Recent Articles by Wes Miller

Why agents and brokers should treat marketing service agreements like wild animals

Why agents and brokers should treat marketing service agreements like wild animals

Just a few weeks ago, the CFPB applauded the actions of Wells Fargo and Prospect Mortgage, two major players in the mortgage industry, who backed off MSAs completely ......
By Wes Miller | Friday, September 11, 2015
Why assembly lines don’t work for mortgages

Why assembly lines don’t work for mortgages

The mortgage industry is like an assembly line. Labor is divided among individuals with specialized skill sets who complete their specific tasks on the product and send it down the line to the next person ......
By Wes Miller | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Are your advertising agreements setting off red flags at the CFPB?

Are your advertising agreements setting off red flags at the CFPB?

Most of those in the real estate or mortgage industry are not consciously violating regulations. However, many might not be aware of the various red flags that regulators look for.......
By Wes Miller | Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Is your real estate process transparent or more like the Big Muddy?

Is your real estate process transparent or more like the Big Muddy?

There's an absolute beauty in transparency, right? In my personal life, this has manifested in terms of water. In my professional life, the waters are a little murkier, but transparency should be the goal for which we strive ......
By Wes Miller | Friday, June 5, 2015
It will take a village to close a mortgage in 2015

It will take a village to close a mortgage in 2015

The amount of time and effort it takes to close a mortgage is incredible. Many participants in the process work overtime, sometimes for over a month, or several months, per closing to make sure the customer is happy. Unfortunately, the mortgage proce...
By Wes Miller | Saturday, April 4, 2015
It will take a village to close a mortgage in 2015

It will take a village to close a mortgage in 2015

The amount of time and effort it takes to close a mortgage is incredible. Many participants in the process work overtime, sometimes for over a month, or several months, per closing to make sure the customer is happy. Unfortunately, the mortgage proce...
By Wes Miller | Thursday, March 19, 2015