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Lending Leaders

Which Strategies Have the Biggest Impact

NFM Lending’s Greg Sher sits down with Alayna Gardner to discuss the impact of social media, the need for true leadership, and which marketing and leadership strategies really make the biggest difference in today’s mortgage industry.

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Loan Estimate Challenges

Kentucky’s Biggest LE Challenges

The Commonwealth of Kentucky, also known as the Bluegrass State, provides few quirks when it comes to LE challenges.

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Loan Estimate Challenges

Oklahoma’s Biggest LE Challenges

Home to the nation’s first parking meter, the Sooner State is a fairly straight-forward state when it comes to LE challenges.

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Lending Leaders

A Person-First Approach to Lending

Alayna Gardner sits down with Travis Dyson, VP of Sales at Flagstaff Bank, on the power of relationships in lending, the importance of planning, and the primacy of putting people first.

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Loan Estimate Challenges

Kansas’s Biggest LE Challenges

Nestled among the plains states, Kansas is home to over 800 caves. None of them have applicable fees, to our knowledge.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

Lord High Rates

The Fed continues its primordial heroic struggle against its cosmic arch nemesis, Lord High Rates.

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Deeper Thoughts

What Differentiates LodeStar’s Quality of Service?

The LodeStar Kelsey joined was three people, including her. Now, LodeStar, though still a small business, has nearly twenty employees spread across several departments. And with that growth in personnel has come a growth in the amount of knowledge LodeStar possesses.

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Loan Estimate Challenges

South Carolina’s Biggest LE Challenges

Home to 187 miles of coastline, The Palmetto State actually outproduces Georgia with its peach crop.

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Lending Leaders

Innovation in a Tough Market

LodeStar’s Jim Paolino interviews Dave Savage of Trust Engine and Mortgage Coach. Together they chat about the spirit of innovation, how to weather tough markets, and the importance of customer service.

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