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Q1 2024 mortgage lending activity declines to near-record low

Housing Wire

Mortgage lending in the U.S. reduction in residential lending activity compared to first-quarter 2023 and a 69.3% reduction in residential lending activity compared to first-quarter 2023 and a 69.3% All major mortgage lending categories sustained losses, the report said. dropped by 6.7% in the first quarter of 2024 to 1.28

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Kind Lending hires Tammy Richards as COO

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Mortgage lender Kind Lending has hired Tammy Richards , who previously held positions at Bank of America , Caliber Home Loans and loanDepot , as its chief operating officer. Kind Lending, a California-based lender founded by industry veteran Glenn Stearns, is a client of LendArch , a mortgage consulting firm that Richards founded in 2021.

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Stronghill Capital shuts down consumer, correspondent lending

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Small-balance commercial lender Stronghill Capital shut down its nascent consumer and correspondent lending businesses late last week. He cited a difficult market and elevated rates as reasons for shutting down correspondent and consumer lending businesses , which were added in 2022.

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Planet Home Lending appoints new chief information officer

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Connecticut-based lender, servicer and asset manager Planet Home Lending has appointed Bill Shuler as executive vice president and chief information officer. Planet Home Lending is an originator, correspondent lender , servicer and subservicer of agency and nonagency residential and commercial mortgages.

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Planet Home Lending adds new regional sales manager

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Planet Home Lending hired Matt Kingsborough as regional sales manager, the Connecticut-based lender, servicer and asset manager announced Thursday. Kingsborough has more than 20 years of experience in mortgage lending and will be responsible for driving the company’s expansion plans in the western U.S.

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Figure Lending shifts to new operational umbrella

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Figure Lending LLC is now operating under the umbrella of Figure Technology Solutions , independent of CEO Mike Cagney ’s Figure Technologies. to take its lending division, LendCo , public. JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Jefferies Financial Group Inc. —

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Certainty Home Lending adds national business development leader 

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Dallas -based Certainty Home Lending , an affiliate of Guaranteed Rate , named Shadi Kamran as its new national business development executive. Certainty Home Lending operates under the umbrella of Guaranteed Rate. Kamran is based in Los Angeles and will support Certainty’s strategy and sales performance.