QM news

  • Credit unions steering away from non-qualified mortgages by Diana Aqra

    Credit unions are likely to reduce their origination of mortgages that don’t adhere to incoming requirements laid out by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

  • Navigating the New Compliance Landscape by

    When David Zugheri launched Envoy Mortgage 16 years ago, it was only him, his partner, and $8,000. Today the company sells loans in 48 states, employs 1,000 people and stands as a mortgage industry success story.

  • The New Breed of First-Time Home Buyers by

    They are young, tech-savvy, debt-burdened, and cash-strapped. The entire American housing market economy depends on their participation, but the credit markets see them with apprehension.

  • Income Inequality in the U.S. Boosts Rental Markets by

    As the qualified mortgage (QM) and qualified residential mortgage (QRM) future rules are discussed by rulemaking officials, housing advocates and Wall Street investors, the rental markets in the United States continue their healthy growth. Real estate analysts such as Christopher Matthews of Time magazine believe that strict QM and QRM rules may end up placing greater restrictions on mortgage lending, which will only make rental markets even more profitable.

  • Mortgage Risks for Everyone by MPA

    With the end of the blissful go-go days of an ever-rising housing market and ever-prime mortgages, the notion of risk has become our close companion.

  • The Dangers of the Qualified Mortgage Rule by

    Could the new Qualified Mortgage (QM) rule bring about a dangerous housing bubble?

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