*A New Era In Mortgage* **Executive Interview** ***Have you ever had a problem? Come on, we all encounter problems in life. The bigger question is: How do you solve your problems? In order to overcome adversity and move forward you need a lot of input from a variety of sources. You can’t make snap decisions […]
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As the industry struggles to deal with the aftermath of the mortgage crisis, Five Brothers has stepped in to help. This issue also covers: Mobile Tech ROI, Dodd-Frank’s Impact, The Modern LOS, and much more.
*Business Strategies: An Enemy Called Average* **By Michael Hammond** ***There are many things that have been said about today’s mortgage market but words like thriving, booming and easy are not among them. In order to compete and grow in today’s changing markets and ultra competitive environment, companies must foster a competitive spirit. It is imperative […]
*Process Improvement: Dare To Change* **By Tony Garritano** ***I have never experienced such raw emotion over a new piece of regulation. Even the RESPA changes that came into being last year weren’t as maligned by mortgage participants as the new loan officer compensation rule. By listening to bankers on both sides, you would think mortgage […]
Now that the Web has gone mainstream, Avista’s Mark Phlieger taks about what’s next. This issue also covers: Servicing Challenges, SaaS Computing ROI, The Leadership Deficit, and much more.
Nancy Alley takes over as General Manager at Xerox and shares her vision for the future. This issue also covers: Social Media Trends, Tips to Get Business, New Integrations, and much more.
*Decisioning Vendor Promotes Quality*
**New Portal Speaks to Precision**
***Optimal Blue, the developer of a Web-based platform that couples decisioning technology with content management for the mortgage industry, has launched its online broker origination portal and investor credit overlay tools. Comprehensive in scope, the origination portal incorporates a seamless integration with Fannie Mae’s Desktop Underwriter (DU) application, enabling lenders and originators to make informed credit decisions on conventional conforming and FHA loans. In addition, the rollout also includes investor credit overlays, showing users the underwriting and purchase stipulations unique to each investor merged with the DU findings.
Sanjeev Dahiwadkar of IndiSoft sees opportunity where others don’t. This issue also covers: the New SAS 70, Going Mobile, the Cost of Compliance, and much more.
*Strategizing For Success* **Executive Interview** ***On its website ServiceLink describes itself as “the national lender platform for Fidelity National Financial.” The company goes further to say that it “provides a full suite of origination and default related products and services to leading national and regional mortgage originators and servicers. [ServiceLink’s] serve first culture combines the […]
*The GSE-less Mortgage Industry* **By David Coleman** ***After months of speculation it now appears clear that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will cease to exist at some point over the next few years. The beginning impacts of the dissolution of the companies are likely to be felt by the industry much sooner. While much of […]