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  • What the forbearance extension means for homeowners March 1, 2021
    This HousingWire Daily episode covers HUD's announcement that it extended COVID-19 foreclosure and forbearance moratoriums for FHA and USDA loans to June 30, 2021. HW+ Premium Content The post What the forbearance extension means for homeowners appeared first on HousingWire.
  • The great fintech acceleration March 1, 2021
    As we observe, digest and analyze all of the mortgage and real estate activity from last year, we can’t help but surmise that all progress in 2020 was influenced or enabled in some way by technology. HW+ Premium Content The post The great fintech acceleration appeared first on HousingWire.
  • FHFA doubles affordable housing disbursement to $1B March 1, 2021
    FHFA Director Mark Calabria has upset the #FannieGate folks: the GSEs will be doubling their affordable housing disbursement to $1B in 2020 The post FHFA doubles affordable housing disbursement to $1B appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Purchase market will highlight closing process problems March 1, 2021
    The closing process, that time between underwriting approval and the actual closing, is the mortgage industry’s not-so-secret Achilles heel. The post Purchase market will highlight closing process problems appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Keller Williams, and brokerage’s diversity shortcomings March 1, 2021
    Some of Keller Williams' agents slammed the recent white male musical chairs. But the brokerage is hardly alone in lacking diversity at the top. HW+ Premium Content The post Keller Williams, and brokerage’s diversity shortcomings appeared first on HousingWire.
  • HousingWire Magazine: March 2021 March 1, 2021
    COVID-19 forced companies that had been reluctant to adapt to the new digital world to finally get on board. Behind much of this tech adoption are the 100 real estate and mortgage companies featured in our TECH100 list in the March issue of HousingWire Magazine. The post HousingWire Magazine: March 2021 appeared first on HousingWire.
  • The mortgage workforce is back, but for how long? March 1, 2021
    Historically in the mortgage workforce, tens of thousands of workers are hired when margins and profits are fat, and just as many are fired when revenue and margins slim down. How long will this continue? HW+ Premium Content The post The mortgage workforce is back, but for how long? appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Lead Gen and Conversion Solutions Special Reports March 1, 2021
    Low rates and an inventory shortage have created a competitive market. To be successful, lenders and real estate professionals need to rely on lead generation. The post Lead Gen and Conversion Solutions Special Reports appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Buyside helps real estate brokers stand out from the competition by providing them with real-time data March 1, 2021
    Buyside leverages technology by offering a search experience for potential homeowners that provides valuations, buyer demand data, and their home equity accompanied by refi options, which leads to high quality leads for real estate brokers. The post Buyside helps real estate brokers stand out from the competition by providing them with real-time data appeared first […]
  • Sales Boomerang’s automatic borrower intelligence system works to boost its clients’ customer retention March 1, 2021
    To succeed in 2021, lenders will need to protect market share. Users of Sales Boomerang spend an average of $240 per loan — much less than the average $1,500-$3,000 cost to acquire a new customer — while gaining an average of 20 to 40% lift in volume. The post Sales Boomerang’s automatic borrower intelligence system […]