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.

Rohit Chopra pleads the fifth on QM rule

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Rohit Chopra, in his first report to Congress, answered for decisions made by his predecessor, and provided some indication of his priorities going forward.

How servicers can access timely, accurate data insights

Learn how to navigate the challenges in today’s market – for example, the need for ongoing, on-demand access to near-real-time data and the ability to access those data insights in a timely and accurate manner. 

Which core segments of brokerage make the most money

Today’s HousingWire Daily is a RealTrending crossover episode. It features Tracey Velt, editorial director at HW Media Company RealTrends, who interviews Chris Kelly and Christian Wallace.


2020 HW Rising Star: Nicole Reyes

Spruce Vice President of Product

Nicole Reyes
Spruce Vice President of Product, Age: 33

Under Nicole Reyes’ leadership on the product team, Spruce has increased the pace of delivery on critical technologies in service of their clients and is creating a new standard in real estate transactions, in which buying and selling real estate is simple, affordable and effortless for everyone involved. Last year, Reyes’ team played a critical role in building workflow management tools, which served to enhance the company’s API services and shepherd in client integrations. This initiative contributed to the massive scale of Spruce’s business that was accomplished in 2019. The product team also continued to introduce innovative functionality into the digital closing dashboard, such as adding the ability to fund earnest money as well as notarize remotely online. By constantly putting the needs of Spruce’s clients and partners first, Reyes’ product team continues to create cutting-edge technology and has greatly contributed to Spruce being named not only in the HousingWire Tech100 list, but also in the 50 startups to watch in New York City in 2019. 

What is one habit that has helped you succeed?
“Getting up early. It’s the most important time of day for me, where my mind is clear and I can think big picture. It affords me the space I need to meditate or work out, and I can carve out three to four hours of incredibly productive time.”

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