Entries by Progress In Lending

Magazine Feature Story

*Pointing To New Leaders* **By Barbara Perino and Rebecca Walzak** ***Last month we took a look at the innovative needs within the industry and recognized that there is an urgent need and many opportunities for emerging technologies and business models. However, moving from the recognition of need and the current available opportunities to taking advantage […]

Magazine Feature Story

*SaaS Improves the Bottom Line* **By Mark Ramirez** ***As the morning sun rose over the foothills of Saddleback mountain in Southern California, the frosty dew would smother the windshield of either my mom’s or my dad’s car, whomever got home the latest from work the previous evening and left their car in the driveway. As […]

Magazine Feature Story

*Turning Browsers into Borrowers* **By Randy Schmidt** ***The Mortgage industry is going through some turbulent times. Origination volumes are at their lowest levels in years and lenders are looking for any advantage possible in maintaining and growing their business. Everyone is looking to optimize costs, grow revenue and deliver exceptional customer service. One area that […]

Video Insights: Ensure UAD Compliance

*Ensure UAD Compliance*

***As a public service, PROGRESS in Lending wants to alert you to a new solution that can solve your UAD issues. Specifically, UAD Reader is a free application that lets anyone work with any appraisal sent in the newly required “UAD” MISMO 2.6 XML format. The GSEs are requiring appraisals in MISMO 2.6 XML format as a part of their Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD), but you won’t be able to open, read, or verify the contents of the appraisal without a way to open and read the files. UAD Reader is a free application put out by a la mode that solves this industry problem.

Magazine Cover Story

*Trend Setting **Executive Interview** ***Mark Phlieger was among the first to evangelize on behalf of Web-based computing when he launched Avista Solutions. Now his thinking has gone mainstream. The trendsetting company celebrates its 10th anniversary. Avista celebrated other milestones and added a record 37 new customers in 2010, comprising 20 community banks, totaling $12 billion […]

Magazine Cover Story

*Looking To The Future* **Executive Interview** ***Nancy Alley is not new to the mortgage space. She has been around the block. However, now she has a big company in Xerox Mortgage Services to shepherd. What does she bring to the table? Well, if Nancy’s history is any indication, she is ready to help struggling lenders […]

Magazine Cover Story

*Innovate to Solve Real Problems* **Executive Interview** ***Certainly the tidal wave of foreclosures is overwhelming. How do servicers keep up? How do technology vendors keep up? Everyone is forced to keep up. However, in the midst of the deepest chaos, there is opportunity for innovation to take over. As such, companies like IndiSoft were born. […]