Entries by Enact

Mortgage Fraud Case Study: A Fraudster in Vegas

Although the market indicates occurrences of mortgage fraud are at a steady low rate, mortgage professionals should remain vigilant in efforts to detect and prevent individuals and organizations seeking to profit by obtaining properties. Here’s one such example of mortgage fraud that was recently investigated. An Opportune Moment Everything in the file looked to be […]

Tips for Defining Your Loan Officer Value Prop

As a loan officer, you’ve got a ton to do every day – help potential customers find the right loan, create ads to market your services, go to networking events, etc. But if you’re doing all these activities without a clearly defined loan officer value prop, your efforts won’t be nearly as effective as they […]

How to Maximize Appraisal Underwriting Approvals in Rural Markets

Relax, underwriters, it’s just rural This story first appeared in HousingWire. Recently, the rural housing landscape has sparked discussion about its lending, affordable housing availability, housing shortages and outreach to underserved demographics. A spotlight has been cast on the rural space with questions probing why rural properties often face excessive underwriting conditions for appraisal issues […]

Back to Basics: Understanding Mortgage Technology Connectivity

From automation to artificial intelligence, nearly every industry is being touched by technological advances, including the mortgage industry. And for mortgage and real estate professionals who choose to see mortgage technology as an opportunity, efficiency and productivity are within their grasp. Mortgage technology is making the industry more efficient. It’s also helped real estate agents […]