Lunch & Learn: Are appraisals the next big opportunity in mortgage fulfillment?

This Lunch & Learn for mortgage lenders will explore the evolution of the appraisal process as well as opportunities for innovation.

Why brokerages and mortgage lenders are rushing into JVs

Joint ventures are suddenly stitched into the fabric of a handful of national brokerages. But the idea of the joint venture collides with the loose, informal networks that color the American housing economy.

How to simplify the appraisal process for everyone in today’s hot market

While the world might be slowly getting back to normal, the housing boom is far from over. Appraisers need to make sure they have the right tools to manage the high demand.

Robert Dietz on why the single-family rental market is growing

In this episode of HousingWire Daily, NAHB's Robert Dietz explains why the marketshare of single-family rentals is growing despite strong homebuyer demand. He also discusses the NAHB’s latest Housing Market index.

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How a possible recession is stopping young homebuyers — and what you can do to fix it

Lenders and real estate agents need to help educate Millennials on “timing the market” and why it’s still a good time to buy

Last year proved to be an unexpectedly good year for housing in general and mortgage companies in particular.

Ten years after the end of the financial crisis, low interest rates and strong home-price growth contributed to a banner year, with consumers sitting on record amounts of home equity to tap. But the ten-year mark also spawned a host of predictions for a coming recession, maybe even in 2020. Our economy operates on a cycle, and a full decade of growth seems bound to end with a downturn.

But just as one of the most famous car chases in U.S. history forever tied itself to the Ford Bronco, the word recession became interlinked with the fear-inducing phrase “housing crisis.” The scars of the crisis are still very raw and very real for potential young homebuyers…

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