WFG News
October 18, 2021

WFG’s Patrick Stone wins 2021 Vanguard Award

Annual HousingWire recognition cites Executive Chairman and Founder In October, HousingWire announced that Williston Financial Group Executive Chairman and Founder Patrick Stone is one of the 2021 Vanguard Award winners. Stone is among 50 housing executives in leadership positions of companies representing the most vital aspects of the housing industry,…
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October 15, 2021

Gaining efficiency in a tight profit-margin environment

WFG MyHome® and DecisionPoint® are two solutions to boost lender performance In the wake of a market shift from refis to origination, independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks are reporting a net gain of $2,023 on each loan originated in Q2 2021, down from a reported gain…
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October 14, 2021

WFG offers lenders three solutions for greater efficiency

DecisionPoint®, MyHome® and MyHome Funder Dashboard are ready to help WFG's latest report for MBA NewsLink, 'Three to Get Ready,' reintroduces a trio of higher-efficiency platforms that now stand among the top tech offerings to help lenders get their per-loan profits back up. The drop in profits was covered in…
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October 13, 2021

WFG ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF MYHOME® FUNDER DASHBOARD FOR REGIONAL AND NATIONAL MORTGAGE LENDERS

Building on the success of MyHome® for residential resale transaction participants, and MyHome Exchange, WFG helps simplify and accelerate loan funding and disbursement Portland, Ore., October 14, 2021 – WFG Enterprise Solutions, part of the Williston Financial Group family of companies, has announced availability of its WFG MyHome® Funder Dashboard…
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WFG News
October 4, 2021

‘ECONOMIC OUTLOOK & TITLE INSURANCE’ Q&A-WEBINAR WITH WFG EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN & FOUNDER PATRICK F. STONE AND ECONOMIST BILL CONERLY, OCTOBER 21, 2021

The two thought leaders answer pre-submitted questions from industry professionals about the state of real estate, mortgage lending, title insurance and the economy. Portland, Ore., October 5, 2021 – WFG National Title Insurance Company, a Portland-based, full-service provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services for commercial and residential…
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WFG News
September 21, 2021

NEXT SUMMER 21 ON DEMAND: WFG SURVEY ADDRESSES TODAY’S TOP LENDER CONCERNS

One of the key webinars held in mid-August at #NEXTSUMMER21 discussed the major challenges impacting lenders and title insurance businesses. That 20-minute webinar is now available online at NEXT On Demand. The panel included mortgage industry experts Suzy Lindblom, COO of Kind Lending; Christy Soukhamneut, Flagstar Bank's Director of Strategic…
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WFG News
September 20, 2021

MARTY FRAME, PRESIDENT OF WEST, A WILLISTON FINANCIAL GROUP COMPANY, DISCUSSES THE PUSH TO DIGITIZE THE LOAN PROCESS

In the latest Fintech Hunting podcast, Marty Frame, President of WEST, a Williston Financial Group company, and host NexLevel Advisors President/Founder Michael Hammond discuss the status of mortgage process automation, reasons for greater consumer focus, and how tech developers like WEST can introduce applications that advance these initiatives. "One of…
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WFG News
September 20, 2021

WILLISTON FINANCIAL GROUP’S 2021 SURVEY OF LENDING LEADERSHIP FINDS RISING CONCERN OVER REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION TURN TIMES

Portland, OR, September 22, 2021 – Williston Financial Group (WFG), a Portland-based, full-service provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services for commercial and residential transactions nationwide, has released the findings of its 2021 survey of WFG Executive Roundtable members and other industry leaders, and the results signal a…
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WFG News
September 20, 2021

WFG’s Marty Frame on ‘Integrated Transparency’

The President of WEST, a Williston Financial Group company, visits MBANowto discuss advancements in the digitization of the mortgage lending process. The global COVID-19 pandemic required a rapid initial response, and that forced "big accelerants to what we've all wanted to do for a long time," said Marty Frame, President…
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September 16, 2021

Falling Lender Profits Prompt Call for Greater Efficiencies

MBA Reports of a Drop in Per-Loan Profits Prompt Calls for Greater Efficiencies An article posted September 16th on MBA Newslink cites reports that per-loan profits dropped precipitously between the first and second quarters of 2021. It also quotes industry leaders who maintain it's now time to integrate the tech…
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