22 January 2018

LoanLogics adds Bill Neville as president, COO

LoanLogics announced today that industry veteran Bill Neville has joined the company as its president and chief operating officer. Neville will oversee operational controls, technology and software development, and more for the company, In addition to his executive role, Neville will also now serve on LoanLogics’ board of directors. Source: Housing Wire News

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22 January 2018

Who are the most influential mortgage and real estate professionals on Twitter?

Late last night, HousingWire’s Twitter account asked the following question: Who are the most influential mortgage and real estate professionals on Twitter? Here’s how the Internet responded. Be advised: The answers may surprise you as much as they surprised us. Source: Housing Wire News

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22 January 2018

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: What a government shutdown means for housing

Well, in case you didn’t hear it over the weekend (and if you didn’t, good for you for being able to fully unplug), the government shut down at 12:01 a.m. Eastern on Saturday after Republicans and Democrats were unable to come to an agreement to keep the government funded and functioning. Here’s what it means […]

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19 January 2018

4 ways to capture multicultural sales in 2018

[Op-Ed] Leading companies are using multicultural marketing strategies on the front line as part of their total market strategy. The ones who are effective are not simply translating their flyers or adding diversity to their ads. Through their marketing efforts and customer experience, the best companies are reflecting the country’s shift in cultural norms and […]

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19 January 2018

New housing voices on Capitol Hill will reshape industry’s future

[Op-Ed] What we all knew would happen has finally happened — the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray, has stepped down and has been replaced with a person more aligned with the current administration. It’s what always happens when there’s a change of power. But Cordray’s replacement is just one of several new voices […]

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18 January 2018

Former Wingspan founder Steven Horne lands at Hladik, Onorato & Federman

Two and half years after the company he founded went bankrupt, Wingspan Portfolio Advisors CEO and President Steven Horne landed at Hladik, Onorato & Federman, a multi-state law firm focused on mortgage banking and compliance and real estate development. Source: Housing Wire News

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18 January 2018

Capital One consumer direct lending team finds new home at Flagstar

When Capital One suddenly announced last year that it planned to exit its mortgage and home equity originations business, not much was known about what would happen to the more than 900 employees that would be laid off as a result of Capital One’s decision. Well, it turns out that a small percentage of those […]

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18 January 2018

What could attract nearly 200 female mortgage execs to Dallas today?

The NEXT conference is the first of its kind and focuses on women who are C-suite and senior execs in mortgage lending. The show kicked off to a promising start, despite cold temperatures and a much-rowdier conference being hosted by Whole Foods across the hall. Source: Housing Wire News

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17 January 2018

New American Funding announces expansion into Central Texas

New American Funding announced its expansion in Central Texas with its new branch in Austin, Texas. The company brought in the Leaman team, announcing its leader Max Leaman will guide the new team as its branch manager and senior loan officer. And this expansion is just one of many in recent months. Source: Housing Wire […]

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17 January 2018

Wells Fargo Chief Risk Officer Mike Loughlin announces retirement

Mike Loughlin, who oversaw the risk management operations at Wells Fargo during the fallout of the housing crisis all the way through the bank’s recent fake account scandal, will retire this year. Source: Housing Wire News

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17 January 2018

Former Treasury official David Dworkin joins National Housing Conference as CEO

The National Housing Conference, a nonprofit fair housing advocate, announced this week it hired David Dworkin to serve as the organization’s new president and CEO. Dworkin comes to NHC from the Department of the Treasury, where he most recently served as a senior housing policy advisor in the Office of Domestic Finance. Source: Housing Wire […]

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16 January 2018

Movement Mortgage adds Stephen Polacek as chief credit officer

Movement Mortgage, one of the nation’s largest purchase mortgage lenders, announced this week that it hired Stephen Polacek to serve as the company’s new chief credit officer. In this role, Polacek will oversee the lender’s credit risk management operation. Source: Housing Wire News

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