The U.S. housing market appears to be on the mend. Home prices are rising, and many of the banks have greatly benefited from a more confident American consumer. 

Although some banks experienced a boom in the mortgage origination business on the heels of record low interest rates, other banks may stand to benefit as toxic assets slowly regain some value.

In this video, Motley Fool banking analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer tell investors which bank that isn't a major player in the origination market but still may be smiling as home prices march higher.


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The article This Bank Is Smiling As Housing Booms originally appeared on Fool.com.

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