“Scientists got together to study the effects of alcohol on a person’s walk, and the result was staggering.” The news impacting human life and property over the weekend was truly staggering, ranging from one (Bill Walton, basketball player) to possibly thousands (buried alive from a landslide in Papua New Guinea, north of Australia). More than 40 were killed in an Israeli strike against Hamas. Tornadoes tore through the middle of the United States, killing more than 20 and destroying thousands of structures. We talk about climate change, and global warming, yet now an airline has begun just to fly pets at $6k a pop. (What’s Bella’s money and carbon footprint now?) Meanwhile, at a micro level but impacting lives, lenders are continuing to try to save money, some by charging for VOEs (often based on regulations and practices at the state-level, but many loans have two or more VOEs run) or at least turning off the automatic running of VOEs and making the process manual. Lenders saving money and staying afloat has been a combination of many factors and will continue to be. (Found here, this week’s podcasts are sponsored by American Financial Resources, the mortgage lender that’s shaking things up by streamlining processes, bringing on the best humans in the business, and putting the customer experience front and center. Today’s features an interview with Prudent AI’s Paul Gigliotti on empowering lenders to pre-approve loans in one click.) Lender and Broker Services, Products, and Software
Source: Mortgage News Daily