Caroline Basile

Caroline Basile

Caroline Basile is HousingWire's Online Editor. She joined HW in August 2016 as an editorial assistant. She's a graduate of the University of North Texas. Follow her on Twitter at @cbasileHW.

ARTICLES

  • Planet Home Lending hires new chief information officer

    Industry vet Mike McChesney joins lender
    Planet Home Lending announced this week that Mike McChesney has joined the company as its new chief information officer. "His strong mix of business, operations, and technology expertise across originations, capital markets, and servicing will allow us to differentiate at a time of tremendous opportunity in the industry," said Michael Dubeck, Planet Home Lending president and CEO.
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  • [LISTEN] Regtech defined with Craig Focardi, senior banking analyst at Celent

    What makes regtech different than mortgage tech?
    While regtech is a relatively new concept in the mortgage industry, it has already gained a great deal of traction in other parts of banking and financial services. Craig Focardi, a senior banking analyst at Celent, talks with HousingWire about what makes regtech different from mortgage tech and how you shouldn't be afraid to make the leap into adopting new technologies.
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  • Bob Dougherty named EVP of business development at Calyx Software

    Replaces now retired Dennis Boggs
    Mortgage software solutions provider Calyx Software, a 2018 Tech100 winner, named Bob Dougherty executive vice president of business development. Dougherty, who joined the company in 2016, will be responsible for strategic direction, developing and maintaining vendor and client partnerships, as well as daily operations of the company.
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  • Another former Equifax employee charged with insider trading

    SEC charges former manager for dumping stock before data breach announcement
    On Thursday, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced insider trader charges against a former Equifax manager for dumping stock prior to the company’s announcement of a data breach that exposed the data of more than 143 million American consumers to hackers.
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  • Don't miss this: HW Insiders nominations close Friday!

    What are you waiting for?
    Is there someone at your company who is the go-getter? The unsung hero who faces challenges head on? Nominate them for HW's Insiders Award, which acknowledges the unsung heroes of mortgage finance, or those who are crucial to a company's success but may not be known to the rest of the industry.
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  • Here’s how mortgage lenders are reaching Hispanic Millennial borrowers

    Lending experts explain what they're doing to reach Hispennial borrowers
    The face of the mortgage borrower is changing and Hispanic Millennial, or Hispennial, borrowers are increasingly buying more homes. During a panel at the NEXT Mortgage Technology conference, experts from three mortgage companies explained what they’re doing to reach this growing demographic.
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  • HousingWire acquires The Reverse Review, adds Editor Jessica Guerin

    Guerin to lead expanded coverage of housing wealth market
    More exciting changes are happening at HousingWire! This week, we are announcing our acquisition of The Reverse Review. This means a new fresh face at HousingWire. Reverse Review Editor Jessica Guerin is joining HousingWire’s staff as an editor to lead our expanding coverage of the housing wealth market and is launching a Reverse Review newsletter.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Trump to nominate Kathy Kraninger to lead CFPB

    White House confirms OMB official will be named to lead agency
    On Saturday, the White House confirmed that President Donald Trump will nominate Office of Management and Budget official Kathy Kraninger to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Agency. Plus, Zillow and Trulia are hit with a patent infringement lawsuit and megabanks are set to pay out more than $170 billion to shareholders.
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  • NAHB: Lumber tariffs increasing cost of homebuilding

    Costs have increased since tariffs imposed last year
    One question the homebuilding industry is faced with, especially while housing inventory remains low, is why hasn’t there been a larger response from the homebuilding industry to add more homes to the market? According to the NAHB's chief economist, one of those reasons is the rising cost of lumber.
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