Technology

Zillow makes big move into rental services

New tools allow renters to apply to unlimited properties for flat fee and pay rent through its portal
Zillow is at it again, aiming to take more ground in the rental market. This week, the online real estate giant rolled out new tools that allow renters to apply for multiple rentals with one application that includes a background check, eviction history, and a credit report. Plus renters can pay their rent directly through Zillow's portal.
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HOT or NOT August: What's trending in housing right now

Cybersecurity, stress tests, Mick Mulvaney and more make the list
Companies should keep an eye on these three cybersecurity trends, plus more homeowners are cashing in on equity and the Fed is considering eliminating the pass/fail score on bank stress tests. Read more inside!
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2018 Women of Influence: Cheri Lines

Vice President of Technology at Nexsys Technologies
In addition to expanding who the product serves, Cheri Lines led improvements to the reporting, automation features and custom integrations, helping to maintain both the largest lender (Quicken Loans) and the largest settlement services provider (Amrock) as clients. Due to her incredible work at Nexsys Technologies, Lines earned a promotion to vice president of technology this year. Lines is a 2017 HousingWire Rising Stars winner, and is a major reason why Nexsys Technologies’ won the Tech100 award two years consecutively.
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2018 Women of Influence: Susan Tobin

Chief Business Architect, PromonTech
In her role as chief business architect at PromonTech, Susan Tobin is responsible for defining the business scope and requirements to ensure the development of compliance-driven solutions that solve for the most pressing problems for consumers and lenders. Tobin draws on her expansive knowledge in risk, compliance and operations to guide product development teams through the complexity that exists in lending.
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2018 Women of Influence: Teri Sundh

CEO, TRK Connection
Teri Sundh, CEO at TRK Connection, is an industry titan in the mortgage tech space and loan quality control. Under her watch, TRK doubled the number of clients subscribing to its Insight Risk and Defect Management software and increased its revenue by 300% in 2017 alone.
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2018 Women of Influence: Beckie Santos

New Product Development Manager, International Document Services
As new product development manager at IDS, Beckie Santos oversees IDS’ NPD teams while also working closely with development, operations and compliance to help shape software solutions at the Salt Lake City-based fintech firm.
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2018 Women of Influence: Jodi Morton

Freddie Mac Vice President of Data Governance and Management
Four years ago, Jodi Morton, vice president of data governance and management at Freddie Mac, received an important request from Freddie Mac’s EVP of single-family, Dave Lowman: “Go fix our data problem." Since then, Freddie Mac has morphed into a company harnessing the power of comprehensive data and advanced analytics like never before.
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2018 Women of Influence: Geeta Mishra

Enterprise Solutions Architect at Tavant Technologies
Tavant Technologies is on the cutting edge of the digital transformation in the mortgage finance industry, and Geeta Mishra is one of the primary architects of that accomplishment. Mishra stands among very few women leaders in the technical and engineering field with extensive experience in successfully designing enterprise applications.
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2018 Women of Influence: Rina Jariwala

Senior Leader of Valuation Operations at CoreLogic
When LandSafe and RELS were acquired by CoreLogic within a two-year period, each organization had its own platform and completely different operational processes. Jariwala helped develop a viewpoint and launch an operational overhaul to ensure that both assets were integrated into the CoreLogic business and teams were restructured to increase efficiencies.
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2018 Women of Influence: Sadie Gurley

Head of Diligence Services at Digital Risk
When the industry experienced the pressures of the financial crisis, it turned to Sadie Gurley to find a way forward, counting on her to recapitalize trouble debt and participate in PPIP funds for the recovery. As managing director at Marathon Asset Management, Gurley purchased $400 million in distressed real estate loans during the financial crisis, securing $1.4 billion in PPIP funds.
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