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Volume 18 - Number 22

October 31, 2014

Downloads Available: Mortgage Origination Forecasts through 2Q15

Industry Economists Have Mixed Views On Loan Origination Volume in 2015

Mortgage industry economists agreed that 2014 loan origination volume would be down significantly from 2013, tapering off to another drop in new business in 2015. With a surprising increase in production during the third quarter and an early October bond market rally, the outlook for next year is less clear. Mike Fratantoni, chief economist at the Mortgage Bankers Association, last week predicted that mortgage originations would grow by 7.4 percent next year ... [Includes one data chart]

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