Industry Update: the Future of eClosing and RON

Join industry experts for an in-depth discussion on the future of eClosing and how hybrid and RON closings benefit lenders and borrowers.

DOJ v. NAR and the ethics of real estate commissions

Today’s HousingWire Daily features the first-ever episode of Houses in Motion. We discuss the Department of Justice’s recent move to withdraw from a settlement agreement with the NAR.

Hopes for generational investment in housing fade in DC

Despite a Democratic majority, the likelihood of a massive investment in housing via a $3.5 trillion social infrastructure package appears slim these days. HW+ Premium Content

How Biden’s Neighborhood Homes proposal impacts real estate investors

Dubbed the Neighborhood Homes Tax Credit, the proposal is part of the larger American Jobs Plan legislation — also known as Biden’s infrastructure plan. Here's a look into how it impacts real estate investors.


2020 HW Tech100 Mortgage winner: Blend

Propelling the consumer banking industry into the digital age

Blend is propelling the consumer banking industry into the digital age through partnerships with banks, lenders, and technology providers. Blend’s cloud-based technology – which encompasses mortgages, HELOCs, deposit accounts and auto loans – delivers speed and efficiency so lenders can serve the modern borrower amid rising competition and changing regulations. Blend’s One-tap Pre-approval for Mortgage technology enables lenders to verify a consumer’s assets, income, employment and liabilities with source data and zero friction, significantly reducing the amount of paperwork to review and saving time for the lender.

  • Blend currently works with over 200 lender partners – including Wells Fargo, US Bank, SunTrust, Lennar, and smaller community banks and credit unions across the country.
  • Blend processes nearly $2.5 billion in loans daily, driving innovation in the industry at large and helping consumers and lenders.
  • Blend is moving toward a future where borrowers can open an app or walk into a bank and instantly know how much they are capable of borrowing.

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The housing market is losing steam

Mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 3% from May and 23.8% year over year, suggesting buyer fatigue in the housing market.

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