The 2014 Edge

Undoubtedly, 2012 was a very good year for the mortgage banking industry. This trend has continued through the first half of 2013 with originators feasting on refinance volumes as well as experiencing a rebirth in the purchase market. With the recent increase in rates, the volume of refinance transactions has dropped off dramatically.
Susan Johnson, Vice President, Fidelity Bank
As published in Mortgage Builder's Today's Lending Insight, December 2013

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Stay Ahead of the Higher Rate Curve

In the past few years, low interest rates have driven a wave of home refinances and created substantial increases in loan volumes. For many mortgage brokers and originators who focused on refinances, profitability hasn’t been a significant challenge.
Joe Bauer, Vice President, Fidelity Bank
As published in Scotsman Guide's Residential Edition, December 2013
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An Introduction to Warehouse Funding

Selecting the right warehouse funding partner is critical for mortgage bankers
Susan Johnson, Vice President, Fidelity Bank
As published in Scotsman Guide's Residential Edition, March 2013
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The New Normal for Mortgage Banking

Kelli Starkey, VP, is the featured author in the June edition of Mortgage Banking magazine. Her article, “The New Normal for Mortgage Banking” talks about how the mortgage industry has faced its share of challenges through the Great Recession and into an era of much tighter regulation.

Marketing By Video

Steve Stoup, SVP/Marketing and Business Development, featured in the July issue of ABA Marketing News. The article, “Marketing By Video”, highlights Fidelity Bank’s use of video in their marketing and business development efforts. Steve discusses how he made the decision to discontinue print advertising and focus on video and the results so far.

Warehouse Isn't Just for Big Players

Chuck Mueller, President & CEO, is interviewed by Origination News on how Fidelity Bank has been successful in Mortgage Warehouse funding for over two decades