It was clear that refinance originations were trending down as interest rates rose, but it’s still striking. New York (up 17%); Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas (up 15%); Houston, Texas (up 69%); Miami,
mortgage broker Houston Clarence Lewis III, 46, of Houston, has been sentenced. 12 million in fraudulent residential mortgage loans during the course of his five-year mortgage fraud scheme beginning in 2002. Lewis held.