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Latest Press, Awards, Events & Blog Posts from MCT

With offices, employees, clients and partners spread throughout the US, keeping abreast of all the current events and activities in MCT’s network can be a challenge. The newsroom is your centralized source for press releases, recent awards, upcoming events, MBS market commentary, educational articles, mortgage terms glossary, and secondary marketing strategies. Please leave comments, questions, and contact us to schedule a meeting or let us know you’ll be attending an event.

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Press Releases

Read official statements to the media about MCT products, services, and team members.

MCT First to Integrate with Freddie Mac’s Income Limits API

MCT is pleased to announce it is the first secondary marketing platform to integrate with Freddie Mac’s Income Limits application programming interface (API) created for the first-time home buyer area median income (AMI) limits. Income Limits allows for the accurate pricing of Credit Fee in Price (Exhibit 19, or “Credit Fees”) waivers. This is the latest in a series of successful API integrations between MCT and Freddie Mac, and helps promote both pricing transparency and housing affordability.

Phil Rasori Named Industry Titan by NMP

MCT COO Phil Rasori was named to National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s Industry Titans list for 2023. NMP recognizes the key players who have dedicated their expertise and years of experience to the mortgage business, and represent the industry with professionalism and pride.

Justin Grant Named to NMP’s 2022 40 Under 40

Justin Grant, was recognized by National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s (NMP) for his industry accomplishments, landing him on the 2022 ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40’ list.

Awards

View awards and accolades for MCT from relevant industry organizations.

Justin Grant Named to NMP’s 2022 40 Under 40

Justin Grant, was recognized by National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s (NMP) for his industry accomplishments, landing him on the 2022 ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40’ list.

MCT’s Azad Rafat Named 2022 Tech Trendsetter by HousingWire Magazine

Azad Rafat, MCT’s Senior Director of MSR Services, has been selected as a 2022 HW Tech Trendsetter. Azad is credited with driving innovation in the housing market specifically with his work on MCTlive! 2.0, a new software update to the original MSRlive! MSR software trading platform and portfolio system.

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Blog

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MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: January 2023 Data

MCTlive! Mortgage Lock Volume Indices covers the period from January 1 through January 31, 2023, and represents a broad and balanced cross section of several hundred lenders of various sizes and business models in the mortgage industry across retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

The Fed’s Latest Moves and Market Impact

After six consecutive rate increases of 50 BPS or more, as expected, the Fed raised rates by 25 BPS today (Wednesday), lifting fed funds to a new target range of 4.5-4.75%. More importantly, the committee continued to promise “ongoing increases” in overnight borrowing costs as part of its ongoing and unresolved battle against inflation. By keeping the promise of future rate hikes, the Fed pushed back against investor expectations that it was ready to signal the end of the current tightening cycle.

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Events

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Market Commentary

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