The latest economic and policy trends facing mortgage servicers

Join this webinar for an in-depth roundtable discussion on economic and policy trends impacting servicers as well as a look ahead at strategies servicers should employ in the next year.

2021 RealTrends Brokerage Compensation Report

For the study, RealTrends surveyed all the firms on the 2021 RealTrends 500 and Nation’s Best rankings, asking for annual compensation data for the 2020 calendar year.

Steve Murray on the importance of protecting property rights

In this episode, Steve Murray, RealTrends advisor and industry stalwart, discusses some of the issues facing private property rights, including how a case in Germany could potentially affect U.S. legislation.

Lenders, it’s time to consider offering non-QM products

The non-QM market is making a comeback following a pause in 2020. As lenders rush to implement, Angel Oak is helping them adopt these new lending products.


The 2021 HW Insiders Nominations are now open!

The HW Insiders program is for the operational all-stars within the housing economy who do the leg work and make the mortgage industry tick, but rarely get the credit. The award recognizes housing professionals in residential mortgage lending, servicing, investments, real estate and fintech who are problem solvers, driving their companies forward every day.

Last year’s list of nominees was nothing short of impressive. Take a look at some of the 2020 honorees who helped to keep their companies on track during an unpredictable time in housing:

  • Katie Maxson, NotaryCam‘s Product Quality Assurance and Compliance Lead put her problem-solving skills to the test when COVID-19 created internal challenges within her organization. Maxson helped develop a new workflow process that enabled NotaryCam to manage a 300% increase in demand for remote online notarization. 
  • Marc Zinner, Government Relations Director at Genworth Mortgage Insurance spent last year intensely focused on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Qualified Mortgage Patch rule and the Federal Housing Finance Administration’s proposed Enterprise Capital Rule Framework in order to ensure Genworth placed itself in the best-possible position. Zinner took the lead in analyzing and developing recommendations and alternative proposals to share with the CFPB, FHFA, lawmakers and regulators -proposals that consisted of actions to balance prudent underwriting standards with affordable access to credit. 
  • Sarah Goode, Director of Marketing and Communications at Denver Metro Association of Realtors led the her team’s marcom program to quickly refocus its strategy to prioritize disseminating timely information to its more than 7,000 members. Goode created a COVID-19 portal on DMAR’s website as a central communication hub for the metro-Denver residential real estate community, which became the most-visited page in March and April for DMAR.
  • Michael Bremer, Executive, Flood Solutions at CoreLogic has had a direct hand in making the company the leading flood determination solutions provider. In 2020, Bremer pushed the business to new heights by achieving precision-driven results for the company through automation, delivering advanced flood products, and leading industry-pioneering work. Under Bremer’s supervision, CoreLogic has automated 94% of its core flood determination service. 

Nominations will be open through to Friday, June 25th. For more information about the program, including eligibility, click here.

Nominate someone today!

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