Lender Initiatives to Recruit and Retain a More Diverse Workforce

This article was originally published in the March 2019 issue of National Mortgage Professional Magazine, by Brooke Mulder I would like to start this article by saying that I love the mortgage industry. I’ve been working for financial institutions since business school, which eventually led me into the mortgage space specifically. I’ve worked as a… Read more »

Automation in the Non-QM Sector

Originally published in National Mortgage Professional Magazine – February 2019 issue. By Brooke Mulder. Non-QM is a hot button topic in the mortgage industry right now. Every other article and blog post seem to tout the rise of non-QM. It seems everyone is either offering non-QM products or thinking about offering them. And why not?… Read more »

MortgageHippo Launches New Proptech Integration with HouseCanary

CHICAGO, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — MortgageHippo, provider of the leading borrower-centric digital lending platform, announced today its complete integration with HouseCanary, the leading provider of modern valuation and appraisal solutions. The partnership will put HouseCanary’s powerful valuation solutions directly into MortgageHippo’s robust digital mortgage platform. For lenders, this integration will equip loan officers with more value-added resources… Read more »

Where are our flying cars?

by Brooke Mulder – California Mortgage Finance News Spring 2019 It’s officially 2019, which means there are a lot of technological advances that were supposed to happen by 2018, and yet we’re still waiting. I don’t think I’m the only one wondering, “Where are our flying cars?” Hollywood movies, books and other forms of media… Read more »

Washington Federal and MortgageHippo Celebrate One Year of Digital Mortgage Partnership

March 19, 2019 SEATTLE and CHICAGO, March 19, 2019 — Washington Federal, a national bank in operation for more than 100 years, and MortgageHippo, creators of the leading borrower-centric digital mortgage platform, are excited to celebrate the one-year mark of their technology partnership and share a few of their joint accomplishments. In the past year,… Read more »

Boot Camp: Improve Productivity and Reduce Loan Originator Turnover

2/22/2019 The mortgage industry has a higher turnover, or job-hopping, rate than other industries. Experienced Loan Originators can earn signing bonuses and other perks by changing jobs—so finding ways to keep your LoanOriginator talent can save you thousands of dollars. Studies show a positive correlation between company culture, onboarding and retention. This article shares six… Read more »

MortgageHippo’s Digital Lending Platform Now Integrated with Fannie Mae’s Desktop Underwriter

  CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MortgageHippo, the leading borrower-centric digital lending platform, announced today its complete integration with Fannie Mae’s Desktop Underwriter® (DU®) system. This integration will ensure an even smoother and more efficient mortgage process, saving lenders time and increasing efficiencies with respect to underwriting. Fannie Mae is a leader in the… Read more »

MortgageHippo Announces Integration with Informative Research

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. and CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MortgageHippo, providers of the leading borrower-centric digital lending platform, announced today their integration with Informative Research (IR), a market leader in delivering a range of technology-driven solutions for the mortgage industry. “Our cutting-edge technology combined with MortgageHippo’s robust digital platform was a perfect match,” commented Scott Horn, Chief Operating Officer of… Read more »