18 | From the Editor
Alternative loans offer a world of possibilities.
20 | Featured Top Originator
Andrew Marquis of Guaranteed Rate learned to swim when
he landed in the deep end.
22 | Q&A: MBS Highway
Barry Habib expects interest rates to rise higher than many
economists are predicting.
24 | News Roundup
Catch up on recent issues and trends in the
28 | DataDecoded
Opportunities are revealed in population-migration data.
30 | Spotlight: Illinois
The Prairie State’s economy is recovering but still hurting.
32 | Commercial Highlights
Check out what’s happening in this month’s
Scotsman Guide Commercial Edition.
194 | BackSpace
The housing industry faces an immigration challenge.
Volume 25: Issue 6
39 | Top Mortgage Lenders 2017
Scotsman Guide’s sixth annual rankings of the top-producing
mortgage lenders are here.
42 | Top Overall Volume
46 | Top Retail Volume
48 | Top Wholesale Volume
50 | Top Correspondent Volume,
Top Volume Gain, 2016 to 2017
55 | Don’t Let Good Loans Slip Through the Net
Non-qualified mortgages can be a good catch once you know
how to measure their worth
Raymond Eshaghian, Greenbox Loans Inc.
74 | Recruiting the Best Requires Commitment
Top originators want companies to keep their promises and
to reward good work
Amy Tierce, Mortgage Equity Partners