David Lykken is 40-year industry veteran who consults on virtually all aspects of mortgage banking. David hosts a successful weekly radio program called “Lykken On Lending” (www.LykkenOnLending.com) that is heard each Monday at noon (Central Standard Time) by thousands of mortgage professionals.
Consumer confidence on a small scale is the first step toward larger-scale purchases like mortgages
If technology doesn't make your business more effective, then it's worthless -- no matter how bright and shiny it is
The purpose of regulations is to protect the consumer. So why does it seem like they're sometimes having the opposite effect?
The mortgage industry will be improved not by making executives wealthier in the short run, but by making employees feel like they have a great place to work
There's little doubt the lack of clear direction on TRID has caused a slowdown in the mortgage industry
Mortgage pros need to be on the lookout for disruptive technologies -- because no one wants to be left holding the bag when something becomes obsolete
Technology is constantly evolving – and that evolution brings challenges
If you're a small business, use your ability to be nimble and adaptable to your advantage
Leaders in the industry need to be careful about how they approach compliance
If nothing else, the urgency created by TRID caused many organizations to create greater efficiency in their operations