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: Jeff Zakrzewski

Xome Senior Vice President of Data Engineering and Analytics

Jeff Zakrzewski

Upon joining Xome just over a year ago, Jeff Zakrzewski led the charge to modernize Xome’s data management practices and position the company as an innovation leader.

To better manage Xome’s high volume of data, Zakrzewski has been transforming what was a data deluge into an advanced data lake. As a result, Xome has rolled out new services to perform data analysis on large datasets and make intelligent, fact-based service recommendations for clients in mere seconds or minutes versus what would have previously taken upwards of eight to 10 hours. Most recently, in his role as senior vice president of data engineering and analytics at Xome, Zakrzewski’s data management practices have eliminated from about 40% to 70% of expense out of key parts of the title services value chain and sped up turn times by anywhere from 50% to 70%, while improving overall quality of services for its clients. He also led key data and application consolidation efforts that will result in roughly $2 million in annualized savings in 2021.

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