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 HW Vanguard: Ben Madick

Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Matic Insurance Services

Ben Madick is co-founder and COO of Matic Insurance Services, a technology-driven insurance agency focused on helping lenders and loan officers better integrate homeowner’s insurance into the lending process. 

MadickBy integrating with both lenders and insurance carriers, Matic uses loan application information and first-of-its-kind technology to provide homebuyers multiple policy options within seconds, helping loan officers close their loans faster. 

Matic was founded in 2014, and like most technology firms, spent its first 18 months focused on product development and refinement. Since 2016, the company has steadily grown to become the market leader in lender and servicer distribution of HOI. 

Over the last year, Madick and his team of 28 employees have forged partnerships with more than 10 of the nation’s top-rated insurance carriers, including such household names as Nationwide and Progressive. By leveraging API integrations, Matic can collect highly accurate HOI quotes in just seconds. 

In the last 12 months, Matic has announced integrations with leading mortgage loan origination software and point-of-sale systems such as BeSmartee, Maxwell, MortgageHippo and Roostify. Matic also integrates with major real estate agent portals such as Homie and Open Listings. 

When not serving Matic and its clients as the company’s COO, Madick frequently speaks at industry events and contributes to industry publications. His areas of expertise include compliance, risk management and insurance carrier partnerships.

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