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.
Often we focus on increasing our LOs’ efficiency. But is there a way to get more out of underwriting too?
It often seems that regulators are unaware of the costs they place on the very consumers they’re trying to protect
We often hear stories about poor infrastructure or environmental hazards -- but we don't often think about how those occurrences can affect our industry
For better or worse, it's not as easy to approve borrowers as it was a decade ago -- but it's our job to jump through the hoops
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You should keep your options open for future business -- but to do that, you need to know that those options are likely to be
The most advanced tech solution in the world isn't much good if it's not user-friendly
With the risks that come with the current regulatory environment, mortgage pros need to be careful about outsourcing
The overall level of consumer complaints to the CFBP is declining -- and that's good news for the industry
When you're accountable to the public, you have to have established guidelines