Items Tagged with 'Origination volume'


  • Ellie Mae: Share of purchase originations hits 6-year high

    May saw higher percentage of purchase originations than any month since 2011
    A recent report from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed that the refinance share of mortgage applications fell to the lowest level since September 2008 during the month of May. Now, a new report from Ellie Mae shows the results of the lack of refinance applications on mortgage originations.
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  • Mortgage origination volume hits highest point since 2012

    But profitability shrinks
    Mortgage originations are up, and even hit the highest volume amount since 2012, yet as originations increased, profitability sank. When originator profits are higher, mortgage volumes are less responsive to changes in interest rates, but as it stands, the Fed’s decision over a June rate hike could hold significant consequences to mortgage origination volumes.
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