September 2013 Issue: Colorful Industry Insight

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Editor’s Note

This section discusses how how the falling delinquency rate equals industry recovery.

Your Voice—By Eric Kujala

Capsilon talks about how it’s important to support your local trade association.

Recovery Tips—By George Yacik

George Yacik details that most homeowners are still underwater on their mortgage.

Market Pulse

A survey conducted by origination vendor Ellie Mae compares this summer to the summer of last year.

Process Improvement—By Tony Garritano

Tony Garritano notes that with the regulatory burden increasing, more and more lenders are running scared.

Future Trends—By Roger Gudobba

Roger Gudobba believes that divergent thinking may be just the thing needed to thrive in today’s mortgage market.

Business Strategies—By Michael Hammond

Michael Hammond says there are solid strategies that will enable you to get more business out of LinkedIn.

Successful Leadership—By Barbara Perino and Rebecca Walzak

Perino and Walzak stress that the industry needs leaders to navigate the influx of change.

Compliance Concerns—By Leonard Ryan

QuestSoft shares the latest data on what regulatory rules concern lenders the most these days.

Document Everything—By Scott K. Stucky

DocuTech warns that the new regs hitting our industry will place a stronger emphasis on documentation.

Color Commentary

Veteran financial services journalist Phil Hall has joined the PROGRESS in Lending team and he isn’t holding back in sharing his views.

Rate Watch—By Ray Brousseau

Carrington Mortgage Services says that rising interest rates are not necessarily a bad thing.