PUBLICATION DATE: July 2014
Credit unions nationwide held $276.7 billion in first mortgages as of first quarter 2014, according to Peer-to-Peer analytics by Callahan Associates. That’s nearly 42% of the entire portfolio. Mortgages comprise the largest component of credit union lending, but new rules and regulations changing the mortgage landscape could change that. This Callahan Collection offers credit unions a discussion of the Ability-to-Repay Rule and Qualified Mortgage standards as well as presents four strategies to maximize the potential in the mortgage portfolio.