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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
One of the phrases that boils the blood of a learning leader is when a manager nonchalantly states the reason for failure is that “it’s a training issue
Why Training Fails and How to Fix It
One of the phrases that boils the blood of a learning leader is when a manager nonchalantly states the reason for failure is that “it’s a training issue.” When probing further, discussion proves that the root cause is many factors which... Read more
Training Tomorrow’s Workforce, Today
It’s no secret that the mortgage industry workforce is aging. The average Loan Originator has been in the business for a few decades now and is approaching their mid-50s. As a result, a large segment of our industry will be nearing... Read more
Third quarter originations of commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were eight percent above the second quarter and 21 percent higher than one year earlier
Why Use a Commercial Mortgage Broker?
Commercial real estate owners and purchasers have a choice to make when it comes to financing their real estate investments. They often wonder “Should I apply to my local bank directly, or should I employ the services of a professional... Read more
Mining QC Data: The Financial Benefit of Proactive Mortgage QC
When Albert Einstein said, “Information is not knowledge,” he could have been talking about the mortgage quality control (QC) process. As the COO of a leading QC technology provider, I absolutely applaud the industry for its increased use... Read more
Eight Insights About Video in Mortgage Marketing
The results have been in for some time. According to a survey by industry leader Animoto, videos engage prospective customers up to four times more effectively than print media and online text content. That’s why mortgage professionals... Read more
The New York State Department of Financial Services recently re-adopted a registration procedure for mortgage loan servicers
NY Re-Adopts Laws Requiring NY Mortgage Loan Servicers to Register and Post Surety Bonds
The New York State Department of Financial Services recently re-adopted a registration procedure for mortgage loan servicers. As a part of the process, professionals need to meet bonding requirements and provide appropriate errors and... Read more
Ray DeMar is president of 1st United Mortgage Banc in Lincoln, Neb., and Past President of the Nebraska Association of Mortgage Brokers (NEAMB)
Featured Industry Leader: Ray DeMar, Past President, Nebraska Association of Mortgage Brokers
Ray DeMar is president of 1st United Mortgage Banc in Lincoln, Neb., and Past President of the Nebraska Association of Mortgage Brokers (NEAMB). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with him regarding his trade... Read more
Hal Tippetts is a sales manager at Stewart Title in Portsmouth, N.H., and president of the Maine Association of Mortgage Professionals (MAMP)
Featured Industry Leader: Hal Tippetts, President, Maine Association of Mortgage Professionals
Hal Tippetts is a sales manager at Stewart Title in Portsmouth, N.H., and president of the Maine Association of Mortgage Professionals (MAMP). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with him regarding his work with this... Read more
A bipartisan duo of senators is reportedly working on a proposal that would break up the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs)
MBA's Mortgage Action Alliance: A Message From MAA Chairman Gene M. Lugat
With the August recess looming, members of Congress are preparing to head home to their states and districts. It’s a perfect time for members of the Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA) to engage with your elected representatives. The MAA is a... Read more