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: Aravind Jagannathan

Vice President of Single-Family Chief Data Officer, Freddie Mac

Aravind Jagannathan, Freddie Mac vice president and single-family chief data officer, played a seminal role in the company’s successful creation, integration and June 2019 launch of the world’s newest and second-largest bond market, the $4 trillion “To Be Announced” market for uniform mortgage-backed securities.

F2For the last seven years, Jagannathan led a team of 170 experts in technology to plan, test and implement Freddie Mac’s participation in a revolutionary joint venture—Common Securitization Solutions, which administers the UMBS. UMBS will bring more liquidity to the housing market, lower costs for borrowers and make Freddie Mac a more agile and competitive company. Over the course of the project, Jagannathan maintained the morale of his team and fostered a winning attitude that accomplished its goals. Jagannathan’s leadership in this role has enabled the company to advance products that make mortgage lending quicker and more affordable.

“The key to success is to formulate a winning attitude across your team and drive forward. Empower colleagues for their development, and you will see the benefits across the team.”

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