What to expect at HousingWire’s Spring Summit

The focus of the Summit is The Year-Round Purchase Market. Record low rates led to a banner year for mortgage lenders in 2020, and this year is expected to be just as incredible.

Increasing lending and servicing capacity – regardless of rates

Business process outsourcing and digital transformation are proven solutions that more companies in the mortgage industry are turning to. Download this white paper for more.

HousingWire's 2021 Spring Summit

We’ve gathered four of the top housing economists to speak at our virtual summit, a new event designed for HW+ members that’s focused on The Year-Round Purchase Market.

An Honest Conversation on minority homeownership

In this episode, Lloyd interviews a senior research associate in the Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute about the history and data behind minority homeownership.


2017 Rising Stars: Abhinav Asthana

Director of Consumer Lending Practice and Products at Tavant Technologies

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Abhinav Asthana is head of product innovation and strategy for Tavant Technologies’ consumer lending product suite, VELOX. The suite builds an enterprise data connector for the mortgage industry to provide lenders with a one-stop shop for all the data they need for a mortgage transaction, including credit, assets, verification of employment and income, appraisals, flood and title.

Prior to Tavant, Asthana ran product strategy and headed the innovation roadmap for a leading loan origination product suite. He also executed product innovation strategies and delivered on roadmaps for enterprise mobility in lending, omnichannel loan origination (device, loan product and lending channel agnostic) and digital strategy for enterprise lending in the U.S., Europe and Australia.

In this capacity, Asthana enabled a sub-30-day loan application process for three of the top 100 lenders in the U.S.   


I have always kept myself updated with the latest developments in industry verticals such as retail, interactive media and high technology. I am an avid follower of design thinking concepts from across the world, which has helped me bring some of the most cutting-edge changes from other geographies and industry verticals into the U.S. mortgage industry.

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