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The leading resource for mortgage originators, presenting free, award-winning industry news, analysis and tools in print and at www.scotsmanguide.com
The leading resource for mortgage originators, presenting free, award-winning industry news, analysis and tools in print and at www.scotsmanguide.com

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There may well be storm clouds gathering on the horizon that threaten to put an end to the slow, choppy recovery the housing market has experienced over the past few years, as it has worked its way back from the carnage of the Great Recession.

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Here are a few tactical ideas for mortgage originators to pack into their briefcases for use on their career journeys. http://ow.ly/OEqA50dsGjN
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If a borrower's property has an existing mortgage with a high prepayment penalty or costly yield maintenance, their broker’s options may seem limited. This is when recapitalization — using a preferred equity investment or, in some cases, subordinated debt — is the answer.

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The success rate in getting a conventional loan has hovered around 30 percent since 2015, owing to the last economic downturn. The next best option are loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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Much like Douglas Adams' “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy," originators can benefit from a glimpse into the seemingly mysterious, alien world of secondary marketing and capital markets from the perspective of an experienced secondary market hitchhiker.

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This month's featured top originator, Julie Long, got her start as a real estate paralegal. Now, she's an origination powerhouse, earning a No. 2 spot for top refinance volume on our Top Originators rankings, based on 2016 loan data.

http://www.scotsmanguide.com/Residential/Articles/2017/08/Featured-Top-Originator--Julie-Long--Commonwealth-Mortgage/
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Government and government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) loans remain the dominant programs for most borrowers, so it is important for originators to keep up with any changes in those programs.

http://www.scotsmanguide.com/Residential/Articles/2017/08/Prepare-for-Program-Changes/
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D-E-V-E-L-O-P is a handy mnemonic originators can use to realize their full potential.

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#MBA President David Stevens spoke with us about GSE reform ahead of today's hearing in Washington. http://www.scotsmanguide.com/News/2017/07/MBA-s-reform-plan-protects-small-lenders/

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