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Volume 2018 - Number 34

September 13, 2018

Downloads Available: Home-Equity Lending Activity: 2Q18

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Downloads Available: Top Depository Institutions in Total HEL Business: 2Q18

Home-Equity Lending Up Sharply in 2Q18, But Market Still Far Below Its Potential

Home-equity lending accelerated in the second quarter of 2018, although the outstanding supply of home-equity lines of credit and closed-end seconds continued on its years-long downward trajectory, a new Inside Mortgage Finance analysis reveals. [Includes three data charts.]

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