Brokerage, Mortgage and Lending

5 ways to benefit from a home equity comeback

December 12, 2022

5 ways to benefit from a home equity comeback
We are halfway through 2022 and home lending has swiftly shifted in a direction that many didn’t predict. U.S. mortgage rates have soared above 5%, ARM volume accounts for more than 20% of all mortgage refinance and purchases transactions. Home equity volume is up more than 40% from 2021.

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Built Technologies

Built is the leading provider of construction finance technology. Built connects commercial and consumer construction lenders, commercial real estate owners, commercial general contractors, residential homebuilders, specialty contractors, title companies, and other industry vendors to improve the flow of capital through the construction ecosystem. By connecting all key stakeholders involved in the construction financing process in real-time, the platform helps mitigate risk, power faster draws and payments, ensure compliance, and inspire customer loyalty. Built is used by more than 130 of the nation’s leading construction lenders and thousands of owners and contractors to manage over $135 billion of construction spend to date. Our company is made up of passionate people who are driven in a variety of disciplines—and each of them bring their unique perspective to everything they do. Creating a safe and inclusive workplace is critical to the success of our company and of our employees

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Estate Protocol

whitePaper | December 24, 2022

Estate Protocol is a platform changing the real estate investing landscape. We believe access to real estate investments should be for everyone, as it is the best way for most people to secure their long term financial future. We are on a mission to make these investments accessible to everyone, and to turn it from an illiquid to a liquid investment unlocking a large amount of value in the world’s largest asset class. We aim to make real estate investments frictionless, solving multiple problems within the crypto space along the way. With an incredibly strong team experienced in both, the real estate market, and blockchain technology, we understand the nuances of the market and the technology required to solve those problems.

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Top 9 Factors Developers Must Consider While Appointing an Owners’ Association Company

whitePaper | April 20, 2022

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whitePaper | November 10, 2022

The U.S. Department of Labor defines inflation as “the overall general upward price movement of goods and services in an economy.” When we wrote our inflation piece in the summer of 2021, many economists and politicians were characterizing inflation as transitory. A year later, inflation has started to take hold in key areas of the market which will have an impact on how real estate investors should view their current and prospective investment. The annual inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) has been 7.5% or higher since January of this year, peaking at 9.05% in June.

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Private Markets: Evolution and opportunity

whitePaper | November 3, 2022

Disruption in financial markets is now the norm. Established rules and correlations have not fared well in the years since the Global Financial Crisis. Disruption by its nature implies change, and whether it is positive or welcome change depends on the force in question. There are certainly some investors that would crave a bit of boredom over some of the recent market upheavals.

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Choosing the right software for your real estate company

whitePaper | January 5, 2023

Digital transformation is progressing rapidly and companies are under increasing pressure to adapt. Rising construction costs, the price of raw materials and supply problems are putting a strain on project owners as well as investors.

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Spotlight

Built Technologies

Built is the leading provider of construction finance technology. Built connects commercial and consumer construction lenders, commercial real estate owners, commercial general contractors, residential homebuilders, specialty contractors, title companies, and other industry vendors to improve the flow of capital through the construction ecosystem. By connecting all key stakeholders involved in the construction financing process in real-time, the platform helps mitigate risk, power faster draws and payments, ensure compliance, and inspire customer loyalty. Built is used by more than 130 of the nation’s leading construction lenders and thousands of owners and contractors to manage over $135 billion of construction spend to date. Our company is made up of passionate people who are driven in a variety of disciplines—and each of them bring their unique perspective to everything they do. Creating a safe and inclusive workplace is critical to the success of our company and of our employees

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