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News From NAMB: February 22, 2017

Submitted by John Councilman on February 24, 2017You may have noticed that News From NAMB is not just links to other media stories but also goes to primary sources.  News From NAMB is different because we find important information that may not be reported elsewhere and we comment on why it is relevant to you, often in a fun way.  Best of all, it is free to NAMB members. News From NAMB is sponsored exclusively by United Wholesale Mortgage. ... Read More

Why Be a Member of the MBA?

Submitted by David Lykken on February 23, 2017On the Feb. 13 episode of my Lykken on Lending podcast, we had the opportunity to interview Tricia Migliazzo, VP of Membership at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). Do you need to be a member of the MBA to succeed in the mortgage industry? No, not necessarily. But, during our conversation, Tricia shared some benefits that might just give you a greater chance in doing so ...   First, there... Read More

News From NAMB: February 16, 2017

Submitted by John Councilman on February 16, 2017You may have noticed that News From NAMB is not just links to other media stories but also goes to primary sources.  News From NAMB is different because we find important information that may not be reported elsewhere and we comment on why it is relevant to you, often in a fun way.  Best of all, it is free to NAMB members. News From NAMB is sponsored exclusively by United Wholesale Mortgage. ... Read More

All in the Delivery: What You Say Vs How You Say It

Submitted by David Lykken on February 13, 2017No one likes delivering bad news. As much we may agree with the adage “Don't kill the messenger,” the first thing we often want to do when we receive a message we don't like is take out our frustration on the person delivering it to us. In the mortgage industry, we run into this problem as much as anyone. More specifically, the loan originator often has to break news to potential borrowers that... Read More

News From NAMB: February 9, 2017

Submitted by John Councilman on February 09, 2017You may have noticed that News From NAMB is not just links to other media stories but also goes to primary sources. News From NAMB is different because we find important information that may not be reported elsewhere and we comment on why it is relevant to you, often in a fun way. Best of all, it is free to NAMB members. News From NAMB is sponsored exclusively by United Wholesale Mortgage. ... Read More

Differentiation in the 21st Century Mortgage Organization

Submitted by David Lykken on February 07, 2017In any industry, there are basically two ways of beating the competition:   1.Offer a lower price than your competitors. 2.Offer something different than your competitors are offering.   In the mortgage industry, though, this can get tricky. Of course, you can offer better rates than competitors, but only marginally so. It's unlikely that most consumers really care that much about an ever so... Read More

News From NAMB: February 2, 2017

Submitted by John Councilman on February 02, 2017You may have noticed that News From NAMB is not just links to other media stories but also goes to primary sources. News From NAMB is different because we find important information that may not be reported elsewhere and we comment on why it is relevant to you, often in a fun way. Best of all, it is free to NAMB members. News From NAMB is sponsored exclusively by United Wholesale Mortgage. ... Read More

Why Should You Get Into the Mortgage Business?

Submitted by David Lykken on January 30, 2017

If you are reading this, chances are you are already in the mortgage industry? But, maybe not. Maybe you're looking for information to help you decide whether or not to give the mortgage business a shot. Or, maybe you're already in the business and you're trying to convince someone else to enter the industry. Regardless, the main question you want answered is the same main question you want... Read More

News From NAMB: January 26, 2017

Submitted by John Councilman on January 26, 2017

You may have noticed that News From NAMB is not just links to other media stories but also goes to primary sources. News From NAMB is different because we find important information that may not be reported elsewhere and we comment on why it is relevant to you, often in a fun way. Best of all, it is free to NAMB members. News From NAMB is sponsored exclusively by United Wholesale Mortgage. ... Read More

News From NAMB: January 12, 2017

Submitted by John Councilman on January 12, 2017

You may have noticed that News From NAMB is not just links to other media stories but also goes to primary sources. News From NAMB is different because we find important information that may not be reported elsewhere and we comment on why it is relevant to you, often in a fun way. Best of all, it is free to NAMB members. News From NAMB is sponsored exclusively by United Wholesale Mortgage. ... Read More