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June 15, 2018 - Inside Nonconforming Markets

Accounting Change Could Impact Jumbo Pricing

A pending change to accounting standards could change the way banks price jumbo mortgages, according to industry analysts. Beginning in 2020, many banks will have to change their accounting methods to include a “current expected credit loss model.” The adoption timeline was recently set by federal banking regulators. The CECL model forces banks to make projections for lifetime losses on loans they hold and potentially increase reserves relating to the projected losses ...


With mortgage production down noticeably this year from 2017, how many lenders might disappear via M&A or failure during the next 12 months?

10% or less. It’s not that bad out there.
11% to 25%. It’s a challenging market.
25% to 40%. It’s going to be very ugly.
No opinion.

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