Online portals are a tool that can help make mortgage transactions safer and more efficient for both lenders and borrowers.
Automation and digital labor are two tools mortgage lenders can consider to help streamline their lending processes.
Remote online notarization is gaining popularity in the mortgage industry and can make the lending process more efficient.
Strong relationships with real estate agents can help lenders reach their goals and grow their revenue. But this partnership works both ways.
The standards for qualifying for a mortgage change with economic trends. So when it comes to your clients getting approved, it may all depend on timing.
The specter of student loans is keeping many aspiring homeowners on the sidelines. But you can help them realize that purchasing sooner rather than later is possible.
New digital solutions have helped make serving your clients easier, but they also come with a new set of priorities and concerns.
Everyone has heard the rule of thumb—do not spend more than 30 percent of your gross monthly income on housing. The problem: Renters and homeowners are having trouble sticking to this rule.
Kids help make the final selection in half of today’s home buying decisions. The biggest reasons why? Their own bedrooms, bigger backyards and proximity to activities or friends.
Keep your clients up to speed on how to avoid one of the country’s fastest-growing cyber-related crimes.
Borrowers spend much time preparing for closing, but there is much to be done afterwards as well. Here are three important reminders that lenders need to keep clients up to speed on.
Learn how new technology is paving the way to help lenders grow business and provide a streamlined experience for customers.
Millennials now make up the largest percentage of active homebuyers. Learn how to effectively partner with this generation to meet their home buying needs.
Follow these home buying insights, tips and trends to kick off conversations with your current and future clients.
The changes to the tax code are impacting mortgage interest deductions, but perhaps not as significantly as expected. Here are some things to be aware of when helping your clients during the process.
How technological trends—from mobile apps to social media to digital mortgage options—are improving the mortgage application process.
While millennials comprise the largest percentage of first-time home buyers, the make up of first-time home buying activity is not exclusive to one generation. Here are some interesting home buying trends.
As the housing market continues to recover from last decade’s crash, home purchases and values are on the rise. Learn what options buyers are facing—and choosing—to help provide reliable, timely insights.
When natural disaster strikes, it’s important for homeowners and lenders to communicate to know how mortgages may be affected.
Home financing options—led by conventional loans—remain in high demand even as interest rates and home prices edge higher from recent levels.
Appraisal errors can slow down the mortgage lending process. Many errors can be avoided through awareness and early fact checking.
It’s important for consumers to fully understand the refinancing process before they dive in. Here’s how to help them learn the best practices behind the process.
This podcast offers helpful tips for how lenders can educate and communicate with risk-averse millennial clients and prospects.
Like all homebuyers, millennials may need a little assistance determining what they can afford, especially in light of current priorities.
This podcast offers insights on what’s driving millennial homebuyers today, what they perceive as risks and how their lifestyles differ from generations before them.
The days of marketers pitching products and services to consumers and telling them what they need seem long gone. Instead, marketers are conversing directly with consumers, responding to questions and requests through social media.
Loan officers and real estate agents are key players in the home buying process, so it’s important that these professionals work well together. Sometimes, though, this is easier said than done.
The mortgage industry is taking steps to ensure accuracy and consistency through the Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD), a new protocol for maintaining electronic loan data.
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