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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“Happy Hour”

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Deeper Thoughts

A Mortgage Industry Insider’s First-Time Homebuying Experience

While our journey, compared to some, was fairly smooth, I have to believe at least some of that came from my decades of preparation. We still have a ways to go with the clarity aspect of the transaction.

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Lending Leaders

Live from Digital Mortgage 2022!

LodeStar’s star Sales and Marketing Director, Alayna Gardner, interviews fellow attendees at the 2022 Digital Mortgage Conference.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“Fall Conferences”

The Fax Machine Saga: Part Four. Horace and Octavia discuss fall conference schedules.

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Deeper Thoughts

For Small Businesses in Mortgage, an Opportunity Awaits

Yes, the coming months will likely present some old and new problems for businesses in our space. Some will not be up to the challenge. 

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Lending Leaders

Investing in Workflow

Season 3 is in full swing, and we’re excited to chat with Larry Bailey, CEO of Mortgage Workflow Partners. Larry is a big proponent of rolling up your sleeves, getting under the hood, and analyzing how a business really works. Not how the CEO thinks it works, but how it actually works.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“Have You Seen My Fax Machine?”

The Fax Machine Saga Part Three: Horace investigates the disappearance of his fax machine.

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Deeper Thoughts

What Still Needs to Change: A Call to Clarity

The substantial pivot we’re seeing in the mortgage market right now may provide us a new opportunity to accelerate the long, slow march to a more transparent and clearer process.

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Lending Leaders

Business and Social Responsibility

For this week’s Lending Leaders, Tim Nguyen, CEO and Co-Founder of BeSmartee, shares his thoughts on the importance of balancing good business practices with a sense of social responsibility. He delves into his family history, its impact on his business philosophy, and how that philosophy has grown with him and his company.

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