Caroline Basile

Caroline Basile

Caroline Basile joined HousingWire in August 2016 as an editorial assistant and is now an associate editor for HousingWire Magazine.

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Redfin: These are the best college towns to buy an investment property

Investing in a home near a college or university has some great perks
With spring home-buying season now underway, many investors are looking their next great buy, and the perennial draw of college towns makes them a prime consideration. Click here to see which cities Redfin has singled out as the best college towns to buy an investment property.
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Ally Bank to mortgage lenders: Gotta spend money to make money

Study reveals what borrowers really look for when lender shopping
A recent study conducted by Ally Bank shows interest rates and closing costs are highly important factors to consumers when deciding on a lender, but a reputation based on excellent customer service and convenience is just as important. What else might sway borrowers? A little incentive.
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Affordable housing-focused originator joins Walker & Dunlop

Matt Naish will work with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD to originate multifamily loans
Before joining W&D, Naish served as the director of affordable housing finance at Berkeley Point Capital and has previously held multiple roles with HUD, where he became an expert in affordable housing policy and FHA multifamily products.
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LRES hires Mark Johnson as chief strategy officer

Johnson to drive strategic direction and identify new opportunities for the services company
Johnson will oversee the creation and implementation of new strategic priorities and ensure core company initiatives, services and partnerships at the national residential and commercial mortgage services company.
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OrangeGrid names Michele McCoy vice president of business development

Brings more than 30 years of financial services industry experience to company
“With a passion for problem-solving and helping clients tackle complex problems with pragmatic solutions, Michele will assist OrangeGrid in building and sustaining strong business relationships across our rapidly growing client base for years to come,” said Todd Mobraten, OrangeGrid’s CEO and founder.
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