Arthur Matuszewski, VP of Talent at Better.com, to speak at engage.talent Feb. 6

Attracting younger workers is crucial to the future of the mortgage industry, but many companies are struggling to connect their company’s values and culture with Millennials and those in Gen Z. That’s why we’ve asked Arthur Matuszewski, vice president of talent at Better.com, to speak at HousingWire’s engage.talent summit Feb 6. Matuszewski will join James…

People Movers: Evergreen Home Loans, Green Street Advisors and Vacasa

People movers are about the latest in business professionals making waves in the housing and mortgage industries. Mortgage lender, Evergreen Home Loans, named Chuck Iverson as its new executive vice president of production. Prior to joining Evergreen Home Loans, Iverson took a break in his career to spend time immersing himself in the technology aspect…

Here are 5 renovation mistakes to avoid for resale

Homeowners may want to tap the breaks on those trendy white Carrara marble countertops if they’re looking to get a return on investment for home renovations. That’s according to a recent report from NerdWallet, which pulls from Remodeling magazine’s 2019 Cost vs. Value report when stating, “An upscale kitchen renovation recoups just 59% of its…

How Umpqua Bank enhanced the customer experience using CoreLogic’s Property Tax Estimator

Automation is quickly becoming a key motivator for lenders to modernize their current processes. Whether it’s to improve communication or to streamline back-end operations, lenders have more tools and technology solutions to choose from than ever before to enhance the borrower experience.  In this case study published in HousingWire’s Knowledge Center, Umpqua Bank explained how…

Can these mortgage startups change the world, or will Zillow and Opendoor take it all?

Venture capital-backed home lending startups fill key first-time homebuyer, cash-out and investor niches. But will they really change the world, or just be niches? It’s a little of both. Let’s take a look.   Startups Love Giant Mortgage Stats Like all venture capitalist pitches, fintech and proptech startup pitches begin with total addressable market (TAM).  Julian…