Offer More to your Customers and your Community with Inlanta Loan Programs

Are you responsible for mortgage lending at a bank or credit union? Are you looking to offer more to your valued customers or members? Inlanta’s Third Party Origination Solutions Program may be the perfect program to help you originate more and worry less.

As your preferred mortgage partners, it is our goal to help you provide better service, expand your product offerings, reduce expenses, increase fee income, and reduce compliance burden. Our team of experts is prepared to help you expand your market reach and provide your customers with a convenient and predictable home buying experience by offering a wide array of loan products to meet clients’ needs.

By entering into a Mortgage Origination Services Agreement with Inlanta Mortgage, Inc., Inlanta can help you expand your services by offering loan programs you might not currently have available such as FHA, VA, USDA Rural Development, Conventional/Conforming, and Jumbo loans. Utilizing the Inlanta Mortgage platform will allow you to expand your mortgage program offerings to include these popular loan products all the while, you can continue to provide exceptional personal service to your customers without the burden of developing the mortgage platform necessary to originate these loans. Along with improved service levels, you will increase fee income and reduce expenses. Click here to learn more about our loan programs and the products we can offer your clients and members today.

We understand that it takes more than just simply showing up and offering mortgage products to win your trust and support. That is why Inlanta’s Origination Solutions Team will work with you each step of the way to build a mortgage lending platform that will be shaped to operate successfully inside your business, to work the way you do. Through our TPO program, we offer:

  • Dedicated team ensures your customers are a top priority
  • Common sense underwriting and fully underwritten pre-approvals speed the loan process
  • Funds are wired 24 hours prior to closing on purchase transactions
  • We monitor and mitigate risks associated with state and federal regulations and the CFPB’s oversight
  • RESPA compliant origination agreement
  • Fully operational under Qualified Mortgage and Ability-to-Repay rules implemented as a result of Dodd-Frank reform

Contact our TPO team today if you are interested in learning more about a Third Party Origination Solutions partnership!

Dave Stephan, TPO Manager, 262-754-6494, davestephan@inlanta.com

Aaron Kaczorowski, TPO Account Executive, 262-754-6406, aaronkaczorowski@inlanta.com

Third Party Origination Solutions Q/A Part 2

Earlier this month, we answered some of your top questions about our TPO Program in our blog post, Third Party Origination Solutions Q/A Part 1. Now, we are excited to bring you part 2 in the series to answer even more questions about our program and the services we offer!

Q: Why should we use TPO?

A: Rising costs of origination and compliance worries are a couple of the main reasons. Considering most banks do not offer government loans, it is another opportunity to expand your product offering and help more of your customers/members.

Q: Why Inlanta’s TPO?

A: Inlanta offers a full-service TPO experience which includes issuing disclosures, processing, underwriting, and closing docs. With our full suite of government and conventional programs, we offer a cost-effective method to deliver options to your customers/members quickly and easily. Product training and marketing support are included in the agreement at no additional cost.

Q: Do you have a dedicated processing staff?

A: Inlanta offers best in class service to our partners. We do have a dedicated staff that will work with your Loan Officers to ensure the best experience for the customer.

Q: Is there a cost savings in TPO?

A: In March 2016, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported loan production expenses of $7,747 per loan, and that number is only going to increase. If compliance worries or staffing is currently an issue with your institution, TPO is a logical partnership that offers a full team of support behind you, minus any additional overhead.

Q: Do you offer training for your programs?

A: Yes! Training is very important to Inlanta and our culture.  It is important that each partner have basic understanding of all products available to be able to identify the best fit when meeting with customers/members or referral partners.  Even if your institution has never originated government loans, we can bring your staff up to speed.

Q: Do you offer an easy solution for borrowers to apply?

A: Yes, we offer an online application, which you can have placed on your Institution’s website. Loan Officers can also take face-to-face applications using the TPO Portal.  The Portal also offers document upload and status on your current applications.

Q: Who is a good candidate for a partnership?

A: Ideal TPO candidates are banks and credit unions that would like to offer additional mortgage loan programs to their customers while reducing expenses and compliance burden and increasing income.

Contact us today for more details about our TPO program! We can’t wait to help you originate more and worry less.

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With nearly 30 years of mortgage lending experience but a fresh perspective as Inlanta’s new Third Party Originations (TPO) Manager, I continue to be amazed at the resilience of our trade. In the last 10 years the mortgage industry has seen more changes and faced more headwinds than many industries do in a lifetime, and yet we are on pace to originate nearly two trillion dollars in 2016, the first time since 2012.

More encouraging signs are on the horizon – a robust purchase market with average prices finally edging above pre-2007 levels and the first increase in Freddie/Fannie loan limits in 10 years! The agencies announced that limits on a single family loan rose from $417,000 to $424,100 effective January 1, 2017.   While not a huge increase, the new limits are helpful as conforming rates generally are lower than jumbo rates and underwriting more consistent and flexible so a few more transactions will get done. No announcement yet on the FHA/VA side, but we should hear something in the next couple weeks.

While we do face some rate uncertainty and volatility in 2017, it appears the market fundamentals are relatively sound for a solid year of growth. Take some time to consider how your organization is poised to participate in the 2017 mortgage market. Some questions you may want to mull over are:

  • Are there any gaps in your current mortgage product offerings?
  • Do you currently originate any government loans? FHA or VA?
  • If you are in or adjacent to more rural areas, do you originate USDA RD loans or are you familiar with the program?
  • How has your mortgage area been dealing with TRID and the current regulatory environment?
  • Do you feel comfortable that you are on top of the latest mortgage regs?
  • How much time do you now spend on mortgage compliance and regulatory issues?
  • Do you have plans to grow your mortgage volume/department in the near future?
  • How do you feel about the technology your institution is using in the mortgage department?
  • Do you have a handle on the actual profitability of your mortgage area?
  • Is your mortgage production easily scalable?
  • Is your institution looking for more direct fee income?

If the answers to these questions leave you with concerns, Inlanta  Mortgage’s TPO program can help by providing services to help you efficiently originate FHA, VA, USDA and Conventional mortgages without the back office expense or compliance worries.  Always glad to answer any questions, just email me at davestephan@inlanta.com.

 

Article by Dave Stephan, TPO Manager at Inlanta Mortgage

Welcome, Dave Stephan and Chad Gomoll!

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Welcome, Dave Stephan and Chad Gomoll!

We are proud to announce two great new additions to Team Inlanta. Dave Stephan, our new TPO Manager, and Chad Gomoll, our new Senior Vice President of Business Development. Both of their backgrounds make them a perfect fit for their positions and for Inlanta in general.

 

Introducing Dave Stephan

David Stephan comes to Inlanta Mortgage with nearly 30 years of industry experience in the retail, credit, technology, and TPO sectors of the mortgage industry. Prior to joining Inlanta, Dave was Senior Account Manager with a major LOS provider where he was responsible for strategic planning with the company’s major accounts. Dave holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Inlanta continues to find success by enabling small to mid-sized financials to leverage our mortgage platform. Banks and credit unions can expand their mortgage product offerings without the additional overhead and compliance risk. We are pleased to have Dave on board to foster relationships with our bank and credit union partners and to guide them through the TPO process.

 

Introducing Chad Gomoll

Chad Gomoll comes to Inlanta Mortgage with over 20 years of experience in the area of mortgage lending and financial services. As senior vice president, he will drive and oversee the new growth for the company. While directing this effort, Chad is personally responsible for identifying new branch partners as well as assisting in the growth and development of the current branch network. In addition, he will work in conjunction with the marketing and operations departments to ensure Inlanta continues to have the most competitive service offering in the industry.

Chad maintains active involvement in several community service organizations. Currently, he serves as a trainer with the Make a Difference Wisconsin organization to help facilitate financial education for high school students. Chad currently serves on the Secondary Committee for the Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG) at the Mortgage Bankers Association. He has previously been a board member of the Dallas Mortgage Bankers Association and was a 2014 Wooten Scholarship recipient from the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association for the MBA’s Future Mortgage Leaders program. Chad holds an Executive MBA certificate from the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. Chad is married with 2 boys and resides in Brookfield, WI.

 

We are happy to have both Dave and Chad on board! With their expertise, we will be able to continue our momentum into 2017 as well as create continuous growth for years to come.

Now Hiring: Account Executive – Bank/CU TPO Wholesale

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – BANK/CU TPO WHOLESALE

 

Inlanta Mortgage, an award-winning Top Wisconsin Mortgage Banker and Top Workplace, has an opening for an Account Executive for our emerging third-party origination line of business.  Primary job responsibilities would include securing, developing, and maintaining relationships with banks and credit union partners to support their mortgage origination activities; and training and supporting third-party bank/credit union originators to present a seamless mortgage experience for the consumer.  Ideal candidates would have a strong sales and management background with an eye for process management.  Candidates must be able to work independently and have excellent communication skills. Previous wholesale account executive experiences a plus. Please send your resume and salary requirements to:

 

Jan Priem

Director of Human Resources

Inlanta Mortgage

611 N. Barker Rd.

Brookfield, WI  53045

janpriem@inlanta.com

 

ABOUT INLANTA MORTGAGE

Headquartered in Brookfield, Wis., Inlanta Mortgage was established in 1993. The company has grown to 36 branches in 16 states and over 240 employees. Inlanta Mortgage offers Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac agency products, as well as jumbo and portfolio programs. The company is an agency-approved lender for Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, FHA/VA, FHA 203K and USDA. Inlanta Mortgage also offers numerous state bond agency programs.

Inlanta’s mission is to be the home financing partner that you trust to serve your family, friends and community. Through our family of dedicated mortgage professionals, our commitment is to deliver an exceptional experience. Our unwavering dedication to integrity, honesty and ethics is the foundation of all of our relationships.

PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Inlanta Mortgage continues to expand its branch network and encourages ethical lending professionals to learn more about our support platform and discover how an Inlanta branch partnership with Inlanta Mortgage is essential to long term success.

For more information on Inlanta branch partnerships, contact Inlanta Mortgage’s Branch Development Team at 262-439-4260 or email partners@inlanta.com.

Choosing Your Mortgage Platform

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Choosing Mortgage Platform

The mortgage lending environment has changed dramatically since the introduction of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 2010. Financial institutions find themselves struggling to build or maintain in-house mortgage operations while managing to comply with all the new regulations. Many financial institutions are considering other options that increase income, reduce expense and improve their value offering. As the Third-Party Origination (TPO) Manager at Inlanta Mortgage, I have these conversations every day. From a high level overview, here are the three main ways bank executives can approach building a mortgage platform:

1. Create and build a comprehensive mortgage platform;
2. A complete third-party outsource of the majority of mortgage processes; or,
3. Operate as a hybrid of the first two. Outsource some products and processes while retaining others.

How Do You Decide?

Deciding which route to take depends on many factors. Does your organization have the ability to build a strong and compliant mortgage operation? I’m sure you can agree that building a mortgage platform takes money and expertise. For those that do not possess the necessary resources to build or maintain an in-house operation, outsourcing mortgage operations to an experienced organization is an increasingly attractive option. Of course, there is also the “hybrid” option that is somewhere between building and maintaining and in-house mortgage platform and completely outsourcing. Read my article from the July issue of Wisconsin Mortgage Banker to learn more about the options available to you: Choosing a Mortgage Platform

Inlanta Third-Party Origination

One of the options I discuss in the article is third-party origination. As the Third-Party Origination Manager at Inlanta, I help organizations evaluate the benefits of a TPO agreement. Most of Inlanta’s existing TPO partnerships grew from the simple fact that Inlanta’s TPO partnership program allows organization to reduce expenses, increase fee income and reduce compliance burdens. I invite you to contact me for more information on the Inlanta TPO program at garygrocholski@inlanta.com or call me at 262-754-6494.

About Inlanta Mortgage

Headquartered in Brookfield, Wis., Inlanta Mortgage was established in 1993. The company has grown to 36 branches in 16 states and over 240 employees. Inlanta Mortgage offers Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac agency products, as well as jumbo and portfolio programs. The company is an agency-approved lender for Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, FHA/VA, FHA 203K and USDA. Inlanta Mortgage also offers numerous state bond agency programs.

Inlanta’s mission is to be the home financing partner that you trust to serve your family, friends and community. Through our family of dedicated mortgage professionals, our commitment is to deliver an exceptional experience. Our unwavering dedication to integrity, honesty and ethics is the foundation of all of our relationships.