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NEW Originator Comp Debate: Minimum Wage Labor Laws
NEW Running a Loan Shop: Preparation Leads to Performance
NEW Managing Counterparty Risk: Multiple Warehouse Lines Needed
NEW Mortgage Darwinism: Do You Have a Plan B for 2011?
NEW Poor Pull-Through Ratios Hurt Entire Operation. Protect Your Pipeline from Fallout
NEW Do High Volume Loan Originators Cost Companies More in the Long Run?
NEW Multiple Strategies Exist When Battling Investor Repurchase Demands
NEW Industry Professionals Share Input on State of Mortgage Market
NEW Using Scorecards to Protect Your Loan Origination Operation
NEW Running Your Own Loan Shop: Timely Financial Controls Needed
NEW Sell Direct to the GSEs. Avoid Additional LLPAs and Credit Overlays
NEW A Road Map to Successful Loan Operation Management
NEW Reforms Aimed at Broker Business. Deploying Capital to the Right Origination Channel
NEW Cutting Origination Costs by Staffing the Operations Center with Contractors
NEW Plan B: How the Lending Environment Might Evolve if Mortgage Rates Rise
NEW Avoiding Loan Repurchase Requests Using the "Triple Risk" Strategy
NEW Loan Level Reviews Slow the Mortgage Funding Process. Lenders Turn to Technology
NEW Total Secondary Marketing Transparency: Removing Hidden Margin to Produce Profits
NEW Community Banks Seek Investment Return. Mortgage Bankers Need Funding. Partnership Opportunities Obvious
NEW The DOs and DON'Ts of Paying a Secondary Marketing Manager
NEW Responding to Lender Buyback Demands with Loss Mitigation Procedures
NEW Eliminate Investor Credit Overlays by Selling Directly to the GSEs
NEW Originator Pay Practices at Call Center Mortgage Shops: Are You in Compliance?
NEW Lending Operation Practices that Lead to Revenue Growth
NEW Lending Operation Practices that Lead to Revenue Leakage
NEW Methods of Managing Risk, Increasing Revenues and Reducing Expenses
NEW Evolving Loan Officer Agreements: Mandatory Reserves and Good File Delivery
NEW Is There Life After the Mortgage Business?
NEW Mining Existing Lead Sources Makes a Difference in a Competitive Environment
NEW Preparing a Mortgage Operation for an Audit: Focus on Risk Metrics
NEW Confronting and Conquering Change in the Mortgage Industry
NEW Warehouse Lenders Looking for Specific Characteristics in Potential Clients
NEW Revisiting the Seven Deadly Sins of Mortgage Bankers
NEW Upbeat Outlooks vs. Pessimistic Perspectives: An Ongoing Debate
NEW Mortgage Brokers Disguised as Mortgage Bankers
NEW Why Banks Should Consider The Mortgage Business
NEW Loan Quality Control Processes Then Vs. Quality Control Processes Now
NEW The Sacrificial Lamb of the Mortgage Malaise -- Angelo Mozilo
NEW The Perfect Mortgage Lending Operation: An Originator's Wish List
NEW Originators Operating In New World Must Evolve With Environment
NEW Lessons Learned From The Housing Crisis: Accumulate Reserves
NEW Managing Risk: Secondary Market Activities and Board Oversight
NEW Raising Capital for a Mortgage Bank-- Is the Cost Worth It?
NEW Q1 Advisory Observations: Tighter Pricing Spreads, Higher Per Loan Costs, Less Earnings
NEW A Brief History of the GSEs and Where They Went Wrong
NEW Moral Hazard in Housing: How Do We Encourage Repayment When We Reward Default?
NEW Regional Mortgage Bankers Offer Best Environment for Broker Transition
NEW Are Mortgage Brokers Doomed or Are Origination Models Evolving?
NEW Viewing Goldman Sachs from a Mortgage Banker's Perspective
NEW Fewer People Servicing More Loans: Is Technology Improving Both Productivity and Profitability?