If GSE reform leads to the 30-year mortgage's demise, homebuyers' monthly payments could soar by $400, according to a recent Zillow estimate. But lenders aren't convinced this housing finance staple is in any danger of being replaced.
Mortgage lenders are embracing the broker-wholesale channel as a low-cost way to extend their reach and maintain volume in the face of rising home prices and interest rates that are putting a damper on origination activity.
When a $40 million round of venture funding fell through at the last minute, digital mortgage broker Sindeo all but shut down this summer. Now recapitalized and rejuvenated, founder and CEO Nick Stamos explains why Sindeo is ready to grow again.