Business Building Resource Center


How FinLocker Streamlines The Mortgage Pre-Qualification Process

Just when you thought you had enough to do with generating leads, pre-qualifying borrowers, processing loans, and retaining those customers, you get to repeat one of the tasks on your list. Low inventory continues to be a major challenge nationwide. Two-thirds of...

Planning Your Pivot: Learning From 2020 To Prepare For 2021

Many of the mortgage lenders and originators who successfully transformed their business almost overnight in March 2020 had a record year in 2020. 2021 is expected to be another year of change. Now is the time to identify what strategies elevated your business in...

Having A Lion Mindset Helps Millennial Buy First Home

Ethan was typical of many young first-time homebuyers. He had a short credit history, an average credit score and thought the only way to qualify for a mortgage was to have a 20% down payment. What was different about Ethan is that he worked at FinLocker and had...

Bringing Financial Wellbeing To The Black Community

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve examined the racial disparity in homeownership and ways for the fintech, finance, and mortgage industries to improve Black Americans' homeownership rate. Homeownership is the primary way that American families accumulate...

A Case for the Financial Go Bag

Vetted VA is an online community where Veterans can ask real estate and mortgage questions and receive answers from a network of Vetted Financial Professionals without being solicited. Vetted VA founder, Christopher Griffith was seeking additional financial tools...

5 Ways To Fill Your Pipeline With Millennial Homebuyers

At the conclusion of 2019, prior to the Coronavirus changing the way we live and work, Millennials - those born between 1981 and 1996 (turning 25 to 40 in 2021) – had a 47%1 share of primary home loan originations of the market. As 2020 progressed, and office...

FHA Increases 2021 Home Loan Limits

Homebuyers wanting to purchase a home with a lower down payment or credit score in 2021 can now finance a higher cost home. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has announced a 7.4% increase to the low-cost and high-cost area loan limits for FHA home loans...