mortgages

Big banks take on ultimate omnichannel challenge: Mobile mortgages

04/21/17

The development of mobile mortgage solutions has to strike a delicate balance between self-service and making humans readily available for the stressful process.

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Revenue rises 7% at SunTrust

04/21/17

The Atlanta company's profits rose on stronger net interest income and investment banking income as well as a tax maneuver.

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Loan growth not enough to boost Umpqua’s earnings

04/20/17

Earnings per share fell a nickel short of estimates due in part to lower-than-expected revenue from the origination and sale of mortgages.

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Higher rates a mixed blessing for Wintrust in first quarter

04/19/17

Wintrust’s mortgage revenues fell in the first quarter, but net interest income picked up the slack.

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Mortgage income provides boost to Fulton Financial's quarterly results

04/18/17

Loan growth and increased fee income helped offset slightly higher expenses in the first quarter.

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Banks and Thrifts with the Largest Portfolios of First Mortgages

04/11/17

On Dec. 31, 2016. Dollars in thousands

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Senators push bill targeting predatory lending on solar energy investments

04/06/17

The bill from three GOP senators would require Truth in Lending Act disclosures for so-called Property Assessed Clean Energy loans, which are currently exempt from the law.

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Dimon calls for overhaul of FHA, mortgage lending rules

04/04/17

Speaking at a town hall event in Washington, D.C., JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said that post-crisis regulations have made mortgages too costly for consumers — and made homeownership unattainable for borrowers with low incomes or blemished credit histories.

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Flagstar to buy West Coast mortgage lender

04/04/17

Opes Advisors has 39 locations in California, Oregon and Washington. The firm generated $3 billion in mortgages last year.

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More evidence that rising student debt is bad for banks

04/03/17

New research from the New York Fed confirms a lingering worry for the banking industry: More prime-age, college-educated borrowers are delaying the decision to take out their first mortgage as they focus instead on paying off their student loans.

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