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We are redrafting on consumer complaint policy and we’re getting stuck on how to handle the early stages of complaint resolution
Complaint Resolution
Question: We are redrafting on consumer complaint policy and we’re getting stuck on how to handle the early stages of complaint resolution. Can you provide some practical guidance with respect to starting the complaint resolution process... Read more
Using Technology to Attract Millennials Into the Mortgage Workforce
There has been a lot of talk recently about how the mortgage industry needs to figure out ways to attract the next generation of loan officers. It is often stated that the average age of people who work in the industry are in their 50s. As... Read more
Settlement Agent Failing to Observe Three-Day Waiting Period
Question: On a purchase money transaction, the lender issued a Closing Disclosure which set forth a 30-year term, as opposed to the 15-year term the borrower wanted. The error was discovered while the borrower was at the closing table. The... Read more
Featured Industry Leader: Tony Blodgett, President, Washington Mortgage Bankers Association
Tony Blodgett is the regional vice president for the Northwest at New American Funding and president of the Washington Mortgage Bankers Association (WMBA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with Tony about his work... Read more
Featured Industry Leader: Michael Kellman, President, Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association
Michael Kellman is senior vice president of consumer lending at North Shore Bank and president of the Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association (WMBA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with him regarding his work with... Read more
Lisa Newman is regional manager at SecurityNational Mortgage Company in Lake Mary, Fla., and is president of the Central Chapter of the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP)
Featured Industry Leader: Lisa Newman, President, Central Chapter, Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals
Lisa Newman is regional manager at SecurityNational Mortgage Company in Lake Mary, Fla., and is president of the Central Chapter of the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently... Read more
NMLS Mortgage Testing and Education Update
Question: Have there been any recent changes or developments concerning Testing and Education Requirements for non-bank Mortgage Loan Originators?   Answer  At the recent NMLS Annual Conference held in Austin, TX, I attended a break-out... Read more
Sales of single-family existing homes in Florida totaled 25,518 in May, a 4.5 percent year-over-year increase, according to new data from Florida Realtors
Featured Industry Leader: Gino Moro, First VP, Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals Broward Chapter
Gino Moro is the first vice president of the Broward Chapter of the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP); he had previously served in the capacity of president in the 2010-2011 term. National Mortgage Professional Magazine... Read more
The 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40
The 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 for 2016
In our seventh annual “40 Under 40” feature, you will find a list of the top mortgage professionals under the age of 40, as voted on by their peers, who exemplify professionalism and top production in today’s housing market. Despite the... Read more
Featured Industry Leader: Mark Harmon, President, Mortgage Bankers Association of Alabama
Mark Harmon is the mortgage retail division manager at Birmingham, Ala.-based Renasant Bank and president of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Alabama (MBAA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine spoke with him regarding his work with... Read more