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Volume 2014 - Number 10

May 9, 2014

Plenty of Opportunities Seen in Non-QM Lending

While originating loans that do not meet qualified-mortgage standards does pose litigation risk, many of the lenders willing to offer the loans to prime borrowers have established underwriting standards that minimize the risks while participating in a sector with less competition than the agency market. Mitch Hochberg, general counsel at Ethos Lending and a partner at Fenway Summer, estimated that non-QMs would account for at least 12.5 percent of originations in 2014, assuming a ...

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