• Mortgage rates, applications take a plunge by MPA

    Historically, the mortgage industry experiences a slowdown during the holiday season, but this time around it was particularly quiet. Meanwhile, rates have hit a 19-month low.

  • Q&A: Mortgage Master’s founder talks merger, future of industry by MPA

    On the heels of its merger with, Leif Thomsen talks about the rising cost of producing loans, regulation hurdles and what's ahead for the two companies.

  • Be wary of high numbers from low bars by MPA

    Now is the time of year that mortgage professionals are flooded with predictions about what is going to happen in the housing market. Following the wrong advice could lead us to take poor risks or, conversely, not to take good ones.


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