Studies have shown that women who have large backsides live much longer than the men who comment on them. Studies also show that there are three basic groups of people in the United States: homeowners with 3 percent mortgages who don’t want to move, wannabe homeowners who don’t want 8 percent mortgages, and renters who don’t care. A growing number will tell you that the actions of the Federal Reserve have had a huge impact creating those groups, and creating the hiring/firing roller coaster that our industry is on. Although there are exceptions, many lenders have gone, or are quickly heading, back to 2018 or 2019 staffing levels and there’s little use in not being aggressive from a bottom-line perspective, unfortunately. Anyone displaced can post their resume for free here, where potential employers can view them for several months for only $75. (Today’s podcast can be found here and this week’s is sponsored by Black Knight. Black Knight is an award-winning software, data and analytics company that drives innovation in the mortgage and real-estate industries, and the capital and secondary markets. Listen to an interview with Voxtur Analytics’ Stacy Mestayer on Attorney Opinion Letters, title insurance alternatives, and title waivers.) Lender and Broker Software and Services Is your focus to do more with less? A business intelligence solution should highlight where there are opportunities to incorporate efficiencies and reduce costs. The most forward-thinking industry leaders are turning to Richey May’s RM Analyze to learn what they need to know now more than ever: how to operate even leaner. It’s half the cost of a full-time employee, and you gain access to a strong bench of talent with a rich background in the mortgage industry and access to hundreds of reports, including real-time peer benchmarking data, in no time. With these insights you can make meaningful decisions for your business and do more than just survive. Learn how to operate leaner.

Published On: August 30, 2023 / Categories: Mortgage News /