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Mortgage Banking

SIC 6162 | NAICS 522292

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

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Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Information resources available from this organization include:

Forecasts and Commentary
Forecasts and commentary section includes a monthly commentary on the national economic climate and how current conditions and trends affect the residential real estate finance market, and a monthly real estate finance forecast which includes key market indicators such as housing starts, home sales, price index changes, median home prices, interest rates, loan originations, and total debt outstanding.

Commercial/Multifamily Quarterly Data Book
Quarterly publication analyzes trends and conditions in the commercial/multifamily mortgage market with topics covered in individual chapters including market outlook, commercial/multifamily finance environment, loan originations and real estate debt securities issuances, and commercial mortgage debt and real estate debt securities outstanding. Current and prior editions are available free online.

First Research
Mortgage Banking

First Research profiles provide analysis, statistics, and forecasts for a wide range of industries, with content sections including industry overview, recent developments, issues and challenges, business trends and opportunities, leading companies, executive insights, financial benchmarking information, and 5-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated monthly; sample report is available online.

Inside Mortgage Finance Publications
Publications available from this organization include:

Newsletters / Reports
Publisher provides comprehensive coverage of the residential mortgage industry via a selection of "Newsletters" which address overall industry trends and developments as well specific segments and topics and its "Reports" section which provides an extensive selection of market data, industry studies, and other special reports. Selected data and reports are available online with registration.

Statistical Annual
Annual publication provides a comprehensive selection of current and historical data for the industry, with topics covered in various chapters including loan originations, loan servicing, private insurance, asset securitization, agency and non-agency MBS activity, funding activity, earnings and financials, regulatory data, and rates, terms, and financing. Detailed table of contents is available free online.

Mintel Group Ltd.
Mortgages and HELOCs - US

Market research report provides in-depth analysis of the market for mortgage loans and home equity lines of credit (HELOCs), with topics covered in the report including changing demographics that are driving the market, marketing strategies employed by major brands (Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and Quicken Loans), and key features considered in choosing a mortgage lender.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
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Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

Mortgage Bankers Performance Reports

Quarterly and annual performance reports provide detailed data on revenue and expenses associated with originating and servicing one- to four-unit residential mortgage loans, with data provided including loan production by company size and type, loan servicing by company type, and balance sheet, ratios, and net income summary by company type and asset size. Sample quarterly report is available online.

First Research
Mortgage Banking

Financial information section of this profile provides income statements, balance sheets, and financial ratios by company size based on annual revenue for companies that produce, underwrite, and service mortgage loans and may also create and trade mortgage-backed securities, with major players in this finance sector including units of Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and Quicken Loans.

Compensation Surveys

MBA / McLagan Partners, Inc.
Single-Family Residential / Commercial/Multifamily Compensation Surveys / multifamily /

Annual compensation surveys provide base salary, bonus, commission, long-term incentive, and total compensation data for residential and commercial mortgage banking personnel, with data for specific job positions broken out by firm revenue size, loan production size, servicing portfolio size, number of employees, and geographic region. Detailed description of the survey is available at the McLagan site.

Mortgage Banking

Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as operations manager, loan officer, loan underwriter, loan closer, and loan processor, with firms for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Bank of America Corp., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Quicken Loans, Inc., U.S. Bank NA, and Wells Fargo & Co.

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