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Money in the walls: How green, factory-based building can improve developer returns

Housing Wire

The latest annual report from The Counselors of Real Estate highlights 10 major issues expected to impact the housing industry in 2024, but developers are painfully familiar with at least two of them: labor shortages and skyrocketing capital costs. The result is a sharp increase in labor costs, and longer construction times.

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Certainty Home Lending adds national business development leader 

Housing Wire

Dallas -based Certainty Home Lending , an affiliate of Guaranteed Rate , named Shadi Kamran as its new national business development executive. Kamran is based in Los Angeles and will support Certainty’s strategy and sales performance.

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Tane Cabe talks reverse mortgage industry challenges, software development

Housing Wire

They’re a more forward-thinking broker, and there has been lots of activity with the HECM Tool, which is a software application that I developed. Tane Cabe “C2 is a good place for me to hang my license,” he said. Sometimes it goes smoothly, sometimes it doesn’t, and it’s the good and the bad that you have to take.

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Corcoran hires new SVP of global development

Housing Wire

Scott Mitchelson is joining The Corcoran Group as senior vice president of global development, the company announced on Tuesday. In his new role, Mitchelson will lead the expansion of the Corcoran brand both domestically and internationally while working closely with the Corcoran affiliate network’s existing sales team.

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Real Estate Solutions: How to Crush Your Sales Goals and Fuel Your Pipeline

Speaker: Mary Maloney, Founder & Team Leader at Hometown Realty

Top real estate agents are distinguished from developing agents by their ability to convert organic connections into sales opportunities. She will discuss: A systematic approach to developing, nurturing, and converting prospects. How to create a simple, low-cost, standardized pipeline that generates viable leads.

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Former Ginnie Mae president applauds the development of new HMBS product

Housing Wire

Ted Tozer, former president of Ginnie Mae during the Obama administration and current president Alanna McCargo’s most recent Senate-confirmed predecessor, applauded the news that the company is looking into the development of a new Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM)-backed Security (HMBS) product. That’s all it says.”

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‘Abandoned’ Bay Area land will be developed into housing

Housing Wire

Encinal Terminals, a 32-acre plot of land that formerly operated as a shipping terminal on the north side of Alameda, California, will be developed into a new housing development in an effort to bolster the supply of one of the most expensive areas in the country. This is according to reporting at the Mercury News and the Alameda Post.

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How Sales Enablement is Supporting Social Selling in 2022

Speaker: Brynne Tillman CEO | LinkedIn Whisperer at Social Sales Link

LinkedIn, even the free version, is an essential sales tool that every sales professional should be using, while leadership is continuing to turn to Sales Enablement to ensure that the business development team has all the strategies and tactics they need to be successful.