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17th Annual Eastern Secondary Kicks Off Summer In-Person Conference Season

17th Annual Eastern Secondary Kicks Off Summer In-Person Conference Season

In person conferences are back! The most recent conference, the Mortgage Bankers Association of Florida’s 17th Annual Eastern Secondary Market Conference and 67th Annual Convention, gave attendees a welcome reminder in the value of networking, sharing ideas, and conducting business face to face.

MCT Whitepaper: Why Your Loan Sale Process is Holding You Back

MCT Whitepaper: Why Your Loan Sale Process is Holding You Back

In this whitepaper, we will explain the main features and functionalities of BAM Marketplace, giving an in-detail comparison between the standard loan sale process and the upgraded workflow of an open loan exchange. We hope that this paper will effectively highlight the opportunity costs a lender offsets by utilizing this revolutionary secondary market technology.

Case Study: On Q Financial Grows Correspondent Channel Through BAM Marketplace

Case Study: On Q Financial Grows Correspondent Channel Through BAM Marketplace

In this case study, On Q Financial’s VP of Margin Management, Angela Wooldridge, documents how the company used MCT’s newly-released BAM Marketplace loan exchange to launch and grow its correspondent channel. On Q also utilizes MCT’s Security Spread Commitment and AutoBid technology which has helped to give buyers on the platform unparalleled access to new sellers.

MCT Industry Webinar: Introducing BAM Marketplace

MCT Industry Webinar: Introducing BAM Marketplace

Join us on June 9th at 10AM PT for a formal introduction to the platform, where we will discuss the process, features, and competitive benefits of the world’s first truly open loan exchange platform.

HousingWire & MCT Webinar – MSR Strategies in 2021

HousingWire & MCT Webinar – MSR Strategies in 2021

As MSR pricing and volatility begin to normalize in 2021, many portfolio managers are revisiting their short-term and long-term servicing strategy. In this webinar, MCT’s Phil Laren, David Burruss and several mortgage lenders reviewed current MSR market trends and strategies to optimize your portfolio.

How to Choose a Mortgage Hedge Advisor

How to Choose a Mortgage Hedge Advisor

In this article, we’ll provide some questions that will help you in your decision to select the best hedge advisor to help your company succeed. We’ll also review some key differentiating characteristics and services found in a full-service hedge advisory firm that will put you ahead of the competition for the long term.

MCT Whitepaper: Strategies for Credit Unions to Add Value to Members

MCT Whitepaper: Strategies for Credit Unions to Add Value to Members

In this whitepaper, we will examine a credit union’s process flow to identify potential improvements in areas such as secondary marketing, technology, automation, and business processes. The strategies explored in this whitepaper amount to over 50 basis points of potential improvement to margins based on the experiences of Credit Unions who have put them to use.

New Agency Delivery Limits: Analysis & Recommendations Webinar

New Agency Delivery Limits: Analysis & Recommendations Webinar

On January 14, new limits on agency cash window deliveries were announced for implementation in 2022. Set at $1.5MM per agency, these limits would require lenders who anticipate exceeding these limits in a rolling previous four quarters to switch to MBS delivery. Complete the form to join us for a webinar discussing these changes on February 19th at 10AM PT.

Hindsight is 2020: How MCT Supported Lenders During Market Volatility

Hindsight is 2020: How MCT Supported Lenders During Market Volatility

In this article, we reflect back on the period of COVID-19 market volatility from February to May of 2020 to demonstrate all the ways that MCT was the most proactive hedge advisory firm during the crisis, supporting clients and the mortgage industry as a whole during this time of hardship.

MCT Whitepaper: Tax & Cash Implications of Creating Excess Servicing

MCT Whitepaper: Tax & Cash Implications of Creating Excess Servicing

In this whitepaper, MCT teams up with CWDL to explain how excess is servicing is created. We will also discuss the cash and tax consequences of retaining the excess MSR. The focus of this whitepaper is to help small- to medium-sized originators take advantage of the unique opportunities that the excess of MSRs has presented.

How News Impacts the Secondary Market

How News Impacts the Secondary Market

This article gives advice to capital markets staff about which news sources to follow, how the interpretations of that information influence the market, and how to use this information to protect your margins.

MCT Whitepaper: Non-Price Considerations in Your Best Execution Analysis

MCT Whitepaper: Non-Price Considerations in Your Best Execution Analysis

In this whitepaper, Freddie Mac teams up with Mortgage Capital Trading to expand on interest following her panel appearance during the MCT Exchange client conference in 2019. The focus of this whitepaper is to identify unexpected costs associated with your loan sales to improve profitability.

MCTlive! Pool Optimizer Technology Sets New Bar for Best Execution Loan Sales

MCTlive! Pool Optimizer Technology Sets New Bar for Best Execution Loan Sales

Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, debuted upgraded MCTlive! Pool Optimizer functionality at its MCT Exchange client conference last month. The technology enables secondary marketing managers to use actual cash window execution for optimization on each individual loan rather than using a dealer survey for spec pay-ups.

Alexa Voice Integration – Rasori’s Relentless Releases Episode 5

Alexa Voice Integration – Rasori’s Relentless Releases Episode 5

In MCT’s fifth episode of Rasori’s Relentless Releases, Phil Rasori announces the first stage of Alexa voice integration for the MCTlive! platform. This new integration will include command chains that allow for full remote secondary execution, including loan sale commitments and TBA positions.