Vendor Surf Blog

An Unmatched Tech Configuration in Mortgage

July 14, 2020 – The MBA NewsLink just published our latest article on three very diversified fintech's that, when used together, give you one of the most savvy tech stacks imaginable in mortgage.  Quite...

Appraisers (AMCs) Recruit Unlikely Allies - The Homeowners

May 21, 2020 – Foes turning friends?  How many times have we seen news headlines similar to the following?  

Remote Online Notarization - You are likely not ready to deploy

May 12, 2020 – Message to lenders: While I truly do appreciate when you reach out for advice and guidance on 'all things vendor,' there's not a lot anyone can do to get your title, settlement and closing...

You Wanted Innovation – How about Rocket Science in Mortgage?

April 8, 2020 – You’ve heard the remarks before… ‘Our industry is a few decades behind others when it comes to technology advancements and innovation.’  In many cases, there is likely some truth to that. ...

Vendor Sourcing Has Definitely Changed. But Have You?

February 25, 2020 – Whether you buy and consume vendor services or sell them in the marketplace, the past decade across the mortgage ecosystem has experienced seismic changes.  This blog post is a...

Hybrid Vendor Models B2B & B2C -- Borrowers are Center of the Universe

December 30, 2019 – Check out our latest industry article ("Vendor News & Views") within the Mortgage Bankers Association MBA NewsLink publication.  Find the original article from last week HERE

Big Vendors Growing Strategically - - Innovation & Technology

November 5, 2019 – Check out our latest industry article ("Vendor News & Views") within the Mortgage Bankers Association MBA NewsLink publication.  Find the original article from last week HERE

Bifurcated Appraisals; Wire Fraud; Updates & Options to Consider

August 27, 2019 – See our article published in today's MBA Insights newsroom, reviewing two very hot topics:  Wire Fraud, as well as Bifurcated (aka 'Hybrid') Appraisals.  You can find the article HERE,...

The Tech Revolution - - Where's the ROI?

July 11, 2019 – After many lean decades, the mortgage ecosystem is finally transitioning from ‘tech famine’ to feast.  While long awaited, it brings a new set of challenges.   We are in the midst of a Tech...

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...