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Jonathan Tallinger, Chief Growth Officer for Michigan-based Class Appraisal, an Appraisal Management Company (AMC)
NMP's Mortgage Professional of the Month: Jonathan Tallinger, Chief Growth Officer, Class Appraisal
As our regular readers know, this column is normally dedicated to front line Loan Originators, the people who are directly responsible for getting new borrowers into the lender’s pipeline and keeping the business going. But from time to... Read more
Why Do Rate Shoppers Shop?
One of the biggest frustrations we all have as Loan Officers is the constant bombardment of callers who want to know our rates, points and fees. In this article, I will explain to you why they ask these questions and some strategies you... Read more
Rules of Acquisition
Ferengi Rule of Acquisition #248: “Deep down, everyone’s a Ferengi.” Working from home, a slow business summer and a Netflix account combine to make a very lazy two months. I have been binge watching “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” to... Read more
A Message from NYAMB Immediate Past President Mark Favaloro
I would like to express my sincerest appreciation and thanks to the Lenders, Vendors and Speakers that exhibited with us and or sponsored at our 30th Annual NYAMB Convention. Lenders, your participation at our events has been the key to... Read more
Compliance Matters: Compliance Management System for Mortgage Brokers
Questions: I am interested in compliance services for a small broker shop. What do I need to finish the CFPB requirements and how long will it take to complete?   Q: I am a one-person Broker shop and want to make sure that I have what is... Read more
Get the Gig and the House
Part-time employment reached an all-time high in 2013, and it remains high as more people participate in the “gig” economy. According to research from Intuit, gig workers made up roughly 34 percent of the labor force in 2017, and that... Read more
Linda Verardi is Vice President of Business Development for MortgageHippo
Getting Ahead of the Technology Curve
Getting ahead of the technology curve is about breaking the code to your organization’s digital success. The digital lending focus has been and is largely on the consumer. We are hearing about how consumers are expecting a branded digital... Read more
Thirty Democrat and two Independent senators have called on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to explain the state of its investigation into last year’s Equifax data breach
TPO or TOP Originator?
When I first started in the industry, I thought “TPO” was a typo for “TOP Originator.” In case you don’t know, it stands for “Third-Party Originator.” I am assuming a First-Party Originator is a Loan Officer that works for a bank who lends... Read more
When it comes to shouldering housing costs, markets in the New York City metro area and across Florida have the most onerous burdens to carry, according to new data from SmartAsset
BrokerNATION: Philadelphia Mortgage Brokers, Evan Wade
This month, I’m interviewing Evan Wade from Philadelphia (NMLS: 1706247/NMLS: 671974). Evan is a Co-Founder and Mortgage Consultant at Philadelphia Mortgage Brokers, an independently-owned mortgage brokerage, serving borrowers in the... Read more
No Contest: Why LO’s Can Win Big by Switching from Retail to Wholesale
Mortgage Brokers are the future of the residential origination business. They are the best option for a borrower to get a mortgage, the best partner for a Real Estate Agent, and broker shops are the best place for a Loan Originator to work... Read more