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Loan Officer

A New Approach Toward Selecting a Mortgage Loan Originator

Jack M. Guttentag | Posted 12.22.2014 | Business
Jack M. Guttentag

One important reason the home loan market works so poorly is that borrowers have no reliable way to select the loan originator (LO) -- the individual who takes the borrower through the loan process.

"The Loan Arranger"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.19.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Ever since my wife and I were rejected for a home refinancing loan by our bank, which actually owns the house but kindly allows us to pay the mortgag...

"Open Letter"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Jamie Dimon President and CEO JPMorgan Chase Dear Mr. Dimon: I'm Jerry Zezima. The name probably doesn't mean much to you (it doesn't mean much to ...

Your Money Search Begins With a Persuasive Cover Letter

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Even though the cover letter is rarely thought of as a business-plan document, it begins the process of selling your concept to the loan officer and finance committee.

Let's Recall Toxic Mortgages

Peter G. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peter G. Miller

The news is now filled with SEC accusations that Goldman Sachs defrauded investors who bought mortgage-backed securities, allegations Goldman Sachs st...