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Survey of Mortgage Originators, Second Quarter 2017


The 2nd quarter marked the 15th Survey of Mortgage Originators. This survey covered lenders’ experiences in the 2nd quarter of 2017 and included questions on the impact of Fannie Mae’s increase to its DTI ratio as well as the FED’s choice to end its program of reinvesting its portfolio of Treasuries and agency MBS.

• Lenders’ expected access to credit among prime borrowers to remain strong over the next six months, but investor interest appears to be flattening, perhaps in a lean towards sectors with moderate amounts of risk... Read More

Profile of Real Estate Firms

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  • Seventy-nine percent of real estate firms have a single office, typically with three full-time real estate licensees, consistent with 2016.
  • Firms with only one office had a median brokerage sales volume of $4.3 million in 2016, while firms with four or more offices had a median brokerage sales volume of $235.0 million in 2016.
  • Forty-three percent of firms reported they are actively recruiting sales agents in 2016,... Read More

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