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.
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.
Easily the most unique state in the nation when it comes to the regulation of title insurance, Iowa is the only state to provide a title guarantee.
Arguably one of the nation’s most beautiful states, Idaho is probably best known for its potato industry as well as its rugged terrain. Fortunately for loan officers, Idaho is about as straightforward as it gets when it comes to closing fee challenges.
Things have been so bleak for so long, Horace doesn’t know what to do with himself.
The site of the famous Mount Rushmore, South Dakota is home to numerous rivers and glacial lakes, giving it more miles of shoreline than even Florida.
LodeStar’s own Jim Paolino chats with ACUMA President, Peter Benjamin, CMB, about the credit union movement, the American dream of homeownership, and the importance of community engagement.
With regard to LE challenges, the state is fairly straight-forward. In Wisconsin, recording fees are uniform statewide.
Horace invests in another fax machine for the office.
Recording fees in Indiana are generally flat, with the exception of Marion County, where they are marginally higher. Although there are no traditional transfer taxes levied in Indiana, there is an “auditor’s transfer fee” and “sales disclosure tax.”
Alayna chats with longtime LodeStar friend, John Hardesty, General Manager-Mortgage Division at Argyle, about the borrower experience, the importance of education, and how technology moves the industry forward.