Articles by Jeremiah Jensen

Qualia debuts eSign technology

Aims to streamline digital mortgage with proprietary software
Qualia just rolled out eSigning capabilities in its bid for a berth among the companies holding the keys to the fully digital mortgage. Qualia claims that its new eSign technology is the first built specifically for title, escrow and closing software. According to Qualia, this will allow real estate professionals to use only the Qualia platform instead of needing to use piecemeal software to cobble together a digital mortgage process.
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Cresset Capital Management and Diversified Real Estate Capital launch Opportunity Zone fund

Firms join the growing host of investors waiting to pour capital into Opportunity Zones
Cresset Capital Management and Diversified Real Estate Capital are partnering to launch an investment fund for Opportunity Zones. The Cresset-Diversified fund will be used for real estate development and redevelopment in Opportunity Zones across the nation.
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6 Questions with 6 HUD Executives, BONUS Episode: Adolfo Marzol

Surprise! We've got one more for you
Adolfo Marzol knows firsthand about this nation's long history with taking in, and housing, refugees. In fact, his parents emigrated from Cuba in 1961. How did the Marzols know they had made it in America? They bought their first house, he tells HousingWire Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney in a bonus episode, and now finale, of our exclusive podcast, 6 Questions with 6 HUD Executives.
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CoreLogic to buy out Symbility Solutions

CoreLogic already owns 28% of company, now it's purchasing the remainder of its shares
CoreLogic is buying Symbility Solutions, a subscription and cloud-based property insurance claims workflow solutions company. CoreLogic will acquire all outstanding stocks for C$0.165 per share in cash.
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Mortgage rate increases pull on multifamily investment outlook

It's getting tougher to invest in multifamily due to strong performance and higher mortgage rates
Freddie Mac’s Apartment Investment Index took a 7.1% hit over the last quarter as investors seem to be paying more per dollar of income for their multifamily investments. According to the report, the recent increase in mortgage rates is the main culprit behind the drop in the index as its substantial rise made borrowing for multifamily investments significantly more expensive.
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6 Questions with 6 HUD Executives, Ep. 6: Ginnie Mae EVP and COO Michael Bright

Bright talks about the affordability crisis, risks to the housing market, what drives him and more
On this episode of 6 Questions with 6 HUD Executives, HousingWire Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney sits down with Ginnie Mae Executive Vice President and COO Michael Bright to talk about affordable housing, the securities market and Ginnie Mae crossing the $2 trillion threshold.
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