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With the jump up in mortgage rates Thursday, and the move back down Friday, a few lock desk personnel wrote to me over the weekend asking about ways of keeping LOs who floated when rates were low, or locked loans at the bottom, off their back . Here you go . Certainly, the mortgage servicing rights of the 2020 book have become more valuable to those holding it as the perceived duration has increased: At this point who is going to refinance a 2.75 30-year mortgage ( unless they need cash out )? Last year saw a continued wave of people in their 20s and 30s buying, or trying to buy homes. As this article points out ( an important read for any MLO interested in first time home buyers), it is not an easy process saving up the down payment, qualifying for a loan, finding a property, presenting a…(read more)

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