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Jeff Weinstock: MISMO Standards Pave the Way for Interoperability

PERSON OF THE WEEK: To improve communication between software vendors in the loan origination process, the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO)...

First Impressions Are Crucial to Starting the Mortgage Process

BLOG VIEW: It’s a common saying that individuals make a decision to trust you, whether consciously or not, within ten minutes of...

Mohammad Rashid: Use of Big Data, AI in Mortgage is Nowhere Near its Full...

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Big data, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are revolutionizing the mortgage industry - but it would seem that...

David Eichenblatt: CRE Lenders Must Adapt to New Market Realities

PERSON OF THE WEEK: The commercial real estate (CRE) industry continues its steady growth as we move through 2019. As the number...

Four Alternatives to Traditional Home Appraisals

BLOG VIEW: An appraisal is a necessary part of any real estate transaction. It is the process of developing an opinion of...

Dawn Douglass: Lenders Must Focus on the Borrower Journey

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Mortgage technology firm Volly aims to reshape the future of mortgage lending. Offering CRM, marketing...

Serving an Untapped Borrower Community

BLOG VIEW: In today’s tight purchase market, Veterans Affairs (VA) renovation loans can deliver a double, bottom-line benefit to lenders. Service members,...

New Jersey Passes Licensing Law for Nonbank Mortgage Servicers

BLOG VIEW: New Jersey recently introduced legislation that regulates mortgage servicing in the state. Under the new law, which takes effect July...

Tedd Smith: Mortgage Lenders Can Be Confident in Technology ROI

PERSON OF THE WEEK: As the cost to originate loans continues to increase, mortgage lenders are struggling to turn a profit. According...

Leveraging a Commercial Property Loan Insurance Strategy to Increase Credit and Grow CRE Lending

BLOG VIEW: Against a backdrop of a strong and growing economy and despite confusion over recent tax changes, commercial real estate lending...

Jonathan Willen: Automation Now a Critical Aspect of Property Tax Services

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Property tax services remains an important outsourced function for the mortgage industry and, like all the other parts...

Tyler Sawyer: Lenders Must Data Model the ‘Most Likely Borrower’

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Automation of the mortgage application process has become increasingly sophisticated. Lenders today are almost universally deploying advanced online...

Dori Daganhardt: Data Integrity One of the Mortgage Industry’s Biggest Challenges

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Technology continues to revolutionize the mortgage industry, from origination through servicing through secondary marketing, but along with this...

Brian Lynch: Lenders Must Also Focus on User Experience For Employees

PERSON OF THE WEEK: When it comes to the user experience, mortgage lenders and their software partners are almost entirely focused on...

Branch Managers Are Happier With Better Reporting Tools

BLOG VIEW: Nothing cripples a financial institution’s profitability like a dissatisfied branch manager.Branch managers are ultimately the source...

Frederick Townes: Lenders Must Do More to Build Brand Loyalty

PERSON OF THE WEEK: How important is it for mortgage lenders to invest in mortgage technology, considering that the mortgage process, in...

Linda Aparo: Missing, Defective Lien Releases are an ‘Epidemic’

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Lien release has always been a problematic area for mortgage lenders and title companies. With alarming frequency, lien...

Jeff Leinan: Wholesale Lenders Facing Intense Competition

PERSON OF THE WEEK: The wholesale mortgage market has always been competitive, but now that refinances are down and purchase loans represent...

Mason Whitehead: Mortgage Lenders Can’t Compete on Rates Alone

PERSON OF THE WEEK: As we’ve seen time and time again, mortgage rates can have a huge impact on home buyer sentiment....

Janina Woods: Most Servicers ‘Not Prepared’ For Spike in Defaults

PERSON OF THE WEEK: With delinquencies and foreclosures at pre-crisis lows, many mortgage servicers have - as would be expected - thinned...

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