A look at Biden’s first week in office

This episode reviews last week’s inauguration of President Joe Biden, examining which housing issues the new administration has already taken action on.

Mortgage Tech Demo Day

Tune in to our live Virtual Demo Day on February 2nd to experience demos from the most innovative loan origination and valuation tech companies in the industry.

If consumers aren’t holding lenders back, then who or what is?

The challenge for lenders and investors is understanding how to meet borrowers where they are without layering on risk or getting bogged down in third-party intermediation.

HomeBridge’s Brian White on diversity at a practical level

HomeBridge's Brian “Woody” White discusses ways to increase diversity within the housing finance industry.

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The industry needs to have an urgent discussion on wire fraud

What you can and should be doing to prevent criminals from stealing real estate transaction funds

Twenty days after selling his house, Rich Hopen received an alert from his bank about the monthly mortgage payment for the house he no longer owned.

Confused, Hopen called his mortgage lender to try and understand what happened – only to learn that the lender had never received his mortgage payoff. Instead, his $239,000 had been stolen by a criminal committing wire fraud. And if it could happen to Hopen, a Redfin real estate agent himself, it could happen to anyone.

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