mortgages

Refi slowdown means no more ‘lazy mode’ for mortgage lenders

03/29/21

Over the past year, bankers have been able to sit back and field calls from borrowers eager to take advantage of low rates. Now, with rates rising, many in the industry will likely adopt a more aggressive approach.

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For mortgage lenders, changes driven by the pandemic are here to stay

03/26/21

Credit unions were already transforming their home loan operations before COVID-19, but many of the adjustments made as a result of the outbreak are likely to become permanent.

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The mounting costs of protracted mortgage forbearance

03/25/21

The FHFA’s forbearance extension to September is forcing nonbank servicers to buy out more delinquent loans. It's also upended loss estimates for investors and made racial and income disparities in the mortgage market worse.

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