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Flourishing in Uncertainty

The 2020 housing market exceeded all expectations. Entering 2021, loan originators will undoubtedly face new challenges that require flexibility and innovative solutions to thrive in a fast-changing mar...

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The Five Habits of Successful Loan Originators

How can mortgage loan originators finish 2020 strong and begin 2021 with substantial momentum? One time-tested strategy is to emulate a successful LO’s daily habits....

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As Refinance Fees Loom, Offer Borrowers Additional Savings

Lenders are scrambling to complete refinances ahead of new fees imposed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that will add an average $1,400 to borrowers’ home loans, beginning in December. Stand out in this h...

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Debunking Mortgage Myths

With millions of Americans working at home due to COVID-19, many renters and homeowners are thinking about moving to larger homes with more amenities, including dedicated office space and exercise equip...

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Make Online Reviews Part of Your Referral Strategy

During a time when face-to-face contacts are far less frequent, mortgage originators can still collect valuable referrals by encouraging customer feedback on sites that rate businesses, like Google Revi...

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Prepare for Spring with Low-Cost Meeting Apps

With an unpredictable spring ahead, low-cost meeting apps stand out as a great way to reach potential borrowers — including tools offering options to share presentations or documents for your customers ...

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National Mortgage Professional Month Recognizes Your Vital Role

At the initiative of Arch MI, September has been declared National Mortgage Professional Month by the National Day Calendar. This observance recognizes the commitment of our industry’s loan officers, pr...

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Plan for an Active Fall by Scheduling First-Time Homebuyer Events Now

Before the busy summer season ends, maintain momentum heading into fall by planning and marketing your own homebuying seminars now. Arch MI’s Roadmap to Home Ownership makes it easy — and our flexible M...

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Celebrating Housing’s High Points

June is National Home Ownership Month, the perfect time to celebrate a vibrant housing market with strong growth potential....

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The Value of Free

The true value of a “free” product depends on the intention behind it, writes Senior National Trainer Blaine Rada. You get the most value when the free offer’s intent is expanding opportunities for both...

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