The latest economic and policy trends facing mortgage servicers

Join this webinar for an in-depth roundtable discussion on economic and policy trends impacting servicers as well as a look ahead at strategies servicers should employ in the next year.

2021 RealTrends Brokerage Compensation Report

For the study, RealTrends surveyed all the firms on the 2021 RealTrends 500 and Nation’s Best rankings, asking for annual compensation data for the 2020 calendar year.

Steve Murray on the importance of protecting property rights

In this episode, Steve Murray, RealTrends advisor and industry stalwart, discusses some of the issues facing private property rights, including how a case in Germany could potentially affect U.S. legislation.

Lenders, it’s time to consider offering non-QM products

The non-QM market is making a comeback following a pause in 2020. As lenders rush to implement, Angel Oak is helping them adopt these new lending products.

Investments

WATCH: Hollywood’s A-list brings subprime to the silver screen

Brad Pitt. Steve Carell. Christian Bale. Ryan Gosling. The Big Short

True story: Guy walks into a strip bar and gets into a conversation with one of the ladies employed there.

"You're not going to be able to refinance," the Wall Street insider, played by Steve Carell, tells her.

"On all of my loans?" she asks.

"What do you mean, 'all your loans'?" Carell's character responds.

"I have 5 houses, and a condo," the stripper informs her client.

Flashback to the 2008 timeframe where the subprime debacle was just taking hold.

Enter into that the cast of characters who bet against the big banks, and potentially, the American economy to get rich while the Empire crumbled.

Add in a couple of Hollywood A-listers and you get The Big Short movie, based on the book by Michael Lewis.

Merry Christmas, America, it opens in December. Watch the trailer below.

Still need more subprime crisis to hit the big screen? You're in luck. 99 homes is opening this weekend and the trailer for that is even better. Take a look.

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