Mortgage Origination Activity

Mortgage Origination Forecasts

Chart showing mortgage origination forecasts from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Mortgage Bankers Association. Includes forecasts for total originations, refinance originations and purchase originations. The October 2014 data includes annual projections for 2013 to 2016 (no 2016 projections available from Fannie Mae) and quarterly projections from 1Q14 to 2Q15. The May 2015 data includes annual projections for 2014 to 2016 and quarterly projections from 4Q14 to 4Q16.

As of October 2015

As of October 2014

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In 2016, what have you been paying your retail residential loan officers, on average, as a commission?

25 to 50 basis points per loan
51 to 75 bps
76 to 100 bps
101 to 150 bps
More than 150 bps
We’re a call center lender and don’t disclose that data point.

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