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Affordable mortgage rates? Loan originations fall to two-year low

RealtyTrac report shows first-quarter refinance originations down 20% from 2015
Despite the fact that mortgage interest rates routinely hovered around "historic" lows for much of the first quarter, loan originations fell to their lowest level in two years, according to a new report from RealtyTrac. What drove the decrease? Click through to find out.
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It’s official: Nationstar will rebrand as Mr. Cooper

Will combine originations and servicing business under new brand
Confirming plans that HousingWire brought to light late last year and further revealed earlier this year, Nationstar Mortgage will indeed be launching a massive rebranding later this year and changing its name to Mr. Cooper. And here's what the new brand of the massive nonbank officially looks like.
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BankUnited execs: Our struggle with mortgage originations

Home lending 'marred by thin margins and volatility'
BankUnited executives divulged more information on the bank’s decision to stop originating mortgages during its fourth-quarter conference call Thursday morning. While the bank remains positive on other part of its business, it couldn't say the same for its mortgage business.
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Did the sound and fury of TRID actually amount to nothing?

Early indications say TRID concerns were unwarranted
For all the uproar surrounding the implementation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule earlier this month, early indications are that TRID isn’t actually going to have any impact on the lifeblood of the mortgage business – originations.
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MBA: Still optimistic about growth for 2015

Forecast $1.28 trillion in mortgages for the year
The economy in general and housing in particular have had a struggle getting momentum in 2015 so far, but that doesn’t deter the optimism analysts at the Mortgage Bankers Association feel for the rest of 2015.
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