How to simplify the appraisal process for everyone in today’s hot market

The housing market isn't slowing down anytime soon, and appraisers need to make sure they have the right tools to manage the high demand.

Who’s afraid of the PSPA?

Stakeholders are divided over whether, in light of proposed changes to its capital rule, the FHFA should retool its agreement with the U.S. Treasury and remove policies some say never belonged there in the first place.

Back to the Future of Mortgage Lending

This webinar will discuss what’s to come in the future of mortgage lending by analyzing past trends in the industry, evolving consumer behaviors and demographics of the industry’s production capacity.

Logan Mohtashami on jobs data and the bond market

In this episode of HousingWire Daily, Logan Mohtashami discusses what the jobs data, changes in the bond market, and the Omicron variant could mean for housing.


2020 HW Woman of Influence: Chao Cong

Black Knight, Vice President of Business Strategy, Data and Analytics

Chao Cong

As vice president of business strategy for Black Knight Data and Analytics, Chao Cong plays a critical role in providing the data and research for key stakeholders across the industry.

This includes overseeing Black Knight’s Home Price Index, which enables mortgage professionals to quickly evaluate portfolio equity and determine the potential for loss. Chao is also responsible for Black Knight’s Index Suite, which complements the index with an overview of prepayment and credit market performance. Her expertise and insights are increasingly used by mortgage and real estate professionals throughout the mortgage process to increase market share and reduce risk. Her unique skill set combines a strong quantitative and analytical background built on in-depth experience in data research and behavior modeling to turn large-scale data into actionable recommendations that drive business opportunities. In her role, she leads a diverse group of data-focused professionals and is responsible for Black Knight’s analytics solutions, including the AFT Prepayment and Credit Model, Mortgage Scores and Dialer Optimizer. In addition to her financial services modeling and leadership experience, Chao is a chartered financial analyst and a certified financial risk manager, as well as an author and researcher for Black Knight industry white papers.

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