Tony Isbell is a seasoned veteran of the real estate auction business. He founded RealtyBid.com, a national leader in online real estate auctions the first company to offer online auction services in 2001. The company has sold more than 25,000 properties exclusively online and was ranked as the No. 1 Sales Team in the U.S. by The Wall St. Journal in 2007 and 2008 and voted one of the Top Ten Small Businesses to work for in the state of Alabama in 2010.
While the primary goal of the FHA's "Claims Without Conveyance of Title" program may be to encourage a faster sale of the property, the CWCOT program involves far more than just arranging for a sale of real estate. To help properly execute the program, here are six areas in which a vendor must perform exceedingly well in order to put a working CWCOT program together.
Every mortgage loan servicer knows the importance of moving REO back into the market efficiently. Even today, when REO inventory is dropping and the foreclosure crisis is behind us, it is still critically important that costs are reduced and loss severity limited during this process. Here's the pain point in the process.
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.