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In the first quarter of this year, Wells’ originations were 65% purchase and 35% refi. In the third quarter, the refi share has fallen significantly to just 19% of Wells’ originations.

Citigroup’s residential mortgage originations declined 23% and its home-loan revenue dropped by 35% year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2018, as the company continued to distance itself from home loans.

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On a consecutive-quarter basis, single-family mortgage originations were down 15% in the fourth quarter of last year. Citi’s mortgage production totaled $2.7 billion in the third quarter of 2018. Mortgage revenue between October and December of last year was down 4% from $134 million between July and September in 2018.

According to the March origination insight report from Ellie Mae [] , the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, the 30-year note rate dropped for the third.

Mortgage originations in the first quarter fell 35% to $325 billion, breaking three consecutive periods of growth and threatening to plunge the market back to 2000 levels, according to a report.

In the first quarter. market both slow down, in which case origination activity would deflate and pressure on Starwood Property Trust’s distribution would grow. Declining mortgage origination.

As interest rates have risen over the last several months, mortgage originations. and refi originations than it has in the recent past. In the first quarter of this year, Wells’ originations were.

According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ Q2 2018 U.S. Residential property loan origination report, more than 1.5 million (1,527,433) loans secured by residential property (1 to 4 units) were originated in Q2 2018, down 16 percent from the previous quarter and down 27 percent from a year ago to the lowest level since Q1 2014, a more than four-year low.

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