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.


HW 2019 Insider: Ragen Cunningham

National Renovation Lending Manager, Plaza Home Mortgage

Ragen Cunningham, a veteran mortgage professional with more than 20 years of experience, is a critical player in Plaza Home Mortgage’s growing renovation lending business: innovatively developing every aspect of new and evolving renovation loan offerings to wholesale and correspondent clients.

F2Cunningham leads Plaza’s team of regional renovation specialists and is also responsible for best lending and sales practices, operational efficiencies, tools, resources and product development. Cunningham has been instrumental to the development and rollout of several renovation and construction programs, including the company’s One-Time Close Construction-To-Permanent loan program. Streamlining the process that approves the borrower for both a construction loan and a permanent 30-year mortgage at the outset of the project—thus avoiding two closing and having the convenience of two loans in one.

“It is crucial to have all the right ingredients or even the best of recipes will not turn out. Surround yourself with the best people in the industry, get to know your clients on a level where you can anticipate their needs and always be truly passionate about your work.”

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