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Jake Fehling, vice president of marketing at Movement Mortgage, to speak at

Panel on strategic partnerships and tech integrations as marketing tools
Forging strategic partnerships is now table stakes for lenders and fintech companies. That's why we've invited Jake Fehling, vice president of marketing at Movement Mortgage, to speak at our event on Strategic Partnerships and Tech Integrations as Marketing Tools. 
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Want your digital mortgage? Look to state notarization laws

For lenders the path forward is less than clear
[Expert commentary] In 2018 alone, remote notarization bills have cropped up in the legislative sessions of 14 additional states and the District of Columbia. That said, there are many states that have yet to address remote notarization, and for lenders operating in these states, the path forward is less than clear.
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Coming soon: HousingWire’s 2018 Vanguard Awards

Nominations open soon
HousingWire takes pride in its Editors' Choice awards programs. For the past several years, we have honored a variety of accomplished individuals and companies within the housing and mortgage finance space, including industry-changing leaders. Keep an eye out for your opportunity to nominate someone for our upcoming Vanguard Awards.
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Rocky Stubbs, SVP, head of direct lending at Flagstar Bank, to speak at

Find out more about how to manage co-marketing relationships
What are the most important things to know about growing and managing co-marketing relationships in this purchase market? It's an important question, which is why we asked Rocky Stubbs, senior vice president, head of direct lending at Flagstar Bank, to speak at our event on our panel about Realtor and Lender Partnerships. 
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Lack of retirement savings haunts Baby Boomers

Will home equity access be the solution?
An estimated 10,000 Baby Boomers are expected to enter retirement every day by 2030, but data reveals that an alarming number are financially unprepared for retirement. As older adults search for ways to bolster their retirement savings, will accessing their home equity be the answer?
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Mortgage Services Guide: Data and analytics

HW lists servicers that provide mortgage companies solutions to utilize data
HousingWire’s Mortgage Services Guide is a one-stop shop for finding the service provider your business is looking for. This monthly blog will highlight different services, service providers and insights your business needs to stay compliant and efficient. Visit HW’s Mortgage Services Guide to start your search.
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Rick Webster, chief revenue officer of MonitorBase, to speak at

Find out about emerging advertising trends
Capturing consumer attention means constantly moving the goal posts, which is why we’ve invited Rick Webster, chief revenue officer at MonitorBase, to speak at our event. His panel, Emerging Advertising Trends, will look at how well different channels and approaches are performing and what the agencies who monitor, measure and market to consumers 24/7 think is going to succeed in the next 12 to 18 months.
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Housing marketers, come hang out with HW at

Plus, find out how to save BIG
Hey housing marketers, HousingWire’s marketing summit,, is right around the corner and I am so excited for this event! We have so many great speakers lined up, including keynote addresses from melloHome’s Chris Heller and Ryan Serhant from Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing. Plus, you can hang out with HW!
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Kate Adamson, head of mortgage at Plaid, to speak at

Tackling the challenge of consumer engagement in the age of the digital mortgage
Mortgage lenders have to balance two competing interests as they originate loans: the automation required for efficiency and the human touch that consumers need at different points in the process. That's no easy task, which is why we’ve invited Kate Adamson, head of mortgage at Plaid, to speak at our conference on the topic of Consumer Engagement in the Era of the Digital Mortgage.
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