Real estate agents provide the high-touch experience buyers need to navigate finding a home and negotiating the final price. By partnering with an independent mortgage broker, agents can give their buyers access to that same kind of personalized service to secure a loan.
HW designed this engage.marketing session on How to Attract New Buyer Groups to expand business opportunities. Leora Ruzin will sit down with Keosha Burns, vice president of public relations at JPMorgan Chase, Patricia Korth-McDonnell, chief marketing officer at Better.com, and Riffat Lakhani, vice president of marketing at Guidance Residential, to discuss the different ways their companies are serving a diverse group of buyers.
In this session on The Originator and Marketing Relationship, Jake Fehling will talk with Lindsey Goins, a top producer for Movement Mortgage, and Ramon Walker, owner of Mount Diablo Lending, to find out what they wish marketers knew about their workflow and how top-performing teams can work together for best results.
Tech100 winner and leading digital platform Roostify is sponsoring HousingWire’s second annual engage.marketing event to be held June 13-14 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The event will gather the industry’s top marketing minds in a summit jam-packed with outstanding content designed to help mortgage marketers Play to Win in today’s competitive market.
Within AAG’s wholesale division, the feedback the company continued to hear from its brokers (some 800+ of them) is that borrowers and family members are still being influenced by old assumptions about HECM products, which have changed significantly since they were introduced by the Reagan administration in 1989. New regulations have improved standards and added safeguards, to further protect older Americans, making home equity mortgages now another option as a strategic financial planning tool for many seniors.
Altisource, a leading mortgage services provider, offers a suite of products, services and solutions that streamlines the HELOC process, including valuation, title, settlement, tax, end-to-end loan fulfillment, loan certification and insurance — all from a single provider.
Homebot, a dynamic financial dashboard designed to help homeowners build wealth through their home, is sponsoring HousingWire’s engage.marketing event to be held next month in Charlotte, North Carolina. HousingWire’s second annual event is specifically designed to help attendees win market share, learning from some of the top marketing minds in the mortgage industry. Jam-packed with outstanding content, this day-and-a-half summit will take place June 13-14.
Determining the stable monthly income used to qualify self-employed borrowers used to be a challenging, tedious, and mostly manual process. Freddie Mac is looking to change that with its new asset and income modeler, and clients are reporting significant improvements. One client reduced the time to approve self-employed borrowers by two thirds, which reduced closing times by about five days.
HousingWire sat down with Mike Detwiler to discuss his decision to leave Accenture and invest in Class Valuation. The company focuses on Thoughtful Change initiatives which requires coordination and buy-in from lenders, appraisers, service providers like Class, and the GSEs to bring about true modernization.
For anyone actively working in the mortgage industry, it’s no secret that reverse mortgages have taken a brutal hit in the last two years. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued major program changes at the end of 2017 that effectively limited the amount of proceeds and the number of people who could qualify for the loan. The result had lenders across the space enduring sizable volume drops and subsequent gashes to their bottom lines.