Shorter processing times offer brokers and borrowers a competitive advantage in today’s tight market
MARCH 12, 2013 – SANTA ANA, CA -- The Wholesale Lending Division of Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC (Carrington) today announced a new program offering 30-day loan closings for borrowers looking to purchase properties. Designed to significantly reduce closing times compared to industry averages, the new program applies to FHA and conventional purchase loans. Effective immediately, Carrington commits to process any qualifying loan from the time that a file is submitted to underwriting to the time that it funds within 30 calendar days, or the company will apply a $995 closing credit to the loan at the time of closing.
In 2012, the mortgage industry’s average time to close a purchase loan was 46 days, while the average time to close a refinance loan was 49 days according to an Ellie Mae Origination Insight Report. In many cases, processing can take longer – up to 60-90 days. Carrington’s 30-day closing program provides consumers, brokers and their realtor partners a shorter, more predictable timeline to secure financing, giving them a competitive edge in a tight market. Expedited processing allows brokers to be compensated faster and helps alleviate concern among real estate agents over sales lost due to a homebuyer’s inability to close in a timely manner.
“We’re proud to offer shorter turn times through our wholesale lending division and to bolster broker, agent and consumer confidence with this 30-day closing commitment,” said Ray Brousseau, executive vice president of Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC’s Mortgage Lending Division. “Over the past year, we’ve worked diligently toward refining and expanding our operational processes to deliver maximum efficiency and give wholesale brokers an edge over traditional retail lending institutions. By redefining the way we do business and continuing to challenge industry norms, Carrington is well-positioned as the go-to lender for anyone looking to close quality loans expeditiously.”
The new program compliments Carrington’s ongoing “FHA Streamline Ready to Close” program, which offers closings on eligible refinance loans any day of the month with no additional interest cost to the borrower regardless of when the loan is funded. Enabling borrowers to close on their own schedule allows them to take advantage of possible lower rates and expedites compensation timelines for brokers.
Carrington’s 30-day loan closing offer excludes certain products, including jumbo loans, HomePath®, VA loans, short sales, new construction and flips. For complete details on this and other programs currently offered through Carrington’s Wholesale Lending Division, contact a Carrington account executive at (866) 453-2400 or visit www.CarringtonWholesale.com.
About Carrington Mortgage Services - Mortgage Lending Division
Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC – Mortgage Lending Division is the residential wholesale and retail loan origination division of Carrington Holding Company. The company originates loans in 40 states and the District of Columbia, with an experienced team focused on producing high quality loans and error-free transactions. Carrington’s advanced technology platform and high-touch customer service provide superior loan origination experiences for retail and wholesale customers alike. Founded in 2007, Carrington Mortgage Services is based in Santa Ana, California and is an equal housing opportunity lender. To learn more about Carrington Mortgage Services’ wholesale lending division, visit www.CarringtonWholesale.com.
About Carrington Holding Company
Carrington Holding Company owns and operates multiple businesses that cover virtually every aspect of single family residential real estate transactions – investments in U.S. real estate and mortgage markets, loan origination and servicing, asset management and property preservation, real estate sales and rental, and title and escrow services.
With more than three decades of experience and guided by a consistent philosophy, Carrington has built the infrastructure necessary to maximize value during any market cycle. Its affiliate companies include Carrington Capital Management, LLC, Carrington Investment Services, LLC, Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC, Carrington Property Services, LLC, Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate, LLC, White Van Real Estate Services, L.P., Telsi Escrow, Inc., and Telsi Real Estate Solutions, LLC. Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC is an equal housing opportunity lender. To learn more about Carrington Holding Company, visit our website at www.carringtonhc.com.
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