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Here’s How Many Loans the GSE Loophole Saved; Here’s How ‘Priced-In’ Rate Cuts Are

Mortgage rates Moved just slightly lower today, despite some push back from underlying bond markets. Typically, weakness in the bond market (like the kind we saw today) corresponds to rising rates–even if only a modest amount. The compensating factor today was the timing of yesterday’s bond market gains. Simply put, there is a bit of lag between bond market movement …

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Mortgage Bank Honoring Veterans With Partnership

Gateway First Bank, one of the ten-largest banks by assets in the State of Oklahoma and one of the largest mortgage bank operations in the United States, announced it renewed its annual partnership with Folds of Honor. Since 2007, Folds of Honor has carried forth its mission to provide educational scholarships to spouses and children … The post Mortgage Bank …

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Partnership to Continue Honoring Veterans

Gateway First Bank, one of the ten-largest banks by assets in the State of Oklahoma and one of the largest mortgage bank operations in the United States, announced it renewed its annual partnership with Folds of Honor. Since 2007, Folds of Honor has carried forth its mission to provide educational scholarships to spouses and children … The post Partnership to …

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Five Minutes With: Talking Tech and Disaster Prep

Amy Neumann recently spoke to DS News about how technology is changing the industry, the importance of disaster preparedness, and what trends to look out for in the months ahead. This feature originally appeared in the July issue of DS News, out now. The post Five Minutes With: Talking Tech and Disaster Prep appeared first on DSNews.

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The Week Ahead: Analyzing Vacancy Rates

This week, the U.S. Census Bureau will announce its findings on residential vacancies and homeownership for the second quarter of 2019. Here’s what else is happening in the Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead: Analyzing Vacancy Rates appeared first on DSNews.

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The Rise of Mortgage Brokers with Millennials

The second annual National Mortgage Brokers Day on Thursday, July 18, was a success, according to the Chairman of the Association of Independent Mortgage Experts (AIME), Anthony Casa, as brokers are finding a renewed life in the market.  “For the second year in a row, mortgage brokers are better,” Casa said. “One out of three … The post The Rise …

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Examining the New Generation of Homebuyers

Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the July issue of MReport, out now. D. Steve Boland, Head of Consumer Lending at Bank of America, also heads the bank’s retail segment for Consumer and Small Business and is a member of Bank of America’s Management Committee. With over three decades’ experience in the industry, Boland is … The post Examining the …

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