Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

Fannie Mae continues shifting credit risk to insurers

Completes fifth and sixth Credit Insurance Risk Transfer deals

Top Lists

HousingWire publishes a number of lists throughout the year, designed to recognize industry efforts to move markets forward. Here, you can find a look at our most recent lists -- our hope is that they help you move your business forward!

Data + analytics launch

Data + Analytics Handbook (September 2014)
It’s a new world, and in this new world, data is more crucial than ever. Getting the best data possible, and then being able to interpret that data to improve performance, will be a competitive edge that no company in the mortgage finance space can do without in the current environment of volume contraction.

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Rising Stars launch

2014 Rising Stars (July 2014)
In HousingWire’s inaugural Rising Stars program, our editors sought to recognize young industry professionals who are already leading in their respective fields. Nominations were accepted for anyone under 40 leading in the housing finance space — in lending, servicing, investing or real estate. 

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2014 Valuation Square

Valuation Companies Guide (May 2014)
As in other parts of the mortgage market, the companies who are thriving the most under increased scrutiny are those who prize quality and have it as a core company value. They are embracing higher standards not just because it’s required, but because their goal is to know and communicate what an asset is really worth — to arrive at true value.

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2014 Field Services

Field Services Guide (April 2014)
Field services companies have evolved into some of the most efficient, transparent and dynamic companies in the modern mortgage industry. Our Field Services Guide highlights 8 companies that exemplify this kind of transformation, ranging from boutique companies to some of the biggest names in the space.

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HW TECH100™ (March 2014)
This inaugural list represented the evolution of the 2013 RE:Tech25 list, which was a huge success. The 2014 HW TECH100™ honors the housing economy's 100 most innovative technology companies, as judged among six dimensions of innovation. Take a look at the 2014 honorees, and learn which companies are building the future of the housing economy.

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As compliance issues moved to the forefront of the mortgage market to start 2014, HousingWire profiled the nation's leading Compliance All-Stars and specialists. It's a unique annual look at the companies committed to helping the mortgage industry make, and manage, better loans.

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14 for '14 (December 2013)
As 2014 was just around the corner, HousingWire took a look at 14 companies worth watching in 2014. The year that had been was a banner year for many originators, but with compliance concerns looming and the housing recovery yet gaining momentum, uncertainty was the tone heading into the new year. With that, we took a look at companies positioning themselves to succeed in the new year.

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Women of Influence (November 2013)
For our 3rd annual installment of HW's exclusive look at the housing economy's most influential women, we did something few do: we limited the number of amazing women leaders we selected, while also limiting the selection to women that weren't recognized in the previous year. Par for the course for what has become one of the industry's most anticipated issues, each year.

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2013 Correspondent Lenders to Watch (October 2013)
Correspondent lending all but vanished in the financial crisis of 2008, with Countrywide and WaMu falling on their subprime swords and contributing to a wipeout of the space. But in 2013, a funny thing took place: a re-emergence of the correspondent lender. HousingWire set about gathering data on these lenders, and published a look at lenders to watch in October of 2013.

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