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Is Blockchain Coming to Mortgage Origination? 

How will blockchain technology give opportunities and value to lenders who are involved in the mortgage industry?

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Is Blockchain Coming to Mortgage Origination? 

How will blockchain technology give opportunities and value to lenders who are involved in the mortgage industry?

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Leaning In Through a Downturn 

What are the best mortgage lenders doing to optimize their business when facing such a strong market downturn?

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Leading Through Uncertain Times

There are two areas that lenders should focus on in order to lead successfully during the market downturn.

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Expanding for the Borrower Experience

The borrower experience is important, and goes beyond the transaction itself. What should lenders do to enhance their business?

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Homeowners Are Still Staying Put

What should lenders do to continue to increase their business during the present-day home inventory shortage?

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Smart Tech in the American Home: Distrust or Trust?

A new survey from Mortgage Cadence shows Americans love their smart tech, but also have concerns about privacy and security.

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The Home Equity Opportunity for Credit Unions

How are institutions approaching the home equity market, and how is it impacting lenders and credit unions?

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Seeking Solutions for Affordable Housing

There are solutions to the affordable housing crisis, but telling lenders to finance homes for borrowers who aren’t ready isn’t one of them.

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The Wildcard Factor for Mortgage Success

Besides technology, what other aspects could be important for banks and credit unions overall mortgage success?

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eClose: What Lenders Need Besides Technology

Besides the technology, what are the other key factors lenders should be focused on for a successful eClose?

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More Non-QM Mortgage Originators in 2022

How are Non-Qualified Mortgage (Non-QM) Originators impacting the mortgage industry?

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A History of Precise Business Days and Observed Holidays

"A History of Precise Business Days and Observed Holidays" written by Timothy A. Raty, Risk and Compliance Specialist at Mortgage Cadence

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The Connection Between POS & Title Companies

What are the main driving factors for the recent merging of title companies and Point-of-Sale (POS) providers?

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A New Technological Approach to Lender Services 

Mortgage Cadence launches an innovative new Services Strategy. 

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Evaluating Technology Point Solution Providers

What are the characteristics lenders should be considering when they are deciding on technology providers?

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Technologies that Complement the Modern LOS

A modern LOS provider will make it easy for lenders to choose the partner and solution they want to integrate with.

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A Brighter Future for Lenders Using MCP

The new Mortgage Cadence Platform (MCP) is the most configurable LOS on the market, it makes the lender’s workflow simple.

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2022 Homeowner’s Outlook

What might the housing market look like in 2022? We surveyed over 1,000 Americans to better understand this year’s opinions.

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3 Clues That You’ve Found a Next-Generation LOS

What are the 3 critical criteria that need to be met in order to identify a next-generation LOS?

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Lowering Fulfillment Costs with Technology

Investments lenders have made over the past few years have not lowered their fulfillment costs, but they can invest in technology that will.

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4 Reasons Credit Unions Will Be Strong Mortgage Competitors in 2022

Credit unions are poised to be strong mortgage competitors during 2022. Here are the four main reasons why.

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Expansion to Preserve High Revenue Levels

What are the steps lenders are taking to expand beyond the typical mortgage cycle and maintain high revenue levels?

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Hitching a Ride on the Borrower’s Journey

Who is the main driver of the borrower's journey in refinance business compared to the purchase money market?

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The Channels You Choose

How does the ability to support multi-channel lending in a single tech stack expose the company to more loan sources?

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The Critical Importance of Good Analytics

What are lenders doing with consumer data and how does analytical information benefit the mortgage industry?

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What Quarterly Earnings Reports Tell Us

How should lenders utilize their quarterly earnings reports and data to make decisions for their business?

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What Does Next-Generation Really Mean?

You can’t roll out the next iteration of the system and call it next-generation; you have to deliver a truly new software platform.

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The Real Purpose of Innovation

How do we identify innovation in the mortgage industry and how can we use it to make real change for our customers?

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Patriot National Bancorp and American Challenger Development Corp. agree to merge and create largest digital challenger bank in America

Patriot National Bancorp and American Challenger Development Corp. agree to merge and create largest digital challenger bank in America and select the new Mortgage Cadence Platform to create a truly differentiated customer experience.

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Thinking M&A: Is It Time to Act?

What M&A considerations should lenders be discussing with their partners to decide if it's the right time to buy or sell?

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3 Strategic Considerations for Lenders

What strategic considerations should lenders be discussing with their technology partners as they plan for the new year?

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Setting the Right Time‑to‑Close

Time-to-close has been linked to borrower satisfaction, but should it be? It makes more sense to promise on-time closings.

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What Mortgage Borrowers Want

What do mortgage borrowers want? Research from the real estate side of the market suggests the top three things buyers are looking for.

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Is the Housing Market Finally Turning?

As the housing market slows, will we see a down turn in the mortgage industry, or will it simply return to normalcy?

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Using Technology to Make Stronger Member Connections

Technology makes operations faster and automation reduces costs, but how can Credit Unions use technology to strengthen member connections?

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Will Home Buyers Give Up on a New Home?

Home purchase sentiment falls again, leading some to wonder if home buyers will just give up on purchasing a home...at least for now.

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Who Will Win Real Estate in 2021?

Some say that home builders will win real estate in 2021. That may or may not be true, but lenders who can work with them will certainly win.

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The Post M&A Mortgage Tech Stack Shakeout

After a merger is complete, mortgage executives will have to manage the post M&A mortgage tech stack shakeout if they want efficiency.

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The Post M&A Technology Challenge

Mergers and acquisitions activity is soaring, but to be successful the new combined company must overcome the post M&A technology challenge.

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What we really mean by AI in Mortgage

Many people talk about artificial intelligence, but when it comes to mortgage they don’t provide clarity. We explain the real power of AI in mortgage.

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The rise of AI in mortgage

Other industries have been employing AI for some time, now it is finally coming to home finance. We are now seeing the rise of AI in mortgage.

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Refocusing on Lender Needs after URLA

Now that the hard work of URLA implementation is done, mortgage technologists can get back to the rewarding work by refocusing on lender needs.

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The Tools Top Originators are Investing in Now

What technologies are top originators investing in to prepare for the upcoming market?

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How Wholesale Lenders Really Attract Brokers

There are three criteria that the broker needs to consider when deciding what wholesale lenders to sell their production to: interest rate, product mix and process.

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Coffee with Cadence ft. LoanBeam

On this episode of Coffee with Cadence we check in with Jerry Melia of LoanBeam to discuss self-employed borrowers.

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A New Wholesale Lending Opportunity

The market is offering lenders a wholesale lending opportunity that will allow them to continue to grow in a slowing market.

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Lending Document Management Comes of Age

Due diligence firms are getting busy, which has created an interesting opportunity for lending document management technology.

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Loan Product Innovation is Returning to the Market

After nearly a year, Mortgage Cadence is seeing loan product innovation returning to the mortgage industry.

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Will Rising Home Prices Impact Affordability?

Home prices are on the rise everywhere and it’s having some impact on affordability, but nothing like housing inventory.

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Serving the Underbanked and Unbanked ft. FormFree

Join us for a conversation with FormFree’s Founder and CEO to discuss how technology is a great equalizer, creating visibility into untapped metrics that lenders can use to measure a borrowers ability to pay.

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Will Slow Economic Growth Hurt Housing?

Although the economy is recovering slower than many wish, it seems to have little impact on the mortgage business for now.

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