What Title Insurers’ 3Q Results Reveal About the Mortgage Market

National Mortgage News, Oct. 26, 2020–Brad Finkelstein (subscription)
The Mortgage Bankers Association estimated there were 2.8 million loan units originated in the third quarter, split nearly evenly between purchases and refinancings. And its weekly application survey is showing both purchase and refi activity remaining well ahead of where it was at this point in 2019.