Range of Mortgage-Related Conferences During Q1
A range of mortgage-related events taking place during the first quarter of this year include a pair of commercial real estate conferences, a bankruptcy convention and an independent lender event.
Record Number of Mortgage Originators in NMLS
More home-lending originators are registered in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System than at any time since there registry went live.
2017 NMLS Renewal Activity Robust
Loan originators and the companies they work for have been busy renewing licenses through the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System.
PrimeLending Settles Allegations of Overcharges
PrimeLending has agreed to settle allegations that it overcharged interest to hundreds of California borrowers on new home loans they took out.
Banks Lose Mortgage LOs to Non-Banks
The number of mortgage loan officers registered in the national database has expanded over the past year as non-bank originator share widened.
Ocwen Settles Allegations of Unlicensed Servicing
A settlement has been reached between the state of Washington and a pair of offshore affiliates of Ocwen Financial Corp. over unlicensed activities.
California Originations Reach 9-Year High
Mortgage production in the Golden State last year ascended to the highest level in nine years. Broker originations, though, were mixed.
Year-Over-Year Growth in Mortgage LO Count
A seasonal quarterly decline in the number of loan originators registered in the national database was offset by a year-over-year increase.
Transitional Mortgage Licensing Bill Opposed
A non-bank mortgage trade group is opposing legislation that would allow former bank loan officers to originate while obtaining a state license.
Fewer Firms NMLS-Registered in 2015, LOs Grow
During 2015, the number of home lending companies registered in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System contracted even as the number of residential loan originators expanded.