Matt Slonaker is executive vice president of Business Development and Marketing for Chronos Solutions and has more than 23 years of financial services executive. His primary responsibilities at Chronos include leading the business development and product development teams.
As the foreclosure crisis continues to shrink in the rearview mirror, many in the mortgage industry are starting to breathe easier. Default rates have been dropping steadily and most forecasters expect that trend to continue. By all accounts, our industry is moving well into the recovery. However, for some players, including the nation’s banks and capital markets investors who have invested heavily in distressed loan portfolios, this is misleading.
Brickman takes to helm of one of the largest mortgage companies in the U.S. today, and while times at the government-sponsored enterprise are filled with uncertainty, Brickman sees nothing but excitement for the future of Freddie Mac.
When buying a home, many Americans consider a 20% down payment to be the norm, the ideal amount of money to put down to get a conventional mortgage with no private mortgage insurance and to keep monthly payments reasonably affordable.