MARKET OUTLOOK, REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
Wedgewood LLC | February 13, 2023
Wedgewood Homes, a creative solutions provider for real estate with a key focus on revitalizing communities across the US by buying and selling single-family homes, has been awarded Greater Los Angeles' Best Real Estate Solutions Provider in BUILD Magazine's 2022 Real Estate and Property Awards.
Since its start in 1985, Wedgewood has been working to find real estate solutions by purchasing single-family homes, renovating them, and selling them to potential buyers. This gives people a chance to own their own homes. Wedgewood is able to stay ahead of the competition by figuring out what customers want and what the market will do next. Additionally, the company prioritizes implementing strategies to remain adaptable and profitable during fluctuating market cycles.
Wedgewood Homes is active in more than 20 states and buys thousands of homes annually. It is a leader in reviving and reusing homes across the country. Wedgewood Homes spent hundreds of millions of dollars in 2022 to update, fix, renovate, and reimagine real estate in a good way for the environment.
Jamie Bedner, Chief Operating Officer of Wedgewood, said, "We're thrilled that Wedgewood Homes has been named 'Best Real Estate Solutions Provider — Greater LA' by BUILD Magazine." She said, "At Wedgewood Homes, we are committed to providing solutions and advancing the real estate industry. This award acknowledges our talented and dedicated LA team and validates our core values."
(Source: Cision PR Newswire)
Founded in 1985, Wedgewood is an award-winning real estate group based in Redondo Beach, California, which operates in 21 states and 800+ cities across the US. Wedgewood Homes' acquisition, renovation, and resale model use local vendors and services, real estate professionals, and nearly forty years of experience to revitalize neighborhoods one home at a time. The company started with a simple idea, to leave every house in better shape than when they found it. This, along with their creative approach, has made Wedgewood Homes the leader in their field. Its goal to improve one house at a time has caught on in communities throughout the United States.
REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY, REAL ESTATE ADVICE
Accurate Group | February 08, 2023
On February 07, 2023, one of the leading providers of technology-driven real estate appraisal, analytics, title data and e-closing solutions, Accurate Group, announced the company's Archer® Software Platform is integrated with ClickFORMS®, a user-friendly appraisal software application developed by Bradford Technologies. The simplified integration enables appraisers to populate appraisal data and create reports on the Accurate Group Platform in ClickFORMS®. As a result, appraisers can use the platform efficiently and easily.
ClickFORMS® is the industry's most adaptive and user-friendly appraisal software, allowing appraisers to complete valuation assignments without learning new features. In addition, the platform offers services like technical support, productivity tools, data resources to process reports, and network connections to transmit messages.
Paul Doman, President, and CEO of Accurate Group, said, "Accurate Group is excited to partner with Bradford Technologies. Our secure, robust integration with ClickFORMS® simplifies appraisal report creation while still allowing appraisers to benefit from the breadth and depth of Accurate Group's appraisal management platform – delivering the best possible experience for appraisers." He also said, "In addition, by further streamlining the appraisal process, Accurate Group continues its mission to help lenders accelerate loan cycle times, improve operational efficiency and deliver the best borrower experience."
(Source: Business Wire)
About Accurate Group
Accurate Group is based in Independence, Ohio is a real estate technology and services leader providing technology-driven property appraisal, analytics, title data, and digital closing solutions to banks, servicers, non-bank credit unions, and capital market firms. The company offers its clients the best combination of speed, regulatory compliance, quality, and price by combining modern process accurate data, automation, and innovative SaaS and mobile technologies. In addition, the real estate finance community and consumers with Accurate Group are benefitted from top solutions of the market, which allows modern digital frameworks to improve accuracy, reduce costs and enhance compliance through all types of real estate loans, portfolios, and mortgage-related assets.
MARKET OUTLOOK, MORTGAGE AND LENDING
Affinius Capital | March 13, 2023
USAA Real Estate recently announced it has successfully consummated a decade-long partnership with Square Mile Capital after acquiring the balance of Square Mile Capital in 2021. The final integration of the investment management platforms would be under a new corporate brand, Affinius Capital®. The company will continue to offer strategic equity and debt capital, and it will continue to capitalize on the growing demand for structured credit, technology-driven real estate assets, and flexible deal structures while addressing the pressing need for rental housing solutions under the new corporate brand name Affinius Capital.
The same dedicated and diverse group of senior leaders will be operating Affinius Capital, using the disciplined approach as previously to invest and align interests that have made USAA Real Estate and Square Mile Capital successful. In addition, former Square Mile CEO Craig Solomon will now be the CIO and Vice Chairman of the new company.
Affinius Capital, with the original approach of the two integrated companies, will continue to put its clients and their interests first and ensure they align with its own goals. It will also continue to look for risk-adjusted returns that have a positive and measurable effect on society while keeping its multifaceted focus on creative and dynamic solutions that use technological advances in digital automation, predictive analytics, and artificial intelligence. The company's headquarters will remain in San Antonio and New York, and regional experts will continue to operate in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Dallas, Chicago, Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seoul, and Washington, D.C.
About Affinius Capital
San Antonio, Texas-based Affinius Capital and affiliate companies invest across the risk spectrum for a client base worldwide, managing more than $35 billion within a diversified portfolio across Europe and North America as net assets under management. It offers strategic equity and debt capital to capitalize on the escalating demand for technology-driven real estate assets to meet the critical demands for housing solutions and other capital and market structure opportunities exhibiting convincing risk-return characteristics.