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Volume 22 - Number 18

August 31, 2018

Downloads Available: Bank/Thrift Mortgage-Banking Earnings: 2Q18

Bank Mortgage Banking Income Held Steady in 2Q18, Call Reports Show

Commercial banks and savings institutions generated $4.26 billion in mortgage-banking income during the second quarter of 2018, according to a new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of call reports. Second-quarter net income from mortgage production, loan sales and servicing was down 1.0 percent from the first three months of the year. But through the first six months of 2018, the industry’s mortgage banking income was up 18.8 percent from ... [Includes one data chart]

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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.

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