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

The housing market isn't slowing down anytime soon, and appraisers need to make sure they have the right tools to manage the high demand.

Who’s afraid of the PSPA?

Stakeholders are divided over whether, in light of proposed changes to its capital rule, the FHFA should retool its agreement with the U.S. Treasury and remove policies some say never belonged there in the first place.

Back to the Future of Mortgage Lending

This webinar will discuss 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 jobs data and the bond market

In this episode of HousingWire Daily, Logan Mohtashami discusses what the jobs data, changes in the bond market, and the Omicron variant could mean for housing.

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2020 HW Insider: Dave Robinett

OJO Labs General Counsel

Dave Robinett

In his role as general counsel, Dave Robinett led OJO Labs through a more than $60 million funding round and the acquisition of Movoto amidst a global pandemic.

In October 2019, the opportunity to acquire Movoto landed on Robinett’s desk. He spent the next eight months carefully vetting the company and uncovering the massive opportunity in joining forces with this little-known, but rapidly growing, search site already at scale. After several PowerPoint presentations, deep dives and conversations with the team at Movoto, Robinett began scoping potential deal terms. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. In light of economic events and the impact on real estate, Robinett went back to the drawing board to reevaluate deal terms and logistics, while simultaneously guiding the OJO Labs team through a substantial funding round that would ultimately allow for the acquisition of Movoto. Robinett was able to identify a partnership agreement that worked for all stakeholders and generated excitement from both OJO Labs and Movoto.

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