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Debbie Cooley-Guy is a Branch Manager and Loan Originator at Innovative Mortgage Services
Featured Industry Leader: Debbie Cooley-Guy, President, FAMP Gulf Coast Chapter
Debbie Cooley-Guy is a Branch Manager and Loan Originator at Innovative Mortgage Services and President of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently... Read more
Rebooting Mortgage Servicing With FinTech Solutions
The housing market contributes approximately 18 percent of the U.S. GDP. With so much at stake, a recent Treasury report on the U.S. financial system is recommending extensive mortgage lending reforms. The U.S. Treasury Department states... Read more
The Most Connected Mortgage Professionals of 2017
Michael Borodinsky Facebook: Facebook.com/MikeBorodinsky LinkedIn: LinkedIn.com/in/MichaelNewHomeMortgage Twitter: @MikeBorodinsky Web site: MichaelNewHomeMortgage.com A graduate of the University of Delaware and nationally-recognized 34-... Read more
Mortgage Brokers and Mortgage Lenders in Virginia Subject to Revised Bond Amounts
As of May 15, 2017, mortgage brokers and lenders in Virginia have been required to post a mortgage surety bond in order to get licensed. This requirement was introduced as part of an amendment of the Rules Governing Mortgage Lenders and... Read more
Sustaining Business Growth Through Employee Development
A key 2017 business trend, as reported by Forbes late last year, is that organizations restructure to focus on team over individual performance—something my company did around the same timeframe. While individuals have their own career... Read more
MBA's Mortgage Action Alliance: A Message From MAA Chairman Gene M. Lugat
This month, the Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA) is gearing up for our 2017 Action Week, taking place from Oct. 2-6 this year. Action Week is a week-long event dedicated to helping real estate finance professionals learn how to become more... Read more
HLP has named Larry Gilmore, a former HLP Chief Executive Officer and Founder, to HLP’s Board of Directors
Non-QM Loan Popularity Spurs Evolution of Correspondent Channel
Although the non-QM segment of the mortgage industry is still in its infancy, steady growth and positive performance have led to an evolution from wholesale to correspondent lending demand. As interest rates rise and home sales slow,... Read more
Joanne Mucino is a Sales Executive with Ticor Title of Nevada and the 2017 President of the Board of Directors of the Nevada Mortgage Lenders Association (NMLA)
Featured Industry Leader: Joanne Mucino, President, Board of Directors, NMLA
Joanne Mucino is a Sales Executive with Ticor Title of Nevada and the 2017 President of the Board of Directors of the Nevada Mortgage Lenders Association (NMLA). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently spoke with Joanne regarding... Read more
One of the phrases that boils the blood of a learning leader is when a manager nonchalantly states the reason for failure is that “it’s a training issue
Why Training Fails and How to Fix It
One of the phrases that boils the blood of a learning leader is when a manager nonchalantly states the reason for failure is that “it’s a training issue.” When probing further, discussion proves that the root cause is many factors which... Read more
MBA's Mortgage Action Alliance: A Message From MAA Chairman Gene M. Lugat
With the August recess looming, members of Congress are preparing to head home to their states and districts. It’s a perfect time for members of the Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA) to engage with your elected representatives. The MAA is a... Read more