Mortage News

SouthStar accelerates: Company launches Choice Option ARM, initiates internal training program
Is RESPA reform back on the front burner?Greg Frost RESPA reform, regulatory compliance, consumer protection According to a recent report in a mortgage trade publication, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alfonso... Read more
The Greenwich millionaire and other reverse stories
The world of credit: Universal defaultJohn J. Hudockinterest rate, credit score, credit card The "universal default" clause is the practice that allows credit card banks to raise your interest rate automatically, even if you have made your... Read more
What borrowers think of you
How to Choose Closing Coordination Software Jonathan Cutlerprofitability, Closing Coordination, real estate transactions, More transactions, more stress and thinner margins--qualities that could describe any business, but hit a bulls eye... Read more
Aegis promotes Hooff and Weislak
What's your service mentality IQ?By Nancy Friedman customer service, phone etiquette, telemarketing Most of us in the customer service arena are very good at what we do. And the reason is simple: To do the job well, we always carry a... Read more
Tracking stats: Performance numbers can add up to success
Document Systems delivers electronic disclosuresmortgagepress.comDocMagic, eDisclosure, pre-disclosure documents, E-Sign Document Systems Inc. (DSI) has released DocMagic eDisclosure, a service that permits lenders to deliver up-front loan... Read more
HUD issues interim rule for ARM eligibility
Tracking stats: Performance numbers can add up to successWilliam Alvarobusiness tactics, keys to success, business advice Keeping up with stats In springtime, a broker's thoughts should turn to baseball. Not only are the days perfect for... Read more
Fraud is everybody's problem
The high price of garbage: Shredding your discarded records can protect your company and clients Stanley M. Hurwitzrecord disposal, consumer privacy, regulatory compliance Not long ago, in a seemingly simple scenario, police followed two... Read more
Down payment assistance: preserving the market value of the home
Free brochure addresses misconceptions on credit scoresmortgagepress.comcredit scores, consumer knowledge, education According to a new survey by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO), nearly 50 percent... Read more
Oil rich states top best places to lend
Carteret integrates Ellie Mae’s Encompassmortgagepress.comCarteret, Ellie Mae, Encompass, loan origination software, LOS Carteret Mortgage Corporation has announced that it will migrate all 1,700 of its brokers to Ellie Mae's Encompass... Read more
Cash-out refi share falls modestly in Q4 '04
Building a Marketing Plan Utilizing Advanced TechnologyAeron StedmannInternet, online, e-commerce, web-based originations, lending technology We are in the midst of momentous opportunity and change in perhaps the fastest moving revolution... Read more