Andrew Dailey: ‘People don’t buy a home to get a mortgage; they get a mortgage to buy a home’

Chief technology officer of MortgageHippo talks paella and pain points

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Inman is interviewing real estate hackers. Here's Andrew Dailey, chief technology officer at MortgageHippo. What do you do? I oversee all technology development at MortgageHippo, which is a nice mix of designing our system architecture, managing our other developers and getting my hands dirty with coding. I’ve also become something of an expert on the mortgage application process, though I didn’t know much about it when I joined MortgageHippo. What are you working on right now? What are the challenges? As of last year, we started licensing our mortgage platform to banks and other lenders. We are working on integrating our platform with other technologies used by lenders, such as pricing engines, loan origination systems and CRMs. One of the biggest challenges with these integrations is the lack of standardization in the industry. What aspects of real estate are you trying to make better? At MortgageHippo, we are exclusively focused on bringing the process of...