Fund Launched to Subsidize Mortgage Broker Startups
A new initiative will provide individual loan originators with $10,000 to help them start up their own new mortgage brokerage firm.
Prison for Mortgage Brokers in Ponzi Scheme
A pair of mortgage brokers from Hawaii are headed to prison after being convicted of operating a $26 million Ponzi scheme.
Solid Expansion in Mortgage Employment
The monthly number of non-bank mortgage jobs grew by nearly 5,000, and a weak report on overall jobs is likely to keep interest rates competitive.
Mortgage Broker On How Business Has Changed
A mortgage broker in the state of Washington who opened his own firm talked about how the broker business has changed since the financial crisis.
Stellar Growth for U.S. and Mortgage Employment
The latest employment report was strong -- with a solid increase in U.S. jobs, a higher labor participation rate and a nice bump in mortgage jobs.
Mortgage Jobs Expand, U.S. Payrolls Explode
U.S. employment was surprisingly higher last month, though unemployment grew. Mortgage broker jobs continued to expand.
Despite Dismal Employment Report, Mortgage Jobs Up
A drastic decline in job growth was reported by the government. But the news was good for the mortgage industry -- with employment expanding and rates tumbling.
Mortgage Jobs Rise Despite Weak US Employment
Although new government data indicates that monthly job growth was sluggish among all U.S. industries, the number of mortgage jobs expanded.
Mortgage Employment Contracts Again
Although employment among all industries continued to expand at a healthy clip, the number of jobs in real estate finance fell for the fifth consecutive month.
Mortgage Jobs Contract Despite Robust US Payrolls
Government data indicate that although their was healthy growth in jobs for all industries last month, staffing in the home lending business weakened.