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  • PrimeLending chooses Blue Sage LOS in bid to boost efficiency of mortgage process

    Q&A with CIO Tim Elkins and President Steve Thompson
    At a time when some lenders are downsizing or exiting mortgages altogether, PrimeLending is strengthening its position and confirming its commitment to remain a recognized leader in the industry. PrimeLending CIO Tim Elkins and President Steve Thompson explain how changing their LOS fit into their overall strategy of streamlining and simplifying workflows and improving efficiency at virtually every phase of the loan origination process.
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  • Freddie Mac CEO: Our innovations help lenders help borrowers

    On the investment side of mortgage finance, there is plenty of change afoot
    Much has changed, Freddie Mac CEO Donald Layton admits, on the mortgage lending front. "Life is very different now," than when he took over 6 years ago, he said. "Our innovations are aimed at our 'customers'… and that’s lenders and ultimately that’s help for borrowers."
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  • Goldman Sachs strongly expects interest rates will rise soon

    Hike expected right after summer ends
    It may come as no surprise that the Federal Reserve isn’t taking into consideration the lending difficulties facing Americans today. In fact, despite a lack of supply and tight credit conditions (More than 1 million mortgages missed by some estimations), the Federal Reserve remains widely predicted to keep raising interest rates. Here's the full picture.
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  • Merging mortgage innovation and the gig economy

    Movement CIO: Loan officers need mobile technology
    Movement Mortgage’s maiden voyage into improving the productivity of a loan officer began this spring with a crowdsource competition to design and develop a digital operating system to give LOs the tech tool they need for success. Here's the latest on that advancement.
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  • Here's where to find some good news for mortgage lenders

    Refis down, mortgage profits down, true, but desire to buy homes is still growing
    Looking for some good lending news during a downturn? LendingLife has your back. Yes, it is true that rates are rising, per loan profits are down, credit feels tight and refinances are dipping. But, the good news is that the perception of homeownership as a good investment is on the rise. And that's not the only good news for lenders right now.
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  • Five mortgage marketing tips for professionals

    Getting the most out of your mortgage marketing
    Most of the time, social media is littered with automated posts that are the same on every other LO's accounts and these posts get little to no engagement. I think we can all agree that in today's online world we need our marketing to stand out and be different. Here are 5 tips to get the most out of your mortgage marketing.
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  • Ask the Underwriter: Can personal property be included on the sales contract?

    It varies by loan type
    Your borrower finally found the perfect house! They send you a copy of the executed sales contract and everything is great…until you notice that the window treatments are listed as personal property to be included in the sale. Suddenly, you’re having flashbacks of your underwriter losing their $^!# because the last sales contract you sent included a lengthy list of personal items from the seller’s “Custom Man Cave” to be included in the deal. These are just window treatments though… no big deal… or is it?! Keep reading to find out!
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