How to simplify the appraisal process for everyone in today’s hot market

The housing market isn't slowing down anytime soon, and appraisers need to make sure they have the right tools to manage the high demand.

Who’s afraid of the PSPA?

Stakeholders are divided over whether, in light of proposed changes to its capital rule, the FHFA should retool its agreement with the U.S. Treasury and remove policies some say never belonged there in the first place.

Back to the Future of Mortgage Lending

This webinar will discuss 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 jobs data and the bond market

In this episode of HousingWire Daily, Logan Mohtashami discusses what the jobs data, changes in the bond market, and the Omicron variant could mean for housing.

2019 HW Insider: Nik Athanasiou

Chief Operating Officer, Guaranteed Rate

As chief operating officer of Guaranteed Rate, Nik Athanasiou provides the vision and strategic leadership necessary to ensure the company’s national growth.

F2His extensive experience and knowledge have brought improved efficiencies and optimized performance to the company’s national sales, operations and underwriting departments. During the last 12 months, Athanasiou implemented numerous initiatives to manage costs and streamline the loan process that limited the effect on profitability caused by lower revenue and excess capacity. After opening the company’s first New England branch in Boston, he moved to the corporate headquarters Chicago to run the Guaranteed Rate’s Direct Division. In less than two years, he guided an operation of 150 employees and $400 million in volume to one with 400 employees that funded $2 billion. Athanasiou sets high standards and goals for himself and the Guaranteed Rate team and he works with tireless grit to achieve them every day.

“Nik embodies the Core Values of Guaranteed Rate. His commitment to his colleagues and Guaranteed Rate’s customers is evident to all those he comes in contact with.”

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