Christopher Bennett: 2020’s Unprecedented Growth Requires Counterintuitive Thinking

As COVID-19 continues to affect the mortgage industry, lenders are realizing that conducting business as usual may not be possible or plausible. For a lender’s growth to reach new and different heights in 2020, new and different business practices, such as working with a hedge advisory firm, are required.

Christopher Bennett: 2020’s Unprecedented Growth Requires Counterintuitive Thinking

As COVID-19 continues to affect the mortgage industry, lenders are realizing that conducting business as usual may not be possible or plausible. For a lender’s growth to reach new and different heights in 2020, new and different business practices, such as working with a hedge advisory firm, are required.

Steven Octaviano: Today’s Innovation Opportunity–And Why Lenders Must Embrace It

The technologies behind these changes have been with us for some time, but it took a crisis of mammoth proportions to accelerate adoption. Yet there are other areas of the mortgage business still sorely in need of innovation. And if lenders hope to remain competitive and thrive when the smoke from the pandemic clears, they need to be embracing these innovations today.

Steven Octaviano: Today’s Innovation Opportunity–And Why Lenders Must Embrace It

The technologies behind these changes have been with us for some time, but it took a crisis of mammoth proportions to accelerate adoption. Yet there are other areas of the mortgage business still sorely in need of innovation. And if lenders hope to remain competitive and thrive when the smoke from the pandemic clears, they need to be embracing these innovations today.

Steven Octaviano: Today’s Innovation Opportunity–And Why Lenders Must Embrace It

The technologies behind these changes have been with us for some time, but it took a crisis of mammoth proportions to accelerate adoption. Yet there are other areas of the mortgage business still sorely in need of innovation. And if lenders hope to remain competitive and thrive when the smoke from the pandemic clears, they need to be embracing these innovations today.

Steven Octaviano: Today’s Innovation Opportunity–And Why Lenders Must Embrace It

The technologies behind these changes have been with us for some time, but it took a crisis of mammoth proportions to accelerate adoption. Yet there are other areas of the mortgage business still sorely in need of innovation. And if lenders hope to remain competitive and thrive when the smoke from the pandemic clears, they need to be embracing these innovations today.

Mark Dangelo: Beware—Watch This Space, Part One

In a world of uncertainty, bankers, lenders and technology firms had grown accustom to traditional measures and approaches honed over decades of lessons learned. Today, the playbooks are gone, and we need to accept that consumers will not wait for us as we say the right things—but execute against a script that has been retired.

Mark Dangelo: Beware—Watch This Space, Part One

In a world of uncertainty, bankers, lenders and technology firms had grown accustom to traditional measures and approaches honed over decades of lessons learned. Today, the playbooks are gone, and we need to accept that consumers will not wait for us as we say the right things—but execute against a script that has been retired.

Mark Dangelo: Beware—Watch This Space, Part One

In a world of uncertainty, bankers, lenders and technology firms had grown accustom to traditional measures and approaches honed over decades of lessons learned. Today, the playbooks are gone, and we need to accept that consumers will not wait for us as we say the right things—but execute against a script that has been retired.

Mark P. Dangelo: The Demise of the Contact Banker

Banking was a “contact” industry—prior to the Great Recession. With the loss of 12,000 branches in the past decade and consumers now doing over 90% of their transactions digitally, public health implications and social unrest, if sustained, may be the catalysts for closing many more branches by 2022.