Why a broker made the switch to mortgage banking
When John McClellan joined Supreme Lending in 2006, he was a mortgage broker. He made the switch to mortgage banking, he says, because he saw the writing on the wall
Home prices hover at 6-year high
Median home prices hit their highest level since 2008, but appreciation is slowing in most markets
JPMorgan attacked by Russian computer hackers
JPMorgan and at least one other bank have been attacked by Russian computer hackers in possible retaliation for U.S. sanctions against Russia
FHFA proposal could end up costing borrowers -- report
Proposed new requirements for private mortgage insurers could jack up mortgage costs for thousands of homeowners, according to a new report
How do you thrive in a slow market?
Mortgage originations fell to a 14-year low in the first quarter -- but some companies are thriving. Dan Moyle of AmeriFirst -- which had its best month ever in July -- shares some of the secrets of the company's success
Is your branch's marketing department doing the job?
One of the main advantages of joining a branch network is having access to the marketing, customer relations and education assets of a large company
Billions lost to fraud through lack of communication at Fannie, Freddie -- report
The government’s mortgage finance giants could have saved taxpayers billions had they more effectively shared information about a massive fraud case
What are lenders doing well? And not so well?
Lenders like to tout their wide product range, their lightning-fast turnaround times, their cutting-edge technology. But what really matters to brokers?
Branch Opportunity of the Week: Supreme Lending boasts world-class underwriting
Supreme lending did $3.5 billion in business last year, and is on track to do as much or more this year. When you’re doing that much business, you need a world-class underwriting department
New home sales down sharply
Sales of new single-family homes fell sharply in July