October 2013 Issue: LOS Success

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Editor’s Note

This section discusses how current rental trends can help the mortgage space.

Your Voice—By Jim Blatt

Mortgage Returns talks about how lenders can use big data to their advantage.

Recovery Tips—By Drew Waterhouse

Hammerhouse LLC details why high-impact recruiting pays off big time these days.

Market Pulse

New data from Uberflip suggests that those on social networks ask themselves, “What’s new? How can I improve?”

Process Improvement—By Tony Garritano

Tony Garritano notes that there are lessons that the mortgage industry can learn from Super Storm Sandy.

Future Trends—By Roger Gudobba

Roger Gudobba suggests that integrative thinking can really help move our industry forward.

Business Strategies—By Michael Hammond

Michael Hammond says that too often strategy and execution don’t align, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Data, Data Everywhere—By Barbara Perino and Rebecca Walzak

Perino and Walzak stress that errors using inadequate data are much less than those using no data at all.

Future Appraising—By Jeff Bradford

Bradford Technologies says computer-aided appraising is quite literally transforming the appraisal industry.

Efficiency For All—By Dewey Kelly

eLynx notes that it is possible to both provide a better experience for the lender and the customer.

The New-Age LOS

Amid all the LOS shifts, Keven Smith and Kelli Himebaugh of Mortgage Builder discuss how to succeed and thrive among all the industry uncertainty.

True Data Integrity—By LLoyd Booth and Andy Young

Lloyd Booth and Andy Young shed some light on the only way to really ensure true data integrity.