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Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions Expands Correspondent Lending Unit, Welcomes Four New Executives

By |2019-05-14T14:16:04+00:00May 14th, 2019|Editorial, News Story|0 Comments

ATLANTA (May 13, 2019) – Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions, LLC is enhancing its correspondent lending channel with new technology, infrastructure and high-level talent that reflect the stunning growth in the non-qualified mortgage marketplace. The company has officially branded this channel as Angel Oak Correspondent to solidify its position in the correspondent lending space. The enhanced [...]

By |2019-05-14T14:16:04+00:00May 14th, 2019|Editorial, News Story|0 Comments

Last Call with Noelle Wheeler

By |2019-04-03T21:52:21+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Editorial, Last Call|0 Comments

Changing Attitudes—Or Not? There is a difference between being referred to as a “female mortgage broker” versus a “mortgage broker who is female.” The first statement sounds like it’s surprising: “Wow, a female mortgage broker!” The second just refers to the fact that I am female. Subtle difference? Maybe you don’t even see the difference. [...]

By |2019-04-03T21:52:21+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Editorial, Last Call|0 Comments

Last Call with Randy Newman

By |2018-10-22T16:27:12+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Editorial, Last Call, Private Lender|0 Comments

I Chose a New Life—and Here's What Happened It’s August 1999. I’m practicing law and living in Manhattan with my wife Karen and our two kids, ages 7 and 3. Karen has taken the kids to visit her sister and family in San Diego for three weeks, a ritual she’s followed for the last few [...]

By |2018-10-22T16:27:12+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Editorial, Last Call, Private Lender|0 Comments

Last Call with Benjamin Donel

By |2018-08-14T19:49:29+00:00August 14th, 2018|Editorial, Last Call, Private Lender|0 Comments

Perseverance and Drive Create New Opportunities After the sudden death of my father, my family and I moved from Iran to the United States. I was a young boy, upset and scared in a new country, struggling with the void left by my father's death and my lack of knowledge of the new language and [...]

By |2018-08-14T19:49:29+00:00August 14th, 2018|Editorial, Last Call, Private Lender|0 Comments

Last Call with Susan Naftulin

By |2018-06-11T19:48:38+00:00June 11th, 2018|Editorial, Last Call, Private Lender|0 Comments

Adversity Fosters Entrepreneurial Journey Struggle breeds resilience that leads to success. I am a firm believer that you cannot really be successful until you have dealt with adversity, and even failure. You need a struggle in your background to give you the grit and resilience to pursue success, because even in the best circumstances, things [...]

By |2018-06-11T19:48:38+00:00June 11th, 2018|Editorial, Last Call, Private Lender|0 Comments

Empowered Employees Are Key to Entrepreneurial Success 

By |2018-04-23T19:33:31+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Editorial, Last Call, Private Lender|0 Comments

I always wanted to be an entrepreneur. At an early age, I delivered a paper route, then ran a lawn cutting business, and later speculated in concert tickets. These experiences confirmed that I wanted to work for myself.   So, when I graduated college—with a business management degree and all the wisdom that had been imparted to me—I took my first steps toward that goal. I decided to buy my first Subway franchise.   I knew that if [...]

By |2018-04-23T19:33:31+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Editorial, Last Call, Private Lender|0 Comments

Managing Risk in Uncertain Times

By |2018-08-07T02:38:07+00:00February 21st, 2018|Editorial, Private Lender|0 Comments

The need to manage risk is the one certainty.  It’s three o’clock on Sunday morning, an hour north of San Francisco in a sleepy little town. The phone rings. It’s a neighbor whose voice is barely recognizable through the howling wind tearing into the phone. A knock on the door follows shortly. “Hey, have you [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:38:07+00:00February 21st, 2018|Editorial, Private Lender|0 Comments

Expert Warning: Private Lending Social Media Scams

By |2018-08-07T02:38:11+00:00February 12th, 2018|Editorial, Event News, Sponsored Post|0 Comments

LinkedIn is arguably the most “professional” of social media platforms and, as a result, many real estate investors doing due diligence look to the website to find out as much as possible about potential private lenders and investment partners before they team up. However, even LinkedIn has its weak points, as a recent cryptocurrency scam [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:38:11+00:00February 12th, 2018|Editorial, Event News, Sponsored Post|0 Comments

The Journey from Developer to Private Lender

By |2018-08-07T02:38:15+00:00January 31st, 2018|Editorial, Private Lender|0 Comments

Astute observation, bold action, personal responsibility and a willingness to adjust are the keys to Bobby Montagne’s success. Bobby Montagne, CEO of Walnut Street Finance, has overseen billions in transactions over his three decades in the real estate industry. Having invested much of his successful career on the development side, he learned first-hand the unique [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:38:15+00:00January 31st, 2018|Editorial, Private Lender|0 Comments

All Investment Requires Grit – Take Your Punches & Learn Your Lessons by Chris Ragland

By |2018-08-07T02:38:16+00:00January 10th, 2018|Business Strategy, Editorial, Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

In our industry, the phrase we hear kicked around every day is “all investment involves risk.” This is true for lenders, for borrowers and for businesses. Every business has its share of challenges and obstacles but I would say that in our industry, the stakes are higher than average. My colleagues and I have learned [...]

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