Can community banks and thrifts still compete in the mortgage business? That is a critical strategic question that many of the nation's small and midsize depository institutions are asking themselves.

Mortgage banking is fast becoming a technologically intensive industry driven by scale and cutthroat pricing. Many community banks and thrifts are unknowingly destroying shareholder value as they move to expand their mortgage activity without a clear strategy or realistic measurements of profitability.

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