The NMP Blog

Refinance Tips: Six Things to Do Before Interest Rates Go Up

Submitted by Tim Beyers on January 03, 2017Sometimes Scrooge arrives before Santa. In December, the Federal Reserve played miser when it bumped the cost of short-term debt by a quarter point. Consumers may not want to wait for the agency to act. Here are six refinance tips you can take advantage of now if you’re looking to cash in at todays historically low mortgage rates to pay off credit card debt, retire student loans, or fund home... Read More

News From NAMB: December 29, 2016

Submitted by John Councilman on December 29, 2016

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

Vision: The Biggest Things Can Start Very Small

Submitted by David Lykken on December 28, 2016

This past week, many people in the world celebrated Christmas. Those who have observed the holiday religiously have spent some time remembering the birth story of Jesus. Regardless of your religious affiliation, I think you would agree that there's something remarkable about the story. A tiny baby born in a manger would turn out to revolutionize Western civilization. How many during that time... Read More

Networking: You Are Who You're With

Submitted by David Lykken on December 23, 2016

Networking is an important part of building relationships in business. Whether you are just starting or you have been in business for years, making the right connection at the right time can dramatically alter your career. Knowing this, many professionals spend a great deal of time at networking events, trying to make such connections. Certainly, I would agree that this sort of network... Read More

News From NAMB: December 22, 2016

Submitted by John Councilman on December 22, 2016

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: December 16, 2016

Submitted by John Councilman on December 16, 2016

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

Motivation: Where There is a Why, There is a Way

Submitted by David Lykken on December 14, 2016

On the Dec. 12 episode of my Lykken on Lending podcast, we had the opportunity to discuss sales issues in the mortgage industry with sales trainer Ron Vaimberg. Throughout our conversation, we touched on many different issues faced by loan originators and managers trying to find ways to convert more customers and generate more revenue. However, one thing in particular jumped out at me when we... Read More

The Power of an Integrated Marketing Strategy

Submitted by David Lykken on December 09, 2016

On the Dec. 5 episode of my Lykken on Lending podcast, we had the opportunity to discuss marketing strategy with Brent Emler of Velma. One of the most interesting things in our conversation was the emphasis on having a marketing strategy that's “integrated.” It's not enough to just pay for some advertising here and there. The best marketers have a cohesive strategy that brings it all together... Read More

News From NAMB: December 8, 2016

Submitted by John Councilman on December 08, 2016

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: December 1, 2016

Submitted by John Councilman on December 01, 2016

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