Stonegate Mortgage Corporation reported an incredible 888% year-over-year increase in its warehouse lending in the fourth quarter, rising from $47.8 million in 2013 to $472.4 million in 2014. But it still wasn't enough to help Stonegate turn a profit in 2014.
LenderLive Network is enhancing its correspondent lending division with the additions of two new regional executives, Andrew Lion and Wendy Lovett. Lion will cover the Northern California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska territory, while Lovett will cover the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Utah.
"While this was an extremely difficult decision to make, we intend to build on our leadership position in the correspondent market and remain committed to purchasing loans from smaller financial institutions and independent mortgage companies," mortgage head says in letter.
The 46-state lender said under the program, mini correspondent clients originate loans, submit them to New Penn for underwriting. Once the lender gets the clear-to-close, they sell the loans back to New Penn post-funding.
Friday Funding takes a look at the mortgage lending operations at origination firms. In this edition, Bela Donine, a managing director at HomeBridge discusses correspondent growth with HousingWire. HousingWire: Who...
Mortgage lender Caliber Funding launched a correspondent lending channel, expanding its production capacity, the company announced at the Mortgage Bankers Association Secondary Market Conference & Expo...
Wow! That was our reaction to the response we received for this year’s HW TECH100 call for nominations. This year, more than 250 companies submitted a nomination, and we’re grateful for the interest in our efforts with this unique program..
In the tech world a “stack” refers to all the elements of something. For the mortgage industry, the idea of the single stack is that one platform (digital, automated and based in the cloud) can either meet all of the functional requirements involved in assembling a mortgage, or can serve as an efficient moderator for the process via open APIs (application programming interface), which are now taking off within the mortgage industry. Read More
Nothing reeks of hypocrisy more than the regulator ignoring regulations, but the CFPB has racked up plenty of violations in the last year. And we’re not talking about small, nitpicky examples, but instances that have real-life consequences. If a lender or servicer were to violate any of these standards, they could expect swift and harsh punishment from the CFPB. Read More