Wholesale lenders regularly sell their loan portfolios in the secondary market to raise liquidity but dealing with investors and their due diligence vendors is not easy. They have stringent demands in terms of the health of the portfolio. After all, they want to make sure that there are minimal or no bad loans in the portfolio. Since these are bulk portfolio transactions, the amount involved is very high. Investors need to make absolutely sure that all loans are genuine There have been numerous instances where due to bad loans investors had to incur......
It’s not just the mortgage industry that is learning that today’s consumers are not the same as past generations. Their aspirations are changing, and everything else along with them. Millennials are becoming the movers and shakers across all industries, making their mark in electronics, automotive, soft drink, vacation and...Continue Reading
While some could reduce their own origination fees in order to capture business, that is not a sustainable strategy in a market with fewer mortgage loan prospects. If the lender hopes to attract more business, they must focus on meeting the unique needs of today’s mortgage loan borrowers. It’s...Continue Reading
Lenders always want to maintain a good level of liquidity across their portfolio. This means that once loans are funded, they will sell these portfolios to investors and the secondary market to bring back the capital in their business. This is only possible when investors do not see any...Continue Reading
Technological advancements have dramatically transformed many industries in the past couple of decades. While a bit later than other industries, the mortgage industry also has experienced a significant number of innovations in recent years. Lenders are now leveraging technology to outdo their competition as well as develop a more...Continue Reading
In the highly competitive mortgage industry, lenders are constantly on the lookout for effective ways of standing out from their competitors, attracting new customers, growing revenue, and controlling costs. Since there isn’t much room for variation in lending rates, superior customer service becomes a lender’s most compelling means of...Continue Reading
Mortgage processing usually takes up to 50% of the total closing cycle time. Furthermore, the quality of processing can have a significant impact on the closing ratios. Not to mention, it forms a major part of the loan production cost. Lenders who are leveraging the right technology and global delivery model...Continue Reading