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Wisconsin Homeownership Conference

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 | Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells

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Progress. Possibilities. Partners.


WHEDA’s mission is to stimulate the state’s economy, improve the quality of life for Wisconsinites, provide affordable housing, business financing, and inspire economic development. 

The Wisconsin Homeownership Conference will feature all the information you need to leverage WHEDA’s mission to grow your business and help more of your borrowers succeed.  

At WHEDA we know there are lots of programs and options out there and we want to provide you with all of them! Sessions will include highly qualified local, regional, and national experts that will share their knowledge on residential programs, borrower assistance options, affordable housing opportunities, and the tools needed to build thriving communities.

Who Should Attend?

  • Mortgage lenders of all experience level
  • Mortgage operations professionals
  • Realtors, evelopers and housing professionals
  • Non-profit groups
  • State and local government employees
  • Neighborhood groups or community and economic development professionals 

Why Should You Attend?

  • Brainstorm, share insight and ideas while networking with you peers, industry experts and policy makers along with representatives from national mortgage lenders and state government
  • Explore state based initiatives designed to broaden home ownership for current tenants
  • Discover what the outlook is for the State of Wisconsin’s real estate market – the opportunities that lie in the challenges


The Wisconsin Homeownership Conference has a great line-up of top industry experts that will provide valuable insight on key topics and real estate trends, including:

  • National economic forecast and housing trends - FNMA
  • State of Wisconsin real estate - WI Realtors Association
  • Affordable lending products - Freddie Mac
  • Helping tenants become homeowners - WHEDA, NeighborWorks Green Bay, WI Dept. of Financial Institutions
  • Mortgage compliance - WiPPLi, LLP
  • Appraisal review - Essent Guaranty
  • Affordable mortgage lending access and success - FDIC, City of LaCrosse, PyraMax Bank
  • Underwriting top to bottom - Genworth
  • Sharpening your sales skills - ARCH MI
  • And much more!

Check out the full conference agenda here.


Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Steve Richman, Genworth

Keynote Speaker HeadshotSteve Richman is Genworth's National Spokesperson and Customer Sales Trainer who has energized, motivated, and taught thousands of mortgage and real estate professionals across the United States. An expert in the LTV borrower market, Richman is a highly sought after speaker at mortgage banker and broker association events.

Richman entered the mortgage and real estate profession after a successful career in law as an attorney. His professional experience includes his time as a loan officer, account executive, and manager of a mortgage operation.

Steve's passion for continuing education has led him to teach or train everyone from MBA students to loan officers to real estate professionals. Steve is a graduate of the University of Maryland and the National Law Center at George Washington University. He has been a guest lecturer for the Columbia Business School's MBA program and has served as an adjunct faculty member at an undergraduate institution. Richman is a Master Certified Sales Negotiation Trainer and a Certified Trainer in D|SC Behavioral Profiling.

Richman's keynote address will energize you to challenge your current business techniques, tweak them, and apply new, modern concepts to take your business to the next level and find greater success.

Standard registration rate is $150.

  • Registrations will be accepted up to September 29, 2017.

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Conference Sponsors

Arch MI Bass and Moglowsky Essent Logo
Fannie Mae Logo FHLBC Logo Genworth
Gray Associates LQB MGIC
NCP Solutions ODess Assoc Silverman Druck