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Preservation perfected: Tampa, Florida-based Mortgage Contracting Services LLC goes the extra mile in taking care of abandoned properties for servicers. They treat each house like they would their own. Feb 1, 2012 2607
2011 Technology All-Stars: Mortgage Banking has been celebrating the work of mortgage industry technology innovators since 2002, with our annual selection of Technology All-Stars. This year 10 more honorees join the select group of standout players whose significant industry contributions have earned our kudos. Mar 1, 2011 3847
Technology all-stars: 13 people with a purpose. Apr 1, 2010 4812
Foreclosure gridlock: lawyers defending mortgage servicers have their hands full today. The courts are jammed with motions to delay foreclosure actions, and frivolous litigation is going is going viral. Sep 1, 2009 3181
Maximizing mods: promising approaches to deal with the crush of loan-mod volume are starting to emerge. The formula includes both high-tech and high-touch. Aug 1, 2009 3810
FinCEN CSI: the government's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has been collecting suspicious activity reports from banks for quite some time. Here's an inside look at what happens once those tips are in government hands. Report Apr 1, 2009 2829
eMortgage All-Stars. Mar 1, 2009 5404
The business of HOPE: the HOPE NOW Alliance has gotten a lot of press in the last year, some of it critical. But those closest to the program say it has made a big difference in helping borrowers avoid foreclosure. Cover story Feb 1, 2009 3073
The fight over seller-financed down payments: seller-financed down-payment assistance has been controversial from the get-go. Proponents say low-income buyers need it to boost them into homeownership. Opponents, including federal housing commissioner brian montgomery, argue that seller-financed down-payment assistance is hurting the agency's insurance fund. Aug 1, 2008 3743
A posse of IT All-Stars: this roundup of 2008 IT All-Stars includes leading mortgage technology players who have ridden the ups and downs of past housing bull markets and lived to talk about it. Cover story Mar 1, 2008 5860
A survival guide: here are 37 tips and tactics used by leading servicing industry players to battle delinquencies and foreclosures in today's tough environment. Cover story Aug 1, 2007 4534
From subprime crisis to credit crunch: when the foreclosure-crisis story took over the nightly news and the nation's headlines, it required an unusual response. The industry sought to bring some measure of reason to the emotional debate. Aug 1, 2007 3815
iComply's got compliance covered: a unique resource in the mortgage industry has made industry laws, regulations and legal rulings accessible by computer. Washington, D.C.-based Lotstein Buckman LLP's iComply database transforms average mortgage professionals into up-to-speed compliance people no matter where they operate. Cover story Apr 1, 2007 2963
IT All-Stars: this year Mortgage Banking honors two groups of mortgage industry technologists. The first consists of outstanding IT leaders who have made notable contributions during their entire careers. The second is a group selected for making a significant impact in 2006. Cover story Mar 1, 2007 5103
Locked out? Affordability has hit crisis proportions in many parts of the country. Who's being locked out, and is there a fix? Cover story Oct 1, 2006 3436
Mortgage shakedown: mortgage fraud against lenders is definitely on the rise. Whether law enforcement can get the crime wave under control is an open question. Cover story Aug 1, 2006 3976
Heroic homeownership: it's time to celebrate the people who work hard every day to save people's homes from foreclosure. June is homeownership month, and this story is for all those who deserve a special nod for the hard battles they fight to preserve homeownership. Jun 1, 2006 3994
MISMO All-Stars: countless volunteer hours have gone into the work being done by MISMO, the industry's eCommerce standards-setting organization. This article profiles a select group of MISMO All-Stars who have contributed more than their share of that time. Together they are taking the industry ever closer to a truly paperless process. Mar 1, 2006 4392
Giving credit where credit's due: many would-be homeowners have nontraditional credit that just doesn't show up in a standard credit score. These consumers fly under the radar of traditional credit-data gatherers. But you still can make their home loans with some nifty new tools on the market. Dec 1, 2005 3793
Scoring in the unscored market. Oct 1, 2005 3070
Getting ahead: in the dog-eat-dog world of business, there are always people who figure out ways to get ahead. In the mortgage-banking world, professional designations offer a way to earn the respect of colleagues, provide instant networking connections and find ways to stand out in a crowded field. Aug 1, 2005 3846
2005 mortgage IT all-stars: a fresh class of standout technology leaders makes up the 2005 group of Mortgage Banking's IT All-Stars. All 13 have interesting stories to tell, and reflect the progress being made in the industry. Mar 1, 2005 4635
The next big thing: the real growth in the mortgage business seems to be in loans that are anything but cookie-cutter. The competition in the subprime business is really heating up. Oct 1, 2004 3397
The world wild Web: the online frontier hosts a cast of colorful characters, no matter what the industry--and the mortgage market is no different. Here's a sampling of what you might find if you are fishing around on the Web for a lender. May 1, 2004 4477
Out of the shadows: the mortgage purchase programs offered by the Federal Home Loan Banks are gaining a following. These programs offer an attractive alternative to the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac purchase programs that have long dominated the market. Feb 1, 2004 2865
Title policy: when it comes to the title industry, sometimes the best markets are the ones you make yourself. Case in point: Stewart Information International, a subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corporation. The unit has created new books of business by helping to establish title systems in countries with no history of privately held land and elsewhere where you can wait a year to record a title. Nov 1, 2003 2873
The gift business. (New Products). Aug 1, 2003 3951
Predatory pandemonium. (Cover Report: Secondary Market). Apr 1, 2003 4793
Runaway churn. (Cover Report: Servicing). Industry Overview Feb 1, 2003 3916
A full plate. (Cover Report: Broker/Wholesale). Nov 1, 2002 3928
Six smart broker Niches. (Cover Report: Business Strategies). Jun 1, 2002 3216
Job hunt: Tracking down your next job in mortgage banking could be a lot easier than the last time you took your updated resume to the printer. Lots of online tools have emerged to sleuth out the best industry job offerings. (Personnel). Apr 1, 2002 3195
Fraudgate. Brief Article Dec 1, 2000 3614
Fraudgate. Nov 1, 2000 3640
REO REINVENTED. Feb 1, 2000 3828
GMAC's New Recipe for One-Stop Shopping. Dec 1, 1999 3475
GMAC's New Menu. Sep 1, 1999 2904
The stress of subprime servicing. Oct 1, 1998 4315
Real Estate Confronts Reality. Book Review Mar 1, 1998 842
The Home Buyer's Kit, 4th ed. Book Review Mar 1, 1998 801
10 Steps to Home Ownership: A Workbook for First-Time Buyers. Book Review Mar 1, 1998 799
Putting it all together. Cover Story Dec 1, 1997 5073
Rules of thumb. Cover Story Aug 1, 1996 5241
From cottage industry to Wall Street. Apr 1, 1996 5683
Fishing upstream. Mar 1, 1996 4247
The post-refi boom: domino effect. Apr 1, 1995 4125
Living in a disaster area. Jun 1, 1994 3631
Custom-fit servicing software. Evaluation Jan 1, 1992 3892
The world according to GAAP. Cover Story Sep 1, 1991 3611
The great industry data bank. Cover Story Mar 1, 1991 3094
A slow start for reverse mortgages. Dec 1, 1990 3636
Fending off foreclosure: lenders and investors are perfecting ways to throw lifelines to borrowers whose loans are heading for trouble. Nov 1, 1990 1808
The lowdown on low docs: limited documentation lending can be dicey. But some very big lenders are betting that the risks are controllable. Feb 1, 1990 5428

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