2021: The Year of the Broker

2021: The Year of the Broker

By:Kyle Kamrooz March 31, 2021   Last year was a banner (though not quite record) year for the mortgage industry. According to the MBA, refinances topped $2.4 trillion and purchases hit $1.4 trillion. One important metric, however  stayed relatively flat,  the...
How to Educate and Convert First-Time Home Buyers

How to Educate and Convert First-Time Home Buyers

By:Kyle Kamrooz January 21, 2020 After much hand-wringing that millennials would rent forever, this generation is finally buying homes – and in fact has made up the largest generational group of homebuyers in recent years (36 percent in 2018). Surprisingly, they were...
Life After the Refinance Boom

Life After the Refinance Boom

By:Kyle Kamrooz January 7, 2020 Almost every mortgage lender in the country had a record Q3, thanks to a refinance boom spurred by low interest rates. Homeowners headed to their lenders in droves to take advantage of the lower rates. All told, mortgage lenders saw...
The Future Lending Office is a Coffee Shop

The Future Lending Office is a Coffee Shop

By:Kyle Kamrooz November 8, 2019 The Decentralized Future of Mortgage Lending A generation ago, mortgage lending offices were a necessity: you had to have a physical place to fill out and process all that paperwork. Today, though, digital lending means borrowers can...
Fall Mortgage Expo Guide

Fall Mortgage Expo Guide

By:Kyle Kamrooz September 12, 2019 Fall expo season is here for the mortgage industry, which means it’s time to plan a strategy for making the most of what can be an overwhelming few days. Here’s a three-part guide to making sure you come away from the events you...