What to expect at HousingWire’s Spring Summit

The focus of the Summit is The Year-Round Purchase Market. Record low rates led to a banner year for mortgage lenders in 2020, and this year is expected to be just as incredible.

How real estate agents can increase profitability in 2021

As real estate professionals strategize on how to do business in this competitive, fast-paced market, they’ll discover the need for better tools to market their listings.

HousingWire's 2021 Spring Summit

We’ve gathered four of the top housing economists to speak at our virtual summit, a new event designed for HW+ members that’s focused on The Year-Round Purchase Market.

An Honest Conversation on minority homeownership

In this episode, Lloyd interviews a senior research associate in the Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute about the history and data behind minority homeownership.

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From the HousingWire executive team — Black Lives Matter

The executive team at HousingWire is horrified by the tragic and brutal murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. As two white women, one white man, and one Hispanic man, we know the pain and fear we feel is only the tip of the iceberg of what our Black team members and industry colleagues may be feeling. 

We’ve spoken with our Black team members today, and feel as an organization that we can’t be silent about these outrageous acts of racism and hate. Our response will be threefold:

  1. To the extent that they want to be in the spotlight, our Black team members will be front and center in formulating our coverage strategy on this topic. 
  2. Our expertise is in housing, and there is a long history of structural racism and systematic oppression in the housing industry. We want to shed light on this unfortunate past in the hope that increased awareness can help our industry better solve the current challenges of low Black homeownership and wealth formation. 
  3. Black professionals are underrepresented in the housing industry, and we will continue lifting up their voices on our website, email newsletters, podcasts, videos, and magazine. 

We welcome the feedback of our community and industry. Our direct emails are available below. 

Black Lives Matter,

Clayton Collins, Chief Executive Officer

Sarah Wheeler, Editor in Chief

Jennifer Watson Laws, Vice President of Sales

Diego Sanchez, Chief Product Officer

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