3 Questions to Ask Yourself as a Loan Officer in 2021

May 6, 2021
Want to have the most successful year possible? Start with asking yourself these 3 questions:

  1. How warm are my leads?

A prospect reaching out to your business seeking information is the warmest lead you can receive. Inbound lead calls give you a competitive edge because your ideal customer is already on the phone!  Now, it is up to you, the Loan Officer, to Read more

Millennials are dominating home loan refinance

February 22, 2021

2020 brought a lot of new realities into our lives – one of them being ultra-low mortgage rates.

With national mortgage refinancing rates hovering at record lows, many millennials have been taking action to lower their monthly payments and see significant savings long-term. According to the latest *Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker, refinance activity climbed to 45% of all loans closed by millennial borrowers Read more

17.8 Million homeowners RICH with equity

February 11, 2021

According to Attom Data Solutions 17.8 million residential properties were considered equity-rich in Q4 of 2020.

To put this into perspective, that is one in three of the 59 million mortgaged homes nationwide now considered equity-rich. Equity-rich means that the combined estimated amount of loans secured by these properties was 50% or less of their estimated market value. A continuous rise up from 28.3% the previous quarter and 26.7% the year before. Read more

Refinance Activity up 105% over last year

December 21, 2020

The Mortgage Bankers Association has reported that after two weeks of decreases in mortgage applications, applications just increased 1.1% during the week of December 6-11, 105% higher than this same week one year ago. Mortgage rates have now set a 15th record low for 2020. Read more

Record Originations in Q2

September 23, 2020

There has been a record $1.1 trillion in first lien originations in the second quarter of 2020 alone. These record breaking numbers have tested mortgage professional’s capacities in ways they haven’t seen before, but Read more

Customer Retention in a Refi-Ready Atmosphere

March 9, 2020

With mortgage rates plummeting so quickly, millions of homeowners could benefit from refinancing their home. The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage fell to a record low of 3.29%, Freddie Mac reported this week. That’s down from the previous low of 3.31% in November 2012, in the wake of the financial crisis.

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