Older Millennials—and yes, there is such a thing—took advantage of near record-low interest to spark a surge in refinancings, according to the Millennial Tracker report from Ellie Mae, Pleasanton, Calif.
Mortgage interest rates are low—you know that; refinancings have been going through the roof—and if you’ve been following the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey or the activity in your office, you know that, too. But Ellie Mae, Pleasanton, Calif., has another stat you might be interested in: closing times, which have also dramatically improved.
First American Financial Corp., Santa Ana, Calif., a provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk services for real estate transactions, and Docutech, a provider of document, eClose and fulfillment technology for the mortgage industry, signed an agreement for First American’s acquisition of Docutech.
TransUnion, Chicago, said Generation Z consumers—those born in or after 1995—are actively seeking credit despite many of them growing up during severe economic recessions in their respective global markets.