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Volume 22 - Number 1

January 5, 2018

Downloads Available: Channel/Loan Type Detail: 1Q15 - 3Q17

Downloads Available: Top Conventional-Conforming Lenders Channel Analysis: 9M2017 (25 lenders)

Third-Party Originators Gained Ground in 3Q17

Correspondent production platforms and wholesale-broker programs gained market share in all three major mortgage categories during the third quarter of 2017, according to a new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis. Correspondent lending showed the strongest gains. The channel’s production volume was up 15.6 percent in the conventional-conforming market, up 10.7 percent in government-insured lending and by a more modest 3.1 percent in ... [Includes two data charts]

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Who "owns" the mortgage customer that’s brought to a wholesale lender through a loan broker?

The broker. It’s his/her client.


The wholesale/table funder. They’re taking the financial risk.


The broker, but only for the first year. After that, the borrower is fair game.


Hard to answer. It’s a complicated issue.