20 loan officers with the most units produced in 2023
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by NMN Staff
8h ago
The top five loan officers produced an average of 628 loans in 2023 ..read more
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Atlantic Bay exec predicts industry cuts, offers advice on rightsizing
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by Maria Volkova
1d ago
Scott Reise, senior vice president at Atlantic Bay Mortgage, thinks the mortgage industry is tired, but optimistic for the year ahead ..read more
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Fed: Inflation, policy uncertainty are top financial stability concerns
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by Ebrima Santos Sanneh
3d ago
According to the Federal Reserve Board's latest financial stability report, persistent inflation and policy uncertainty are the primary worries for banks. Survey respondents expressed heightened anxiety over murky policy outlooks due to geopolitical turmoil and rapidly approaching domestic elections ..read more
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How a Tennessee credit union uses generative AI to foster fair lending
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by Frank Gargano
3d ago
Leaders of ORNL Federal Credit Union are piloting Zest AI's new artificial intelligence-powered assistant to ensure equitable underwriting practices and measure performance against similar institutions ..read more
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Why private capital should be allowed to provide liquidity to Ginnie Mae servicers
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by Edward DeMarco
3d ago
Banks and other private lenders could help ease the liquidity crisis facing some companies that service Ginnie Mae mortgages, but are currently prevented from doing so by the agency's rules. A simple fix would benefit everyone involved ..read more
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Ginnie Mae President Alanna McCargo to retire
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by Bonnie Sinnock
3d ago
McCargo stabilized the agency at a crucial time as she helped navigate it through both a pandemic and subsequent dramatic interest-rate cycle change ..read more
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Freddie Mac home-equity loan proposal gets pushback from SFA
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by Bonnie Sinnock
3d ago
The quasi-public entity's plan to buy certain closed-end seconds would constitute "unnecessary government encroachment," the Structured Finance Association said ..read more
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Why PrimeLending remains challenged in near term
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by Brad Finkelstein
3d ago
The mortgage subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings posted another quarterly loss and volume slipped, but management also sees signs of optimism ..read more
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Climate risk? "Urgent but manageable" industry stakeholders say
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by Maria Volkova
4d ago
The increasing frequency and severity of droughts was top of mind for panelists at AmeriCatalyst's "Going to Extremes" conference Thursday ..read more
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FHLBs should double financing for affordable housing, regulator says
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by Spencer Lee
4d ago
In a Senate hearing, Director Sandra Thompson said a raise to the required income threshold provided to affordable housing was on the table, while housing regulators also faced questions related to property insurance hikes and title insurance waivers ..read more
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