Items Tagged with 'future of housing'


  • What is the future of the mortgage business?

    Techcrunch asks why fintech and startups can’t truly 'disrupt' the industry
    Every one of us with an interest in the mortgage business, whether it be a vested financial interest or otherwise, has to be wondering what the future of the industry is going to look like. It’s pretty clear that the complete homebuying process from selecting a home through the entire mortgage process is moving online. How we get there, on the other hand, is a different story.
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  • Frank Nothaft: Is the single-family rental market really a strong investment?

    Yes, thanks to Millennials
    The single-family rental market was on fire over the last two years, and according to one chief economist, this boom is not likely to end anytime soon. Frank Nothaft answers the puzzling question: Is the SFR market a short-term phenomenon created by the foreclosure crisis or the real deal fueled by long-term demographics and economic trends?
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  • MBA pushes to increase diversity in mortgage lending

    Announces partnership with NAHREP, hosting 2nd diversity conference
    In an exclusive interview with HousingWire, Bill Emerson, the chairman-elect of the MBA and the chief executive officer of Quicken Loans, said that the MBA wants to prepare the housing finance industry for the new normal of the future, which will be far different than the history of mortgage lending to this point.
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