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Volume 18 - Number 9

May 2, 2014

Nonbank Lenders Turn to Low-Score Borrowers

Approximately a third of independent mortgage bankers that had not previously made home loans to borrowers with credit scores under 600 began to do so during the fourth quarter of 2013 as mortgage production volumes declined, according to a Richey May & Co. quarterly trend report. Richey May, a provider of accounting and business advisory services and technology to the mortgage industry, based its report on last year’s lending activities by 29 independent mortgage banking firms ...

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