8 things to look for at MBA Annual Convention 2018


Mortgage industry members are congregating in Washington from Oct. 14-17 for the 2018 Mortgage Bankers Association Annual Convention & Expo to get forward-facing perspective on hot-button issues.

Presenters will share insights and opinions on everything from the political climate and its effect on mortgages, to how companies are using artificial intelligence to automate their work.

Lenders will explore ways to combat tight inventory and rising rates, while also navigating new technology as the loan process turns increasingly digital. Attendees can also enjoy a performance from “Since U Been Gone” songstress Kelly Clarkson.

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Strong opening

The general session kicking off the conference offers insight on how global economic trends touch real estate and housing policies. Janet Yellen, former chair of the Federal Reserve, will be interviewed by Fortune Magazine’s senior editor-at-large, Geoff Colvin.

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