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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
The Elite Performer: New Year’s Revolution
It’s amazing how one day on the calendar can cause so much commotion when faced with a new year when in reality, it’s just another day. The good news with these celebratory holidays is that they help us reflect, set goals and look forward... 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
Featured Industry Leader: Rob Arthur, President, Virginia Mortgage Lenders Association
falseRob Arthur is president of the Virginia Mortgage Lenders Association (VMLA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with him regarding his work with the state’s trade group. How did you become involved with the... Read more
E-Sign Act Disclosures
Question: We originate loans almost exclusively through E-Sign procedures. Recently, we were cited for not providing proper disclosure to consumers regarding our E-Sign policies. What are the proper disclosures that we must provide... Read more
Lykken on Leadership: Six Questions to Help You Clarify Your Purpose
At the end of the day, all we want to know is how to succeed. We want to know how to meet our sales goals, how to exceed our investors' expectations, and how to gain more market share over the competition. Since this is inevitably the end... Read more