Nate Johnson: 3 Ideas Toward a Fast, Efficient, Profitable Mortgage Operations Process

The U.S. real estate industry is in a volatile state – as much, if not more, than it was during the 2008 financial crisis. We are seeing some record numbers in the mortgage industry with rising foreclosures, really low interest rates, and shortage of inventory. This does seem to be a stable environment, though – but while things seem to fall in place at times, the next moment new factors disrupt the market environment. Here are three areas of turbulence in the mortgage industry.

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.

Faith Schwartz: New Era Borne of Pandemic to Upend Mortgage Costs

As longtime industry participants, we at Housing Finance Strategies contend that the pandemic has created a revolutionary opportunity that we must seize and leverage so that the mortgage business can emerge with higher quality prospective products funded through a drastically reduced cost structure.

Faith Schwartz: New Era Borne of Pandemic to Upend Mortgage Costs

As longtime industry participants, we at Housing Finance Strategies contend that the pandemic has created a revolutionary opportunity that we must seize and leverage so that the mortgage business can emerge with higher quality prospective products funded through a drastically reduced cost structure.

Faith Schwartz: New Era Borne of Pandemic to Upend Mortgage Costs

As longtime industry participants, we at Housing Finance Strategies contend that the pandemic has created a revolutionary opportunity that we must seize and leverage so that the mortgage business can emerge with higher quality prospective products funded through a drastically reduced cost structure.

Anita Bush: Offering Forbearance Under the CARES Act – A New Reality for Mortgage Servicers

According to the latest Mortgage Banker Association Forbearance and Call Volume Survey, the total loans in forbearance stands at 8.47%. While the number of new forbearance requests is declining, many servicers may still be working with forbearance borrowers for the rest of this year and into 2021. Here’s what servicers can do to handle this new reality.