• House_money

    Online lenders struggle with cost of originations

    Lending

    But investors grow more comfortable as market matures


  • Lending

    But investors grow more comfortable as market matures

    The cost to originate a mortgage increased significantly in 2018, and that increase now threatens even nonbank online lenders. A new study of online lenders shows a full 77% listed the cost of funding among their top three concerns, and 38% said it was their top concern.

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Cover Story
July 2018

Threat multiplier: states mobilize to defend consumer protections

In the days following the 2016 election, business leaders across many industries were hopeful that the new president would make good on his promise of widespread deregulation. Banks and other financial institutions were especially optimistic. Here at last was the relief they had been looking for. Or not.

Feature

Are we seeing the return of subprime?

Commentary

Housing finance's evolving policy landscape