Vendor Surf Blog & Articles

New Technology for Enterprise and Loan Officer Pipeline Building

April 20, 2022 — With the feeding frenzy of the Refi Boom just ended, where even mediocre mortgage lenders had years of overflowing pipelines, the market has flipped.  The meal train has left the station,...

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...

The Astonishing Pace of Mortgage Vendor M&A

December 17, 2021 —

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 – Remote Online Notarization (RON)…background music playing ‘Everybody Wants You’ by Billy Squire (1982).  Necessity is the mother of all invention, so the saying goes. No, not exactly true...

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...