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Lending Leaders

Our Resident Gen Z-er Weighs In On the Homebuying Process

It wouldn’t be a LodeStar Lending Leaders Summer Session if we didn’t include an episode about generational differences. This week we tapped our resident Gen Zer, Fiona, to discuss differences between Gen Z and Millennials.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“Didn’t Call Back”

Octavia gets back from vacation and wants to know if Horace contacted the referral she sent his way.

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Deeper Thoughts

By the Numbers: Millennials, Gen Z, and the Homebuying Experience

My generation, by and large, doesn’t necessarily need to have a mortgage process we can take from start to finish on an iPhone, although we’re also not enamored with reams of paper and prolonged, data-exchanging phone calls, either.

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Lending Leaders

How A Mortgage Insider Buys A Home Pt 3: Jim Gets A Mortgage

Welcome to part three of Jim’s experience buying a home as a mortgage professional.  Today we’re picking his brain about the mortgage process and how being the CEO of a mortgage software company helped him navigate the ins and outs of the process.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“Leave A Message”

Horace tries to ghost the borrowers Octavia recommended to him.

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Lending Leaders

How A Mortgage Insider Buys A Home Pt. 2: The Value of Realtors

We’re back to talking about Jim’s experience buying a home as a mortgage professional. On part two, we’re diving into his experience using a realtor, the value of realtors, and how his view of realtors changed during the homebuying process.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“First-Time Homebuyers”

Octavia has a new lead for Horace.

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Loan Estimate Challenges

Colorado’s Biggest LE Challenges

The state of Colorado is fairly straight-forward when it comes to closing costs and fees. The state is noteworthy in that title insurance rates are grouped by zone, rather than county, which could result in multiple-counties within a specific zone. 

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