This Opinion piece looks at how technology growth requires credit unions to deliver the goods while hanging on to the traditional channels, too.
In a video released Nov. 5, Genworth Mortgage Insurance urged mortgage lenders to learn more about appraising and underwriting homes constructed in an environmentally sustainable way.
The $861 million, 59,000-member CFCU Community Credit Union of Ithaca, N.Y., recently announced the selection of Jim Struble as the organization’s new vice president of sales and service. Struble has spent the last five years at the $635 million, 50,000-member Mayo Employees FCU in Rochester, Minn., where he most recently...
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The bulk of credit union and CUSO mortgage programs will see minimal impact from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac limiting the secondary market to only qualified mortgages, according to credit union and CUSO executives.
Industry employs 11% of that segment, new study shows, while retail stores lead at 24%
Credit unions facing a lack of available and affordable mortgage loan professionals should not look for the staffing challenge to ease anytime soon, according to housing finance executives and consultants.
Megan Brown isn’t the first woman to get pregnant and exit corporate life, frustrated and finished with the “rat race.” But she is among the minority to have climbed the ranks of Wall Street – accepting, and actually loving, being a woman in the dog-eat-dog world of a not-so-female-friendly industry...
Credit unions may have their best opportunity ever to boost the portion of mortgage loans that actually go to purchase homes as opposed to loans that refinance previous notes.
Thanks to the real estate bubble and its aftermath in the Great Recession, housing finance has become an increasingly important driver for credit union membership, according to credit union executives around the country.