Items Tagged with 'retail leaders'


  • After Crossover, Retail Takes a Breather

    After finally crossing over to positive year of year growth in last month's report, retail endorsement volume fell by 16.2% in April to 6,124 loans.  April's Retail Leaders Report from Reverse Market Insight (RMI) showed that even with the drop, year-over-year growth still remained positive by 11.1%   Growth stalled in all regions of the county, while the market share of the top 10 jumped from 60.76% in March to 67.0% in April.  For the year-to-date, the top 10 lenders have accounted for 60.14% of all endorsed loans.  This is underscored by the continuing drop in active lenders with
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  • Retail Production Crosses Threshold

    Retail endorsement volume finally crossed over into positive year-over-year growth in March, as the slow upward trend exceeded declines from March of 2010.  According to the latest Retail Leaders Report from Reverse Market Insight (RMI) March endorsements, at 7,306, increased by 24.4% from March of last year when industry volume was in steep decline.   The March volume was also an increase of 5.8% over February, even while the total number of contributing lenders decreased by 9.3%.  Accordingly, the average number of endorsements per lender jumped to nearly 11 units, the second highest level in the past two years.
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