Top markets for affordable renovated housing inventory

Despite the rapidly deteriorating affordability, there is some hope for homebuyers in the form of renovated homes: properties that have been rehabbed into move-in ready condition after being purchased at auction.

HousingWire Magazine: December 2021/ January 2022

AS WE ENTER A NEW YEAR, let’s look at some of the events that we can look forward to in 2022. But what about what’s next for the housing industry?

Back to the Future of Mortgage Lending

This webinar will be a discussion on understanding 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 Omicron and pending home sales

In this episode of HousingWire Daily, Logan Mohtashami discusses how the new COVID variant, Omicron, will impact inflation and whether or not it will send mortgage rates lower.

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2017 HW Insiders: Michael Bradley

Senior Vice President of Single-Family Models at Freddie Mac

Michael Bradley leads the modeling, econometrics, data science and ana­lytics team within Freddie Mac’s sin­gle-family business. Bradley and his team oversaw the analytics behind Loan Advisor Suite, Freddie Mac’s end-to-end solution that provides lenders with greater certainty and insight into the purchase eligibility of their loans throughout the production process. Bradley

By providing automation and transparen­cy, Loan Advisor Suite helps lenders assess credit, capacity and collateral and enables them to better validate the quality of the loans they originate. Since returning to the company two years ago, Bradley has worked to make Freddie Mac a powerful contender when it comes to analyzing data relat­ed to residential mortgages.

As Freddie Mac becomes a more commercially oriented company that’s creating a safer, sounder housing finance system, Bradley brings a strong focus on strate­gy and innovation as well as a positive, upbeat attitude.

“Michael and his team are shaping the underwriting, pricing and management of mortgage credit risk to make a better Freddie Mac and a better housing finance system.”

 

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