Beth Johnson: Unlocking the Numbers—Leveraging Granular Financial Detail in Business Strategy

In this industry, as part of the lender due diligence process, the financials and credit history of every mortgage banking customer are combed over and scrutinized. Mortgage banks search for any and every detail to properly assess the probability of loan repayment. However, when it comes to their own financials, not all lenders give as much consideration to the details as others.

Beth Johnson: Unlocking the Numbers—Leveraging Granular Financial Detail in Business Strategy

In this industry, as part of the lender due diligence process, the financials and credit history of every mortgage banking customer are combed over and scrutinized. Mortgage banks search for any and every detail to properly assess the probability of loan repayment. However, when it comes to their own financials, not all lenders give as much consideration to the details as others.

Beth Johnson: Unlocking the Numbers—Leveraging Granular Financial Detail in Business Strategy

In this industry, as part of the lender due diligence process, the financials and credit history of every mortgage banking customer are combed over and scrutinized. Mortgage banks search for any and every detail to properly assess the probability of loan repayment. However, when it comes to their own financials, not all lenders give as much consideration to the details as others.

Beth Johnson: Unlocking the Numbers—Leveraging Granular Financial Detail in Business Strategy

In this industry, as part of the lender due diligence process, the financials and credit history of every mortgage banking customer are combed over and scrutinized. Mortgage banks search for any and every detail to properly assess the probability of loan repayment. However, when it comes to their own financials, not all lenders give as much consideration to the details as others.

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.

Brian Simons: The Modern Operating Model for Mortgage Lenders

In the last five years, lenders have made great strides with significant investments in best-in-class borrower experiences, navigating a plethora of new digital tools, all while adeptly navigating the ups and downs of the market. In my experience, unfortunately, most initiatives to cut costs and improve quality are short-lived or merely incremental. What I have found over my 25 years in this industry is that transformational growth only occurs when senior leadership commits itself to reevaluating their entire operating model.