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: Michael Oursler

NewDay USA Chief Operating Officer

Michael Oursler
NewDay USA Chief Operating Officer, Age: 30

Throughout Michael Oursler’s eight years at NewDay USA, he has greatly contributed to the company’s success through his natural leadership skills as chief credit officer and senior vice president of operations as well as NewDay University vice president of capital markets and most recently, chief operating officer. As chief credit officer, Ourseler was the architect of the Accelerated Underwriting Program, which is a series of fast-track career training courses and a cornerstone of NewDay University. Company leaders have credited Oursler with the Accelerated Underwriting Program’s many graduates and other company accomplishments due to his leadership, training and underwriting expertise. When the COVID-19 outbreak occurred in March, Oursler took a step further and played a critical role in seamlessly shifting more than 500 employees to work from home within a matter of days. His work in developing and leading company operations is a major reason why NewDay USA is changing the lives of veteran families across the U.S. Oursler has received many awards for his outstanding work and success, including HousingWire’s Insider Award in 2018. 

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
“Be yourself, play to your strengths, and have the confidence in yourself to always be surrounded by people smarter than you.” 

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