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Digital Mortgage Trends | Construction Renovation | Construction Loan Management
Digital Mortgage Trends Infographic 2019

Technology and borrower behavior are changing the mortgage application landscape. View these trends that point to the adoption of digital experiences for both lenders and borrowers. How is technology and borrower behavior influencing how you do business?

USDA Single-Close | CTP | Rural housing
USDA Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Programs (SFHGLP) Construction to Perm

The Rural Housing Service published a final rule to the USDA Single Close Pilot Program; effective August 22, 2019. This blog contains an overview of some of the changes.

HELOC | Renovation Loans | Construction Lending
HELOC v Renovation Loans: What Every Lender Needs To Know

There are many paths homeowners could take to pay for their renovations, but which is best for the borrower and which is best for you, the lender? Take a deep dive into HELOCs and renovation loans in this blog.

Change is Coming to Address Affordable Housing

Land Gorilla’s CEO responds to the current state of the housing industry, specifically housing affordability and regulation.

HousingWire Insiders 2018
HousingWire Insiders: A year later

Join us for an interview with HousingWire Insider Shannon Faries. “A major benefit technology provides is risk mitigation and increased profitability for lenders. However, lenders won’t invest in new technology if they don’t feel confident offering construction loan programs in the first place.” Originally posted in HousingWire June 2019.

Freddie Mac CHOICERenovation | Renovation Loans | Renovation Lending| Freddie Mac Fannie Mae Comparison
The New Freddie Mac CHOICERenovation Loan Offering

Freddie Mac has officially announced their new renovation loan product, CHOICERenovation. This new program brings Freddie Mac into the renovation lending space and positions itself as an alternative to the Fannie Mae Homestyle Renovation program. See this post for details on the offering and comparison with Fannie Mae Homestyle.