Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

Dave Williamson believes 2005 will bring about significant pilot projects dealing with electronic mortgages, or those that can be processed and closed without paper. And he predicts that those innovations will become even more widespread over the following two years. Investor acceptance may come about more slowly, Williamson said, but he hopes the group he chairs – the eMortgage Alliance – can help push the entire industry toward e-mortgages. The non-profit alliance, formed about two years ago, consists of 10 companies involved in the e-mortgage sphere of the industry. Four or five more companies may join by the end of this year, with even more expected next year. "If the adoption rate picks up, everyone stands to win," said Williamson, who also is SVP of The Performance Group...