April 2023

Beating The Big Banks

The premiere issue of California Broker Magazine talks to four top originators about their secrets for success in a competitive, changing mortgage marketplace. Also, CMB explores bias against Asian Americans in appraisals and how a Marin County mortgage firm has evolved over 25 years.

Weapons For Success
Cover Story
Secret Weapons For Success

Insider tips from California’s top producing loan originators

Katie Jensen
Rising Rates Dampen Housing Affordability
Rising Rates Dampen Housing Affordability In California

About one-in-six residents can afford the average home in California

California Association of Realtors
After 25 Years, Getting Back To Basics
After 25 Years, Getting Back To Basics

Napa Valley's Pro Mortgage, a family business for 18 years, adapts to the changing times

Sarah Wolak
The Story Of Your Success
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Remote Work
DFPI Guidance Regarding Remote Work

Onus put on branch managers to actively monitor MLOs

Appraisal Bias
Appraisal Bias Now Touches More Communities

New data shows growing appraisal gaps in Asian American Communities

Katie Jensen
California Broker

California is large and in charge. That's why there's California Broker magazine. We cover the nation's biggest mortgage market, and the state with more originators than anywhere else in the country. It's the industry leader, and so is California Broker magazine.