The lender plans to raise around $100 million through an initial public offering of shares. Velocity funded about $1.0 billion of originations in 2019, focused on residential investment and small commercial properties.
Anchor Loans and LendingHome are the largest lenders operating in the fix-and-flip space. An analysis of the most recent HMDA data suggests the firms are neck and neck in originations of short-term loans. (Includes data chart.)
Originations of ARMs increased during the third quarter but they didn’t keep pace with total first-lien production, prompting a loss of market share for the sector. Wells remained the top ARM lender. (Includes data chart.)
The retail share of jumbo originations is up this year even with top-ranked Wells Fargo placing a greater emphasis on the correspondent channel. More than 80% of jumbos originated in the third quarter came through retail means. (Includes data chart.)