Sarah Wheeler is the Managing Editor for HW Content Solutions. She joined HousingWire in November 2013 as Content Editor and was quickly promoted to Magazine Editor. Sarah has an extensive background in journalism and marketing.
Just being in one room with more than 300 marketers was inspiring — the number of selfies, flash briefings, podcasts and videos being created at any given time was unlike anything I had ever seen. Even more impressive was the generous spirit that had marketers sharing their best strategies with each other in this very competitive market.
Paul Anselmo, founder and CEO of Evolve Mortgage Services, explains how mortgage lenders are leveraging Evolve's expert outsourcing — including non-QM underwriting — to grow and scale their businesses.
Between upgrading versions of its own proprietary software and outside integrations with several appraisal vendor management providers, Academy had dealt with five different appraisal vendor management systems in two years. Find out what happened when the company went looking for technology that was the right fit for the long term.
New tech solutions continue to flood the mortgage industry, all promising to improve processes, increase efficiencies and save money. Marketers are being inundated with options, but it’s difficult to know where to start, much less what to actually implement. That’s why we asked industry experts to speak at engage.marketing in our session titled, How I Built This: Putting Together Your Marketing Tech Stack.
HousingWire sat down with Ross Diedrich, founder and CEO of Covered Insurance and a 2019 Rising Star, to talk about trends in digital insurance, the benefits of working with family, and the siren call of Sturgis.
The name Quantarium, relying on foundational concepts in quantum physics, reflects the company’s focus on leveraging in an initial non-discriminatory manner, all possible data, up to the smallest pieces of information available, as the starting point for its innovative products and services.
Mortgage brokers have a lot at stake when they choose which lender to work with. We sat down with David Schroeder, Quicken Loans Mortgage Services (QLMS) Senior Vice President, to talk about the experience brokers receive by partnering with QLMS.
TurboTenant provides automation for some of the most difficult parts of rental management, including marketing and lead gen, online rental application, tenant screening, renter’s insurance, lease management, and electronic signatures. By bringing all of these different functions together in one place, TurboTenant makes it easy for landlords and property managers to handle all of their essential job functions
One of the biggest challenges facing loan officers — and the marketing teams trying to support them — is creating and maintaining a personal brand that connects with consumers to grow business, yet still reflects the larger corporate brand. That’s why we’re bringing in some of the industry’s top personal branding experts for a super session at engage.marketing where they will share the most effective ways to educate, support and help grow the personal brand of LOs and others on the origination team.
The leaders of the FHA, VA, USDA and Ginnie Mae who spoke on the government lending update panel at the MBA Secondary Conference on Tuesday are well aware that lenders and investors find working with their agencies discouragingly hard. Their session reflected the work they’re doing to change that experience, and outlined important policy revisions.
For anyone actively working in the mortgage industry, it’s no secret that reverse mortgages have taken a brutal hit in the last two years. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued major program changes at the end of 2017 that effectively limited the amount of proceeds and the number of people who could qualify for the loan. The result had lenders across the space enduring sizable volume drops and subsequent gashes to their bottom lines.