How Fannie Mae is leveraging technology to expand access to homeownership

Fannie Mae is taking important steps to help the mortgage industry close the racial housing gap, achieve equality within the housing industry and offer sustainable and affordable housing.

What is the next step for NAR?

In this Q&A, Senior Real Estate Reporter Matthew Blake gives us the inside scoop on what happened at NAR’s annual conference, including the latest on the DOJ investigation.

Mortgage Tech Virtual Demo Day

Tune in to our live Virtual Demo Day on December 1st at 10am CT to experience demos from the most innovative tech companies in the Servicing, Audit and Post-Close space.

What’s next for the maligned real estate appraiser?

In this episode of Houses in Motion, a series that is part of the HousingWire Daily podcast lineup, St. Petersburg, Florida-based appraiser Francois “Frank” Gregoire discusses issues in the appraisal industry.

HW 2019 Insider: Christopher Smith

Director of Enterprise Architecture, Genworth Mortgage Insurance

Christopher Smith is a results-oriented and solution-driven IT executive responsible for establishing strategic technology direction as the director of enterprise architecture at Genworth Mortgage Insurance.

F2Smith is known by those who work with him as a technology visionary and a proven relationship builder who has a unique ability to establish and deliver strategic technology plans by partnering with all levels of the organization. With more than 20 years at the company, Smith is credited with helping to refine Genworth’s multi-year technology road map to simplify and modernize the application and technology portfolio by 50%, thereby eliminating more than 60 systems. In his role, Smith is often on call to assist with business needs and troubleshoot IT problems, and often takes his work beyond office hours to help solve issues and ensure a secure and simple experience for users, both internal and external. Smith’s business acumen and technical knowledge allows for creativity in solution design and show IT’s value to the business.

“My success has really been driven by authenticity and passion. I knew at an early age that technology was my passion and that helped guide every career decision. One of my favorite quotes is, ‘Authenticity is at the heart of success,’ and an important leadership trait that all great leaders must possess.”

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