What to expect at HousingWire’s Spring Summit

The focus of the Summit is The Year-Round Purchase Market. Record low rates led to a banner year for mortgage lenders in 2020, and this year is expected to be just as incredible.

Increasing lending and servicing capacity – regardless of rates

Business process outsourcing and digital transformation are proven solutions that more companies in the mortgage industry are turning to. Download this white paper for more.

HousingWire's 2021 Spring Summit

We’ve gathered four of the top housing economists to speak at our virtual summit, a new event designed for HW+ members that’s focused on The Year-Round Purchase Market.

An Honest Conversation on minority homeownership

In this episode, Lloyd interviews a senior research associate in the Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute about the history and data behind minority homeownership.


2019 HW Tech Trendsetter: Briana Whelan

Director of Product, Snapdocs

Briana Whelan, Snapdocs director of product

Briana Whelan embraces her role and works with lenders and settlement to understand their needs.

Whelan is spearheading the company’s effort to unify its two products to create an interconnected ecosystem of lenders, settlement, signing services and signing agents. Whelan helped develop Snapdocs’ digital closing platform, providing lenders with a practical path for moving to hybrid closings and eClosings. By leveraging advanced automation and AI, Whelan also enables lenders to offer digital closings without having to take on additional manual work. Whelan also thinks about what consumers would want in a closing experience, enabling borrowers to preview their loan documents and eSign prior to the in-person closing appointment. By empowering lenders to give their borrowers a digital closing experience, hour-long closings become as short as 10 minutes.

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