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April 2016 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 Rob Crow, former editor, Scotsman Guide Media

Featured Top Originator: Mark Cohen
Mark Cohen, Cohen Financial Group No. 1 Top Dollar Volume (2015)
By Rob Crow, former editor, Scotsman Guide Media

Q&A: Association of Energy and Environmental Real Estate Professionals
John Beldock, executive director, Association of Energy and Environmental Real Estate Professionals
By Rob Crow, former editor, Scotsman Guide Media

News Roundup
By Victor Whitman, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

Is normalcy on the housing-market horizon?
By David H. Stevens, president and CEO, Mortgage Bankers Association

Spotlight: Wisconsin
By Bill Conroy, editor in chief, Scotsman Guide Media

Higher volumes mark the Top Originators 2015 rankings
By Rania Efthemes, director of content strategy , Scotsman Guide Media




Top Originators 2015
By Rania Efthemes, director of content strategy , Scotsman Guide Media

Find Your Financing Unicorn
Single-family construction is an untapped market for mortgage originators
By Jan B. Brzeski, managing director and chief investment officer, Arixa Capital Advisors LLC and Crosswind Financial

Going Digital: It’s Not Difficult
A few simple steps can drastically change how you reach customers
By Brandon Simmons, digital manager, Open Mortgage LLC

Keep the Bar High
The best mortgage managers create — and adhere to — lofty standards
By Kevin Gillespie, chief operating officer, Waterstone Mortgage

Step Toward Success
Education and action are key to moving mortgage professionals toward their goals
By John Meussner, production manager and executive loan officer, Mason-McDuffie Mortgage

Being Tech-Savvy Is Environmentally Astute
Going digital can save trees, money and time in the mortgage industry
By Nikolaos Athanasiou, chief operating officer, Guaranteed Rate

Head Down the Right Road
Communication with employees and vendors can eliminate TRID headaches
By Michael P. Bell, principal, Closeline Settlements; and Elliot M. Liss, founding principal, Closeline Settlements

Make the Perfect Match for Your Borrowers
Marketing and properties must be tailored to members of different generations
By Becky Walzak, president and CEO, rjbWalzak Consulting Inc.

Discover a New Frontier
Residential originators can bolster business by capitalizing on small-balance commercial loans
By Michael Boggiano, national sales manager, Silver Hill Funding

Make a Smart-Money Pick
Private money lenders can help bridge the gaps in residential real estate deals
By Brandon Hammermeister, vice president, Center Street Lending Corp.

Ensure Customer Loyalty by Making Smart Referrals
Choosing the right insurance agent as a partner helps to build client trust and future business
By Matt Naimoli, partner, G&N Insurance; and Zack Gould, partner, G&N Insurance

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