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The Single-Family Freddie Mac Home Starts Here podcast is your connection to all the latest industry trends, insights and points of view on the mortgage market. Take a front row seat to the conversations that are shaping the decisions in Freddie Mac Single-Family and first-hand information to help you grow your business.

The Single-Family Freddie Mac Home Starts Here podcast is your connection to all the latest industry trends, insights and points of view on the mortgage market. Take a front row seat to the conversations that are shaping the decisions in Freddie Mac Single-Family and first-hand information to help you grow your business.
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The Single-Family Freddie Mac Home Starts Here podcast is your connection to all the latest industry trends, insights and points of view on the mortgage market. Take a front row seat to the conversations that are shaping the decisions in Freddie Mac Single-Family and first-hand information to help you grow your business.

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Episodes

LIVE FROM MBA ANNUAL: Creating Solutions to Affordable Housing Challenges

10/31/2019
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Growth and demand trends along with inventory shortfall are leading to an overall housing shortage. Additionally, there are misconceptions and a lack of information about resources for potential buyers. Danny Gardner, SVP, Affordable Lending and Access to Credit, Single-Family sits down with Rob Crane, Founder and CEO, Downpayment Resources to discuss persistent housing challenges and specific solutions.

Duration:00:17:29

LIVE FROM MBA ANNUAL: #LeadingTheWay: Creating Authentic Connections

10/30/2019
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As many women move through various stages of their careers, they’ve experienced the feeling of being the only woman in the room. Hear how women in the mortgage industry create connections with other women and develop support systems. Kristy Fercho, Executive Vice President and President of Mortgage, Flagstar Bank sits down with Christa Petrone, Single-Family Sales Directors as they share personal stories on how they create authentic connections and how women can leverage those connections to...

Duration:00:16:36

LIVE FROM MBA ANNUAL: The Single-Family Perspective with Donna Corley

10/30/2019
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Donna Corley, interim head of Freddie Mac Single-Family business, weighs in on where the industry is headed and her key areas of focus during this time of industry change. She discusses her priorities with host, Riham El-Lakany, Chief Marketing Officer, Single-Family.

Duration:00:11:52

LIVE FROM MBA ANNUAL: Driving Value for Small and Medium Sized Lenders

10/30/2019
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Get an introduction to the management team of Single-Family Sales team. They discuss how their methodology behind Freddie Mac Single-Family’s client-obsessed culture. Phil Guth, VP, Sales, Office of the Client, and Single-Family Sales Directors Ed Abbott and Susan Lascko provide insight into the frequency, manner of engagement and resources in the field, as well as post-engagement strategies with clients.

Duration:00:15:49

LIVE FROM MBA ANNUAL: Women of Influence: Marcia Davies and Riham El-Lakany Discuss Empowering Women in the Mortgage Industry

10/30/2019
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Riham El-Lakany, Freddie Mac Single-Family Chief Marketing Officer, sits down with Marcia Davies, Chief Operating Officer, Mortgage Banker’s Association, to discuss two initiatives focused on empowering women and providing them with tools and resources to be successful in the mortgage industry— mPower and #LeadingTheWay.

Duration:00:15:14

LIVE FROM MBA ANNUAL: READY, SET, SOFR!

10/30/2019
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Dan Fitchler, AVP of Housing Finance Policy, MBA and Tim Kitt, SVP of Pricing and Execution, Single-Family, provide an update on the efforts across the industry to replace LIBOR with the GSE-supported overnight SOFR framework. Hear what's staying the same and what may be changing to ensure a successful transition to SOFR before the end of 2021.

Duration:00:18:34

LIVE FROM MBA ANNUAL: Touchpoints to Journeys: CX Drivers in the Mortgage Market

10/30/2019
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CX is about understanding all the interactions that customers and prospects have with your brand. In the mortgage industry, the end-to-end experience is changing. Phil Treadwell and Bill Staikos discuss the how to attract borrowers of the future and utilize design thinking to improve brand interactions. Phil Treadwell is the founder and host of The Mortgage Marketing Expert podcast, and Vice President of Development and Regional Manager with the Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corporation. Bill...

Duration:00:12:05

LIVE FROM MBA: Think FAST℠ Simplified Servicing Document Transfer

10/29/2019
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FAST℠, or Freddie Automated Servicing Transfer simplifies the transfer of servicing from a seller to buyer, which is often the toughest part of the transaction. Automating and standardizing gets this process done—fast. Hakan Beygo, Freddie Mac, Senior Director, Secondary Execution Strategies, give insight into how FAST is helping lenders with Servicer-specific requirements related to file and data delivery processes as well as specific stacking orders for paper and/or imaged documents.

Duration:00:09:01

LIVE FROM MBA ANNUAL: Single Security – Beyond Implementation

10/29/2019
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For a larger, more liquid market, the GSEs must align. The Single Security initiative has ensured a durable and lasting alignment, and more market options. We were joined by Freddie Mac Securitization SVP, Mark Hanson and Securitization Director, Jamie Miller to single security investment and capital markets.

Duration:00:09:19

LIVE FROM MBA ANNUAL: Is Your Marketing Journey Leading You to Growth?

10/29/2019
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Marketing is a combination of trust and attention. Hear founder and host of The Mortgage Marketing Expert podcast, Phil Treadwell and Riham El-Lakany, Freddie Mac Single-Family's CMO, discuss B2B mortgage industry marketing approaches and tactical ways to move your business forward.

Duration:00:14:04

LIVE FROM MBA ANNUAL: Asset and Income Modeler (AIM): A Collaborative Journey

10/29/2019
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In the mortgage process, nothing is more foundational than determining a consumer’s ability to repay their loan. Loan Product Advisor® asset and income modeler (AIM) does this reliably and efficiently. Andy Sheehan, President and COO at Finicity and Kevin Kaufman, Senior Director, Loan Advisor, Strategic Partnerships and Integration discuss automating borrower capacity.

Duration:00:08:40

LIVE FROM MBA ANNUAL: Digitization in Loan Origination

10/29/2019
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What does digital transformation really mean to the mortgage industry? How does it create operational efficiencies? Dominick Marchetti, head of Guaranteed Rate, and Rick Lang, VP, Loan Advisor Strategy and Integration, Single-Family, discuss the magnitude of financial impact and brand reputation for lenders who invest in adoption and training of digital capabilities.

Duration:00:17:11

LIVE FROM MBA ANNUAL - IMAGIN: Leveling the Playing Field for Lenders. Expanding Access to Credit for Borrowers.

10/29/2019
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Pricing certainty and underwriting standards benefit borrowers. Deploying capital against first loan level loss is a benefit to investors. Integrated Mortgage Insurance (IMAGIN) is a new way to attract private capital to the low down-payment market. Mike Reynolds, Single-Family VP Credit Risk Transfer discusses IMAGIN and what’s next in the credit risk transfer space.

Duration:00:06:59

LIVE FROM CONNECT: Danny Gardner Discusses Affordable Perspectives on the Housing Market

9/20/2019
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Danny Gardner Senior VP, Affordable Lending and Access to Credit, looks ahead at tackling housing affordability and inventory shortage challenges as we move into 2020.

Duration:00:07:00

LIVE FROM CONNECT: Best Execution Delivery: Servicing-Released XChange

9/20/2019
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Hakan Beygo, Senior Director, Secondary Execution Strategies, discusses how Servicing Released-XChange℠ helps clients have a more holistic view of best execution.

Duration:00:08:03

LIVE FROM CONNECT: Kevin Kauffman Talks About Client Success Through Automation

9/20/2019
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Start small. Think big. Deliver fast. Freddie Mac's Kevin Kauffman, Senior Director, Loan Advisor, Strategic Partnerships and Integration, provides insight into how we help clients increase their competitive edge with automation. Automation technologies deliver solutions for clients to minimize risk and reduce costs.

Duration:00:04:37

LIVE FROM CONNECT: #LeadingTheWay with Soledad O'Brien

9/20/2019
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Award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien shared her experiences and advice regarding women advancing in their careers during the 2019 FreddieMacCONNECT conference.

Duration:00:07:44

LIVE FROM CONNECT: Reimagine Servicing — A Transformed Servicing Landscape

9/20/2019
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Hear Freddie Mac's Single-Family's Vice President, Servicer Relationship and Performance Management, Yvette Gilmore and Ken Burke, Vice President Servicing Operations, expand on their vision of the Reimagine ServicingSM program and what it means for the future.

Duration:00:09:55

LIVE FROM CONNECT: #LeadingTheWay: Lessons in Leadership and Personal Branding

9/20/2019
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The FreddieMacCONNECT conference, offers attendees a full set of training tools—including how they advance their careers. Building your brand allows you to stand out and create personal connections inside and outside of your organization. Riham El-Lakany, Single-Family’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer sits down at the podcast table with Donna Corley, SVP, Division Risk Officer to discuss their session on taking control of your personal brand.

Duration:00:04:55

LIVE FROM CONNECT: Pat Bajari Talks Applying AI in Industry: A Macro View and Some Micro Lessons

9/20/2019
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Pat Bajari, Chief Economist and Vice President at Amazon Core AI, discusses how machine learning and artificial intelligence can lower costs as well as standardize and automate processes in the housing market.

Duration:00:05:45