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.

Rohit Chopra pleads the fifth on QM rule

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Rohit Chopra, in his first report to Congress, answered for decisions made by his predecessor, and provided some indication of his priorities going forward.

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.

Which core segments of brokerage make the most money

Today’s HousingWire Daily is a RealTrending crossover episode. It features Tracey Velt, editorial director at HW Media Company RealTrends, who interviews Chris Kelly and Christian Wallace.

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Who will be the Amazon of housing?

Zillow, Redfin, Opendoor (and maybe Amazon itself) are battling for the future

There seems to be a race to see which company becomes the first to be the first true one-stop shop (an Amazon experience, if you will) for buying and selling a house, the company that enables a buyer (or seller) to buy (or sell) their home with the ease of buying a new pair of headphones on Amazon. Search, like, click, buy. That’s the goal, for headphones, and for houses, or so it seems.
The end result should look something like this:

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