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At Ocwen Financial Corporation, Lola Oyewole, Director of Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer; Barbara Holmes, Director of Internal Review Group; and Toni Harrigan, Chief Market and Credit Risk Officer, are three of the leaders of Ocwen’s Global W
Ocwen’s Global Women’s Network Making a Real Difference
Across corporate America, discussions about gender inequity, diversity, and inclusion are dominating conversations.   At Ocwen Financial Corporation, Lola Oyewole, Director of Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer; Barbara Holmes,... Read more
Ray Williams is Vice President of Business Development at MortgageBanc, a branch of Fairway Independent Mortgage in Birmingham, Ala., and current President of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Alabama
Featured Industry Leader: Ray Williams, President, Mortgage Bankers Association of Alabama
Ray Williams is Vice President of Business Development at MortgageBanc, a branch of Fairway Independent Mortgage in Birmingham, Ala., and current President of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Alabama (MBAA). National Mortgage... Read more
Nicholas Monardo is Vice President of Wholesale Lending at CNN Mortgage in Scottsdale, Ariz., and President of the Arizona Mortgage Lenders Association (AMLA)
Featured Industry Leader: Nicholas Monardo, President, Arizona Mortgage Lenders Association
Nicholas Monardo is Vice President of Wholesale Lending at CNN Mortgage in Scottsdale, Ariz., and President of the Arizona Mortgage Lenders Association (AMLA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with Nick regarding his... Read more
As of June 2018, Pennsylvania non-bank mortgage loan servicers have to get licensed in order to operate in the state
Pennsylvania Mortgage Servicers Now Required to Get Licensed and Bonded
As of June 2018, Pennsylvania non-bank mortgage loan servicers have to get licensed in order to operate in the state. The changes are introduced by Senate Bill 751, which makes alterations to the Pennsylvania Mortgage Licensing Act (MLA... Read more
Brent Rasmussen is President of Mortgage Specialists LLC in Omaha, Neb. and Past President of the Nebraska Association of Mortgage Brokers (NEAMB)
Featured Industry Leader: Brent Rasmussen, Past President, Nebraska Association of Mortgage Brokers
Brent Rasmussen is President of Mortgage Specialists LLC in Omaha, Neb. and Past President of the Nebraska Association of Mortgage Brokers (NEAMB). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with him regarding his work with... Read more
Foreclosure filings were reported on 676,535 residential properties in 2017, down 27 percent from 2016
A Little-Known Benefit of HUD-Approved Housing Counseling: Assisting Consumers With Credit Issues
A great deal of what is involved in a mortgage centers around credit. Help that can fix credit issues long-term is available at little or no cost within the HUD-approved housing counseling industry.   In June 2016, I was appointed to the... Read more
The 35th Emerald Anniversary Regional Conference of MBAs, at Harrah’s Convention Center in Atlantic City, NJ, is offering a great program to celebrate 35 years
Why Attend the 35th Annual Regional Conference Of MBAs?
If you are concerned that your competitors will be at the 35th Annual Regional Conference Of MBAs, you are correct. While that is one good reason not to miss this important event, there are many others as well. Yes, it is a great deal, and... Read more
Marketing compliance rules in our industry are notoriously tough to get right,
Half Way Gone: Rogue Marketing a Major Risk for Lenders
Marketing compliance rules in our industry are notoriously tough to get right, and getting it wrong can have serious consequences for both the loan officer and the lender. Given this tough regulatory atmosphere, it surprised me to learn... Read more
The 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40
National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s 40 Under 40: 2017's 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40
In our eighth annual “40 Under 40” feature, you will find a list of the top mortgage professionals under the age of 40, as voted on by their peers, who exemplify professionalism and top production in today’s housing market. Despite the... Read more
The Three Words Every Originator Must Know to Succeed in 2018
While we all “hope”2018 will be another good year for the real estate and mortgage business, I think we all realize deep down inside that “hope” is truly not a strategy. As I have coached Originators this year and have spoken around the... Read more