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The Mortgage Matrix
"You take the Blue Pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the Red Pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes."–Morpheus Since 2009, I’ve been writing... Read more
Utah Association of Mortgage Professionals (UAMP)
Featured Industry Leader: Trent Hendry, President, Utah Association of Mortgage Professionals
Trent Hendry is a Vice President and Escrow Officer at Salt Lake City-based Mountain View Title and President of the Utah Association of Mortgage Professionals (UAMP). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with him... Read more
John Forsythe is a Regional Vice President at Portland, Ore.-based Plaza Home Mortgage and recently concluded his term as President of the Oregon Mortgage Association (OMA)
Featured Industry Leader: John Forsythe, Immediate Past President, Oregon Mortgage Association
John Forsythe is a Regional Vice President at Portland, Ore.-based Plaza Home Mortgage and recently concluded his term as President of the Oregon Mortgage Association (OMA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with him... Read more
Rebooting Mortgage Servicing With FinTech Solutions
The housing market contributes approximately 18 percent of the U.S. GDP. With so much at stake, a recent Treasury report on the U.S. financial system is recommending extensive mortgage lending reforms. The U.S. Treasury Department states... Read more
The Most Connected Mortgage Professionals of 2017
Michael Borodinsky Facebook: Facebook.com/MikeBorodinsky LinkedIn: LinkedIn.com/in/MichaelNewHomeMortgage Twitter: @MikeBorodinsky Web site: MichaelNewHomeMortgage.com A graduate of the University of Delaware and nationally-recognized 34-... Read more
Mortgage Brokers and Mortgage Lenders in Virginia Subject to Revised Bond Amounts
As of May 15, 2017, mortgage brokers and lenders in Virginia have been required to post a mortgage surety bond in order to get licensed. This requirement was introduced as part of an amendment of the Rules Governing Mortgage Lenders and... Read more
Sustaining Business Growth Through Employee Development
A key 2017 business trend, as reported by Forbes late last year, is that organizations restructure to focus on team over individual performance—something my company did around the same timeframe. While individuals have their own career... Read more
MBA's Mortgage Action Alliance: A Message From MAA Chairman Gene M. Lugat
This month, the Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA) is gearing up for our 2017 Action Week, taking place from Oct. 2-6 this year. Action Week is a week-long event dedicated to helping real estate finance professionals learn how to become more... Read more
HLP has named Larry Gilmore, a former HLP Chief Executive Officer and Founder, to HLP’s Board of Directors
Non-QM Loan Popularity Spurs Evolution of Correspondent Channel
Although the non-QM segment of the mortgage industry is still in its infancy, steady growth and positive performance have led to an evolution from wholesale to correspondent lending demand. As interest rates rise and home sales slow,... Read more
Joanne Mucino is a Sales Executive with Ticor Title of Nevada and the 2017 President of the Board of Directors of the Nevada Mortgage Lenders Association (NMLA)
Featured Industry Leader: Joanne Mucino, President, Board of Directors, NMLA
Joanne Mucino is a Sales Executive with Ticor Title of Nevada and the 2017 President of the Board of Directors of the Nevada Mortgage Lenders Association (NMLA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with Joanne regarding... Read more