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  • [LISTEN] Regtech Report, Episode #5: LoanLogics CEO: The middle of mortgage lending is a nightmare

    Solving lending problems between the mortgage bookends
    In the final installment of the Regtech Report, HousingWire Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney talks with the CEO of LoanLogics, Brian Fitzpatrick, on the next wave of significant mortgage disruption: regtech. Fitzpatrick outlines the roadblocks facing the full end-to-end implementation of the digital mortgage. According to Fitzpatrick, regtech can help us get there in ways that "traditional fintech has failed."
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  • Pricing is just one piece of the puzzle

    Customer satisfaction is what really matters the most
    UWM's CEO Mat Ishbia writes that the mortgage business is so commoditized that it’s easy to focus on price as a difference maker – but if you’re a mortgage broker or correspondent that picks a lender based solely on its cheap rates, it will likely cost you big in the long run. Read more about what matters most: customer satisfaction.
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  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates hit highest level this year

    Unsold inventory rises the first time in three years
    Mortgage rates inched forward this week, finally reaching its highest level since June 2017, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater says although the economy is healthy, affordability is still a concern for the housing market.
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  • How should you pay off your mortgage?

    Four strategic ways homeowners can pay off mortgages faster
    Young adults entering the housing market are expected to create a vast demand for potential homeownership, but will they be able to afford mortgage payments? Luckily, an article by USA Today highlights strategic ways homeowners can pay off their mortgages better and faster.
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  • American Mortgage Consultants acquires The Barrent Group

    Company expands to the Midwest
    Following through on its promises of expansion, American Mortgage Consultants recently announced the acquisition of The Barrent Group's operations center and 50 of its mortgage professionals. TBG’s President Richard Barrent said the transaction with AMC was a good fit for his company because it will allow employees to continue serving clients.
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  • Real estate entrepreneur sentenced 20 years for fraud

    Ordered to pay investors $189,000 in restitution fees
    Everett Craig Williams, a real estate entrepreneur, is spending 20 years behind bars for swindling thousands of dollars from investors, according to an article written by L.M Sixel at the Houston Chronicle. Williams used investor money to finance his personal expenses.
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  • TMS promotes two key leaders

    Barbara Yolles and Pete Sokolovic promoted to new roles
    After launching Happinest, a homeownership solution, The Money Source recently announced the promotions of Barbara Yolles to chief strategy officer and Pete Sokolovic to president of originations. Notably, Yolles will be speaking at HousingWire’s engage.marketing conference.
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  • Finicity, Cre8tech introduce digital lending solution

    Verification of Assets solution integrated into Lender Price Digital Lending platform
    Finicity, a provider of real-time financial data aggregation and insights, recently announced a collaboration with Cre8tech Labs, a provider of technology products for the financial services industry. The company aims to digitally speed up the verification process in for lenders and borrowers.
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  • PointServ creates business development division

    Company hires four vice presidents
    PointServ, a provider of financial data, recently announced it appointed four vice presidents to its newly formed business development division. Those joining the team include Reese Milner as senior vice president of business development, and DJ Wilson, Corwin Sanchez and Anthony DePaola as vice presidents of business development.
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  • Mounting trade tensions threaten interest rates

    Experts say could slow global growth
    Mounting trade tensions could soon begin to threaten interest rates as President Donald Trump and key trading allies in Europe and other regions increase trade tariffs. As trade tensions worsen, the Bank for International Settlements said there are already signs that “the ratcheting up of rhetoric” is weighing on investment.
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