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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“Real Estate Agents”

Even on bad days, Octavia is just glad she’s not a real estate agent.

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Lending Leaders

Celebrating a Season of Growth with David Spektor and Jim Paolino

Per tradition, LLL wrapped up its season by sitting down with LodeStar Co-Founders Jim Paolino and David Spektor to reflect on the company’s growth over the last several months. And of course, we checked in on Dave’s inextinguishable dream to purchase a t-shirt cannon.

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Deeper Thoughts

A Numbers-Driven Industry?

We’re going to start adding a new dimension to Deeper Thoughts soon. Until this point, we’ve been mostly about thoughts and observations. The very name “Deeper Thoughts” probably implies that anyway.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“Credit Check”

Horace’s client finally makes it through a credit check after a long delay.

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Lending Leaders

Live from the 2022 MARC Conference with Gary Martinek

This weeks’ LLL feature’s our second-ever live recording at a conference, where we had the pleasure of talking with Gary Martinek, Senior Account Executive at Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions.

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Deeper Thoughts

The Sky is Only Falling for the Unprepared

Once we’ve gotten over our collective panic attack (which should happen any minute now), the mortgage industry will get down to work finding alternate revenue paths to help make up for the refinancing channel.

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Lending Leaders

Live from the MerdianLink LIVE! 2022 User Forum with Jemila Stewart

For this week’s Lending Leaders, Alayna had an opportunity to talk with Jemila Stewart, Director of Partner Business Development at one of LodeStar’s favorite partners, MeridianLink. Contra our usual format, Alayna and Jemila were able to speak together live at the MeridianLink LIVE! 2022 User Forum.

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A Tale of Two Mortgages

“Positive Changes”

Horace and Octavia discuss the difficulties of the new market and opportunities for mortgage professionals to try new strategies.

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