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Volume 18 - Number 16

August 8, 2014

Many Believe in Home Purchase; Many Unprepared

An overwhelming majority of prospective homebuyers believe purchasing a home is a good investment decision, but many of them “haven’t done the math” and feel overwhelmed by the amount of information that have to contend with, according to a new Discover Home Loans/Versta Research poll. Five years after the Great Recession, most participants generally had positive views and expectations about their upcoming participation in the housing and mortgage markets ...

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With originations expected to drop in 2018, will your shop turn to non-QM/non-prime mortgage products as a way to bolster volumes?

Yes, definitely. We’re planning a launch.


No. It’s still difficult compliance/regulatory-wise.


Maybe. It’s under consideration.


Not now. But things could change as 2018 progresses.