As regulations for the mortgage industry continue to evolve, leaders should carefully invest in the most meaningful training courses for their staff.
What’s really needed to move the housing sector - and mortgage originations with it - is a greater certainty that the economy has firmed.
Although lenders might not need to worry as much about enforcement of the new HMDA rules, they have plenty of other compliance matters to be concerned about.
"There might be regulatory relief coming - but that still involves the cost of unwinding the systems you have in place," the CFO of Churchill Mortgage tells MortgageOrb.
Lack of supply was a huge factor impacting the housing market in 2017 and we can expect more of the same in the coming year, Fannie Mae's chief economist tells MortgageOrb.
In a country with more than 20,000 taxing authorities, making a tax change that affects the timing of tax payments with no notification to the affected parties has tremendous consequence.
Mortgage lender and servicer settles in order to put "legacy" issues behind it.
The non-QM lending market is forecast to double in 2018, so what's driving the growth?
Early-stage delinquencies on the rise after storms strike Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.
There are more than 24,000 tax agencies or taxing authorities across the country - each with its own rules, processes and guidelines.
Mortgage lenders are finding that it is tough to generalize about the millennial generation - and research is showing us some reasons why.
In the past year, the GSE has rolled out a series of innovative pilot programs geared to address affordability issues from DTI to down payments.
Fannie Mae has so far added 16 providers of income, asset and employment data to its network of Day One Certainty-approved technology vendors
What does it take for a third-party provider in the mortgage industry to deliver top-notch customer service?
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are making some changes related to customer service and other issues in order to adapt to the changing consumer and new technologies.
Align sales, marketing and product development to better meet market needs.
New Hampshire is one of the first states to pass legislation recognizing manufactured homes located in resident-owned communities as real property.
Forget the Rolodex - it's a whole new world.
Even if regulations do make things more expensive, perhaps it's a cost worth bearing.
Hint: It's not the Superbowl Shuffle.