The LO Down - CE Standardization

Posted by Sawyer Jones on May 04, 2022

From the outside, the fact that massive federal training requirements are placed on nonbank LOs but not LOs at depository institutions can feel a little unfair. But is it?

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The LO Down - Is There a Housing Bubble?

Posted by Sawyer Jones on April 20, 2022

A recent headline from the Dallas Fed seems to have caused many to worry over whether or not we are in a housing bubble. To be clear, we don’t believe that this is a bubble. We agree with the recent housingwire article on this subject that while...

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The LO Down - Bye Bye Refis

Posted by Sawyer Jones on April 06, 2022

Early this month, we watched as refis dipped below 50 percent, and with rates continuing to rise, many have declared the death of the refi era. Last year, rising home prices led to the highest level of cash-out refi's since 2005, with lenders...

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The LO Down - Love Letter Reprise

Posted by Sawyer Jones on March 16, 2022

"Love letters" written by potential home buyers are, once again, allowed in Oregon. While they are a common part of the home buying process, some in the industry view them as lawsuits waiting to happen. Did you use a love letter when you bought your...

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The Zoom 10 Commandments

Posted by Ren Reed on April 07, 2021

Still getting used to Zoom life? You're not alone! Here are the 10 Zoom Commandments to help you perfect your Zoom etiquette!

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The "F" Word

Posted by Ren Reed on May 28, 2020

There is a lot of misinformation circulating around Forbearance - how it works and who it's for. Some borrowers are even entering forbearance immediately after closing on a new home. Educate your borrowers on all of the variables that pertain to...

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The LO Down: The Inspector's Fortune

Posted by Sawyer Jones on May 08, 2020

Sometimes, things aren't quite what they seem. Are you ever worried about what the borrower went through before they got to the loan process? Between Inspectors, Appraisers, and Realtors, things can get crazy for the borrower before they even get to...

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The LO Sketch: Dodging RESPA Violations has got me like

Posted by Sawyer Jones on August 30, 2019


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Are People Backing Out Of Home Purchases After Not Thinking It Through?

Posted by Nathan Knottingham on May 16, 2018
Ken was on Facebook Live today, contemplating a recent trend and its effect on the industry and your business. Catch up by watching the video below! 
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We're Moving On Up! [VIDEO]

Posted by Nathan Knottingham on August 02, 2017

We have just finished moving our company from Vancouver, WA to Camas, WA. While not a long distance move, definitely a great change for a lot of reasons. This week's Wednesday video is all about the move, why we're excited, and a little peek behind...

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