Jacob Passy is a reporter with National Mortgage News, covering breaking news in the residential mortgage industry. Passy has been with SourceMedia since 2015 and previously served as a breaking news reporter for American Banker. His work has appeared in numerous publications including CNBC, NBC News and the Wall Street Journal's Speakeasy blog. He is a graduate of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and Tufts University.
Zeus Mortgage in Houston is positioning its new online crowdfunding platform as an alternative to traditional mortgages for property buyers and others having trouble borrowing to remodel homes or fund construction projects.
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