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Borrower Intelligence and Operations Insights Keep Mortgage Pipelines Full


We recently rounded up LBA Ware™ Sales Consultant Chris Gassel, Sales Boomerang CEO Alex Kutsishin and Homespire CFO...

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Merger and Acquisition Strategies for Today's Mortgage Lender [Insider Analysis]


With the pandemic receding, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and IPO activity are heating up in the mortgage industry. As...

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What our Q1 2021 Loan Compensation Report reveals about mortgage commission...


It's no secret that 2020 was gangbusters for mortgage lenders. As we wrote in our 2020 Loan Compensation Recap blog...

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Factors Driving the Shift to a Purchase Market [Expert Predictions & Data]


Now that we’ve exited the wild year of 2020, many are wondering what to expect for 2021. While there’s no crystal ball...

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2020 Mortgage Loan Production and Compensation Benchmarks: How Did Your Company...


This time last year, mortgage rates took a nosedive, fueling a tsunami of refi demand. Around the same time, we...

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Leveraging BI: A Day in the Life of a Performance-Focused Lender


“The fun part of mortgage lending is taking data, making sense of it and coming up with better ways to leverage it to...

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When it Comes to Industry Forecasts, Your Best Bet is to Read Your Own Tea...


In a recent column for STRATMOR Group, Rob Chrisman pondered whether the industry should even embrace forecasting in a...

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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...

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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...