Tag: underwriting

Underwriters Are Not Evil (Not All of Them)

On a recent loan, we needed one simple document from the borrower’s bank, nothing more.  We weren’t seeking lost pages of an Ernest Hemingway novel. I’ve read some of his stuff, and anything lost can stay that way, if you ask me.  The borrower went to one branch and they were told that what we […]

Herding Cats: Notes From an LO

  Someone much wiser than I once told me that there are always three sides to a story: Party A’s side, Party B’s side, and the truth. In the mortgage/real estate world, that’s especially poignant. On a recent transaction, the real estate agent representing the sellers was eager to get the appraisal ordered –we had a […]