Where's Watt?

Where's Watt?

FHFA scorecard should be marked tardy

17% of homes with a mortgage seriously underwater

Share of underwaters continues slow decline

Key MERS legal employees turn away from company

Company now under federal scrutiny

Items Tagged with 'Loan officer'


Can mortgage technology help lenders drive purchase business?

Consensus at MBA Tech: YES!
March 21, 2014
LOs will, of course, play an essential role in building purchase business. But they’ll have to do more than just drop off donuts. However, from a compliance perspective, there are significant risks in letting LOs have unfettered control over marketing and deals.
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The key to successfully growing your mortgage lending operation

Hurry! Competition is quickly heating up
February 26, 2014
Since the mortgage market its quickly shrinking, it is more important than ever to retain and gain customers. The key to success: lender relationships.
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Where are lenders driving mortgage traffic?

Lending standards tighten across most spectrums
February 3, 2014
Lending standards shifted across the board over the past three months following the recent implementation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Qualified Mortgage rule. But where are lenders looking to find business?
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Total Mortgage Services expands Northeast presence

Actively recruits new loan officers
December 18, 2013
Total Mortgage Services is actively recruiting experienced loan officers as the lender expands in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York.
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Mortgage Network hires Elaine Sue Honegger as a loan originator

October 28, 2013
Veteran loan originator Elaine Sue Honegger joined Mortgage Network as a loan officer in the company’s Hilton Head Island, S.C., branch.
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Mortgage hiring picks up

Sales, origination professionals remain in high demand
August 20, 2013
As housing continues to rebound, various sectors of the market are taking a bigger unemployment hit, while others are watching hiring pick up for the first time in years.
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Loan officers adjust to market changes

Top lenders cut back on loan officers
August 12, 2013
Some of the largest lenders are trimming back their headcounts, but this does not necessarily reflect what is going on in the rest of the industry.
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The mortgage 'upsell' is alive and well

Want some fries with that mortgage?
August 5, 2013
CFPB believes the art of upselling mortgages is alive and well.
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Ohio offers temporary MLO license for out-of-state originators

January 11, 2013
Mortgage loan originators licensed anywhere in the U.S. can now obtain a temporary MLO license in Ohio, which will be valid for up to 120 days,...
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Florida loan officer sentenced to 54 months in prison

June 26, 2012
Miami loan officer Alejandro "Alex" Curbelo is facing more than four years in prison for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme, according to the United...
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