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Job Market Defies Expectations, Adds 517,000 In January

Combined with upward revisions for November & December, market proves even stronger than many thought.

Analysis and Data
Feb 03, 2023
Highlights
Redfin: Home Affordability Back At September Level As Rates Fall

A homebuyer on a $2,500 monthly budget can once again afford a $400,000 home.

Analysis and Data
Mortgage Rates Continue Downward Trend

Freddie Mac reports 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage falls to 6.09%.

Analysis and Data
MCT: Rate Lock Volume Jumps 109% In January

Volume increased across the board, lead by rate/term refis rising 124%.

Analysis and Data
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Newfi Lending Unveils New Logo

Non-QM lender updates its brand as it introduces 2 new loan programs.

Non-QM
Feb 03, 2023
MCT: Rate Lock Volume Jumps 109% In January

Volume increased across the board, lead by rate/term refis rising 124%.

Analysis and Data
Feb 03, 2023
Job Market Defies Expectations, Adds 517,000 In January

Combined with upward revisions for November & December, market proves even stronger than many thought.

Analysis and Data
Feb 03, 2023
Mortgage Connect Hires New National Sales Executive

Title veteran Allen Illgen joins company from Title365.

People On The Move
Feb 03, 2023
Redfin: Home Affordability Back At September Level As Rates Fall

A homebuyer on a $2,500 monthly budget can once again afford a $400,000 home.

Analysis and Data
Feb 03, 2023
Mortgage Rates Continue Downward Trend

Freddie Mac reports 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage falls to 6.09%.

Analysis and Data
Feb 03, 2023

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House Of The Rising Son

Family values drive Sun West Mortgage. But artificial intelligence will drive its growth.

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NMP MAGAZINE
Creativity Never Goes Out Of Style

But make sure people feel comfortable taking chances and failing

Harvey Mackay
NMP MAGAZINE
Meet The NMP 2023 Titans Of Industry

Honoring the key players who have dedicated their expertise and years of experience to the mortgage industry

Mortgage Banker Magazine
Current Mortgage Market Cycle Unlike Previous Downturns

This down cycle is tougher than most, but it will likely be shorter-lived than prior cycles

Mortgage Banker Magazine
Taking A Peek At Secondary Market Options

A primer on selling loans directly to GSEs or securitizing loans yourself

Rob Chrisman
Leading Authentically

Kristy Fercho is taking over Wells Fargo’s diversity initiative, and she’s leading as her most authentic self

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MORTGAGE WOMEN MAGAZINE
Job Transition: When Is The ‘Honeymoon’ Over?

How long does the lovefest last for you or your new boss when you land the position of your dreams?

Tina Asher
MORTGAGE WOMEN MAGAZINE
Honoring Women Of Mortgage Technology

Recognizing and promoting the achievements and stories of women working within mortgage technology

Wrangling Life & Loans

Texas-based Next Level LO co-founders say to ride this market, originators need a tight grip on work, faith, and family

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Lone Star LO
Wrangling Life & Loans

Texas-based Next Level LO co-founders say to ride this market, originators need a tight grip on work, faith, and family

Steve Goode
Lone Star LO
There’s Good & Bad News On The Horizon

There will be a real estate slump, but the big cities are coming out much better

Steve Goode
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First American Financial Acquires 1031 Solutions

First American says deal expands its ability to serve the Rocky Mountain region and surrounding markets.

Operations
Feb 02, 2023
National Mortgage Professional Launches Lone Star LO

New quarterly publication focuses on needs of Texas originators.

Sales and Marketing
Feb 02, 2023
Home Equity Flattens Out In Q4: ATTOM

Nearly half of mortgaged homes remain equity-rich, while level of seriously underwater mortgages remains unchanged.

Analysis and Data
Feb 02, 2023
PrimeLending Promotes McGuinness To Northeast Regional Manager

Veteran originator had owned her own mortgage company prior to PrimeLending

People On The Move
Feb 02, 2023
NMP MAGAZINE
What’s In Your Origination Toolkit?

Make sure you’ve got expertise in more than standard plain-vanilla mortgages.

Sales and Marketing
Mar 22, 2022
NMP MAGAZINE
Respect Different Perspectives

Keeping an open mind will also lead to keeping more clients.

Career
Mar 22, 2022
Housing Market Continues To Improve For Buyers: Realtor.com

In January, inventories rose and price-growth leveled off as mortgage rates continued to decline.

Analysis and Data
Feb 02, 2023
Fed Slows Rate Hike Pace, OK’s 0.25% Bump

Rate hike is 8th since March 2022.

Regulation and Compliance
Feb 01, 2023
Fitch Rates EFMT Certificates Backed by Non-QM Loans From LendSure, AHL

The certificates are supported by 796 loans with a balance of $330.37 million.

Non-QM
Feb 01, 2023
First Internet Bank Exits Consumer Mortgage Business

Bank will close channel in Q1 of 2023; commercial construction & land development business will not be affected.

Distributed Retail
Feb 01, 2023