Mortgage Professionals Get Educated
Opportunities to get educated about the mortgage business are being provided both by trade groups and private businesses. One program is targeting millennials who are being recruited to replace the aging loan originator population.
License Exam Cheating Costs New Day NY License
A scheme to cheat on license exams has cost New Day Financial LLC it's license to do business in New York. The action follows a multi-state settlement.
Freedom Recruiting Hundreds from Colleges
Hundreds of new employees are being hired by Freedom Mortgage Corp., and educational institutions are being targeted for the new recruits.
Lender Settles Allegations of Cheating on Exams
Executives at a mortgage banking firm are accused of collecting information about test exams and passing them on to loan originators. A multi-million-dollar, multi-state settlement includes the ouster of the chief operating officer.
Report Minimizes Student Loan Impact on Housing
A new report shows that college graduates can afford a home in most housing markets despite their student loans.
Resources Help Lenders With Mortgage Compliance
From toolkits to templates, a handful of mortgage service providers offer products aimed at helping lenders keep current on regulatory rules already in effect or slated for nearing implementation dates. As well, some service providers feature free information hubs aimed at helping mortgage professionals with their workflow while staying compliance savvy.
Guide Helps Mortgage Firms Evaluate if Ready for Rules
An updated guide is intended to help lenders, servicers and financial institutions determine whether they are prepared for a host of new mortgage rules.
Career Opportunity for Unemployed LOs
Loan originators that have recently been displaced as a result of declining refinance production could find success in another sector of the mortgage industry.
Dodd Frank Compliance Guide
A new guide aims to help mortgage lenders comply with an array of new rules emanating from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
Uniform State Licensing Tests in Effect
Mortgage loan originators in 20 states won't necessarily need to take multiple state licensing tests when obtaining multiple state licenses as a result of a new uniform test.