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Volume 2017 - Number 32

August 17, 2017

Demographic Twists: Millennials Turning Away From FHA; Gen X Borrowers Like Working With Brokers

A new report found that fewer millennials have taken out FHA loans in the past couple of months and more choosing conventional loans. Separately, mortgage brokers are getting most of their business from Generation X. According to June data from the Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker, approximately 63 percent of all closed loans made to millennial borrowers were conventional mortgage loans with an average amount of $205,066, while 36 percent were FHA loans with an average amount of $173,381. Conventional and FHA loans, which tend to track in cycles, make up...

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What’s your opinion on how Mick Mulvaney has managed the CFPB since he took over three months ago?

He’s done a good job of paring back the agency’s excesses and we’d like to see more.
I hope he totally dismantles the agency and sends those functions back to the agencies hence they came.
Not bad, but he needs to take his time making additional changes.
We’re totally aghast. He’s gone way too far in protecting the rights of companies not consumers!

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