News

  • One-fifth of mortgages wouldn't meet QM standard by Ryan Smith

    More than 20% of mortgage loans originated today wouldn’t meet the “Qualified Mortgage” threshold, according to a leading risk management firm

  • When the going gets tough by MPA

    Ensuring your team stays productive when the pressure’s on can be a challenge for any manager. Leanne Faraday-Brash highlights nine ways to keep your people motivated

  • Big lender hit with fine for misleading on rates by MPA

    One of the biggest independent mortgage lenders in the country has been hit with a $3 million fine for misleading customers about interest rates

  • Punishing brokers for perceived sins of the past is unfair, expert says by Ryan Smith

    Mortgage brokers took a lot of undeserved heat for the housing meltdown, but consumers need to know that using a broker is still one of the best ways to shop for a mortgage, according to the Washington Post’s real estate columnist

  • QM won't mean mortgage apocalypse, wholesalers say by Ryan Smith

    A panel of wholesale lenders has claimed that neither the Qualified Mortgage Rule nor the potentially profit-strangling 3% fees cap is necessarily the end of the world

  • Economist slams PATH Act by Ryan Smith

    The Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners (PATH) Act is getting flack from industry groups, including the National Association of Realtors

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