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Debunking the Gender Myth in Leadership

Women do make memorable leaders: Mother Teresa, Hillary Clinton, Margaret Thatcher, Indira Gandhi, Queen Elizabeth Thatcher, Indira

NMP’s Literary Corner: Hidden in Plain Sight: What Really Caused the World’s Worst Financial Crisis and Why it Could Happen Again By Peter J Wallison

If Chairman Phil Angelides and the other members of the Federal Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) aren’t already shaking in their shoes, they should be. Former FCIC member Peter J.

How to Increase Your Business by 80 Percent in Just Eight Weeks

Tim was struggling. After 2008, and the subsequent regulation increases, selling loans became harder and harder.

Millennials: Attracting a New Generation

As the focus shifts, we all turn to watch Millennials and how they affect and engage with the housing market.

From Broadway to MBS Highway … a Chat With Barry Habib

Dave Sullivan, special correspondent for National Mortgage Professional Magazine, recently sat down with Barry Habib of

How to Build Loyal Customers in a Capricious Era

In the old days, if you wanted a home loan, you didn’t go into a big bank—and you definitely didn’t go online.

NMP's Economic Commentary: The Three Bears Jobs Report

After a disappointing March jobs report, we will go back to the old nursery library to describe April's numbers.

Rates Rising as Mortgage Apps Decline

Mortgage applications decreased 7.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the

CoreLogic: Home Prices Enjoy 6.8 Percent YoY Increase

Home prices experienced a 6.8 percent year-over-year increase in April and a 2.7 month-over-month increase, according to the latest data released by CoreLogic.

Fed Study on Consumer Health Bodes Well for Homeownership

The Federal Reserve has surveyed the financial health of American consumers, and the news was discouraging in regard to savings, but mostly promising in terms of homeownership.


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