The leaves have yet to fall and we’re still sweating it out under the scorching Texas heat, but fall is here. Although I couldn’t care less about pumpkin spiced lattes, I’m sure I’ll visit a pumpkin patch or two to entertain the kids. But, the fall activity that has me excited is the approaching wave of events.
First, we’re heading to Las Vegas for AIME Fuse. Next, we’re heading down to Austin for MBA Annual.
A few short weeks later we’ll be in San Francisco for NAR’s 2019 Realtors Conference & Expo. Life as a housing publisher is complete!
Our cover story this issue is by Managing Editor Ben Lane. This feature analyzes one of the most important themes in mortgage and real estate: Who will be the Amazon of housing?
Also, Associate Editor Kelsey Ramirez shares her viewpoints on the non-QM market on page 34. We discussed this topic in episode 14 of the Housing News podcast — a conversation that left us hungry for more perspective.
With the HW team busy at conferences and launching podcasts, I volunteered to write the editor’s note for this issue. Don’t worry, no more writing from me in this issue. Passing the pen back to the journalists.