Banks are worried, lenders are tightening up, and the overall mortgage process has changed. Aaron Kopelson discusses with Jason Hartman, some of the biggest changes he has seen in the last few months.
[1:30] One of the mortgage lenders’ current biggest fears, and reason for tightening up, is an early payment default or a first payment default.
[3:00] What is a jumbo loan, and what defines the limits per market?
[5:00] There’s no appetite from investors that want to buy mortgage-backed securities for these non-QM loans.
[7:00] Real estate is a credit backed asset. When the financing starts to dry up, so do the prices.
[10:00] Nobody was paid to put the breaks on and look at where we ended up (2008 recession)?
[11:20] Fannie and Freddie are allowing for drive-by and desktop appraisals.
[14:25] Is mortgage insurance allowed on investment properties?
[18:10] V.O.E. Verification of Employment
[19:45] What’s an overlay?