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Volume 21 - Number 16

August 11, 2017

Low-Downpayment Lending Continues to Expand

Low-downpayment lending is the highest it’s been in almost seven years as the purchase market keeps growing, according to new data from Black Knight Financial Services. “Over the past 12 months, approximately 1.5 million borrowers have purchased homes using less than 10-percent downpayments,” according to Ben Graboske, executive vice president of Black Knight Data & Analytics. “The increase is primarily a function of the overall growth in purchase lending ...

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What’s your opinion on how Mick Mulvaney has managed the CFPB since he took over three months ago?

He’s done a good job of paring back the agency’s excesses and we’d like to see more.


I hope he totally dismantles the agency and sends those functions back to the agencies hence they came.


Not bad, but he needs to take his time making additional changes.


We’re totally aghast. He’s gone way too far in protecting the rights of companies not consumers!