Brendon Weiss is Chief Operating Officer of MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. In this role Weiss oversees the Customer Group, the Member Services Organization, eCommerce and identifies new business opportunities.
[Exclusive Op-ed from MERS] Make bad decisions and you’ll be left behind - this theme is driving a quiet surge within the mortgage industry to move primary mortgage origination to a completely digital consumer experience. However, despite these clear benefits, eNote adoption has been hampered by uncertainty and misunderstanding.
He wears t-shirts to his televised interviews; not very CEO. He played sports at a high level, but rarely brings it up and when he does he talks about it as a mere chapter in his life. Honestly, who plays a Super Bowl and doesn’t describe it as the defining moment in their personal journey? Casey Crawford, that’s who. His family is a big part of his life of course, but he talks about his even larger family — his coworkers — in terms that are just as glowing.
One of the things that has bedeviled mortgage financing post-crisis has been the absence of the private label mortgage backed securities market. During the peak years, private label MBS issuance topped $1 trillion. In 2017, only $70 billion of private label RMBS were issued, although that is a big increase from 2016.
Digital technology has disrupted businesses and industries from publishing to public transportation, so can the mortgage industry be far behind? Actually, anyone who’s applied for a mortgage recently will have recognized that things are already changing fast.