The launch of HW Bank Reports is the first step towards offering U.S. mortgage and housing market participants a rich set of accessible, downloadable, and cost-effective data that can drive better business decisions.
In case you missed it earlier, HousingWire is offering our support to the Bipartisan Policy Center’s 2014 Housing Summit this September 15-16 in Washington, DC. We’re honored to play a role. But it’s why we’re supporting the event – and why you should, too – that maybe needs a little more explaining.
Looks like we may be onto something here — after announcing our Rising Stars program in May, our editors were amazed by so many applications from young leaders helping shape both the present and the future of the U.S. economy. Today, we're honored to announce our 2014 class of 20 young industry leaders.
It's not often that housing finance issues lead to epic Twitter wars, but a recent debate between MBA CEO David Stevens and Graham Fisher & Co. analyst Josh Rosner over HMDA data is perhaps the best thing going on social media right now.
We’re proud to announce our inaugural recognition program for young leaders in the U.S. housing economy, called Rising Stars. The nomination period for the 2014 class of Rising Stars is now open, and I encourage every company that calls real estate finance and housing their own to consider nominating their own dynamic young leaders.
Mortgage banking industry law firm Butler & Hosch, P.A. said Wednesday that it will acquire Atlanta-based McCurdy & Candler, LLC Default Practice as the legal services firm looks to further cement its national presence.
Often, it's what a person doesn't say that matters most. And while the President's State of the Union address on Tuesday night touched on many expected topics -- it was one expected topic that President Obama chose not to discuss that most caught our attention at HousingWire.
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.