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Volume 2018 - Number 25

June 28, 2018

Does the Future of Mortgage Banking Have a Funny Arrow and Feature Drone Delivery?

Internet retail giant is exploring the idea of buying a mortgage banking franchise and making a splash in this highly cyclical business. But two huge questions loom: Will it actually happen? And if so, will Amazon disrupt the residential lending landscape the way it has brick-and-mortar retailers at the shopping mall?

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