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Timothy Ahern

Lenders Look to Tech Innovation to Drive Down Costs, Increase Efficiency

Mortgage originators, origination platform providers, and fintech start-ups are introducing innovative technology platforms.

August 29, 2016 | Timothy Ahern

Even in the Best of Times for Apartment Rentals, There Can Be Too Much in the Pipeline

New apartments are being constructed, it’s true. Just not in all the markets that may need them.

August 5, 2016 | Timothy Ahern

Brexit Tests Investors’ Nerves, But Also Prompts New Refinancing Demand

The Brexit caused initial uncertainty but is unlikely to alter the U.S. economic landscape at least for the second half of 2016.

July 29, 2016 | Timothy Ahern

Where Do Ideas for Mortgage Apps Come From? A Look Inside Fannie Mae’s InLab

Anticipating market needs for online services and apps for lenders and borrowers.

February 10, 2016 | Timothy Ahern

The Mortgage Process Befuddles Many, Creating an Opportunity for Lenders

What prospective homebuyers don’t know about mortgage qualifying requirements could create significant problems in the future.

February 8, 2016 | Timothy Ahern

New Monthly Index Is All About Housing

The Home Purchase Sentiment Index is the newest tool to measure consumer views on the housing market.

December 2, 2015 | Timothy Ahern