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.

How real estate agents can increase profitability in 2021

As real estate professionals strategize on how to do business in this competitive, fast-paced market, they’ll discover the need for better tools to market their listings.

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.

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2019 HW Tech100 winner: CertifID

Provides real-time identity verification

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There has been a rise in hackers targeting real estate transactions, using phishing schemes to gain access to wiring details and stealing those funds.

CertifID provides real-time identity verification that allows people to safely send and confirm wiring instructions before funds are transferred. The company accomplishes this through an overlapping four-part process. The company uses digital verification based on billions of digital records and metadata F1associated at the device level. The company created a series of customized questions that only the authorized individual could answer. It also uses two-factor authentication that ensures the user is a valid one, and confirms and displays the institution routing information and allows the account holder to confirm their own bank credentials before funds are transferred.

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