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Right For Your Borrowers, Right For You: Cashout Products

Posted by Brian Hall on Dec 14, 2017 2:27:29 PM

One of the key features of Mortech’s mortgage pricing engine is the access we give our users to over a hundred different investors and their products. This allows them to give their borrower the best possible solution out of a larger pool of potential products.

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Loan Limit Increases Announced for Second Consecutive Year

Posted by Lori Christenson on Dec 6, 2017 11:34:55 AM

Right around December 1st of every year, the mortgage industry waits patiently to find out if the conforming loan limits will be adjusted.  For many years, this date was much less significant. That was the case up until last year when the loan limits increased for the first time since the economic crisis. This year we were prepared for the change as the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced increases in all but 71 counties.

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Mortech Security – Your Data in the Right Hands

Posted by Julia Perry on Nov 16, 2017 1:06:59 PM

To reduce risk, it’s imperative that companies understand every detail of their SaaS vendor’s security.    We operate under the philosophy that security is a process that must drive continuous change in order to appropriately respond to emerging threats.

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Changes To Expect With The New Single Security

Posted by Lori Rezac on Nov 13, 2017 2:39:18 PM

The single security will be implemented in the 2nd quarter of 2019, according to the Federal Housing Finance Authority (FHFA), but many are unaware of how this impacts them. Freddie Mac has released a document, Single Security: What Does It Mean for Freddie Mac Seller/Servicers, that assists with this need for additional information.  But first, let’s learn a little more about this initiative.

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Mortech and Total Expert: Your Next Step in Mortgage Marketing

Posted by Brian Hall on Oct 27, 2017 2:56:35 PM

As the mortgage world gets bigger and more competitive, finding new ways to reach potential borrowers is a must. Relying on old tricks can only get you so far, and lenders that are always learning and using new tricks and tools are in a position to consistently stay ahead of the game.

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A Consistent Pricing Experience

Posted by Brian Hall on Oct 20, 2017 2:43:59 PM

Tee off with us as we take you through nine holes of the mortgage process, and find out if your mortgage business is up to par.

 

We’ve been writing a lot about the mortgage process. We’ve talked about having a strong online presence with rate quoting and mortgage websites. We’ve extensively covered the usefulness of our integrations and APIs in getting the tools and processes you need to better your business. But one thing has been woven into the fabric of all of those things; it’s pivotal to everything that we do, and it should be for you, too. It’s our pricing data.

 

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Mortgage Hedging

Posted by Brian Hall on Oct 18, 2017 2:20:42 PM

Tee off with us as we take you through nine holes of the mortgage process, and find out if your mortgage business is up to par.

 

Mortgage hedging provides some of the more interesting and complicated questions and scenarios within the industry. There are obvious benefits to doing so – hedging your pipeline properly mitigates risk and allows for trading hedge products that make you more money – but knowing when you should start isn’t always easy. We’ve previously talked about mortgage hedging under the context of knowing when you should be hedging, however having the tools to do so isn’t the same question.

 

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Loan Origination Systems

Posted by Brian Hall on Oct 13, 2017 3:24:58 PM

Tee off with us as we take you through nine holes of the mortgage process, and find out if your mortgage business is up to par.

 

As the mortgage world speeds up, technology continues to advance, and processes become more condensed, spending your time the right way is crucial. With the number of tools and resources available to lenders, spending excessive time on something that could easily be resolved by implementing the right solution to expedite the process can be a huge detriment to mortgage businesses.

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Customer Relationship Management and Lead Management Systems

Posted by Brian Hall on Oct 10, 2017 2:04:48 PM

Tee off with us as we take you through nine holes of the mortgage process, and find out if your mortgage business is up to par.

 

You’ve worked hard up to this point capturing leads; you’ve put your rates online, cast a wide net to bring in online borrowers, and the hits are finally coming in.

 

So…now what?

 

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Point of Sale

Posted by Brian Hall on Oct 5, 2017 2:59:25 PM

Tee off with us as we take you through nine holes of the mortgage process, and find out if your mortgage business is up to par.

 

Complex rules and regulations can be tough for anyone to follow. Being unable to keep up with several moving parts and making sure they’re all within certain guidelines can be a major hindrance for any business, and especially one in the mortgage space. One of the most important areas to stay on top of this in mortgages is with pricing, in which not staying within the set of rules can make accuracy and compliance a big issue. This is evident in point of sale, in which lenders often need pricing data to drive toward a locked loan, and have to rely on that data being fast, accurate, and staying within the rules.

 

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