Articles by Kelsey Ramírez

Who are the HousingWire Tech Trendsetters?

And how can you become one?
Who are the HousingWire Tech Trendsetters? Actually, that has yet to be decided. The 2019 Tech Trendsetter award is HousingWire’s brand new awards program, and we’re waiting on you to help shape the list of the first Tech Trendsetter award winners.
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Expert: AVMs will soon represent 70% of valuations

Represent a viable option for much of the current origination volume
Automated valuation models often come under special scrutiny as mortgage experts seek to increase technology in the industry while warding off the possibility of another housing crisis, but one expert explained why AVMs could work in today’s mortgage lending environment.
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Introducing HousingWire Tech Trendsetters

A new award for technology experts
HousingWire’s newest award recognizes technology leaders serving the housing economy. This inaugural program will award 50 of the most impactful and innovative technology leaders who serve the housing economy.
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From HW Magazine

HOT or NOT July: What's trending in housing right now

Exurbs are on the rise
According to a recent report by the National Association of Home Builders, the exurbs were the only regions that saw an annual increase in single-family permits in the first quarter of 2019. And with more than $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, new LendingTree research shows an overwhelming majority of first-time homebuyers are considering purchasing fixer-upper homes to combat costs.
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From HW Magazine

Freddie Mac: On the right track

Looking into the future
Brickman takes to helm of one of the largest mortgage companies in the U.S. today, and while times at the government-sponsored enterprise are filled with uncertainty, Brickman sees nothing but excitement for the future of Freddie Mac.
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Here's how to win a 2019 HousingWire Insider award

Answers to the most frequently asked questions
Nominations for this year’s HousingWire Insiders award recently opened, allowing companies to show off their best kept secret. Before you fill out your nomination form, here are a few nominees a few tips and answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.
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