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Mortgage Lending Standard Tightened Last Month Reports MBA
Mortgage Professional America, Oct. 8, 2018--Steve RandallLending standards for conventional mortgage loans eased in September but were offset by tighter standards in government-backed loans. That meant an overall tightening of lending according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Mortgage Credit Availability Index.
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Mortgage Delinquencies from Florence Could Hit VA Loans Hardest
National Mortgage News, Oct. 8, 2018--Paul Centopani (subscription)Delinquencies will be on the rise and Veterans Affairs loans have greater density within FEMA-declared disaster zones from Hurricane Florence, according to Black Knight.
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Over 2 Dozen Mortgage Events in Q4
Mortgage Daily, Oct. 8, 2018--Sam GarciaMore than two dozen events are on the Mortgage Daily Mortgage Conference Calendar for the final quarter of this year.
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Goldman Is Looking to Reduce Marcus Lending Goal on Credit Caution
Bloomberg, Oct. 8, 2018--Sridhar NatarajanGoldman Sachs Group Inc. is looking to restrain the rapid expansion of its online lending platform as the firm grows more cautious on the consumer debt market that's a key area of growth.
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