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Volume 19 - Number 1

December 30, 2014

Lenders Project Stability Heading Into 2015

Profit margins and a number of other mortgage banking metrics will continue to be stable in the first quarter of 2015, according to a Fannie Mae survey of senior executives at 192 lenders. “The share of lenders reporting a decreased profit margin outlook over the next three months appears to have remained relatively stable at around 30 percent since the second quarter,” Fannie said of the fourth-quarter survey results. Compliance costs, declining demand from borrowers and ...

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