Posts Tagged ‘2017’

Wells Fargo the Top Mortgage Lender in 2017, Quicken Tops for Number of Loans

Despite closing a higher number of mortgage loans last year, Quicken was unable to wrestle the coveted top spot away from Wells Fargo, per HMDA data parsed by iEmergent. During […]

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Average Home Seller in 2017 Made Only $39,000

While all the headlines paint a really rosy picture for the real estate market where sellers are cashing in mega gains, the average takeaway isn’t all that great. A recent […]

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2017 Was the Best Year for Home Purchase Mortgages Since the Market Peak

It turns out 2017 was a banner year for mortgages, just not all of them. A total of $ 1.148 trillion in home purchase mortgages were funded last year, the […]

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Higher 2017 Conforming Loan Limit Should Boost Mortgage Originations

A $ 5,000 Increase? What About $ 10,000? A new analysis from Black Knight Financial Services reveals that a slightly higher conforming loan limit could be enough to give mortgage […]

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