Vendor Surf Blog & Articles

Volumes Sink — Digital Transformation Efforts Rise

April 6, 2022 — We are pleased to announce more technology expertise now available to our searcher community.  Lenders and credit unions continue to have expanded options, such as with InfoVision, Inc.,...

Goodbye Refi Boom... Vendors Now Own the Room

March 14, 2022 — The past couple of years have been TOUGH on most vendors seeking to sell products and services. Why so difficult? The Refi Boom. Lenders of every shape and size simply could not push away...

How Social Media Marketing is Evolving in Mortgage

March 1, 2022 — Follow Missourian Mark Twain once said, "To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence."  I confess, I am not certain I totally understand his message, but I do possess...

Turning Vendor Management into a Profit Center

February 16, 2022 — The historic Refi Boom has ended and mortgage lenders are having to look everywhere for ways to generate revenue and cut costs.  Some very lean times are being predicted.  For many, all...

How to Select a Mortgage Point-of-Sale (POS) System

January 19, 2022 — When recently shopping for a new vehicle for my wife, I asked her to create a list of all ‘must-have’ features. God bless her! All she said was a Jeep with a removable hard top and a...

Benefits of Deploying a Mortgage POS

January 16, 2022 — In our first blog post on mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, we describe a POS as the ‘freeway and the GPS’ between lenders and borrowers – the centralized tool for process...

What is a Mortgage POS and Why Lenders Require One

January 15, 2022 — Mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms provide lenders and borrowers with simplicity, speed and transparency. Of course, this is compulsory for the digitally dependent borrowers, never...

The Astonishing Pace of Mortgage Vendor M&A

December 17, 2021 —

Innovative Solutions for Lenders, Servicers & Secondary Markets

June 23, 2021 —Today we proudly announce two sensational additions to the Vendor Surf search engine platform. Enjoying our fourth year of operations, and boasting nearly 800 vendor listings across 65...

MSAs — Easily Stay on the Right Side of RESPA

February 2, 2021 — Marketing Services Agreements (MSAs) always seem to be shrouded by confusion and misunderstanding. However, in our humble opinion, the rules are very straightforward and they are a...