Housing Market Roundup: Dec. 21, 2021

So many reports, so little time. Here’s a roundup of recent housing market reports that came across the MBA NewsLink desk:

Jim Freeman of Fiserv: Mortgage Magic in Thinking Big

The truth is, there is magic in thinking big, especially for the mortgage industry and especially now. In fact, viewing the industry with a new perspective can only benefit lenders in this changing market.

Jim Freeman of Fiserv: Mortgage Magic in Thinking Big

The truth is, there is magic in thinking big, especially for the mortgage industry and especially now. In fact, viewing the industry with a new perspective can only benefit lenders in this changing market.

Jim Freeman of Fiserv: Mortgage Magic in Thinking Big

The truth is, there is magic in thinking big, especially for the mortgage industry and especially now. In fact, viewing the industry with a new perspective can only benefit lenders in this changing market.

Jim Freeman of Fiserv: Mortgage Magic in Thinking Big

The truth is, there is magic in thinking big, especially for the mortgage industry and especially now. In fact, viewing the industry with a new perspective can only benefit lenders in this changing market.

Jim Freeman of Fiserv: Mortgage Magic in Thinking Big

The truth is, there is magic in thinking big, especially for the mortgage industry and especially now. In fact, viewing the industry with a new perspective can only benefit lenders in this changing market.

Scott Roller: Mortgage Vendor News & Views (November)

This major trend continues – banks and lenders sticking to their core competencies and seeking strategic vendor partners for the non-core – via technology and outsourcing. The low rate ‘feeding frenzy’ will come to an abrupt end, we just don’t know when. Still yet, we are starting to see financial institutions give more focus to the bottom line – cost cutting. Engaging third-party vendors is often a first consideration, reducing fixed costs.

Scott Roller: Mortgage Vendor News & Views (November)

This major trend continues – banks and lenders sticking to their core competencies and seeking strategic vendor partners for the non-core – via technology and outsourcing. The low rate ‘feeding frenzy’ will come to an abrupt end, we just don’t know when. Still yet, we are starting to see financial institutions give more focus to the bottom line – cost cutting. Engaging third-party vendors is often a first consideration, reducing fixed costs.