Loan Comparison Sites Not All Fair

Uncle Sam’s chief financial watchdog agency has fired a warning shot across the bow of consumer-facing comparison sites and mobile apps that steer consumers to the lenders that pay the sites the most.

Garbage In, Garbage Out

Online mortgage applications tend to have a higher fallout rate when compared to other omnichannel methods. What are some ways lenders can improve the digital mortgage experience?

Court Ruling Could Encourage Realty Payoff Scheme Revival

A decision by a federal appellate court last week is casting new light on practices in the real estate field that buyers and sellers often know little about: creative, under-the-table payoff schemes among realty brokers, mortgage lenders and title companies that can stifle market competition and raise settlement costs to consumers by hundreds or even thousands of dollars.