The Real Deal Miami

Florida No. 2 in mortgage layoffs

January 22, 2009 10:54AM

The state lost 2,651 jobs in the mortgage industry last year, second
only to California, according to employment data tracked by, a national online trade publication. The report said
the worst days for the industry in Florida may have passed, as
refinancings grow following the Federal Reserve’s purchases of
mortgage-backed securities.