Mortage News

Target financial planners as a new referral source
Argent and Olympus join forcesmortgagepress.commerger, acquisition, wholesale lending Argent Mortgage Company LLC, the wholesale unit of Ameriquest Capital Corporation, and Orange, Calif.-based wholesale lender Olympus Mortgage Company... Read more
Conduits ... dealing with them in today’s marketplace
Is your affiliated title company a sham?Vincent Macauda Esq.ABA, title company, illegal kickbacks, compliance So, you have been approached by a title company to become a partner in an affiliated business arrangement (ABA). It sure looks... Read more
Six Simple Tips for Increasing Sales and Peace of Mind
Sen. Sarbanes to retiremortgagepress.comMaryland senator, Banking Committee, politician Maryland Sen. Paul Sarbanes has announced that he will not seek a sixth term in office. The 72-year-old Sarbanes was a ranking member of the Senate... Read more
Forward on Reverse: Aunt Claudia Needs a Reverse Mortgage
Are you guilty?Nancy Friedman customer service, phone etiquette, telemarketing What's your definition of customer service? What unprofessional behavior irritates you the most when, as a consumer, you are interacting with another company?... Read more
Old Idea, New Industry: ERP and Mortgage Lending Automation
Bundled services gaining traction in the marketplaceSteve Grant bundled services, credit information, customer service Bundled services are a growing trend in the credit information industry as providers seek to gain a business advantage... Read more
Orient your new hire for success
Mortgage Technology and Beyond: Now That You Are Rich(er)John D. SvirskyMortgage Technology, John D. Svirsky One of the many benefits of 2002 has been that so many of us had our prayers answered, whether financial, physical or spiritual.... Read more
You must market your site
The Mortgage Minute: A Cycle For All SeasonsMichael SimonHousing Market, Forecasts, Economy, Market Composite Index, Federal Reserve, Heading into November, it appeared as though the housing market was caught in a downdraft, perhaps... Read more
Twice bitten: Reduce your risk of year 2000 lawsuits
Five Little Ways to Market Small LoansMatthew BurkSmall, loan, marketing As more residential Mortgage Brokers begin to tap into the small commercial lending market, one question is often asked: What is the best way not to stumble into the... Read more
Keeping the Workplace Safe With Background Checks
Create Your Own Strategy for Strong Realtor Relationships: Benefitting From Well-Planned PartnershipsDaryl WizelmanRealtor, Relationships, Strategic Partnerships, United Pacific Mortgage, Daryl Wizelman With the largest percentage of... Read more
Can You "Hear" What Your Clients Want?
You're Not a Kid AnymoreDave LuczakNational Association of Mortgage Brokers, Pennsylvania Association of Mortgage Brokers, Commonwealth United Mortgage, Regulators, Consumer Advocates At some point in our lives, we have all been told, "You... Read more