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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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RealtyTrac: Mortgage lending rose 17% in first quarter

Low interest rates lead to big jump in refinances
Thanks in large part to the continually low interest rate, mortgage originations rose 17% year-over-year in the first quarter, according to a new report from RealtyTrac. Unsurprisingly, refinances led the way. Here's how it all broke down.
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