Recent Blog Posts
The resource-intensive business of construction lending has primarily been the purview of the big banks, but in recent years, smaller mortgage lenders have increasingly broken into the industry. Historically, mortgage banks have lacked the capital to become competitive in the construction lending space; this all changed with the advent of warehouse capacity, a specialized line of credit provided to mortgage bankers by warehouse lenders.
Finding a valuations partner who is up to speed on the myriad of new laws and regulations may feel like a daunting task. Fortunately, it’s possible to differentiate the modernized leaders in the appraisal industry from the uninformed, run-of-the-mill providers. George Paquette, Chief Appraiser at Springhouse®, discusses how to select the best, most modernized appraisal management company (AMC).
Altisource commissioned a 2018 report, “The State of the Originations Industry,” which showcases results from our annual Origination Solutions Survey of over 200 decision makers in the U.S. mortgage origination business. The survey uncovered many industry insights, including risks and challenges present in the mortgage market and methods for improving mortgage originations. In this post, we have distilled five key points from the report that can help originators stay competitive.