Tag Archives: loan origination

Free Lunch – This Time It’s Different or History Repeats Itself?

2008 financial crisis

Summary: With easy money coming back into the market, borrowers who should not be borrowing getting loans and the economy at a tipping point is the history of the financial crisis about to repeat itself? Will the return to ‘easier’ lending practices in markets spanning mortgages, student loans and used cars pose a problem? Problem for the […]

Dodd-Frank And CMBS – Lenders Will Soon Be Required To ‘Eat Their Own Cooking’!


What’s better for a lender than underwriting a commercial mortgage loan, packaging it with other loans and then selling it to investors? Any inherent risk of loan default, after the time it may take to sell the security off course, would be passed off to the investor that buys it. What we saw during the financial […]

Once Implemented, New Mortgage Disclosures Will Be Good For Consumers!

But is what’s good for the consumer necessarily an easy thing for the mortgage industry to actually implement? While the new mortgage disclosures will be easier for consumers to read and understand compared to the jargon of today, for the many players in the mortgage industry that come together to make-up a successfully closed loan, […]