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Monday, October 22, 2018
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MBA President/CEO Bob Broeksmit: ‘We are Working for You'

Mortgage Bankers Association President and CEO Robert Broeksmit, CMB, delivered keynote remarks Oct. 15 at the MBA Annual Convention & Expo in Washington, D.C. 

October 22, 2018

October 15, 2018
By Chris George
Chris George: 'Change Is In the Air. This Means One Word: Opportunity'

Mortgage Bankers Association Chairman Chris George, delivered this keynote address Oct. 15 at the MBA Annual Convention & Expo in Washington, D.C. George is Founder, President and CEO of CMG Financial, San Ramon, Calif.

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Chris George
October 15, 2018
By Gerardo Caceras
D.C. Leads Nation in Mortgage Closing Costs

With the MBA Annual Convention & Expo taking place this week in Washington, D.C.,  Gerardo Caceras of ClosingCorp takes a look at why the D.C. metro article leads the nation in closing costs--and what might be done to change that.

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Gerardo Caceras
ClosingCorp
D.C. Closing Costs
October 15, 2018
By Aneeza Haleem
Break Through the Privacy Illusion with Blockchain

What if information could be shared at an elemental level and the authority to share the information remained with the individual? Imagine a world where you, the individual, had absolute control over exactly how much of your identity others were able to see.

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Aneeza Haleem
Cognizant
Blockchain
October 19, 2018
By MBA Research & Economics
MBA Chart of the Week: MBA Annual Convention Interactive Survey

At the MBA 2018 Annual Convention and Expo in Washington, D.C., we asked our members, exhibitors, sponsors and other conference attendees to tell us, via an interactive activity in the Exhibit Hall, which one of these four key industry issues would make 2019 a monumental year for them and for the industry.

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MBA Chart of the Week
MBA Annual Convention Interactive Survey
October 16, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

MSNBC 'Morning Joe' co-host Mika Brzezinski spent part of the program recapping the Mortgage Bankers Association's mPowering You event Oct. 14 in Washington, D.C.

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mPower
Mika Brzezinski
#mPoweringYou18
October 15, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
Slideshow
Slideshow: ARMCO Mortgage QC Industry Trends

ACES Risk Management, Pompano Beach, Fla., provides data from its quarterly Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report.

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Mortgage
QC
ARMCO
October 15, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
People in the News

Redfin, Seattle, hired Daryl Fairweather as its Chief Economist, responsible for leading the company's economists and data analysts in real estate, homeownership and economic trends.

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People
October 10, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

Shawn Krause, EVP of Quicken Loans, Detroit, joins mPower Founder Marcia M. Davies to discuss how she got where she is, how to get your voice heard and the importance of giving back to your community.

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mPower Moments
Shawn Krause
Quicken Loans
October 8, 2018
By Mark P. Dangelo
Bits and Pieces: Fear of Missing Out, Part 1

In Part 1 of this series, are the 98% of financial institutions (including community banks and credit unions) ignoring longer-term viability approaches to emulate their larger financial cousins (i.e., "size matters")? Is profitability and consumer efficacy for institutions having less than $10 billion in assets lagging due to antiquated ideas attributed to scale and competitiveness?

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Mark Dangelo
Technology
October 8, 2018
By Bryan Caffrey, Chris Roberts
Lenders' Performance Myths Harm Performance

Improved AMC performance won't require licensing expensive technology or radical origination process changes. But before that can happen, these myths need to be replaced with more meaningful performance measures and increases in productivity.

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Appraisal Management
Loan Performance
Arivs
October 8, 2018
By Rashida Holmes
MBA Recognizes Premier, Select Members

These members provide a variety of valuable products and services, including legal, insurance, technology, consulting, communications and more that help to grow your bottom line.

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MBA Premier Members
MBA Select Members
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