25 October 2017

Realogy CEO announces retirement, names replacement

Realogy Holdings Corp. named Ryan Schneider as CEO, effective Dec. 31, 2017, in light of the retirement of Realogy’s current chairman and CEO, Richard Smith. Smith worked with the board to select Schneider and is slated to retire at the end of the year after 21 years of leadership with the company. Source: Housing Wire […]

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24 October 2017

Looking to hire? Here’s how top mortgage companies are winning over new talent

[Commentary] Amid small talk around the exhibit hall and during interviews at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Annual convention and expo in Denver, I tossed in a side question on a current topic that’s been on my mind, “How are you locking in young professionals and what are you doing to retain them?” Here’s the feedback […]

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24 October 2017

National Credit-reporting System announces election of new CEO

National Credit-reporting System announced its company elected new leadership as the founder, president and CEO said he will step down to become chairman of the board. The current CEO will pass the position on to his son, who is set to take the reigns Nov. 1, 2017. Source: Housing Wire News

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24 October 2017

National Credit-reporting System announce election of new CEO

National Credit-reporting System announced its company elected new leadership as the founder, president and CEO announced he will step down to become chairman of the board. The current CEO will pass the position on to his son, who is set to take the reigns November 1, 2017. Source: Housing Wire News

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24 October 2017

Avoid the Folsom Prison blues: Why eNote adoption is on the rise

[Exclusive Op-ed from MERS] Make bad decisions and you’ll be left behind – this theme is driving a quiet surge within the mortgage industry to move primary mortgage origination to a completely digital consumer experience. However, despite these clear benefits, eNote adoption has been hampered by uncertainty and misunderstanding. Source: Housing Wire News

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23 October 2017

MBA swears in new leadership for board of directors

The MBA swore in its new chairman, chairman-elect and vice chairman at its annual convention in Denver. It’s new chairman, Dave Motley, brings more than two decades of service at the MBA to his new role, and is already striving to bring a change to the mortgage banking industry. Source: Housing Wire News

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23 October 2017

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Tech talk begins at #MBAAnnual17

The housing finance industry is gathering this week in Denver, as the Mortgage Bankers Association’s annual event kicks off. HousingWire’s own Ben Lane sent in a report from the field. Also, experts explained Trump’s pick for the next Fed chair will show where his priorities lie: low-interest rates or deregulation. Source: Housing Wire News

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22 October 2017

Planet Home Lending adds Suzy Lindblom as chief operations officer

Planet Home Lending announced recently that it added Suzy Lindblom to serve as the company’s chief operating officer for fulfillment. Lindblom joins Planet Home Lending from Stearns Lending, where she was managing director, national fulfillment and operations. While at Stearns Lending, Lindblom was honored as a HousingWire 2015 Woman of Influence. Source: Housing Wire News

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20 October 2017

Trump picks MBA’s Len Wolfson to serve as HUD assistant secretary

As he did with Pam Patenaude, President Donald Trump is tapping another Bush Administration official to rejoin the Department of Housing and Urban Development. And Thursday, the Trump administration announced its intention to nominate Len Wolfson to serve as HUD assistant secretary congressional and intergovernmental relations. Source: Housing Wire News

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19 October 2017

Trump picks Warren ally, former CFPB assistant director Rohit Chopra for FTC post

In what might seem like an unlikely move, President Donald Trump selected Rohit Chopra to serve as a member of the Federal Trade Commission. Chopra’s selection comes as bit of surprise, considering that Chopra is a close ally of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a former member of Hillary Clinton’s transition team, a former Obama administration official, […]

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18 October 2017

Assurant Mortgage Solutions names Marc Connelly as national sales director

Assurant, a global provider of risk management solutions, announced recently that Assurant Mortgage Solutions, the company’s mortgage arm, hired Marc Connelly as national sales director. In this role, Connelly will focus on growing the title and origination valuations product lines for Assurant. Source: Housing Wire News

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18 October 2017

New American Funding adds former PrimeLending president Scott Bristol to executive team

New American Funding announced this week that it appointed Scott Bristol to serve as the company’s senior vice president and national sales manager. Bristol, who joins New American Funding’s executive team, will be “instrumental in advancing the growth of the lender’s retail division throughout new and existing markets,” New American Funding said in a release. […]

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