How Fannie Mae is leveraging technology to expand access to homeownership

Fannie Mae is taking important steps to help the mortgage industry close the racial housing gap, achieve equality within the housing industry and offer sustainable and affordable housing.

What is the next step for NAR?

In this Q&A, Senior Real Estate Reporter Matthew Blake gives us the inside scoop on what happened at NAR’s annual conference, including the latest on the DOJ investigation.

Mortgage Tech Virtual Demo Day

Tune in to our live Virtual Demo Day on December 1st at 10am CT to experience demos from the most innovative tech companies in the Servicing, Audit and Post-Close space.

What’s next for the maligned real estate appraiser?

In this episode of Houses in Motion, a series that is part of the HousingWire Daily podcast lineup, St. Petersburg, Florida-based appraiser Francois “Frank” Gregoire discusses issues in the appraisal industry.


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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