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Cover Story
Is LOS Technology Living Up To Its Promise?
Or is the lending process broken?
Front Office
Ignoring The Larger Reality
Food. Clothing. Shelter. These are the three basic necessities of life. And it’s the mortgage industry that makes that last one possible for many, many Americans. Indeed, credit is the fuel that makes our country run. It is what allows us to maintain our high quality of life. Without mortgage credit, homeownership levels arguably would [...]
No More Excuses
New CFPB compliance requirements mandate that it’s time for ‘e.’
Origination Strategies
Technology Reshaping The LO’s Role
Mountain West recently surveyed its loan officers to find out what strategies are working in terms of growing the business.
What Exactly Are ‘Customary And Reasonable’ Fees, Anyway?
When it comes to determining payment delivery dates and setting fees, AMCs and appraisers could use a little more regulatory clarity.
Are You Making The Most Of Your Tech?
Many lenders do a great job of selecting the best vendors and software but then fail to effectively leverage what they paid for.
Housing Market
Existing-Home Sales Increased 1.1% In June Existing-home sales were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of about 5.57 million in June – an increase of 1.1% compared with a downwardly revised 5.51 million in May and an increase of 3.0% compared with 5.41 million in June 2015, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). [...]
MBA: Mortgage Originations Slightly More Profitable In Q1 Despite decreasing volume and an increase in per-loan production expenses, independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of 5 on each loan they originated in the first quarter – up from 3 per loan in the fourth quarter of 2015, according [...]
Secondary Market
Freddie Mac officially rolled out the first phase of its new Loan Advisor Suite on July 11. The suite of Web-based applications covers the entire loan lifecycle – from application to closing to servicing. It is designed to not only automate compliance with Freddie Mac’s guidelines, but also help lenders achieve new operational efficiencies, improve [...]
Regulatory Compliance
CFPB Outlines Proposed Changes To TRID Rule In order to provide greater clarity and certainty for mortgage lenders, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is proposing updates to its Know Before You Owe mortgage disclosure rule, also known as the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule. The proposed changes are outlined in a 293-page document that was [...]

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