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

2021 Tech Trendsetters nominations are now open!

Honoring the 50 most impactful and innovative technology leaders serving the housing economy

For the third year, Tech Trendsetters is honoring the individuals behind the technology that is driving mortgage and real estate. From automation to AI, these visionaries are helping to push the housing industry into the future and away from outdated processes.

Last year’s impressive list of winners used the challenges of 2020 to propel the housing economy into a digital era and made some industry-changing advancements along the way.

Take a look at some of the 2020 honorees:

  • Maxwell co-founder John Paasonen has grown the company to serve more than 250 community lenders since 2015 and the Maxwell platform has now facilitated over $100 billion in loan volume, helping its customers enhance the borrower experience by closing loans 45% faster than the national average.
  • Lindsay Bhandari, VP, Capital Markets and Treasury Technology Management at Fannie Mae stood up the MBS Trade Portal and increased revenue by $20 million, saving 63 hours per month in the trade confirmation process. The portal received a 2020 Stevie Award for Top FinTech solution. 
  • Wyndham Capital Mortgage CEO, Jeff Douglas, has driven the company’s investment in robotics, bringing it into the forefront of efficiency, speed and growth. In 2020, Wyndham Capital was processing loans almost 30% faster than the mortgage industry average, with nearly three times the number of loans per full-time employee.
  • Olivia Nicholson, BI and Analytics Manager at Richey May led the development of RM Analyze’s quick deployment architecture and construction of industry-focused data connectors and custom visualizations that drive usage for its clients. 

Nominations for the 2021 Tech Trendsetters close on Friday, Sept. 24. Click here to learn more about the program and nominate someone today before it’s too late!

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