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Hispanic Homeownership in 2022: A Growing, Younger, Vibrant Market
by CU Members
What’s brewing in the Hispanic homeownership market for 2022? A handful of recent studies published in October 2021 provide a beneficial overview of this expanding buyer and seller segment.
Expanded Income Eligibility for ‘RefiNow’ and ‘Refi Possible’ Programs
by CU Members
Remember those special refinance programs introduced by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac this past summer to help two million eligible low and moderate-income homeowners decrease their monthly payments?
Homebuying Migration to Suburbs & Exurbs is an Opportunity for CUs
by CU Members
There’s a lot of homebuying and selling taking place in the U.S. suburbs and exurbs, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only intensified the situation. Why is this trend great for your credit union’s mortgage business?
Remove Mortgage Closing Stress So Members Can Focus On The Getting The Keys
by CU Members
At the end of each mortgage transaction, we are given the opportunity to be a part of the most exciting part of buying a home—receiving the keys. The excitement can often be clouded by unnecessary anxiety and stress of signing dozens of documents, but this can easily be controlled by the loan officer’s communication.
Current Mortgage Trends and Battling the Appraisal Challenge
by CU Members
In our continuing monthly video interview series of Mortgage Monthly, broadcast live on CUbroadcast, we feature Vice President of Sales Keith Kasmire discussing current mortgage trends and battling the appraisal challenge.
Are Refi Stars Aligning Again?
by CU Members
Right when the purchase-mortgage market was poised to start crowding out refinances, the stars may have aligned to pump up refi activity yet again. Credit union mortgage professionals and marketers can act now.
Your Members May Qualify for Special Refi Programs
by CU Members
New refinance options recently announced by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are geared to help eligible borrowers save approximately $1,200 to $3,000 per year on mortgage payments depending on their circumstance.
Outside the Box Portfolio Loans
by CU Members
In our continuing monthly video interview series of Mortgage Monthly, broadcast live on CUbroadcast, we feature Executive Sales Consultant Joe Polaski discussing outside the box portfolio lending for credit unions. 
Mortgage Communication Best Practices: One Survey Won't Cut It
by CU Members
Choose specific times in the loan cycle you want to ask members about - and make sure you do so succinctly and directly.

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