Scott Roller: Must-See Home Equity Vendor Solutions

In their cyclical fashion, most lenders are dusting off some antiquated home equity programs, most having spent no energy to prepare for this market opportunity. Given the past few years of overflowing refi pipelines, that is not surprising. Why plant corn if the market price for soybeans is breaking records? Conversely, multiple vendors have set themselves up to help lenders and credit unions successfully market, process, service and trade home equity loans and HELOCs.

Homeowner Equity ‘Surges’ During Second Quarter

ATTOM, Irvine, Calif., found 34.4 percent of mortgaged residential properties in the United States were considered “equity-rich” in the second quarter, up from 27.5 percent a year before.

Homeowner Equity ‘Surges’ During Second Quarter

ATTOM, Irvine, Calif., found 34.4 percent of mortgaged residential properties in the United States were considered “equity-rich” in the second quarter, up from 27.5 percent a year before.

Omar Jordan of LenderClose on the Evolving Home Equity Loan Market

Omar Jordan is Founder and CEO of LenderClose, West Des Moines, Iowa, a fintech that equips loan originators with the workflows needed to boost efficiencies and shorten the lending cycle through streamlined and meaningful integrations. He founded LenderClose in 2015.

Omar Jordan of LenderClose on the Evolving Home Equity Loan Market

Omar Jordan is Founder and CEO of LenderClose, West Des Moines, Iowa, a fintech that equips loan originators with the workflows needed to boost efficiencies and shorten the lending cycle through streamlined and meaningful integrations. He founded LenderClose in 2015.

MBA Chart of the Week: Home Equity and Home Prices

Homeowners’ equity in housing was at a record high of $20.4 trillion in the third quarter. The steady upward trend since 2012 was spurred by accelerating home-price growth and low mortgage rates, which have helped many households build equity in their homes.

MBA Chart of the Week: Home Equity and Home Prices

Homeowners’ equity in housing was at a record high of $20.4 trillion in the third quarter. The steady upward trend since 2012 was spurred by accelerating home-price growth and low mortgage rates, which have helped many households build equity in their homes.