Cynthia Barraza was a reporter for HousingWire. Before joining the company in January 2016, she worked at a talk radio station as a board operator. Barraza is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington.
“Sindeo is modernizing the mortgage experience, making it simpler and more transparent for consumers and the Realtors they work with,” said Dale Stinton, president of Second Century Ventures, and CEO of the National Association of Realtors.
The spring housing market appears to be off to a good start as U.S. home prices continue to climb after dropping unexpectedly in January. According to FNC’s housing economist, psychologically and economically, people prefer to buy homes when prices are rising than when they are falling.
Got a huge ranch? Don't like to sit in traffic? No problem. Some real estate agents are scoring points with top clients by showing them multimillion-dollar homes from above, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Sutherland Mortgage Services announced it appointed two industry executives, Michael Danlag and Kim Hoffman. Danlag joins Sutherland as global service delivery head of mortgage servicing and Hoffman was added as the new global head of mortgage operations.
Tales of people renting out boxes abound from the chronicles of San Fran's recent struggles with housing. It's so bad, the housing situation actually has its own WIKIPEDIA page. So here's the shocker: Home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area actually FELL by 1.8%. Want to know why?
With more than 10 years of experience in real estate and compliance, Bright will be responsible for Coester's compliance department and assume far-reaching responsibilities for state licensing, regulatory exams, privacy, quality control, fraud, consumer complaints, pending legislation, TILA, RESPA and GLB.
Eight years after we began recognizing women for their influential work in the expanding housing and mortgage finance ecosystem, a traditionally male-dominated field, our Women of Influence list is bigger and better than ever! This year, we honor 85 women who are making lasting achievements in each sector of the housing economy. Read on to learn more about these accomplished women and the strides they are making in their industry segments.
The financial world at large is experimenting with changing its workforce culture in ways not fathomable 10 years ago. For example, in 2011, the dress code for female workers at UBS came to light with unflattering results. In it, the Swiss bank instructed female employees on not just how to dress and how to smell, but also preached the importance for ladies to apply lotion after taking showers. Fast forward to today and fellow Swiss bank, Credit Suisse has now created an official role to boost equal opportunities and create a fair treatment environment. Has the American mortgage industry made similar progress?
The conversation around student loan debt and its economic impact on Millennials, those born from 1980 to 1998, has some questioning whether the future of the American Dream is in jeopardy. The nation’s student loan debt has soared to $1.4 trillion, surpassing credit cards in becoming the largest source of personal debt outside a mortgage.