Are You a Good Candidate for Outsourced Mortgage Fulfillment? These Five Questions Can Help You Decide.
“Should I stay or should I go?”—The Clash In today’s volatile mortgage environment, many community lenders are reexamining their commitment to mortgage operations or withdrawing from residential lending altogether. But, with the single-family mortgage often functioning as a cornerstone product for community lenders, many are asking themselves: Do we really want to send customers across the street for a product our communities expect us to offer? More and more lenders are turning to outsourced fulfillment to continue offering this core product. But, is outsourced fulfillment right for all local lenders? Is outsourcing an option you should be exploring? To help decide, ask yourself: Why are you in the mortgage business? Are you offering the digital customer experience large lenders and FinTechs are marketing? What is your current monthly loan volume? What is your residential lending growth strategy? What are your fully-loaded origination costs per loan? Why are you in the