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

2020 HW Rising Star: Alex Rayner

Academy Mortgage Corporation Producing Branch Manager

Academy Mortgage Corporation Producing Branch Manager, Age: 31

Alex Rayner began his mortgage career at Academy Mortgage Corp. in late 2015, and since then he has quickly moved up the ranks from loan officer to sales manager to his current role as producing branch manager. Since 2016, his first full year as loan officer, Rayner has increased his total loan volume by 478%, from $7.98 million to $46.15 million in 2019 alone. His total volume increased by 59% from 2018 to 2019 alone. Rayner has been a two-time qualifier for Academy Mortgage’s President’s Club for the company’s highest producers, and in 2019, he ranked No. 2 among all loan officers at Academy Mortgage for purchase units. His particular passion is helping customers who have been declined by other lenders to achieve the dream of homeownership, and his areas of expertise include Federal Housing Administration loans, first-time homebuyer programs and down-payment assistance and bond programs. With a five-year plan featuring detailed yearly milestones, Reyner is goal-driven and always looking for opportunities to grow. He sets and completes daily goals, and people know they can depend on him to get the job done.  

What is one thing you had to overcome to succeed in this industry? 
Simply put, fear. Fear of rejection, fear of failure and fear of the unknown. Embracing that fear has been instrumental in helping me find success.”

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