7 things that have changed forever in the mortgage industry

Housing Wire

The mortgage industry has not traditionally been the vanguard of digital adoption, particularly in data intelligence and applied machine learning. The mortgage industry has been forced to respond to the massive and sudden work-from-home mandates.

Mortgage industry welcomes incoming Biden administration

Housing Wire

The housing industry took the opportunity to welcome the new administration and remind it of its promises. “On We look forward to working with this administration and the new Congress on issues that affect mortgage finance and the broader real estate industry.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Drone mapping in the real estate industry

Housing Wire

In most cases, the advancements cause disruption— and opportunity—in every industry. Drone mapping is replacing manned aerial flyovers such as Google Earth , a technology the industry has relied on for decades. Seth Thompson, premier land professional.

Housing industry takes pride in stepping up

Housing Wire

Fortunately, in the midst of uncertainty, many in the housing industry are stepping up and continuing to push forward to help their communities despite the hurdles they may face at home and in the home office. The post Housing industry takes pride in stepping up appeared first on HousingWire.

The mortgage industry is ripe for blockchain in 2021

Housing Wire

The next time you apply for a mortgage, or your lender services that loan or sells it on the secondary market, you might be helping to disrupt an industry.

How COVID-19 is driving AI in the mortgage industry

Housing Wire

The shift to AI-powered technology is rapidly taking over the mortgage industry with leaders turning to machine learning to increase efficiency amid COVID-19. If we could get some of these other industries started again, that could ameliorate some of the negative effects.

Industry Responds to Inauguration Address

RIS Media

Here’s how the industry responded to his inauguration and address. The industry simply cannot continue operation under these policies without disastrous harm to housing affordability. ” The post Industry Responds to Inauguration Address appeared first on RISMedia.

How 2020 raised the stakes for the mortgage industry

Housing Wire

Prior to 2020, the mantra around the mortgage industry going back to 2016 was that launching a new “digital experience” was the equivalent to table stakes in poker. As mortgage industry insiders watched Quicken climb the list to the No. Meanwhile, the industry scrambled.

Housing industry turns against Fannie, Freddie’s added refinance fee

Housing Wire

After Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced an added 50 basis point fee to all refinances, the housing industry was quick to react. The Mortgage Bankers Association also joined together with various members of the housing industry to oppose the move.

The mortgage industry should build ATR rule governance

Housing Wire

An industry collaborative that involves all sides of a securitization transaction is a perfect forum for today’s market. The post The mortgage industry should build ATR rule governance appeared first on HousingWire.

Speed up the closing process with industry-leading solutions

Housing Wire

The mortgage industry is no stranger to disruption since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Black Knight’s industry-leading PPE engine provides lenders with the most advanced capabilities available in the market. Two industry leaders, one united focus.

Industry gives mixed reviews of FHFA’s Final Capital Rule

Housing Wire

The mortgage industry is responding with mixed reviews to the Federal Housing Finance Agency ‘s Final Capital Rule for mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which it released on Wednesday. On Thursday, Mortgage Bankers Association President and CEO Bob Broeksmit said the MBA appreciates the time and effort given to reviewing comments from industry stakeholders and regulatory agencies prior to its finalization, but is disappointed in several aspects of the rule.

How COVID-19 changed the leasing industry

REM Online

The original post can be found at the following URL: How COVID-19 changed the leasing industry. The original post can be found at the following URL: How COVID-19 changed the leasing industry. The following content may have been republished here without the author's permission.

Real estate industry expresses support for Biden’s $15,000 tax credit

Housing Wire

The post Real estate industry expresses support for Biden’s $15,000 tax credit appeared first on HousingWire.

Women lead industry through the haze of pandemic

Housing Wire

From pandemic to protests to politics, 2020 has been an obstacle course for housing industry companies. If this year continues its current trajectory, the housing industry might permanently change as a result. “It’s

Cover Story: Industry Focused

RIS Media

“As a leadership team, we listened to our employees, the industry and consumers. “We wanted to do more in the industry to create a dialog around racial discrimination and fair housing,” he explains. ” An Industry-First Approach.

Younger generations want to become homeowners – Here’s how the housing industry can help

Housing Wire

As an industry, if we are willing to step into that advisory role, we can be more successful in helping prospective homebuyers become homeowners. The post Younger generations want to become homeowners – Here’s how the housing industry can help appeared first on HousingWire.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac CEOs address industry on refinance fee grievances

Housing Wire

In a combined letter on Thursday, Fannie Mae CEO Hugh Frater and Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman addressed industry criticisms following the GSEs’ announcement last week of an additional 50 basis point fee on refinances starting Sept.

Industry veterans launch Canopy in bid to shake up residential due diligence space

Housing Wire

Residential due diligence is an area of the mortgage ecosystem that’s overdue for disruption, according to two industry veterans who want to offer something completely different in the due diligence space through their newly launched company, Canopy.

The rapid adoption of digital closings during COVID-19 shows what’s possible in the mortgage industry

Housing Wire

Will this end up being a watershed moment for the industry? HousingWire: You’ve been focused on helping the mortgage industry get to an end-to-end digital process for many years. Nancy Alley: We are at a turning point in the mortgage industry’s move to digital.

From Startup to Industry Standard

RIS Media

When COVID hit, the company knew it needed to do something special to help the real estate industry. The post From Startup to Industry Standard appeared first on RISMedia. Greenville, S.C.-based

Mortgage industry provides commentary on CFPB’s proposed changes to QM loan definition

Housing Wire

Prior to the deadline for public commentary on Tuesday, housing industry trade groups, companies and organizations responded to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed rulemaking for the general qualified mortgage definition and the expiration of the QM patch in January 2021.

Loans 231

Drone Mapping In the Real Estate Industry

Real Trends

Drone mapping is replacing manned aerial flyovers, like Google Earth, a technology the industry has relied on for decades.

How are smart cities impacting the construction industry?

The American Genius for Real Estate

[OPINION EDITORIALS] The movement towards smart cities will change the construction industry for the best - creating more connected, collaborative, and efficient cities. The post How are smart cities impacting the construction industry?

ULI Report: COVID-19 Accelerates Change in Real Estate Industry

RIS Media

Seventy percent of respondents agree that the real estate industry can address and help end systemic racism—from promoting diversity, equity and inclusion within the sector, to looking for ways to develop underserved communities.

Renowned Industry Creative AJ Canaria Joins MoxiWorks Team

RIS Media

Canaria is known throughout the real estate industry for his authentic partnerships and photography, covering the most notable real estate events across the country. “We are so thrilled to welcome him into the MoxiWorks family, where we’re confident he’ll be able to leverage his talents to tell the stories of innovation and growth in this industry.” The post Renowned Industry Creative AJ Canaria Joins MoxiWorks Team appeared first on RISMedia.

The Rise of Industrial-Style Chic

REX Homes

Urban lofts and artists studios converted from old warehouses and industrial buildings are abundant… Lifestyle REX Tips REXTrends architecture industrial modern

Industry Responds to the New COVID Relief and Spending Package

RIS Media

Here’s how the industry has responded: The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR): “ NAR has been one of the loudest voices in Washington advocating for rental assistance these past few months. Industry News

Ok, Boomer: Generational Trends in the Real Estate Industry

RIS Media

The real estate industry itself is changing like never before. The post Ok, Boomer: Generational Trends in the Real Estate Industry appeared first on RISMedia.

New Zillow Rental Policy Could Cost Industry ‘Tens of Millions of Dollars’

RIS Media

There are some 600 MLSs nationwide, and if just the largest ones adopt this new pricing scheme, the total economic impact on the real estate industry will run in the tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions of dollars.”

Industry City Gains New Bookstore With Opening of Powerhouse Branch

Brownstoner

We are excited to join Industry City’s… Read More > The post Industry City Gains New Bookstore With Opening of Powerhouse Branch appeared first on Brownstoner. Brooklyn Life Sunset Park 220 36th Street Books Featured Industry City powerHouse Books Retail

FormFree’s Brent Chandler on transforming the way the housing industry does business

Housing Wire

BC : We are developing key partnerships that help our clients succeed and our industry evolve. The post FormFree’s Brent Chandler on transforming the way the housing industry does business appeared first on HousingWire.

Mortgage Industry See-Saws Amid Pandemic

RIS Media

With the flurry of refinance activity reported over the past several months, demand may be slowing as remaining borrowers in the market potentially wait for another sizeable drop in rates,” said Joel Kan, MBA’s associate vice president of Economic and Industry Forecasting.

NAHB: Remodeling Industry Confidence Surges in Third Quarter

RIS Media

The post NAHB: Remodeling Industry Confidence Surges in Third Quarter appeared first on RISMedia. Latest News National News National Association of Home Builders Real Estate Industry News Remodeling

Housing industry welcomes President Joe Biden

Housing Wire

Once the inauguration concluded, a slew of trade groups across the housing industry spoke of policies it hoped the new administration would adopt to boost homeownership. The post Housing industry welcomes President Joe Biden appeared first on HousingWire.