Skip Nav
Budget Tips
Make These 86 Amazing Meals For $5 or Less
Make These 69 DIY Cleaning Products For Pennies
8 Tips to Help You Wake Up and Get Out of Bed Fast

Mortgage industry job loss

How Many Mortgage Jobs Were Lost in 2007?

The mortgage crisis was at the tip of everyone's tongues last year and many jobs were lost in the industry that literally lent itself to disaster. Can you guess how many mortgage jobs were eliminated in 2007?


How Many Mortgage Jobs Were Lost in 2007?

How many mortgage jobs were lost in 2007?

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
miacharro miacharro 9 years
what a pitty :(
Cris1192 Cris1192 9 years
That's an aweful lot of people
katejlogan katejlogan 9 years
I know that individual cogs in a large wheel don't have much control, but did anyone think that the non-stop escalation of housing values would continue forever? It was and is unrealistic that you can buy property and a year later have its value increase by 30% or 50% and be able to capitalize on that year after year. The only ones who capitalized were all the different companies processing paperwork and taking a fee here and a fee there. (hmmm, sounds like a credit card company) Now the entire country is paying for mortgages that should have never been given.
freegracefrom freegracefrom 9 years
I know a lot of people at banks that lost their job recently. Take a look at how many real-estate jobs were lost too! It's pretty much crippled our local economy.
ualili ualili 9 years
I know a number of people who have lost jobs because of the mortgage crisis - my mom was laid off twice in 2007, my brother once and my BFF twice, the second time right after Christmas!! Eek!
gooniette gooniette 9 years
A friend of mine lost her job last year. She was a mortgage processor. Luckily she got a pretty good lay-off package. I'm just happy I got out in 2006. It was just beginning to go downhill then.
nariyal nariyal 9 years
bellanatella bellanatella 9 years
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Got it right :) That's still A LOT of jobs though!
Kitchen Remodel Tips
Flipping Vegas Star Scott Yancey Accused of Real Estate Scam
The Real Full House House Is For Sale
The Benefits of Renting an Apartment
How Can I Afford to Buy a House?
Things You Should Know Before Buying Your First Home
Scott Disick Sells Hidden Hills Home

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Afforable DIY & Organization
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds