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The LBM Daily Newsletter: August 10, 2020.
THE DAILY BUZZ
 
Mortgage Jobs
 
The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest report shows a jump in job estimates for the mortgage industry driven by low mortgage rates.

“I’d like to get back to a normal funding cycle. Additional personnel will help us do that,” said Stan Middleman, CEO at Freedom Mortgage, a national nonbank that announced a plan to hire 3,000 people last month.

More on this story can be found in today's Econ & Housing category.



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