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.

Top CFPB official “hates” QM rules, jeopardizing safe harbo

A top CFPB official in charge of the rule-making process has heavily criticized the agency's own qualifying mortgage rule, jeopardizing safe harbor.

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.

HW 2019 Insider: Rich Ford

Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer, Roofstock

Since Roofstock’s initial founding in 2015, Rich Ford has been a pioneer of single-family rental investing and a driving force behind the company’s rapid expansion.

F2As Roofstock’s co-founder and chief development officer, Ford brings over 20 years of merger and acquisition and capital raising experience to the position. His extensive background has provided Roofstock with the necessary relationships, tools and industry savvy needed to create industry-leading analytics and underwriting models. Because of this, Ford has been a driving force behind Roofstock’s growth, which has eclipsed $1.6 billion in transaction volume to date. In the past year, Ford has also successfully grown Roofstock’s institutional client base to such an extent that the company made its first acquisition to better serve these clients. The acquisition will provide investors access to one of the nation’s few large-scale property management services certified to manage single-family rental homes.

“I often find myself referencing Thomas Edison – ‘Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.’”

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Mortgage forbearance drops to 4.36%, exits pick up steam

The downward trend of borrowers in forbearance picked up speed in the last week of April, falling 11 basis points to 4.36% of servicers’ portfolio volume.

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