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Mortgage Automator: Revolutionizing the Lending Industry One Click at a Time

Read the full Originate Report April edition here. Innovation is great. Innovation combined with a dedication to unparalleled customer service and a relentless drive to improve is even better. That’s exactly what you will find at Mortgage Automator. We had the privilege of sitting down with Lawrence Schwartz, one of the original founders of the […]

The Machines Are Going to Put You Out of Business: Automate or Die

Read the full Originate Report April edition here. In my first year of practice, my now business partner Anthony Geraci said to me, “Nema, in ten years technology is going to make transactional attorney jobs obsolete. Legal Zoom has already started removing entry-level corporate work, and they are going to keep advancing and eventually put […]

Industry Spotlight: Beth Johnson

Read the full Originate Report April edition here. Industry Spotlight: Beth Johnson Managing Partner, Flynn Family Lending How has your outlook of the private lending industry changed in light of the new normal? We’ve always been a little more cautious than our hard money and private lending competitors, so our business model hasn’t changed much. […]

Cover Story: Temple View Capital Funding: Private Lending ‘Born of Innovation’

Read the full Originate Report April edition here. Innovation in all its forms — from incremental improvements to groundbreaking transformations — begins with an experiment gone right. As Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has said, “Our success is a function of how many experiments we do per year, per month, per week, per day.” It comes […]

Builders Capital – What’s in the Secret Sauce?

Read the full Originate Report April edition here. Builders Capital views themselves as an extension of your team. With offices around the country and headquarters located in Seattle, Washington, the group offers a wide range of loan programs for builders, developers, and real estate investors. To better understand the Builders Capital ‘secret sauce,’ including how […]

Renovo Financial: Innovative Customer Service

Read the full Originate Report April edition here. Renovo Financial is a Chicago-based portfolio lender with a singular focus on the customer experience. Founded in 2011 on the heels of the subprime mortgage crisis, Renovo was built to withstand volatility and provide a resilient financing option for Chicago real estate investors. Cofounders Kevin Werner and […]

Legacy Group Capital: Creating a Culture of Trusted Partnerships

Read the full Originate Report April edition here. Legacy Group Capital, headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, operates on a deceptively simple mission statement: creating healthy returns for investors through real estate investing and lending opportunities. The Company has seen its fair share of economic downturns, and through adaptation and a commitment to staying abreast of the […]