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A Credit First Approach to Mortgage Lending

By | January 19, 2022

Predictions of a changing market are now coming to life By Michael Darne Even though the Mortgage Bankers Association specifically warned the industry as early as October 2020 that mortgage loan volume would fall in 2021, the incredibly hot real estate market led many to believe that the trade group’s economists may have missed the mark as it… Read More »

Finding A Competitive Advantage in Mortgage

By | January 19, 2022

PMI Rate Pro Feature Article Special to MortgageSpeak By Nomi Smith           Most of the experts observing the home finance industry expect 2022 to be a very different year from the two that preceded it. The historic loan volume will fall off and refinance business will fall back below 25% of lender volume. In… Read More »

BlackFin Taps Wendy Peel to Lead Reverse Mortgage Practice

By | November 16, 2021

Industry veteran joins growing industry consultancy to support generational lending. ENGLEWOOD, CO—November  15, 2021—BlackFin Group, a management consulting firm serving the Banking and Mortgage Industries, has hired industry veteran Wendy Peel to serve as Managing Director, Partner – Reverse Mortgage Practice. In this role, she will consult with lenders about the power of generational lending – meeting borrowers… Read More »

MortgageHippo adds New Data Capabilities

By | November 9, 2021

Users now have access to insight gleaned from MortgageHippo’s Point-of-Sale Platform. CHICAGO—November 8, 2021—MortgageHippo, a consumer-centric, no-code/low-code digital lending platform, announced today the release of  new data capabilities, including embedded data analytics dashboards and reporting to make it easier for lenders to glean insights from their data. The move is part of a larger data project through which… Read More »

New Paper Reveals Key to Winning Borrower Trust

By | November 2, 2021

PMI Rate Pro shows how better information sooner increases pull-through. KANSAS CITY–November 2, 2021–PMI Rate Pro, a Fintech firm founded by loan originators to help build stronger relationships with mortgage borrowers, has published a new white paper that explains in detail how brokers and loan officers can use timely information to stop loan fallout, close more loans and… Read More »

Cherry Creek Mortgage Promotes Susan Vick to Vice President of Marketing

By | October 19, 2021

Marketing professional builds on nearly 30 years of expertise including experience in financial services and information technology Denver, Colorado – October 19, 2021 – Cherry Creek Mortgage, a nationwide, full-service mortgage lender, today announced that Susan Vick has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing, after serving as Director of Marketing since joining the company in February 2020. Vick has 30… Read More »

Phil Huff Tapped as CEO for Xpanse

By | October 18, 2021

New lending software exits beta at national lender, organization takes it nationwide. SEATTLE–October 18, 2021—Xpanse, a provider of automated lending technology, has hired industry veteran Phil Huff to serve as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Huff will lead the company beyond its successful beta trial, to the market nationwide. “Getting Phil to join the… Read More »

Westerra Credit Union Goes Live on Blue Sage’s Digital Lending Platform

By | October 18, 2021

Scalable, end-to-end cloud-based solution sets up credit union for future growth DENVER, Colo., October 17, 2021 – Westerra Credit Union, a Denver-based financial services community that offers mortgages and other financial products to its members, announced it went live on the Blue Sage Solutions Digital Lending Platform. Designed with modern technology, the cloud-based Digital Lending Platform provides mortgage… Read More »

BlackFin Welcomes Suha Beidas Zehl as Chief Innovation Officer

By | October 8, 2021

Zehl joins a growing team of mortgage industry consultants to advance innovation. ENGLEWOOD, CO—October 5, 2021—BlackFin Group, a management consulting firm serving the Banking and Mortgage Industries, has announced that industry veteran Suha Beidas Zehl has joined the company as Chief Innovation Officer, effective October 11, 2021. In her new role, she will be working on live projects,… Read More »