Making the real estate industry more efficient


  • Managing Loan Production Expense

    On June 6th, the MBA released its Quarterly Mortgage Bankers Performance Report for the first quarter of 2017. The findings, while not surprising, do provide further evidence that mortgage lenders will have to continue their efforts to maximize efficiencies to maintain and grow profit margins. Over the past nine years, mortgage lenders have seen loan […]

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  • June 2017 : Top 10 tweets

    Best and worst cities for home price appreciation Purchase originations share records 6-year high, @EllieMaeInc Nearly 50% of  borrowers prefer big banks when shopping for a mortgage 45% of renters make enough money to afford house payment Will upcoming week’s home sales report show a break from previous trends? Tight inventory, rising prices doesn’t hold […]

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  • What Millennials Look For In A Mortgage Lender

    It has taken a year or two longer than expected, but Millennials have finally started to enter the home buying market. This move has been long anticipated and is a welcome sight to those of us in the real estate industry. As the first generation to out-number the Baby Boom generation, Millennials present an enormous […]

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  • Dealing With The Tightening Labor Market

    Our industry is facing something we have not seen in quite some time, a shortage of skilled labor. With the US unemployment rate at a ten year low, the skilled labor shortage is impacting all aspects of our industry, from construction workers to loan processors to escrow officers. While the growing need for skilled workers […]

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