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Helga James is president of Gulf Shores, Ala.-based Barr Group Mortgage and president-elect of the Alabama Mortgage Professionals Association (AMPA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with her about her work with the... Read more
What does it take to grow a company in the mortgage business? It takes vision, which can be challenging to develop for yourself when the entire mission for your part of the industry was basically hard coded into legislation enacted after... Read more
Wes Moore is a senior loan officer at Albuquerque, N.M.-based First Mortgage Company and president of the New Mexico Mortgage Lenders Association (NMMLA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine spoke with Moore regarding his work with his... Read more
There is no refinance available for as many as 6.4 million negative equity homeowners who have a conventional first mortgage not backed by government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs), Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, or a second mortgage or home... Read more
When nmpU was first conceived as an idea, we threw around a lot of different possibilities as to what we would be able to offer. The goal from the start was to be able to provide training, coaching and success resources to assist any... Read more
Let’s face it, we’re in a crazy business. I mean a business that can drive a person crazy if we don’t analyze things and prepare for the emotions and roller coasters that is real estate. Our clients are facing one of the biggest financial... Read more
​Matt Oliver is a loan consultant with Glendale, Ariz.-based Lund Mortgage Team Inc. and president of the Arizona Association of Mortgage Professionals (AzAMP)
Matt Oliver is a loan consultant with Glendale, Ariz.-based Lund Mortgage Team Inc. and president of the Arizona Association of Mortgage Professionals (AzAMP). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with Oliver regarding... Read more
​Karen Bates is co-founder and sales manager at San Diego-based Military Home Loans and is the current president-elect of the California Association of Mortgage Professionals (CAMP)
Karen Bates is co-founder and sales manager at San Diego-based Military Home Loans and is the current president-elect of the California Association of Mortgage Professionals (CAMP). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke... Read more
Question: We are a bank that was recently cited for violations of affiliate marketing procedures. We did not have a pre-existing business relationship, but it seems that our violation also was caused by our use of “eligibility information... Read more
In the mortgage industry, we are the bus drivers on a non-cash residential home purchase. The mortgage process and the dozens of people involved with it simply steer the application to closing. The passengers in the process cannot throw... Read more

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