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New Data: Millennials and Gen Zs Ready to Escape Renting, Seek Personalized Lender Service

Millennials and Gen Zs are entering the housing market and are the largest customer base in the mortgage industry. With many in this age demographic coming in as first-time home buyers, local lenders must be cognizant of why they want to buy a home as well as what has kept them out of the market previously. We recently surveyed more than 1,000 millennials and Gen Zs regarding their feelings towards the home-buying process.

eBooks & White Papers

Maxwell 1H 2022 Millennial & Gen Z Borrower Sentiment Report

As millennials and Gen Zs rise in the marketplace, it's vital to understand, connect with, and bend strategy to these generations. For lenders, finding ways to guide these cohorts to homeownership despite rising challenges will help to unlock business even in ebbing markets like 2022.

eBooks & White Papers

Mortgage Experts Take on 2022’s Market

To succeed today, lenders need to dust off the playbooks that got them through low-volume environments in previous years. Wondering where to start? We asked some of the foremost mortgage veterans—including industry expert Rob Chrisman, FGMC COO Suzy Lindblom, Maxwell SVP of Mortgage Operations Bob Groody, Maxwell Solutions Director Anthony Ianni, and Maxwell VP of Customer Success Bryan Traeger—the strategies, habits, and actions they’re seeing top lenders rely on for success in 2022. Here’s what we learned.

Blog Posts

How Technology Will Transform Secondary Market Trading for Local Lenders

Small and midsize lenders have lacked dedicated secondary market solutions for years—but that trend is beginning to change. Today, technology-led offerings exist specifically to give local lenders the kind of scale, access, and execution that the industry’s largest players have enjoyed for years. 

eBooks & White Papers

The Future of Secondary Market Trading for Local Lenders

Today’s competition and changing market trends are daunting forces to contend with—but they’re not insurmountable. For local lenders, the secondary market provides a prime opportunity to pursue better margins, more competitive rates, and increased profitability.

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2022 Market Forecast: These 5 Factors Will Shape Mortgage Lending

Want to get ahead of your competition and future-proof your lending business? Channeling my experience and research, I put together the following predictions for 2022’s market. Armed with these tips, your team will be well equipped for success despite the changes ahead.

eBooks & White Papers

Future-Proof: Industry Insight to Help Local Lenders Thrive

the loan lifecycle: borrower engagement & application, fulfillment, diligence, and secondary market trading. Each section features insight from exclusive interviews with industry veterans holding decades of mortgage lending experience. The goal here isn’t simply to set you up to weather the challenges ahead, but to arm you with the knowledge, data, and forward-thinking ideas you need to thrive.

Blog Posts

Will a Machine Replace You? The Future of the Loan Officer in the Digital Age

In the midst of innovation in the mortgage industry, where venture capitalists and entrepreneurs bet on the demise of the human, unlocking the potential of your business doesn't mean avoiding technology. Rather, embrace technology as a means to take your people to the next level.

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