Industry Update: the Future of eClosing and RON

Join industry experts for an in-depth discussion on the future of eClosing and how hybrid and RON closings benefit lenders and borrowers.

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Today’s HousingWire Daily features the first-ever episode of Houses in Motion. We discuss the Department of Justice’s recent move to withdraw from a settlement agreement with the NAR.

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Despite a Democratic majority, the likelihood of a massive investment in housing via a $3.5 trillion social infrastructure package appears slim these days. HW+ Premium Content

How Biden’s Neighborhood Homes proposal impacts real estate investors

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Solving the Housing Inventory Shortage

Record low interest rates have spurred a home-buying bonanza, but housing inventory is threatening to disrupt the party. The number of homes on the market in August was down 29.6% over last year, and housing inventory sits at just 1.7 months. What are the factors holding back inventory, and are those likely to change in the next year? We’re bringing Robert Dietz, chief economist of the National Association of Home Builders, and Issi Romen, founder of MetroSight, to talk about the underlying factors holding back inventory and what fixes might help

Watch the full session below. To go back to the full HousingWire Annual 2020 on demand summit, go here.

Panelist:

  • Issi Romem, Economist & Founder, MetrosSight
  • Rob Dietz, Chief Economist, National Association of Home Builders

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