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
Goldman nearing $1.1bn settlement with FHFA -- reports
Goldman Sachs is reportedly preparing to pay $1.1 billion to settle government claims that it sold shoddy mortgage-backed securities to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Branch Opportunity of the Week: Supreme Lending committed to people, technological innovation
If you’re looking to join a branch network that uses technology in innovative ways, is committed to its employees and has one of the highest customer satisfaction ratings out there, you’ll want to check out Supreme Lending
Reverse mortgages can be godsend for seniors
When originators are considering adding a product to their mix, it’s only natural to consider the advantages to their business. But in the case of reverse mortgages, it’s also important to consider the advantages to the customer
Existing home sales hit 2014 peak
Existing home sales hit their best annual pace of the year in July, while distressed sales continued to decline