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August 2018 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
Rising interest rate jitters can be overcome
By Jim Davis, editor, Scotsman Guide Residential Edition

Featured Top Originator: Stephanie Machado Barto, GMFS LLC
By Steven Wyble, former online content editor, Scotsman Guide Media

Q&A: Les Parker, Transformational Mortgage Solutions
Mortgage-company consolidations are gaining steam
By Jim Davis, editor, Scotsman Guide Residential Edition

DataDecoded
Has tax reform had an impact on home prices?
By Frank E. Nothaft, chief economist, CoreLogic

News Roundup
By Victor Whitman, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

Spotlight: Rhode Island
The Ocean State’s economy is still at half tide.
By Jim Davis, editor, Scotsman Guide Residential Edition

BackSpace
Financing options are expanding for manufactured homes
By Neil Pierson, editor in chief, Scotsman Guide Media

 

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Recruiting Riddle Puzzles Mortgage Industry
Managers are best positioned to recruit talent, but many shy away from the task
By Richard Milligan, president, 4C Recruiting

Get It Right, From the Initial Call to Close
Follow these steps to attract more business — and to handle it when it arrives
By Shirleen Von Hoffmann, principal, Home Builders Edge

Wanted: Leaders for Turbulent Times
The mortgage industry is crying out for direction, but leadership needs to be developed
By J. Tony Thompson, founder and CEO, National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America

Harness the Power of Social Media
Mortgage originators can bolster their brand by beaming their message directly to borrowers
By Siera Smith, vice president of operations, Webmax Digital Mortgage Solutions

Closing the Management-Skills Gap
Mortgage professionals moving into supervisory roles need leadership training
By Charlotte Tyson, director of customer consulting, Genworth Mortgage Insurance.

Run to Daylight in a Competitive Mortgage Industry
Originators, like sports stars, need discipline and skill to reach their goals
By Nathan Rufty, mortgage coach and trainer, Mortgage Marketing Pros

How to Shine in This Job Market
Originators can stand out among their peers when looking for the next opportunity
By Dave Chung, co-founder and managing director, CreditXpert Inc.

Tech Divide Demands More Than a Band-Aid Fix
Comprehensive solutions and strategies are essential to thriving in an evolving mortgage industry
By Mark McElroy, president and CEO, Pavaso

Get to Know How the Fed Affects Rates
Mortgage professionals should understand what the central bank’s policies can and can’t accomplish
By Dick Lepre, senior loan adviser, RPM Mortgage

Navigating the Choppy Waters of Rising Rates
Mortgage professionals should understand what the central bank’s policies can and can’t accomplish
By Dick Lepre, senior loan adviser, RPM Mortgage

Navigating the Choppy Waters of Rising Rates
Skills training can be a lifeline in the quest to reach safe harbor during trying times
By Dennis Black, CEO, Dennis Black and Associates

Bring the Talent Pool Within Reach
The mortgage industry offers many promising career paths that can woo jobseekers
By Carolyn Frank, chief human resources officer, Guild Mortgage

Follow These Footsteps to Origination Success
There are many readily available, free training options that can provide you with a competitive edge
By Angela Pisciotta-Perez, Training and education specialist, Mountain West Financial Inc.

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