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Volume 18 - Number 12

June 13, 2014

Mixed Views on Mortgage Outlook for Banks

The environment is ripe for bank mortgage lenders to see improvements in the coming months, according to industry analysts. However, even as interest rates remain at low levels, there has yet to be a significant increase in originations of purchase mortgages. “The mortgage market has slowed, but things aren’t all bad for banks,” Standard & Poor’s said last week in an analysis of banks’ mortgage revenue. The rating service noted that mortgage banking results ...

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HUD has announced a 25 basis point cut in FHA premiums, which is slated to take effect in late January. Is your lending shop for or against a cut in FHA premiums?

For. It should help lending volumes.
Against. The private MI sector should take on this risk, not the government.
Too early to say.
I believe the new White House may scuttle the idea so it doesn’t matter.

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