Top markets for affordable renovated housing inventory

Despite the rapidly deteriorating affordability, there is some hope for homebuyers in the form of renovated homes: properties that have been rehabbed into move-in ready condition after being purchased at auction.

HousingWire Magazine: December 2021/ January 2022

AS WE ENTER A NEW YEAR, let’s look at some of the events that we can look forward to in 2022. But what about what’s next for the housing industry?

Back to the Future of Mortgage Lending

This webinar will be a discussion on understanding what’s to come in the future of mortgage lending by analyzing past trends in the industry, evolving consumer behaviors and demographics of the industry’s production capacity.

Logan Mohtashami on Omicron and pending home sales

In this episode of HousingWire Daily, Logan Mohtashami discusses how the new COVID variant, Omicron, will impact inflation and whether or not it will send mortgage rates lower.


2019 HW Vanguard: Jennifer McGuinness

Strategic Venture Partners and Mortgage Venture Partners Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Head of Aggregation and Structured Finance

Jennifer McGuinness has more than 24 years of experience in lending and aggregation, banking, asset management, servicing and structured finance.

She is the co-founder and head of Strategic Venture Partners, a strategy firm focused on innovative fintech and asset management. She’s also the co-founder and head of aggregation and structured finance for Mortgage Venture Partners, a woman-owned, minority-owned and veteran-owned business that’s the first end-to-end fintech-enabled mortgage loan aggregator. In the last 24 months, McGuinness and her team have brought to market an array of innovative lending products, including the first fintech-empowered first-lien home equity line of credit mortgage product and array of fintech optimization that insulates risk and streamlines origination, asset management and structured finance workflows.

McGuinness was named a 2019 Women of Vision by Women’s Mortgage Banking Magazine. She also was listed as a Woman in Real Estate by REI Ink Magazine and was nominated for two 2019 Five Star Institute Keystone Awards, the first for Diversity and Inclusion and the second the Laurie Maggiano Legacy Award. 

Previously, McGuinness was the head of the deal team for the first hedge-fund issuer of residential mortgage-backed securities collateralized by newly originated mortgage loans. She also designed single-asset lending landlord loan programs. She is a thought leader and innovator who mentors peers and collaborates with stakeholders to ensure best execution. She has sat in the seat of both the business builder and leader and she strives every day to move the market forward.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

“You meet the same people on the way up as you do on the way down” Just because someone may not be as senior as you doesn’t mean that they cannot add significant value. Collaboration and creativity are key to effectuating outcomes and no one has achieved success alone!”

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