Solving the Post-Close Challenge with Intelligent Automation

Join our upcoming webinar as SoftWorks AI CEO and Avanze CEO explore the advances in tech that allow for greater levels of automation and cost reduction, especially in support of post-close and pre-fund review.

Spruce’s Patrick Burns on innovation in title technology

In the season finale of Housing News season 5, Spruce CEO discusses heightened investor interest in title tech, innovation and fintech adoption.

The 100-years-war over real estate commissions

HousingWire plunges down the rabbit hole of residential real estate commissions, uncovering the past, present and future of this wholly unique part of the economy.

How borrower education can make housing more attainable

The current housing market is making it difficult for prospective buyers to afford a home. Housing professionals need to find ways to better meet buyer needs.

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2019 Rising Star: ​​​​​​​Danielle Hale

Chief Economist, realtor.com

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Danielle Hale is a recognized expert in the residential housing market. As chief economist for realtor.com, Hale provides real estate market insight to major media outlets, translating trends to highlight how the data impacts consumers.

Hale, who joined realtor.com in 2017, leads the company’s team of analysts and economists to assess and draw meaning from listing trends, search data, lending patterns, and info on demographics and consumer behavior, creating valuable market insight for the industry and the public. Hale began her career at the American Enterprise Institute before joining the National Association of Realtors, where she worked as an economist and policy researcher, overseeing the production of housing market data and managing its tax policy research.

F1WHAT’S THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE YOU HAVE EVER RECEIVED?
“Tell a story that anyone can understand. Early in my career, I sent a friend a piece I’d published, and I’m sure he thought he was paying a compliment when he told me, “It was great! I didn’t understand a word of it.” I was crushed. Sure, there’s a lot of industry knowledge that I have from my years working in housing, and describing the process of how we are tying together data from a variety of sources to conduct analysis can be complex, however, the end result has to be comprehensible in order for the findings to have real impact.”

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