More mortgage originators could change hands in coming months as pressure mounts on small banks and servicers to deploy excess capital and pad revenue.

More than a dozen mortgage lenders have sold this year, and Charles Welch, a managing director at Deloitte Corporate Finance, said this type of M&A activity is expected to increase in 2014.

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