2017 mortgage industry year in review

2017 mortgage industry year in review

A new administration. Tumbling origination volume and the emergence of a new purchase market. Equifax. Regulatory upheaval. Digital mortgage innovations.

These are just a few of the dominant stories that defined the mortgage industry in 2017. Many of these topics, like housing finance reform, the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the housing inventory shortage, will continue to influence the industry well into 2018.

Here’s a look back at the top news items of 2017, including links to a selection of coverage from the National Mortgage News team on each topic.

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