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Maintaining Human Connection in the Digital Loan Process
As professionals in the mortgage industry, we must not lose sight of the fact that the human connection and how we deliver the consumer experience is critical. Despite all of the benefits that technology provides, the mortgage consumer... Read more
The One Station Every Real Estate Agent, Builder and Homebuyer Is Tuned Into
The other day, I witnessed what I would call one of the most pathetic attempts at a sales call I have witnessed in quite some time. I was visiting a new home community and waiting for my appointment to meet the sales rep. Although this... Read more
Exploring the Next Generation of Learning Management Systems
A Learning Management System (LMS) is a critical component to manage, track and retain regulatory, onboarding, soft skill and company-specific training. With hundreds of solutions on the market, how do you narrow down and select the right... Read more
This is an interesting time for the mortgage industry, and even more interesting for the growing number of women who are integral to the success of companies operating across the spectrum of mortgage services
The NAPMW Report: NAPMW’s Focus on Women Paying Off as Association Shows Growth Surge
This is an interesting time for the mortgage industry, and even more interesting for the growing number of women who are integral to the success of companies operating across the spectrum of mortgage services. That’s why the leadership of... Read more
It is evident that there is an increasing need for education on many frontiers in this modern age
The Importance of Continual Education and Training in Our Business
Keeping up with a changing landscape It is evident that there is an increasing need for education on many frontiers in this modern age, particularly the mortgage industry as it can have a direct impact on company growth, and thus the... Read more
Conquer Your Fear
About this time of the year, the mortgage industry is abuzz with talk of upcoming continuing education (CE) requirements. My theme has always been the real life things a CE class does not teach you but should. I usually bore you with an... Read more
The Right Investment in Learning
For the past eight years, building mortgage talent within the mortgage industry has been a roller coaster ride. It started with increased regulatory requirements followed by the bottom dropping out of the talent pool with the recession. As... Read more
E-Sign and Enforcing Electronic Signatures
Question: We recognize the requirements of E-Sign. One subject of discussion has been its role in contractually binding our financial institution in mortgage loan originations, especially in the area of consumer disclosures. How valid are... Read more
NMP Next: The Impact of Social Networks: It’s What’s Next
Summertime used to mean a retreat from the world for some much needed rest and relaxation. People would disappear to some beach or forest retreat and take a paperback novel with them—printed on actual paper. There would be gaping holes in... Read more
Surviving the Social Media Sphere
In today’s challenging and competitive mortgage industry, social media is not an option–it is a requirement to survive in the business world. According to a recent study by Nielsen Ratings, the typical American adult spends an average of... Read more