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    Women of Influence 2018

    HousingWire recognizes the most influential women in housing
    Eight years after we began recognizing women for their influential work in the expanding housing and mortgage finance ecosystem, a traditionally male-dominated field, our Women of Influence list is bigger and better than ever! This year, we honor 85 women who are making lasting achievements in each sector of the housing economy. Read on to learn more about these accomplished women and the strides they are making in their industry segments.
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    Here's how appraisers can succeed in the middle of disruption

    Making friends with automation
    In the midst of changing technology and the rise of the digital mortgage, valuation tools have become a key topic as lenders and buyers push for a faster home-buying process. Some appraisers, however, are struggling with where they fit. When navigating this new landscape, appraisers and valuation technology providers have to keep in mind the evolving needs of consumers balanced against the safety of the housing finance market.
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    Are we seeing the return of subprime?

    A new crop of non-prime loans avoid the risk layering seen in the foreclosure crisis
    Even Hollywood knows better than to produce a sequel when the original movie is truly, horrifically bad. That’s why, thankfully, we haven’t seen sequels to such all-time cinematic disasters as Howard the Duck, Gigli, The Last Airbender, Jack and Jill, Glitter, or Battlefield Earth. Which brings us, in an admittedly roundabout way, to the question of whether we’re about to see a sequel of sorts in the mortgage industry: The Return of the Subprime Loan.
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    Threat multiplier: states mobilize to defend consumer protections

    Mortgage companies face increased compliance risks
    In the days following the 2016 election, business leaders across many industries were hopeful that the new president would make good on his promise of widespread deregulation. Banks and other financial institutions were especially optimistic. Here at last was the relief they had been looking for. Or not.
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    June Kudos: Celebrating milestones, launches and awards in the mortgage industry

    Angel Oak, Clear Capital, New American Funding and Guild Mortgage
    New American Funding continues to expand its footprint across the U.S., announcing its latest branch opening in California. It is expanding its Southern California territory with the grand opening of its new location in Indio. New American explained it recognized a rising need in the Coachella Valley area for affordable loan programs.
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    The rise of the robots

    Has your job already been terminated?
    Artificial Intelligence relies on increased data volumes, advanced algorithms, and improvements in computing power and storage, according to computer analytics firm SAS; all of which is available today. AI requires no human intervention and can make decisions on its own. This ability to move from strength to strength is defined by the Harvard Business Review as Machine Learning (ML).
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    How title companies can exploit blockchain

    Digital ledger technology promises more efficiency and security, but hurdles remain
    The multiple characteristics of blockchain make it an incredibly attractive mechanism across industries. It provides an unchangeable, time-stamped ledger that allows for real-time and simultaneous input. It is the perfect set-up for industries where transactions are routinely moved from entity to entity or business to business and where records need to be verified and audited. Naturally, therefore, in the world of title and real estate, blockchain provides an incredibly innovative platform.
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    May Kudos: Celebrating milestones, launches and awards in the mortgage industry

    Angel Oak, Peerstreet, MortgageHippo and HousingWire
    A new company, Eave, launched its lending business in Colorado in April, offering jumbo mortgages to homebuyers in the state. Eave was founded by three tech-and-finance veterans: former Capital One executive Saro Vasudevan, Jack McCambridge, a former executive at Hailo, and Anoop Ranganath, a former manager at Foursquare.
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    The mortgage industry's digital future

    It's a great time to ask questions and rethink the way things have been done for generations
    Digital technology has disrupted businesses and industries from publishing to public transportation, so can the mortgage industry be far behind?  Actually, anyone who’s applied for a mortgage recently will have recognized that things are already changing fast.
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