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New Ginnie Mae Tool Will Increase Issuer Effectiveness, Strengthening Ginnie Mae’s Model

The evolving housing finance landscape has forced everyone in the industry to evaluate the best way to continue providing a valuable service to their stakeholders and efficiently manage risk. That is also our focus at Ginnie Mae.

Providing a Helping Hand to First-Time Homebuyers

For many Americans, buying and moving into a first home stands as one of the most enjoyable milestones of adulthood.

New Hybrid Marketing Methods

The new age of Internet-generated leads has become saturated. Mortgage professionals are being told they are buying one type of lead and then received something completely different.

Value Your Reputation: The Process of Acquiring Reviews

The online review ecosystem is an interesting place to be right now. With national brands such as Zillow, Trulia and LendingTree, there are plenty of places to harvest reviews from your borrowers to display to other potential clients. But why do we need reviews?

Third-Party Risk Levels: Not Every Vendor Should be Treated the Same

When the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued Bulletin 2102-03, forever changing the way that banks and lenders nationwide look at third-party relationships, they offered only a bare outline of detail regarding what that risk management should include

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Loan Originator Titles

Question: Could you provide clarification on what titles are allowed for Licensed Residential Mortgage Loan Originators?

Compliance Regulations: How Do They Impact Mortgage Marketing?

The downtrend in overall profitability in the mortgage industry is, in part, attributed to the current compliance regulations.

NMP’s Mortgage Professional of the Month: Carl Markman, Director of National Sales, REMN Wholesale

When you walk through REMN Wholesale’s new offices in Iselin, N.J., it is difficult not to notice the rows of empty desks.

National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s Book Review: Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons From the Crisis

The name Tom Stanton first came to my attention in the summer of 1996. I was preparing a talk for the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Annual Convention in San Francisco that coming October. The assigned topic was mortgage banking industry profitability.

The Five Biggest Hiring Mistakes That You May be Making

Tom is the president of a $90 million software company with just under 40 salespeople. The company makes a great product, but has consistently struggled with mis-hires and great turnover throughout the years.


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