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November 2014 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.


 

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From the Editor
We are living in a brave new world
By Will McDermott, editor, Scotsman Guide Residential Edition

Featured Top Originator: Roland Benson
Roland Benson, imortgage, No. 9 Most Loans Closed (2013)
By Will McDermott, editor, Scotsman Guide Residential Edition

Q&A: Michael L. Zevitz, USFN
Michael L. Zevitz, president, USFN
By Raymond Fleischmann, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

News Roundup
By Neal McNamara, chief reporter, Scotsman Guide Media

DataDecoded
Millennials and homeownership: Aspirations versus reality
By Aaron Terrazas, economic research analyst, Zillow

Spotlight: Louisiana
By Raymond Fleischmann, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

BackSpace
By Kurt Stephan, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

 

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Part One: How to Combine Your Disclosures
Originators must prepare their businesses for the new disclosure-integration rule that will take effect in August
By Richard Horn, partner, Dentons US LLP

Clear the Clutter With Online Tools
Use automation technology to put your customers first
By David Hultquist, vice president of industry solutions marketing for financial services, Lexmark

Leaky Apps Make for Risky Business
Tablets and smartphones pose security dangers for the mortgage industry
By Andrew Hoog, CEO and co-founder, viaForensics

The Current State of Industry Regulation
With so many rules in place, certain regulatory fixes may serve the industry well
By Stanley M. Gordon, managing member, Gordon & Associates

Look Before You Leap
Weigh the pros and cons before jumping into cloud computing
By Darrin Stobaugh, consultant

CEOs: Should You Trust the Face in the Mirror?
Perceptional mismatches can negatively impact your business
By Steve Rennie, managing partner, Hammerhouse LLC

Keeping a Careful Watch
Overseeing compliance of third-party service providers is everybody’s business
By Richard Triplett, vice president and director of compliance, AllRegs

Special Feature: Q&A With Kenneth M. Donohue
The former HUD inspector general discusses the new vendor-management rules and loan-quality assurances
By Andrew Liput, president and CEO, Secure Settlements Inc.

Pick Up the Phone
The key to recruiting superstar producers lies in the oldest device on your desk
By Steven Tremayne, national recruiter, InterLinc Mortgage Services LLC

Pipeline or Pipe Dream?
Building a referral-based business takes hard work
By Karen Cimera, senior loan officer, Loan Star Home Lending

Hitting the Books for Your Big Test
A robust compliance-monitoring program can help your company ace any regulatory exam
By Burton Embry, senior vice president of enterprise risk management, Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. (PRMI)

High-Cost vs. Higher-Priced Mortgages
The differences are many, and private-money lenders should be sure they know the fine details
By David A. Roth, president and broker, Access G T Mortgage Inc.

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