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  • President Trump signs Dodd-Frank rollback into law

    President Donald Trump signed a major Dodd-Frank rollback into law Thursday, hoping to bring regulatory relief to community banks across the U.S. The president explained Dodd-Frank’s costly regulations gave large banks a negative advantage at the cost of small banks throughout the country. Click the headline to read more.

Sue Woodard

Sue Woodard

Sue Woodard is president and CEO of Vantage Production, a sales automation and CRM technology provider based in Red Bank, New Jersey. Prior, she was an award-winning mortgage originator, trainer and speaker. Sue can be reached at


  • Campaign pain: What does this election season mean for mortgage finance?

    "From caucus to raucous"
    It seems like we've gone from caucus to raucous this election year.  Anyone not bombarded by the rancor is probably hiding under a rock. The rest of us, however, are left wondering not only who will occupy the White House next, but what we're in for. For mortgage and real estate professionals, there's some interesting solace to be found in historical economic data.
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  • On the rebound: Get ready for the 2018 surge of homebuyers

    Here's what MLOs and Realtors need to keep in mind
    'Rebound' might not be a good thing when referring to a dating situation, but it's not a bad thing at all when we're talking about housing. In fact, there are a lot of people 'on the rebound' that mortgage loan officers and their Realtor partners should be courting. Approximately 1.5-million consumers are eligible to buy homes in 2018. Ready?
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  • Here are the top 5 marketing risks for mortgage loan officers

    What does your outbound message look like?
    Loan officers face risks in how and when they perform their marketing—specifically, their outbound marketing—and it has a very strong impact on their pipelines and their company’s bottom line. Fortunately, there’s good news here. The biggest and most common outbound marketing risks are controllable.
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