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February 2013 Articles


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Inside Scotsman Guide’s residential edition, you’ll find all the tools that make our monthly, national magazine the leading resource for residential mortgage originators.

Our monthly departments include our award-winning Spotlight, which highlights a different state each month; columns from the Mortgage Bankers Association, RealtyTrac, Zillow and more; and in-depth looks at the news shaping the industry in our BackSpace feature.

Each month also brings you contributed articles from industry experts with information on how to stay compliant, build your business and excel in the mortgage industry.




From the Editor
By Jennifer Garrett, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

Featured Top Originator: Mark Maimon
Mark Maimon, Sterling National Bank, No. 13 Top Purchase Volume (2011)
By Raymond Fleischmann, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

Housing recovery creating both buyers’ and sellers’ markets
By Svenja Maarit Gudell, senior economist, Zillow

Q&A: Tammye Treviño, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tammye Treviño, administrator, Rural Housing Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Agency
By Raymond Fleischmann, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

Spotlight: Minnesota
By Jennifer Garrett, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

Is the reverse-mortgage market moving forward?
By Raymond Fleischmann, editor, Scotsman Guide Media




Add a Little Zest to Your Pot of Products
What ingredients do you need to become an FHA loan specialist?
By Julie Flatland, vice president of credit, Carrington Mortgage Services LLC

Appraise the Situation
Know what to look for when selecting an appraisal partner
By Aaron Fowler, president and co-founder, United States Appraisals

One Loan Does Not Fit All
As the market recovers, originators may find success in the jumbo niche
By Malcolm B. Hollensteiner, regional director, George Mason Mortgage LLC

Mortgages Go Mobile
Can information-capture technology increase your business?
By Bruce Orcutt, senior director of product marketing for mobile, Kofax

Make 2013 a Record Year
Run laps around your previous production by setting goals for yourself
By Doug Smith, president, Douglas Smith & Associates

All Eyes on the Housing Recovery
Positive indicators may signal a strong return of loan volumes
By Eric Fox, vice president of statistical and economic modeling, Veros

Renovation Revolution
Increase your business by exploring the 203(k) niche
By Bill Ashmore, president and chief operating officer, Impac Mortgage

Turning Equity Into an Income Stream
Reverse mortgages can help seniors stay in their homes with much-needed funds
By Chip Poli, founder and CEO, Poli Mortgage Group Inc.

The Paperless Path to Recovery
A recent survey offers insights into trends in paperless technology
By Nancy Alley, vice president and general manager, Xerox Mortgage Services

Be on Guard Against Fraud
Protect the industry by knowing the common types of mortgage fraud
By Gary Opper, managing member, Levie-Opper LLC

Keeping Pliant and Compliant
Build a flexible, adaptable business by taking advantage of technology
By Brian C. Coester, CEO, Coester Valuation Management Services

Are Your Clients Getting a Fair Credit Report?
Debt-collection problems can hit credit scores and lead to loan rejections
By Elizabeth Karwowski, founder, Get Credit Healthy Inc.

Vendor Vetting 101
Mortgage bankers and lenders must comply with service-provider verification
By Alexander Crompton, director of corporate communications, Mandrien Consulting Group

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