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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Goldman Sachs teases big move into mortgages

    Marcus for mortgages? Maybe
    Once a big player in mortgage lending, Goldman Sachs’ footprint in housing finance has gotten significantly smaller since the financial crisis…but that could be about to change. Is Marcus for mortgages coming soon? It appears that's something the megabank is considering. That, and more, in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • Boise poised at the right angle for housing growth

    Idaho's biggest MSA mixes population growth and low unemployment for strong projected appreciation
    Treasure Valley, indeed! The data used for the VeroFORECAST shows the Boise-Nampa MSA has a very tight 1.7 months supply of homes, meaning that if no listings were added and demand continued at the current rate, everything currently for sale would be gone in about seven weeks. 
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  • Union Home Mortgage acquires Arizona’s Alliance Home Loans

    Claims deal will push Union Home’s loan production to more than $4 billion
    Ohio-based Union Home Mortgage, a lender with more than 130 branches in 36 states, is set to grow its business after it acquired Alliance Home Loans, a lender based in Phoenix. According to its website, Alliance Home Loans currently has more than 200 employees, including 100 loan originators who are licensed in 27 states. The company states that it funds more than 3,000 loans annually.
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  • Fannie Mae CEO to mortgage lenders: Day 1 Certainty makes you more competitive

    Is this our benchmark for efficiency?
    This morning following the Fannie Mae first quarter results, CEO Timothy Mayopoulos provided an update on the program’s progress for mortgage lenders. “When we launched Day 1 Certainty, we viewed it as a journey,” he told HousingWire’s LendingLife community this morning, “We didn’t expect [it] to become universally adopted, but rather adopted overtime.”
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  • Citi: Mobile banking is skyrocketing

    Does your lender app?
    How popular are financial banking apps becoming? A Citibank survey of 2,000 adults found that 31% of app users use their financial services app more than any other app. This is proof that a digital-first mindset needs to be adopted across the mortgage-lending landscape.
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  • Movement Mortgage CEO to Loan Officers: Why we don’t buy refi leads

    Free read for the next 24 hours
    It’s the beginning of a new month and that means the latest issue of HousingWire Magazine is out. As Loan Officers, I know that there is an entire cottage industry looking to nickel and dime you to death. But, not HousingWire. While the magazine represents a large portion of editorial work each month, for our readers, we’re giving you free access for 24 hours to read the cover story: a profile of Movement Mortgage CEO Casey Crawford.
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