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December 2012 Articles


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From the Editor
As published in Scotsman Guide's Residential Edition, December 2012
By Jennifer Garrett, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

Featured Top Originator: Franco Tamburrino
Franco Tamburrino, Coast 2 Coast Funding Group Inc., No. 60 Top Dollar Volume (2011)
By Raymond Fleischmann, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

Mix of distressed sales in changing
By Daren Blomquist, vice president of market economics,

Q&A: Keith Gumbinger,
Keith Gumbinger, vice president,
By Raymond Fleischmann, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

Spotlight: Montana
By Raymond Fleischmann, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

Improved home values are driving a housing market recovery
By Rania Efthemes, director of content strategy , Scotsman Guide Media

Helping Hands: BestAssets
Professionals making a difference
By Jennifer Garrett, editor, Scotsman Guide Media




Gazing Into the Future of the Housing Industry
How will QE3 affect the mortgage market — and the economy — in 2013?
By Elizabeth Rose, mortgage banker and speaker, Rose Group

Analyze the Past to Prepare for Tomorrow
The lessons of the past few years will help you get ready for 2013
By Michael Mekler, founder and owner, Liberty First Capital

Use Technology to Grow Realtor Referrals
Follow these three tech tips to build professional connections
By Scott Schang, branch manager, Broadview Mortgage

Keep an Eye on Changing Short-Sale Trends
New FHFA guidelines mean quicker turnarounds for underwater properties
By Cory Boatright, founder,

Don't Make Another Blind Choice
An informed decision is key when selecting a new loan-origination system
By Steve Ribultan, director of business development, DocMagic Inc

Where Are We Going, Where Have We Been?
With the worst of the bust likely over, many in the industry are feeling optimistic
By Ralph DellaCamera, chairman, National Asset Direct Inc.; and Brent Nyitray, director of capital markets, iServe Residential Lending

The Return of the Mortgage Broker
Consider the past and the present to build for the future
By Eric Chavez, branch manager, Loan Logic

Stepping Up and Stepping Forward
A recent survey may help managers prepare their businesses for the future
By Drew Waterhouse, managing director, Hammerhouse LLC

Don't Ride the Roller Coaster of Originations
Stabilize workflow and income with preparation and good customer service
By Rich Leffler, director of training/senior instructor, AxSellerated Development

A New Twist for an Old Friend
Updated fax technology helps brokers handle paperwork while on the road
By Kyle Flowers, director of marketing, fax products, j2 Global Communications Inc.

5 Ways to Build Client Relationships
In today’s competitive market, set yourself apart with solid connections
By Joe Caltabiano, senior vice president of mortgage lending, Guaranteed Rate

Know What Makes a Good Lead
Recent research uncovers the attributes of quality prospects
By Nick Hedges, president and CEO, Leads360

Bring More to the Table Than Food
True partnerships with Realtors require more than token efforts
By Jim Lowenstern, CEO, Castles Unlimited

7 Tips for Crafting Online Newsletters
E-newsletters can be a great way to reach clients — or turn them off
By Brian Rieger, principal, True Impact Communications

MBA Annual Convention
A look at several sessions at the conference
By Raymond Fleischmann, editor, Scotsman Guide Media

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