management And The Road To Profitability
Lenders need to view their risk management programs as a path to increased profits, not as never-ending cost centers.
Housing Markets
U.S. Housing Market Continues To Improve The U.S. housing market continued to improve in October, reaching a score of 86.4 on Freddie Mac’s Multi-Indicator Market Index (MiMi). That’s up 0.42% from September, up 1.86% from July and up 5.88% from October 2015. The index, which was introduced in 2015, measures the overall strength of the [...]
Fed Raises Rates For First Time Since December 2015 Citing that the “labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been expanding at a moderate pace since midyear,” as well as that “job gains have been solid in recent months and the unemployment rate has declined,” the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) [...]
Regulatory Compliance
CFPB Fines Three Reverse Mortgage Lenders For Alleged False Advertising Three reverse mortgage lenders – American Advisors Group, Reverse Mortgage Solutions and Aegean Financial – were fined by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in December for allegedly using deceptive advertising to promote their reverse mortgage offerings. In addition to paying fines, the lenders have [...]
Secondary Market
Freddie Mac Now Live On Common Securitization Platform A single security for government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac moved one step closer to reality, now that Freddie Mac has implemented the Common Securitization Platform (CSP), which is basically the technology infrastructure that facilitates the single security. Now that testing is complete and the proverbial [...]

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