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Hot Seat: Jack Nunnery, EVP at Texas Capital Bank

Forging stronger ties between correspondent sellers and investors
The specific needs of correspondent lending divisions often get overlooked in the development of mortgage technology solutions. Texas Capital Bank is looking to change that formula with a new correspondent line and platform to forge stronger ties between correspondent sellers and investors in the process.
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Company Spotlight: Superior Home Services

Meeting HUD's requirements for conveyance
Superior Home Services has specialized in FHA default servicing since the company was founded in 1984. This focus has fueled the company’s drive to innovate in providing hazard insurance recovery services, and has resulted in a unique FHA default solution that remediates properties in light of HUD conveyance standards.
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Interview: Mat Ishbia, CEO of United Shore Financial Services

From Big Ten baller to mortgage-lending maven
But how many of us can reach out and touch our dream, and then decide to go another way? How many have the guts and strength to take a leap into the unknown, and then once we find solid footing in the unknown, how many of us have what it takes to not only survive but to thrive? Mat Ishbia is one of those people.
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From HW Magazine

2015 Rising Stars

Our newest winners act as change agents from within
These 40 winners have developed groundbreaking new software, re-engineered entire systems and launched their own startups. They have seen dramatic growth in sales, in market share and in influence. Whether they started with a company right out of high school or were brought in for a specialty solution, their contributions have been outsized.
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From HW Magazine

Senate flip

How much will Republicans actually do in the next two years?
Some economists believe the Republican sweep of both the Senate and House will reduce gridlock, increase pro-business legislation, and perhaps even lead to tax and immigration reform. One thing’s for certain — Democratic efforts to raise the minimum wage are now dead in the water.
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REITs riding high

But for how long?
Feared rate increases are likely to come slowly given the general slowdown in global economic growth, which means even the less diversified REITs could still have a good run for the immediate future.
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Veros automates valuation

Helping the GSEs improve their risk management capabilities
Veros is the official technology provider for the oft-touted but perhaps little understood Uniform Collateral Data Portal (UCDP) that has automated, streamlined, and standardized the way the government-sponsored enterprises handle appraisal data.
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The new American Dream

Patty Arvielo leads by example
“I’m all about long-term," Arvielo said. "I put people in houses that are sustainable. I don’t want people to be one broken stove away from foreclosure. It’s always been about collateral, capacity and credit. The minute the industry steered away from those underwriting principles is when we got into trouble.”
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