Vendor Surf Blog

Mortgage Vendor News & Views (monthly)

May 22, 2019  – We are proud to announce a 'publishing arrangement' with the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).  They have agreed to publish at least one news article per month on our series of articles...

Mortgage Vendor Search Engine Adds More Vendor Partners

May 15, 2019 –  People on the BUY side and SELL side of the mortgage and credit union ecosystems continue to join the ranks of our vendor search engine.  We are enjoying 49% growth in site traffic from just...

Vendor Search Engine Enjoys 49% Traffic Growth

April 16, 2019 – We are thrilled to welcome new vendor partners Amrock and SYNRGO, Inc. to the search engine platform.  And both Credit Plus and United States Appraisals re-affirmed their partnership for...

Gooi Mortgage Launches End-to-End ‘All-In Service Bundle’

April 8, 2019 –  Gooi Mortgage Inc. just announced their new 'All-In Service Bundle', whereby lenders can take advantage of their end-to-end mortgage fulfillment process, as well as Gooi's preferred network...

How can income misrepresentation still be a problem in the mortgage industry?

More homebuyers misrepresent their income on mortgage applications - study 

Crossroads: Bigger Needle, or Just Burn the Haystack

April 2, 2019 – In launching Vendor Surf, we could have simply made the needle much larger and easier to find, but we thought it best to just burn the whole damn haystack down and remove all struggle!  You...

They Get It... The Power of a Search Engine

March 26, 2019 – We are proud to welcome another 10 superb vendor partners to our preeminent vendor search engine, representing some of the best and most reputable brands around.  In our conversations with...

CFPB's Review of Diversity & Inclusion - Letters Issued

March 21, 2019 – Earlier this month, the CFPB reportedly sent letters to several financial institutions, 'inviting them' to provide self-assessments to report upon their progress surrounding Diversity &...

Vendor Sourcing Has Changed Significantly. Have You?

March 18, 2019 – Everywhere you look, the digital revolution flourishes.  Hordes of lenders and credit unions (CUs) are migrating to digital lending channels and front-end point-of-sale (POS) tools, actions...

Ellie Mae Experience 2019

Hey readers, Anne here. I’m really excited about attending the Ellie Mae Experience 19 next week in San Francisco.  What a great opportunity in a fantastic city to see our Vendor Surf partners and...