company culture

How Culture Drives Success at LBA Ware


LBA Ware was recently awarded TWO Top Mortgage Workplace awards – both of which cited our company culture as a factor...

incentive compensation

On the Road: Talking LO Comp, Benchmarking and Performance


Fresh off her session on LO Comp and a live CompenSafe demo at the recent MBA Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference,...

data insights

2018 Mortgage Lending Year in Review


As the new year dawns, thoughts naturally turn to expectations and goals for the coming year, and it becomes easy to...

data insights

Tighten Up the Concession Approval Process with Accurate Compensation Numbers


It happens. Borrowers shop rates and sometimes they find a “better deal.” It doesn’t always matter that you provide...

incentive compensation

Retroactive comp plans offer sustainable approach to rewarding top-performing...


The competition for top loan originator (LO) talent is fiercer than ever, and often compensation is a lender’s best...

incentive compensation

Leveraging LO Compensation to Manage Marketing Expenses


As entrepreneurs and community ambassadors, loan originators need a certain amount of autonomy to effectively serve...

incentive compensation

The low-down on LO Comp for low-margin mortgage loans


I recently had the pleasure of participating in a Lenders One cooperative webinar on the topic of loan originator...

incentive compensation

CEO Perspectives - LO Comp Changes


For many of our clients, the fall colors have already come and gone, but here in LBA Ware’s home state of Georgia,...

performance management

Deep data insights for running a successful mortgage business


The MBA Annual Convention and Expo is just around the corner. At the same time, the 2018 Major League baseball season...

company culture

Tackling loan originator talent retention from coast to coast


The Mortgage Bankers Association’s annual Human Resources Symposium in Washington, D.C., is an intimate gathering of...