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Leading Media Outlet Announces HW Fast50(TM) Program; Inaugural List to Publish in October Issue

DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 07/21/14 -- HousingWire announced today that the nomination period is now open for the publication's inaugural HW Fast50™ program, which will rank the 50 fastest-growing companies spanning the U.S. housing economy.

"The present and the future of the housing economy, from mortgages to real estate and everywhere in between, is defined by those companies whose strong revenue growth gives them a competitive edge," said Paul Jackson, CEO and Publisher at HousingWire. "The HW Fast50™ program celebrates those select companies who are inventing the industry's future, today."

Making the list each year is a special honor reserved for a select few companies who are finding creative ways to drive continued revenue growth in an ever-changing industry climate.

The final ranking of the 2014 HW Fast50™ will be published in the October 2014 issue of HW Magazine, and firms will be ranked on percent revenue growth covering the 2012-2013 calendar year.

"We think this is a unique program in an industry that drives as much as 1/3rd of the nation's economic output each year," said Jacob Gaffney, executive editor at HousingWire. "What's more, we're not looking at just privately or publicly-held companies -- we think revenue growth isn't limited to a specific ownership structure, but is a function of great products and a company's ability to execute."

Both public and privately-held companies are eligible to ranked in the HW Fast50™, with privately-held companies encouraged to complete a free application to be considered for a ranking in this year's listing. Applications will be accepted through August 30, 2014.

More information, including full application requirements, is available at http://www.housingwire.com/fast50

About HousingWire
HousingWire is the nation's most influential industry news source covering the U.S. housing economy, spanning residential mortgage lending, servicing, investments and real estate operations. The company's news, commentary, magazine content, industry directories, and events give more than one million industry professionals each year the insight they need to make better, more informed business decisions. Winner of numerous awards, including a 2012 Eddie Award for national editorial excellence in the B2B Banking/Business/Finance category, HousingWire has been recognized for excellence in journalism by the Society of Business Editors and Writers, the American Society of Business Press Editors, the National Association of Real Estate Editors, and Trade Association Business Publications International. Learn more at http://www.housingwire.com.

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