Movement Mortgage’s Montell Watson on building community-specific strategies￼
We are back for the third and final part of our three-part series focused on affordable housing and increasing accessibility of homeownership!
Today, we welcome Montell Watson to the show! Montell is the Director of Diversity Lending and Strategic Partnerships at Movement Mortgage. He and Clayton walk through his career in mortgage lending and helping Movement launch their Consumer Direct division. They also go into some of the initiatives that he has spearheaded over the years, including Grab the Key, some HBCU partnerships, and other community-based lending strategies.
Montel also gives a glimpse into some other of the challenges and opportunities happening right now at Movement Mortgage, including originator recruitment, acquisition of a mortgage brokerage, servicing loans during COVID, and much more!
The Housing News podcast explores the most important topics happening in mortgage, real estate, and fintech. Each week a new mortgage or real estate executive joins the show to add perspective to the top stories crossing HousingWire’s news desk. Hosted by Clayton Collins and produced by the HW Media team.