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Mortgage Origination Update

Guy Cecala, CEO, Inside Mortgage Finance, April 2013

Inside Mortgage Finance Publications, Inc. is a Bethesda, Maryland-based company providing business-to-business news and statistics to executives in the residential mortgage business. Since 1984 our publications have been “What the Mortgage Market Reads," with coverage of legislative, political and regulatory issues, as well as industry news, trends, analysis and exclusive statistics and rankings. Read us for the latest on mortgage issues, such as the government-sponsored enterprises, the mortgage- and asset-backed securities markets, the non-agency non-conforming market, mortgage insurance, servicing, Dodd-Frank Act, technology innovations, profitable operations, e-commerce and other regulatory issues.

Our family of publications includes eight mortgage-related newsletters Inside Mortgage Finance, Inside MBS & ABS, Inside the GSEs, Inside Nonconforming Markets, Inside Mortgage Trends, Inside the CFPB, Mortgage Market Update, and Inside FHA/VA Lending,as well as special and statistical reports. We also publish the Small Business Tax News, focusing on tax reduction planning and strategies for small businesses.

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Inside Mortgage Finance Publications, Inc.
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1000
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 951-1240 voice
(301) 656-1709 fax

We're proud to say our rankings and charts are the best. Because we have the deepest statistical and factual data storehouse in the industry, we're the most cited source for mortgage statistics.

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Recent Media Coverage

PBS NewsHour
August 7, 2013

Watch Obama Supports Role for Government to Reform Mortgages on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.

The Wall Street Journal

June 6, 2013 Investors Show Renewed Interest in Mortgage-Backed Securities

American Public Media: Marketplace

May 29, 2013

Is the era of super-low mortgages over?

American Public Media: Marketplace

April 2, 2013

Record profits! Is Fannie Mae out of the woods?

The New York Times

April 2, 2013 Big Profits at Fannie and Freddie Reignite Debate on Housing Supports

The Wall Street Journal

January 7, 2013 Lenders' Mortgage Pains Still a Boon for Nonbank Servicers

The Washington Post

January 7, 2013 Bank of America puts to bed claims from housing crisis, while retreating from market

The New York Times

January 7, 2013 In Deal, Bank of America Extends Retreat From Mortgages


January 8, 2013
LISTEN: Settlements Underscore Damage Done In Housing Crash

Some of the biggest banks in the country have agreed to pay more than $18 billion to settle allegations of wrongdoing in their mortgage lending. And in a separate settlement, 10 banks agreed to pay more than $8 billion to settle claims they made errors in foreclosing on people's homes.

PBS NewsHour
January 7, 2013

Watch Major Banks to Pay $8.5 Billion in Settlement Over Housing on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.

American Public Media: Marketplace

January 4, 2013

The Jumbo Mortgage Is Back

Older Media Coverage

Mortgage Market Outlook 2013

Guy Cecala, CEO, Inside Mortgage Finance, January 2013

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