data insights

What Data Insights Do Mortgage Lenders Need Right Now?


The novel coronavirus outbreak has tested lenders’ ability to adapt to sudden, monumental change. Branch managers are...

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2019 Year in Review


The end of the year is a fun time for us at LBA Ware, because as a metrics-driven organization, we enjoy the...

performance management

Six Steps to Building a Data-Driven Loan Originator Retention Strategy


In part one of this blog series, we outlined how much loan originator (LO) turnover costs. With LO churn rates nearly...

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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...

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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...

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ICYMI: Envoy Mortgage Leverages Compensation Data to Assess Branch Profitability


In case you missed it from Rob Chrisman’s newsletter earlier this week, there’s a great deal of insight to be gained by...

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Context Matters When it Comes to Mortgage Loan Data


   Have you ever looked at data online that had no context and absolutely no links to the original research from which...

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Bridging the Mortgage Compensation Chasm


There are two parts to the compensation equation; one is how compensation is determined based on production tracked in...

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Key Take Aways from LBA Ware’s 2016 Data Report (Infographic)


Our first annual data report takes a close look at loan volume and compensation trends driving today's mortgage...

data insights

NMLS Data Shows Trends in Mortgage Volume and Licenses


NMLS Call Report Data Trends in Mortgage Volume and Licenses The National Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) site...