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Articles about Jumbo Loans


Residential | April 2019 
The Wealthy Use This Loan to Thrive
The reasons, in many cases, were more aspirational than needs-based: Buy an investment property or a vacation home. Provide children with an early inheritance. Create a college fund for grandchi...
By Jesse Allen, executive vice president of alternative distribution, AAG

Residential | June 2018 
These Niche Loans Can Bolster Your Business
Any mortgage originator can offer traditional loan programs. Offering nontraditional lending can open doors for a mortgage originator to reach a whole new world of niche borrowers, however. The...
By Nathan Rufty, mortgage coach and trainer, Mortgage Marketing Pros

Residential | June 2018 
Grow Your Business Where the Borrowers Are
Today’s mortgage market is becoming increasingly difficult, with lower margins, aggressive competition, a decreasing origination forecast and climbing interest rates. On top of that, certain key housi...
By Sean Marr, director of correspondent lending, Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions

Residential | March 2017 
The New Prime Jumbo
From a mortgage investor’s perspective, the past seven years have not been very exciting. Mortgage loan performance has been nothing but stellar for prime jumbo loans originated post crisis.  In post-...
By Matthew J. Tomiak, managing director, Redwood Trust Inc.

Residential | November 2016 
Expanding the Box of Opportunity
Spend enough time in the housing market, and you will see plenty of ups and downs. In the wake of the financial crisis some 10 years ago, lenders shut their doors to homebuyers, other than those with ...
By Matthew J. Tomiak, managing director, Redwood Trust Inc.

Residential | October 2016 
Satisfying the Need for Speed
A popular video game, “Need for Speed,” features go-fast cars that cost more than the average automobile. Bridge loans for homebuyers are similar in concept. They cost more than traditional ...
By Jan Brzeski, managing director and chief investment officer, Crosswind Financial and Arixa Capital Advisors

Residential | March 2015 
Staking out the Non-QM Space
The Qualified Mortgage (QM) standard that took effect last year has brought a welcome return to safe and responsible lending practices across the industry. At the same time, however, the QM standar...
By Brian Simon , chief strategy officer, New Penn Financial

Residential | August 2009 
The Key to Marketing: Product Knowledge
Marketing to today's consumers requires a different skill-set than it did just a few years ago. Profits are attainable from services and products that didn't exist then, and your clients are hungry ...
By David K. Lal, president , National Real Estate Council

Residential | May 2014 
Jumbo Takes the Spotlight
If you believe the statistics, originators are in for a rough year. Refinances have dropped all over the country, and many mortgage brokers and bankers are scrambling to accelerate their purchase bu...
By Ruth Lee, executive vice president, Titan Capital Solutions

Residential | December 2013 
How to Weather the Rebound in Rates
Since the Federal Reserve’s first rumblings that quantitative easing was coming to an end eventually, the mortgage industry has seen a shift, not only in interest rates, but also with products an...
By Julie Teitel, senior vice president, GuardHill Financial Corp.

Residential | June 2013 
Are Bigger Loans Better for Business?
The housing crisis affected every corner of the mortgage industry, but especially the jumbo-loan niche. After the mortgage meltdown, credit was tight, and lenders were often unwilling to take on the a...
By Mary Kladde, president, Titan Capital Solutions

Residential | November 2010 
The Power of Segmentation
Many mortgage professionals market and advertise heavily, but they often send the same message to every contact. Successful advertising campaigns cannot ignore market segmentation, which is critical t...
By Molly Dowdy, executive vice president of marketing, a la mode

Residential | October 2010 
Plan for the Return of Jumbo Loans
Jumbo mortgages and million-dollar-plus home sales appear to be making a comeback. To be clear, no one is suggesting that the real estate and credit crises are over, that the secondary market is back ...
By Timothy M. Dwyer, CEO, Entitle Direct Group Inc

Residential | July 2010 
Hello, Jumbo
If you've made it this far through the financial crisis, you know about the abrupt halt to the jumbo-loan market that took place a couple of years ago. In large part, this was brought on by the exodus...
By Jon Bodan, broker, The Perpetual Financial Group Inc

Residential | January 2012 
The New Year Brings New Opportunities
It is important to learn from the past — from successes as well as failures. Much has been learned in the mortgage finance industry since the housing crisis began in 2007, but there is still more to l...
By Aphrodite C. Hill, president and co-founder, Testa Capital Group


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