What Is the Mortgage Ecosystem?

The mortgage ecosystem requires interconnected solutions working together to bring a loan from application to close. Read More.

3 Silver Linings: A Deep Dive into 2022 Mortgage Origination

The last two years were a heady combination of meteoric success and anxiety to get it all done. The mortgage industry enjoyed unprecedented origination, with total volume (refinance and purchase money) soaring to over $4T in 2020 and squeaking in just below at $3.9T in 2021. Read More.

Creating a Better Lending Experience

Digital mortgage solutions help eliminate the friction involved in the lending process. Read More.

Successful Women in Real Estate

We spoke with two real estate professionals about the importance of building relationships and partner selection. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
May 31, 2022

Will Mortgage Automation Replace Underwriters?

Automated underwriting has accelerated the lending cycle, but can these systems really replace underwriters? Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
May 24, 2022

The Top 6 Mortgage Conferences to Attend

Network with industry experts and experience technology first-hand. Read More.

5 Challenges Facing Small Lenders

The mortgage industry is always evolving, but small mortgage lenders face an unprecedented market with new challenges. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
May 10, 2022

5 Benefits of Digital Asset Verification for Mortgage Lenders

Extended asset history gives lenders a better sense of security while minimizing borrower frustration. Read More.

How Configurable Solutions Offer Lenders a Competitive Edge

Configurable automated solutions enable lenders to enhance their processes, not replace them. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
May 3, 2022

Why Fully Automated Lending Shouldn't Replace Loan Officers

Technology has taken over the mortgage industry, but loan officers offer more value than machines are capable of providing on their own. Read More.

Mortgage Lending Roadblocks and How to Overcome Them

For mortgage brokers, creating and maintaining an efficient mortgage lending process is critical to growth. Here are the three top challenges that mortgage lenders face and how to overcome them. Read More.

How the Right Verification of Income and Employment Solution Can Reduce Costs

Manual verifications are costly and time-consuming. Here’s how a VOIE solution helps originators make informed lending decisions quickly. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
April 12, 2022

How to Remain Profitable as Originator Profitability Decreases

For loan originators, the key to staying in business is to keep profit margins high. Here are three ways to remain profitable as originator profitability is decreasing. Read More.

Edward Matthews
April 5, 2022

How Mortgage Automation Technology Can Help Originators Boost Profits in 2022

Net profits are on the decline in the mortgage industry, but automation capabilities can save lenders on time and production costs. Read More.

How Can BeSmartee’s Mortgage POS Drive Quality Leads to Loan Officers?

Generating leads doesn’t have to be difficult or time-consuming. Here is how you can use the BeSmartee Mortgage POS platform to help drive high-quality leads directly to your LOs. Read More.

Edward Matthews
March 22, 2022

How Credit Unions Can Increase their HELOC Lending Volume

Credit unions have the opportunity to automate and diversify their product offerings to increase their loan portfolio. Learn how the right HELOC technology can help. Read More.

How Automation Can Strengthen Your Mortgage Loan Origination Process

Mortgage automation is a must-have to grow your lending business today. Those who don’t adopt automation technologies risk falling behind the competition. Read More.

How BeSmartee's Wholesale TPO Platform Benefits Wholesale Lenders

The ideal loan submission platform can help wholesale lenders grow TPO networks, increase referrals and achieve market leadership. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
March 1, 2022

Benefits of Bank and Fintech Partnerships

There’s more to win from collaboration and partnership than from rivalry. Join BeSmartee as we discuss the benefits of bank-fintech partnerships. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
February 22, 2022

How Does a Complete Platform Approach to Mortgage Automation Benefit Brokers?

In today’s mortgage market, your customers expect a seamless, digital, home loan process. Here are three benefits to using a dedicated platform to automate your mortgage lending process. Read More.

How Influencer Marketing Can Help Boost Your Mortgage Brand

As one of the best ways to quickly build brand awareness, the mortgage industry can no longer ignore the power of influencer marketing. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
February 8, 2022

How Wholesale Lenders Can Help Boost Broker Business With a TPO Platform

Not every customer can be served by traditional mortgage lending. For these customers, utilizing a wholesale lender or third-party originator may be the best option. Read More.

Must-Have Tech Tools for Independent Mortgage Brokers

Technology has fundamentally changed the way that people buy and sell homes, as well as the role of the mortgage broker. Here are three tech tools that every independent mortgage broker should have. Read More.

Dream or Reality: Is a One-Click Mortgage the Future of Lending?

Today, more than ever before, mortgage leaders have had to shift their business models to serve customers online faster than any other time in history. This movement to mortgage automation is also being pushed by new technology players who are entering the space and changing the way mortgages are being done. Read More.

January 17, 2022

BeSmartee Acquires FlashSpread Giving Mortgage Lenders a Competitive Edge in the Marketplace

BeSmartee, original founder of modern digital mortgage platforms, acquires instant tax spreading company for commercial lenders, FlashSpread. Read More.

January 11, 2022

2022 Mortgage Technology Trends

Mortgage trends are constantly evolving, especially when it comes to technology. BeSmartee discusses the top mortgage trends to look out for in 2022. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
January 4, 2022

Top 10 Digital Mortgage Lenders of 2022

The best digital mortgage lenders of 2022 have easy-to-use platforms and extra features that simplify and streamline the online mortgage process. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
December 28, 2021

Top 10 Credit Union Mortgage Loan Originators in 2021

Credit union mortgage origination volumes hit record-highs throughout 2021. What do these top-performing credit unions have in common? A robust digital mortgage tech stack. Read More.

Your Guide to Modern Mortgage Lending

In the last decade, the home buying process has become more efficient and user-friendly. When considering changes to your mortgage broker business, three principles should guide your decision. Read More.

Edward Matthews
December 14, 2021

A Mortgage Loan Officer’s Guide to Success: Pairing Tech With Human Touch

Is mortgage tech too impersonal? How loan officers can use technology as a tool to create a personalized customer experience. Read More.

How To Find the Right Mortgage POS Partner For Innovation

Having a seamless, automated mortgage POS system is critical to providing your clients with a great mortgage lending experience. When looking for the right mortgage POS partner for innovation, there are three things that you need to consider. Read More.

Edward Matthews
November 30, 2021

How Analytics Can Help Improve Your Mortgage Services

Mortgage businesses have widely embraced the use of analytics to improve processes and streamline business operations. Join BeSmartee as we discuss how advanced analytics tools can improve the overall mortgage experience. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
November 23, 2021

5 Ways BeSmartee’s Mortgage POS Gives Loan Officers More Time to Focus on Delivering Long-Term Value

Your loan officers can concentrate on closing more loans and providing a superior customer experience with BeSmartee’s Mortgage POS platform. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
November 16, 2021

How To Generate Your Own Mortgage Leads

The mortgage market is competitive. In this article, we cover easy tactics for finding qualified mortgage leads that close. Read More.

November 9, 2021

The Benefits of a True Digital Mortgage Experience

In a digitized world, a digital mortgage experience is becoming the expectation for many home buyers. These three benefits demonstrate how a seamless digital mortgage process can help you close more loans in less time. Read More.

Edward Matthews
November 2, 2021

Benefits of Combining Loan Origination Software (LOS) and Point of Sale (POS)

Having a scalable mortgage management system is critical to growing your mortgage broker business. By integrating your LOS and POS you can streamline your loan process and close more mortgages. Read More.

Edward Matthews
October 26, 2021

5 Tips to Be a Productive Mortgage Broker: Five Tips to Improve Your Efficiency

For mortgage brokers, it is easy to get bogged down with day-to-day tasks. Here are five tips to boost your productivity. Read More.

Edward Matthews
October 19, 2021

5 Marketing Ideas for Mortgage Loan Officers

For mortgage loan officers, generating new business is the key to survival. These five simple marketing ideas can help you get more leads and close more loans. Read More.

Digital Mortgage Transformation Benefits

From application to funding, the mortgage process can be daunting. Fortunately, digital mortgage technology is reshaping home lending. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
October 5, 2021

What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Being Your Own Digital Mortgage Broker?

Before deciding which route works for you, it is important to consider the advantages and disadvantages of working as your own digital mortgage broker. Read More.

Edward Matthews
September 28, 2021

Consumer-Facing Mortgage POS

The mortgage process doesn’t have to be the equivalent of a trip to the dentist. Learn how the mortgage POS is transforming the borrower experience. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
September 21, 2021

Going Digital Can Bring Out the Human Side of Mortgage Lending

The modern mortgage experience is always evolving, but the human element will never be lost. Find out how digital mortgage technology is making mortgage lending more personal. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
September 14, 2021

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Mortgage POS Partner

The right mortgage POS partner will not only address your business goals and needs but will enable your organization to grow, operate and stay one step ahead of the competition. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
September 6, 2021

Fintechs and Financial Inclusion: Helping Banks Meet CRA Obligations

When banks partner with fintechs to provide financial services to underserved communities, low- and moderate-income individuals can earn more, start building assets and cushion themselves against external shocks. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
August 31, 2021

Compliance in the World of Digital Mortgages

The regulations and compliance laws are in a constant state of flux. Find out what’s new in the world of digital mortgages here with BeSmartee. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
August 26, 2021

Top 10 Digital Mortgage Stats for 2021

Digital mortgage trends are changing the way lenders and borrowers interact and do business. Here are some eye-opening statistics in the current digital mortgage market. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
August 23, 2021

10 Facts About Digital’s Impact on the Mortgage Industry

Wondering if digital is changing the face of the mortgage industry? Find out more here! Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
August 19, 2021

How Digital Mortgage Options Are Paving the Path Toward Equitable Home Lending

The digital mortgage can help create a more equitable and unbiased homebuying process for underrepresented communities. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
August 17, 2021

Transitioning to Digital Mortgages: The Journey

We examine the journey from traditional to digital mortgages and what you should look out for in the process. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
August 12, 2021

What Credit Unions Have Learned from COVID-19

The pandemic has forever changed many aspects of the mortgage industry and reopening has only proved that more. How will credit unions adapt? Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
August 10, 2021

Trends in Digital Mortgages to Keep An Eye On

We break down crucial customer trends and how digital mortgages can continue to meet their expectations. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
August 5, 2021

Who's Your Digital Mortgage Competition?

Where does your business stand against the digital mortgage competition? See what digital tools and technologies lenders leverage to stand out amongst the competition. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
August 3, 2021

Leveraging Technology in Digital Mortgages

See how leaders in the mortgage industry are using cutting-edge technologies to improve the overall lending experience. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
July 29, 2021

Break Through Common Obstacles to a Successful Digital Mortgage Adoption

In today’s digital mortgage landscape, you need to adapt to succeed. Let’s find out how to overcome common barriers in digital mortgage adoption. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
July 27, 2021

What to Expect from the Digital Mortgage Transformation

The mortgage industry is rapidly undergoing an enhanced digital transformation in response to the global pandemic. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
July 22, 2021

Mortgage Marketing 101: How to Never Run Out of Content Ideas

Consistency is crucial when it comes to effective content marketing. Join BeSmartee as we discuss how to never run out of mortgage marketing content ideas. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
July 20, 2021

2021 Tips for Marketing Yourself Successfully in the Lending Industry

Being a professional in the lending industry means recognizing change and adapting to it quickly using certain strategies. Find out how to be successful in 2021 here. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
July 15, 2021

8 Must-Have Mortgage Website Features For 2021

Want a mortgage website that generates and converts leads? We put together a list of some of the top mortgage website features for 2021. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
July 13, 2021

Making Strides as a Loan Officer in 2021

Want to gain that competitive advantage in the mortgage industry? BeSmartee dives into ways to stay ahead of the pack as a loan officer in the modern world. Read More.

Interest Rates Are Going Up: Start Preparing With Automation and Digital Mortgage Solutions

We witnessed mortgage rates hit historic lows, but recent claims indicate that they are going back up sooner than expected. Now is the time to embrace digital tools and automation. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
July 6, 2021

Thinking About Finally Getting a Mortgage POS?

We explore how a mortgage POS works and why your company needs it to thrive in the digital age. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
July 1, 2021

Digital Mortgage Trends 2021

Times are changing and the mortgage industry is no exception. Join BeSmartee as we check out some of the leading digital mortgage trends of 2021. Read More.

The Digital Mortgage Technology of the Future: Don’t Get Left Behind

BeSmartee breaks down how digital mortgage technology works, how it can help your business, and where it’s going in the years to come. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
June 24, 2021

Top Digital Mortgage Lenders 2021

Join BeSmartee as we explore the exceptional tools, features and digital capabilities of the top digital mortgage lenders of 2021 Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
June 22, 2021

Digital Mortgage Tools to Scale Your Mortgage Business

You can’t scale your mortgage business without the help of digital mortgage tools. BeSmartee is here with must-have digital mortgage tools for your tech stack. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
June 17, 2021

Reach the New Millennial Market with a Digital Mortgage Platform

We explore the changing mortgage market and how a digital platform gives customers more choices to customize their experiences. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
June 15, 2021

How to Achieve a True Digital Mortgage

Achieving a true digital mortgage means looking at the bigger picture. Join BeSmartee as we discuss what it means to be a true digital mortgage. Read More.

How Digital Mortgages Are Changing the Face of the Lending Ecosystem for the Better

Digital mortgages are the way of the future. BeSmartee explores the different components of digital mortgages and why customers are starting to prefer them. Read More.

Digital Mortgage Customer Experience

BeSmartee dives into the digital mortgage customer experience that millennials have come to expect from lending companies. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
June 3, 2021

Digital Mortgage of Today and Tomorrow

Digital mortgage technology has exploded over the past several years. Join us as we explore the digital mortgage technology available today and what the future may hold. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
June 1, 2021

Thriving in a Digital Mortgage Revolution

We explore the new customer expectations for lenders and how you can continue to meet their demands. Read More.

Digital Mortgage Sales Tips

Join BeSmartee as we discover how to survive, thrive and increase mortgage sales in the age of the digital mortgage. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
May 25, 2021

Digital Mortgage Loan Originator

Want to know more about how to streamline your loan process? Join us, as BeSmartee takes a deep dive into the world of digital mortgage loan originators and how they can be a difference maker! Read More.

Why Loan Officers Want to Work for These Mortgage Companies

Join BeSmartee and discover why loan officers are calling these mortgage companies the best places to work in 2021. Read More.

All About Remote Notarization

The digital mortgage process could be changed forever as more states sign remote notarization into law. Join BeSmartee as we discuss everything you need to know about remote notarization in 2021. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
May 11, 2021

Mortgage Stats You Need to Know

Last year truly raised the stakes for the mortgage industry. Join us as we go over some of the most impressive mortgage statistics from the past year. Read More.

Mortgage Marketing Software Must-Haves

Confused by the seemingly endless mortgage marketing software possibilities? BeSmartee explores what makes mortgage marketing software great and the big players to pattern yourself after. Read More.

Credit Unions Need the Right Digital Banking Framework to Compete

Credit unions need a solid digital banking framework to compete with big banks. Join BeSmartee as we discuss how credit unions can challenge traditional institutions with a superior digital banking experience Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
April 29, 2021

Mortgage Sales Tips

BeSmartee reveals some of the best mortgage selling secrets. Learn how to beat out competitors and attract more business. Read More.

Why Select Best-in-Breed Mortgage Technology

BeSmartee is here to explain why best-in-breed mortgage technology is the only solution lenders should add to their tech stack. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
April 22, 2021

Leading Mortgage Technology Trends 2021

Digital mortgage technology continues to make waves in the mortgage industry. BeSmartee is examining the top tech trends that are making mortgage businesses stand out in 2021. Read More.

CFPB Warns Lenders of a Foreclosure Wave

BeSmartee dives into the CFPB’s recent warnings about the tidal wave of foreclosures incoming and what mortgage agencies should do. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
April 15, 2021

Loan Officer Productivity Hacks

Join BeSmartee as we explore how mortgage technology and automation can reduce manual workloads and increase loan officer productivity. Read More.

Top Producing Loan Officers 2021

After a booming year for the mortgage industry, BeSmartee is here to recognize the top producing loan officers of 2021. Read More.

Non-QM Loans Are Back

BeSmartee dives into why lenders should prepare for more non-QM borrowers as the COVID-19 vaccine rolls out. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
April 6, 2021

Top Post-Close Quality Control Companies for Mortgage Compliance

BeSmartee is exploring post-close quality control and the best companies that will help your mortgage business ensure compliance. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
April 1, 2021

How a Mortgage POS Improves Compliance Management

The mortgage regulatory landscape is a continuous battle. BeSmartee is here to explain the ins and outs of compliance management and how a mortgage POS can help your business. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
March 30, 2021

Digital Innovations Usher in New Realities for 2021-2022

Chief Innovation Officer of BlackFin Group Mark P. Dangelo on the progression of digitalization in mortgage lending and the financial services sectors. Read More.

Mark P. Dangelo
March 25, 2021

How to Grow Your Lending Business with a Mortgage POS

You need the right technology to thrive and scale in today’s mortgage market. Explore the features and capabilities of the modern mortgage POS and how it can grow your lending business. Read More.

Top Loan Origination Systems For 2021

BeSmartee dives into what loan origination systems (LOS) are and which ones are the top choices for your company. Read More.

Top Mortgage Product Pricing Engines (PPEs)

BeSmartee dives into what mortgage product pricing engines (PPEs) are and which ones are the most beneficial options for your mortgage business. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
March 11, 2021

Appraisal Automation, What is It?

BeSmartee dives into what appraisal automation is and which companies have started offering products to fill this niche. Read More.

Kymberlie Krieger
March 9, 2021

The Future of Mortgage Technology

The mortgage industry is ready for change. We're exploring how the pandemic fast-tracked the adoption of existing trends and why you should be thinking of your mortgage technology partner selection process. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
March 2, 2021

Empower Your Borrowers with eClose Technology

Your digital closing technology should fit the needs of your borrowers. Learn why your eClose technology solution must support your entire loan volume. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
February 25, 2021

Collaboration Series: Mortgage Collaboration Tools that Work

The mortgage loan process isn’t a one-person job. Teamwork and collaboration are what keep the industry moving forward. Learn more about what BeSmartee’s Mortgage POS collaboration tools can do for your business. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
February 23, 2021

Collaboration Series: Mortgage Lender and Realtor Collaboration

A successful real estate transaction relies on the collaboration between a mortgage lender and a realtor. Learn more about BeSmartee’s lender-agent collaboration tools. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
February 16, 2021

Collaboration Series: Loan Officer and Borrower Collaboration

BeSmartee’s digital mortgage platform collaboration tools allow loan officers and borrowers to stay in touch throughout every step of the origination process. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
February 11, 2021

What’s the Difference? Mortgage Application Versus Mortgage POS

BeSmartee examines the difference between a mortgage application and a mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platform, and uncovers how a POS platform is a lender’s all-in-one solution. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
February 9, 2021

BeSmartee's Spanish Multilingual Mortgage POS Supports DACA Recipients

DACA recipients who can legally work in the U.S. are eligible to apply for an FHA-backed mortgage. Here’s how borrowers can benefit from BeSmartee’s Spanish multilingual mortgage POS, available out-of-the-box. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
February 2, 2021

Ready For the New URLA Update? BeSmartee is Here to Help

With the implementation of the new URLA, lenders need to prepare for a smooth transition. Rest assured that BeSmartee has your back throughout this journey. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
January 26, 2021

How Digital Mortgage Lenders Can Adapt to Evolving Customer Behaviors

The 2020 pandemic has raised the stakes when it comes to mortgage technology. Are digital mortgage lenders prepared to adapt to changing customer needs? Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
January 21, 2021

Mortgage Point-of-Sale Must Haves for Borrowers

BeSmartee lists the reasons why lenders should adopt a mortgage POS in 2021. Read More.

January 19, 2021

Mortgage POS Basics and Why You Need One

Lenders need a fully integrated mortgage POS platform now more than ever. We’re here to explain the mortgage POS basics and why originators need this platform to stay competitive in today’s mortgage market. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
January 12, 2021

Can a Mortgage POS Help Credit Unions Win Members for Life?

If your credit union does not currently use a mortgage POS platform, consider how it can help you win new members for life. Read More.

January 7, 2021

Grow Your Mortgage Business: Answering Your Top Digital Mortgage POS Concerns

We’re answering the top concerns about digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms. Expand your mortgage business with BeSmartee’s Mortgage POS technology. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
January 5, 2021

5 Ways a Mortgage POS Will Improve the User Experience

Discovering ways to improve the relationship between the borrower and loan officer through a mortgage POS. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
December 29, 2020

10 Proven Ways Banks Can Deliver More With a Mortgage POS

Analyzing the proven benefits a Mortgage POS can bring to your bank. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
December 22, 2020

BeSmartee’s Mortgage POS Delivers the Best Borrower and Loan Officer Experience

The BeSmartee digital Mortgage POS platform is delivering the best end-to-end origination experience. Loan officers are given the tools to guide borrowers from application to close in record time. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
December 17, 2020

How Mortgage POS Solutions are Becoming Digital Lending Platforms

How robust does a Mortgage Point-of-Sale (POS) solution have to be to be considered a true digital lending platform? BeSmartee explores... Read More.

December 15, 2020

LOS versus POS: What is the Difference?

A brief on the different benefits of digital Mortgage POS and LOS platforms. Read More.

December 10, 2020

Mortgage POS Product Must-Haves

BeSmartee examines Mortgage POS software requirements for lenders. Read More.

December 8, 2020

Why Digital Mortgage Technology Will Never Replace Loan Officers

Digital mortgage technology is revolutionizing the industry but loan officers are indispensable to the mortgage loan process and to their customers. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
December 3, 2020

Mortgage Automation: Top 12 Benefits to Lenders

In part three of this series, BeSmartee looks at how mortgage automation software is improving the workflow process, closing more loans and keeping customers happy. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
December 1, 2020

Mortgage Automation: Artificial Intelligence

BeSmartee takes a closer look at how mortgage automation through artificial intelligence is improving operational efficiency and the borrower experience. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
November 24, 2020

Business Process Automation in the Mortgage Industry

In part one of this mortgage automation series, we’ll cover how business process automation is streamlining workflows to run as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
November 17, 2020

What Is a Mortgage POS?

Explaining the mortgage point-of-sale (POS) and how it gives lenders the instruments they need to deliver an experience today’s borrowers expect. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
November 12, 2020

How Millennial Homebuyers Are Mortgage Shopping

As millennials continue to drive home sales and take over the mortgage market, digital mortgages and high levels of engagement are in great demand. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
November 10, 2020

Best Blogs for Loan Officers

In between attending bank industry conferences and following banking trade publications, keep up with news and updates by following blogs written for loan officers. Read More.

November 5, 2020

10 Best Blogs for Banking Professionals

Here are the 10 best blogs for mortgage banking professionals for you to consider making part of your regular reading schedule. Read More.

Sabrina Park
November 3, 2020

Top Banking Podcasts for Professionals

Podcasts about the banking industry are a great way to remain current on industry trends while making the most of your time while you multitask. Read More.

October 29, 2020

How to Survive, Thrive and Scale with a Mortgage POS

Trusted by megabanks, credit unions and non-bank lenders, BeSmartee’s award-winning Mortgage Point-of-Sale (POS) platform delivers powerful, best-in-breed technology to improve the customer experience and grow lending businesses in a mid-pandemic world. Read More.

Sabrina Park
October 27, 2020

How Lenders Are Working with Spanish-Speaking Borrowers

Lenders are working with Spanish-speaking borrowers to improve the mortgage loan experience for this growing demographic. Read More.

Sabrina Park
October 22, 2020

3 Asset Verification Companies to Integrate with Your Mortgage POS

How using Finicity, FormFree and Plaid can improve the overall digital mortgage process. Read More.

October 15, 2020

Importance of a Robust Security in Your POS

Banks and other financial institutions must be vigorous in shoring up the security of their POS systems to avoid easily preventable digital banking data breaches. Read More.

October 13, 2020

The Power of Digital Solutions in the Lending Space

How digital solutions are helping lenders meet the demands of their customers. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
October 8, 2020

What Keeps Mortgage Executives Up at Night?

Why mortgage companies place such high value on regulatory compliance and data protection. Read More.

Laura Agadoni
October 6, 2020

What Banks Have Learned During the Pandemic

BeSmartee delves into how banks are managing pandemic-induced remote work and how they are working to improve the virtual customer experience through modern digital mortgage platforms. Read More.

Laura Agadoni
September 29, 2020

Why Banks Need to Engage With Customers Now More than Ever

BeSmartee explores how banks can engage with customers through technology to stay competitive in the mortgage marketplace. Read More.

September 22, 2020

Are Legacy Systems Holding Big Banks Back?

Big banks and their core legacy systems struggle to compete with new tech. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
September 15, 2020

Building Customer Relationships in Digital Lending

How to nurture relationships and improve customer satisfaction in digital banking. Read More.

Josephine Nesbit
September 8, 2020

POS and CRM: Your Mortgage Technology Dream Team

Learn how mortgage POS and CRM platform integrations are a lender’s mortgage technology “dream team” to keep homeowners on track during the customer journey. Read More.

Needs Versus Wants: The Mortgage Point-of-Sale Dilemma for Big Banks

As your fellow bank stakeholders develop a configurable point-of-sale (POS) system for mortgages, it’s crucial to separate what you need versus what you want. Read More.

August 25, 2020

5 Companies that Offer Mortgage Education

Get to know the five top mortgage educators in the industry. Read More.

Mortgage Forbearance During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mortgage industry professionals need to learn more about mortgage forbearance and its implications with digital mortgages during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Read More.

August 11, 2020

Identity Verification: Why Banks Need to Verify Your Identity

A glimpse into how banks could benefit from implementing a mortgage POS solution that integrates with an identity verification company. Read More.

Laura Agadoni
August 4, 2020

On Technology and the Circularity of Innovation

An interview with mortgage industry expert Paul Gigliotti, Chief Operating Officer of Pinnacle Home Loans. Read More.

Sabrina Park
July 28, 2020

10 Ways to Retain Your Loan Officers

Your loan officers are one of your mortgage company's most important assets. Find out how to improve retention with these 10 mortgage lending tips. Read More.

Laura Agadoni
July 21, 2020

On Borrower Intelligence and Becoming a "Smart Lender" with Alex Kutsishin

Alex Kutsishin, Co-founder, CEO and Chief ROI Booster of Sales Boomerang, talks about building trust with borrowers and being proactive in guiding them throughout the entire mortgage lending experience. Read More.

Sabrina Park
July 14, 2020

What Are eClosings?

A walk-through on the future of digital closings. It seems as if there is no end to words that have a new meaning after putting the letter “e,” which stands for “electronic,” in front... Read More.

Laura Agadoni
July 7, 2020

The Rise of Digital Mortgage Lenders

Digital mortgages and how they are becoming the new lending standard. Read More.

Laura Agadoni
June 30, 2020

Thoughts on Providing Guidance with Brian Levy

Brian Levy, mortgage attorney and RESPA expert at Katten & Temple, LLP, on leadership, teaching and mentoring. Read More.

Brian Levy
June 22, 2020

Implementation Series III: The Team Members that Will Make it Happen

Understanding how team selection can make or break your mortgage technology implementation. Read More.

3 Digital Marketing Strategies for Mortgage Lenders

Realizing your vision for digital lending success through modern marketing tactics. Read More.

June 9, 2020

4 Reasons Why Banks Need a Mortgage POS

The benefits of implementing a digital mortgage POS solution explored. Read More.

Sabrina Park
June 4, 2020

Cost Versus Benefit: Mortgage Education and Training with Debra Killian

A conversation on mortgage licensing, training and continuing education with industry expert Debra Killian, CRMS. Read More.

Implementation Series Part II: Go-Live Planning for Every Type of Lender

A detailed overview of the mortgage POS implementation process and timeline. Read More.

Spice Up Your Mortgage POS with Platform Enhancements

Get more value out of BeSmartee’s new product upgrades. Read More.

Tips for a Successful Mortgage POS Adoption

Mortgage technology founders, advisors and lending CTO’s offer their best advice on how to ensure a successful mortgage technology adoption. Read More.

Sabrina Park
April 28, 2020

Faster, Easier and Smarter Mortgage Technology for Credit Unions

A conversation with Jennifer Wilkinson, SVP and Chief Lending Officer of San Mateo Credit Union. Read More.

Sabrina Park
April 21, 2020

Optimizing Mortgage Sales and Marketing Strategies in Uncertain Times

Thoughts on reimagining sales and marketing strategies for continued success in times of economic uncertainty. Here we are—more than a month into our mandated quarantine. A difficul... Read More.

Sabrina Park
April 14, 2020

Meet BeSmartee’s Human Resources Manager

Nicolette M. Trujillo leads BeSmartee’s Human Resources department with strategic initiatives to be more agile and responsive in uncertain times. Nicolette is responsible for provid... Read More.

Tips for Success from a Top 100 Loan Originator

Jennifer Guidry of First United Bank shares her success story with BeSmartee. Read More.

Going Digital with BeSmartee in Face of Coronavirus

BeSmartee’s new gen Mortgage POS empowers lending partners, amid the Coronavirus pandemic, with digital tools to successfully conduct business remotely. Read More.

Sabrina Park
March 24, 2020

Coronavirus Pandemic Preparedness in the Mortgage Lending Community

Many states and the federal government have declared a state of emergency over COVID-19. Prepare your business to weather the economic backlash. Read More.

Mortgage Rates Impacted: LIBOR is Getting Replaced

Plagued by scandals, LIBOR rates are set to discontinue by 2021. The global financial market must find a replacement standard quickly to avoid industry disruption. Read More.

Meet BeSmartee’s Lead UX Engineer

BeSmartee’s Lead UX Engineer helps create a seamless experience for lenders and borrowers. Read More.

Fresh off the Demo: BeSmartee Mortgage POS Features

BeSmartee answers common digital Mortgage Point-of-Sale (POS) questions asked in live software demonstrations. Read More.

Wire Fraud Consequences to Mortgage Lenders

Ike Suri and Adam Chaudhary of fintech firm, FundingShield, talk wire and title fraud prevention in the mortgage industry—a new target for hackers with sophisticated technology designed to sidestep internal fraud controls. Read More.

Meet BeSmartee’s Product Owner & Senior Engineer

BeSmartee’s Product Owner & Senior Engineer leads development to ensure the company’s vision and priorities are met. Read More.

New FICO Could Influence How Mortgage Lenders Extend Credit to Borrowers

Data analytics company FICO announced that major modifications will be made to its credit scoring model. Read More.

Sabrina Park
February 4, 2020

Blockchain Technology for Mortgages

Ian Ferreira, founder and CEO of Liquid Mortgage, describes the blockchain mortgage lending model and its significance in the industry. Read More.

Meet BeSmartee’s Director of Information Security

BeSmartee’s Director of Information Security helps create a strong security culture across teams within the organization. Read More.

CCPA: A Mortgage Manual

On New Year’s Day—January 1, 2020—we saw the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) law go into effect. What’s next for the mortgage industry? Read More.

New Year, New URLA

The GSEs have announced a new implementation timeline for the revised URLA. Here's what you need to know to be ready for the November 2020 required use date. Read More.

Sabrina Park
December 30, 2019

Are You Prepared for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?

With all the talk surrounding the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), we wanted to offer a synopsis of how the data privacy bill stacks up—who it applies to and who is required to comply, what exactly it entails, and where to go from here. Read More.

A Conversation with Marcia Davies: Mentorship and mPower's Origin Story

Chief Operating Officer of Mortgage Bankers Association and founder of mPower, Marcia Davies, shares her inspiration for creating mPower as well as her thoughts on the power of mentorship and supporting the next generation of female leaders in the workplace. Read More.

Sabrina Park
October 28, 2019

Meet BeSmartee's Chief Compliance Officer

At the helm of BeSmartee’s internal compliance and audit staff is our dedicated chief compliance officer, Corey Johnson, who has held key executive and senior-level auditing and management positions at banks and wealth management firms for more than 12 years. Read More.

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