Mortgage Origination Activity

Higher-Priced Originations (HMDA Data)

Comparison of volume of sales of higher-priced mortgages (based on spread over average prime offer rate) and market-rate loans. Includes breakouts by purchaser (Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae, non-agency purchasers, affiliates, banks and other, which includes insurance companies, mortgage bankers, credit unions, finance companies and Farmer Mac). For each year, the total and breakouts are provided for market-rate sales and higher-priced sales. For the most recent year, higher-priced is further divided into bands based on spread above APOR. For 2011-2016 total and breakouts are also provided for HOEPA loans.

2016 Data

2015 Data

Chart showing number of higher-priced loans by loan type (FHA, conventional-conforming, jumbo, FSA/RHS, and VA). For each loan type, includes higher-priced percent of total loans originated and year-over-year change.

2014 Data

Poll

How many new retail loan officers (net) is your shop looking to hire in the first quarter of 2018?

1 to 10. We’re being careful.
11 to 30. We’re feeling slightly bullish.
31 or more. We’re in expansion mode.
None. We’re staying right where we are, for now.
We’re cutting back.

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