Matt Hydrew: Incubate, not Originate!

Incubate, not originate is about making the most out of each lead, not just adding more leads into the funnel. Incubation takes time. It starts with making sure borrowers are credit-ready and remain credit-ready until they reach the closing table. It starts at the top of the funnel and it keeps borrowers in your pipeline.

ATTOM: 4Q Refinances More than Double

ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., reported 1.27 million refinance mortgages secured by residential property originated in the fourth quarter, up 20 percent from the third quarter and up by 104 percent from a year ago to the highest point since third quarter 2013.