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MBA's Mortgage Action Alliance: A Message From MAA Chairman Fowler Williams

The Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA) is a voluntary, non-partisan and free nationwide grassroots lobbying network of real estate finance industry professionals, affiliated with the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

It has been more than eight months since the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule went into effect

Moving From Crisis to Nirvana in Closings

It has been more than eight months since the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule went into effect, and the mortgage industry is still struggling with how to deal effectively with the new regulations.

​Your approach to sales is modeled after a long practiced method of how to do what you do and it is more than likely the wrong way

The Mortgage Godfather: Why You’re Wrong and What to Do About It

Your approach to sales is modeled after a long practiced method of how to do

Appraisal Industry Update

A topic very relevant to mortgage professionals has been receiving increasing attention lately–the question whether there is or is not a shortage of appraisers? Regulators, as well as market participants, have been weighing in, and depending upon who you talk to, the answers vary.

Sweep the Corners: Excellence in Your Field

It’s funny, you know, thinking about how different our society has become over the years. I could talk about the fashion trends, food, education, respecting elders, etc. However, for those of you who know me, I am not thinking about those things.

Millennial Marketing and Follow Up

Technology changes so quickly, it’s tough to keep up.  It seems like you buy a phone and it’s outdated in six months!

The Future Starts Tomorrow

On Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:32 a.m., I was in my home office researching exactly how many transgender people are there in the United States (about 700,000 or 0.3 percent of the population). I was agonizing about what I would put under gender if I had to take a loan application for one.

Using Software to Uncover Mortgage Business Insight

If you are managing a mortgage origination business, no one needs to tell you that things are getting tougher. You’re dealing with tighter margins, production volume is down while costs, driven primarily by compliance, are up.

​CapitalFront LLC has announced that it has become a preferred provider of unsecured business loans for the Lenders One Cooperative

Relationships Matter

Conversations about Amazon Web Services, using API (automatic programming interface) calls coupled with OAuth single sign-on capabilities, and a million other technology topics are incredibly interesting to our entire organization.

The Top Three Benefits of a Tech-Savvy Appraiser

One of the hottest topics in mortgage right now is the future of the appraisal industry. Appraisers are overwhelmed with volume, and many mortgage professionals are worried who will replace the aging appraiser population when it comes time for them to retire.

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