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The Mortgage Note’s Editor Kimberley Haas has been interviewing some of the leaders in the country over the past year. This podcast highlights the successes and innovations taking place in the mortgage industry. If you would like to participate in future episodes, please email us at [email protected]   Read Articles Featuring The Guests: Meet The Woman Behind “Wall Street South” You Can Get A Mortgage At Walmart Learn About Financing Manufactured Homes With Rocket’s EVP Of Capital Markets Guild Leaders Hope To Help Hispanic Homebuyers Through New Partnership The Future Landscape Of Cities: Live-Work-Play, Science Centers, Medical Offices Follow Us On Twitter: The Biden-Harris administration announced new actions to protect renters this week and leaders at the U.S. Department of…

Meet The Woman Behind “Wall Street South”

Over the past two years, a number of financial companies have relocated their offices to West Palm Beach in Florida, leading some industry watchers to dub the area “Wall Street South.” One of the nation’s leading VA mortgage lenders, NewDay USA, recently took over the top two floors of 360 Rosemary, a 20-story, 297,000-square-foot office building in West Palm Beach. In addition, the company is in negotiations to relocate its Maryland-based headquarters to West Palm Beach. NewDay anticipates the West Palm Beach office to grow to over 500 team members in 2023, according to a press release. “We continue to see a wave of financial industry giants moving to Palm Beach for a better business environment, an incredible talent pool…

With The Holidays Here, Industry Leaders Share What They Are Grateful For

By KIMBERLEY HAAS Industry leaders are sharing their thoughts as 2022 winds down and they are expressing gratitude despite challenges in the current market. Bill Banfield, EVP of Capital Markets at Rocket Mortgage in Detroit, Michigan, said he appreciates the mental stimulation of navigating a tough market because people are forced to get creative in finding solutions for customers. “Your company, your teams, you get to try to figure out how you can help people or how you can improve your company. It’s actually a much more fascinating time than when you’re in a super boom and all you can do is talk about rates and payments,” Banfield said. Banfield had just sat down with The Mortgage Note to talk…