Mortgage Companies Imploding Again! When to Worry

In 2006, the infamous Implode-O-Meter was established to predict and announce all of the mortgage companies that were going belly up. It was both fascinating and extremely helpful because it warned people to avoid lenders or investors (that buy loans) that were on the verge of bankruptcy.Read More

“Stips;” Loan Salability; Facing Huge Losses; And Why A Competitor Went To Bat For Us

What is the scariest thing on the planet? For mortgage banks, it is an unsalable loan. Mortgage banks literally borrow money to fund mortgage loans – using what is called a “warehouse line.” Mortgage banks only make money if and when they sell those loans that are “sitting” on their warehouse lines. For example, when […]Read More