Lunch & Learn: Are appraisals the next big opportunity in mortgage fulfillment?

This Lunch & Learn for mortgage lenders will explore the evolution of the appraisal process as well as opportunities for innovation.

Why brokerages and mortgage lenders are rushing into JVs

Joint ventures are suddenly stitched into the fabric of a handful of national brokerages. But the idea of the joint venture collides with the loose, informal networks that color the American housing economy.

How to simplify the appraisal process for everyone in today’s hot market

While the world might be slowly getting back to normal, the housing boom is far from over. Appraisers need to make sure they have the right tools to manage the high demand.

Robert Dietz on why the single-family rental market is growing

In this episode of HousingWire Daily, NAHB's Robert Dietz explains why the marketshare of single-family rentals is growing despite strong homebuyer demand. He also discusses the NAHB’s latest Housing Market index.

Awards

2019 HW Tech Trendsetter: Erik Bernhardsson

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Better.com

Erik Bernhardsson, Better.com co-founder and chief technology officer

As the co-founder of Better.com, Erik Bernhardsson is largely responsible for the company’s innovation and technology.

Through Bernhardsson’s leadership, Better.com has funded nearly $4 billion in loans and is currently producing $350 million a month in loans. In his position as chief technology officer, Bernhardsson has built a loan origination system that replaces the commissioned loan officer with an automated system, therefore making the mortgage process faster, cheaper and more transparent for borrowers. Thanks to the technology Bernhardsson and his team have created, borrowers can now get rates in seconds and a pre-approval in three minutes through the company’s website. Additionally, the proprietary technology Bernhardsson has helped create now allows Better.com to close mortgages 50% quicker than the industry average of 42 days. 

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