Whether you’ve been a loan officer for decades or just started a day ago, obtaining thorough mortgage technology training is something you shouldn’t overlook. It’s important to go beyond the basics of simply knowing how to use the technology if you truly want to use it cost-effectively while excelling in the industry. When Mortgage Technology Training Makes a Significant Difference1. You’ve had the same loan origination system for years.Technology changes every single day, and that’s no exaggeration. They might not all be drastic changes, but if you add them all up,SEE DETAILS
Ellie Mae, the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, recently announced that it has been recognized as one of HousingWire’s Tech100 winners for the sixth consecutive year.The awards recognize the leading technology and software companies in the U.S. housing economy, spanning real estate, mortgage lending, mortgage servicing, and investments.“These companies hold the most innovative and impactful technology in mortgage finance and continue to move markets forward with their new innovations,” said Kelsey Ramirez, HousingWire associate editor. “The future is bright for the mortgage industry, and it’s becauseSEE DETAILS <span class="more...
Technology is about so much more than your laptop computer or your cellphone. It’s also about your air conditioner, lights, refrigerator, TV, and many other appliances and tools you use every day in your home or place of business. If you’ve never really thought about how much technology and utility costs go hand in hand, consider the following ways modernizing technology can help you save money.1. If you’re still using traditional incandescent lights, consider switching to LED lights. The benefits are twofold.• The bulbs are more energy efficient. On theSEE DETAILS
According to a 2018 report from Virtustream and Forrester Consulting, 86 percent of more than 700 large companies revealed that they have a multi-cloud strategy in place.“Multi-cloud” means using more than a single public cloud. Not to be confused with a hybrid cloud, a multi-cloud is the pairing of a private cloud and a public cloud (or multiple pairings).For IT teams, this can present security concerns. Multiple clouds mean multiple attack surfaces. Expanding digital real estate means the potential for further cyber risks.In traditional security networks, IT uses segmentation forSEE DETAILS
In honor of World Backup Day on March 31, now is the perfect time to think about whether or not your documents are safe and sound. Personal systems are one thing, but entire businesses need more advanced backup systems. Following are several types of documents and files that need to be backed up, just in case you are overlooking them. Doing so will protect you, your business, your borrowers, and your peace of mind.7 Types of Documents and Files That Need to Be Backed Up1. PhotosWhether you’re taking photos ofSEE DETAILS