The high-loan-to-value market continues to swell, but speakers at a conference here said political controversies loom for the high-margin mortgage sector.

Mitchell Feinstein, legal counsel for the National Home Equity Mortgage Association, said the high-LTV market is here to stay but predicted a "big, bloody battle in Congress" over such mortgages.

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