Freddie Mac CEO: We will help increase mortgage lending

Freddie Mac CEO: We will help increase mortgage lending

Competition among two is still competition

MBA forecasts 7% origination jump in 2015

Predicts unemployment at 5.4% by end of next year

Fitch: Two-year run of home price growth is over

“Several markets are still overvalued”
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On Q Financial launches non-QM lending program

Seeks to fill gap created by regulatory standards
Ben Lane
According to the company, On Q Financial’s new program includes solutions for self-employed or recently retired borrowers, individuals with a short credit history or flawed credit from a past short sale or foreclosure.
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MountainView set to invest in “non-prime” mortgages

Seeks to capitalize on underserved market
Ben Lane
“The company is responding to demand in the origination market that is not being met by lenders who have significantly tightened underwriting requirements and are adversely affecting consumers who can in fact demonstrate the ability to repay their home loans,” MountainView said in a release.
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Macquarie funds Impac non-QM originations

Fuels expansion into non-qualified mortgage space
Brena Swanson
“Our successful history originating this type of product, combined with our relationship with Macquarie, will allow Impac to make an immediate impact in the non-qualified mortgage space,” Joseph Tomkinson, chairman and CEO of Impac, said.
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Urban Institute: Qualified Mortgage impact overblown

New rules have only slightly slowed mortgage lending
Ben Lane
According to new analysis from the Housing Finance Policy Center team at the Urban Institute, there has been “surprisingly little impact” on the mortgage origination numbers since QM went into effect in January.
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Fannie Mae: 80% of lenders won't enter non-QM space

New rules show little impact on business strategies... for now
Brena Swanson
The housing industry had half a year to adjust to the CFPB's new Qualified Mortgage and Ability-to-Repay rules. But has that been enough time?
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New Penn Financial enters non-QM lending

Product appeals to high-end customers
Brena Swanson
New Penn Financial entered into the burgeoning non-Qualified Mortgage territory and introduced the Home Buyer Power product. The product appeals to high-end customers who may be paying expensive metro-area rents.
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Here's the key to Impac's strong second quarter

Wholesale and correspondent originations increase 38%
Brena Swanson
Impac Mortgage Holdings reported second-quarter net earnings of $82 thousand or $0.01 per diluted common share after reporting a net loss last quarter, and it was one key element that helped drive lending volume forward.
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Non-QM lending: The new normal for mortgages?

RPM latest to introduce non-QM lending solutions
Brena Swanson
Non-QM products are becoming more normal for lenders as more and more step into the new lending territory. As the new entrants show, there is a definite demand.
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W.J. Bradley next to step into non-agency market

Introduces first program in new portfolio
Brena Swanson
W.J. Bradley Mortgage Capital is the latest lender to introduce non-agency products to the market with its new WJB | ONE portfolio.
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CFPB targets mini-correspondent divisions

Bureau reacts to growth of these mortgage bankers
Brena Swanson
Mini-correspondent lending divisions started to take off after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s qualified mortgage rules went into effect on Jan. 10, creating a possible loophole for lenders and catching the CFPB’s regulatory eye.
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