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“I wear a stethoscope so that in a medical emergency I can teach people a valuable lesson about assumptions.” People shouldn’t assume that all offices are made equal . People in our biz shouldn’t assume that “all lenders are the same.” Jim Cameron from the STRATMOR Group has noticed a difference between depository banks and independent mortgage banks. Namely, banks are not only awash in cash, which will help them with HELOCs and other portfolio products, but appear to have larger pipelines heading into this slowdown in volume/reduction in margin. IMB’s mindsets are on cutting overtime, watching expenses. One CEO even told me about a small “RIF” (reduction in force) for his company in the coming weeks. Even though the pandemic is still in the headlines…(read more)

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