Why Large Mortgage Firms Need to Issue Annual Diversity & Inclusion Reports

  Last week, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) announced its first-ever Diversity & Inclusion Transparency Report. According to a recent Fortune article, “women and racially diverse talent now account for 65% of [PwC] entry-level hires, 7% of whom identify as Black, 12% as Latinx.” Shannon Schuyler, PwC Chief Purpose and Inclusion Officer, said the company’s goal is to […]

What Car Salespeople Can Teach Originators

Last week, shock waves rippled through mortgage banking after 50 basis points were unexpectedly added to refinance loan fees. This action took a lot of lenders by surprise and sent many originators into panic mode. This is yet another example that the business world is filled with events that can seemingly come out of nowhere. […]

Good Managers and the Remote Working World

  Every day, we are witnessing changes that many predicted would be coming to the mortgage landscape, but now they have arrived. From online loan processing to video conferencing, our industry is undergoing a fundamental shift. While it is hard to concentrate on the future when the present is so robust with refinance volume, mortgage […]

Successful Selling in a Volatile Market

We are living in interesting times where fact is fiction and fiction is fact. Whether it is COVID-19 protocols or the idea that everything will go back to “normal” after this upheaval, there are a lot of assumptions and misconceptions that will impact our future course. The new reality for mortgage bankers and all businesses […]