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Sukesh Shekar is the CEO & Founder at Altgage, the Google search of mortgages, bringing simply affordable mortgages to home buyers. . Sukesh believes in the American dream of homeownership. However, mortgages are more unaffordable than ever and most mortgage processes lack transparency. Altgage makes home buying more affordable with smart mortgages that build wealth over time.

💚 Learn more:
➡️ Altgage's website - Mortgage deals that make home buying affordable.
➡️ Sukesh Shekar on LinkedIn

💚 Feature:
➡️ Parking Reform Network (website) - Education about the impact of parking policy on climate change, equity, housing, and traffic.

💚 Connect with Tangent:
➡️ Edward Cohen on Twitter
➡️ Edward Cohen on LinkedIn
➡️ Jeff Berman on LinkedIn
➡️ Zach Aarons on Twitter
➡️ Tangent on LinkedIn
➡️ Tangent on Twitter

(1:54) - Building the Google search for affordable mortgages
(7:23) - Demystifying mortgage brokers compensation
(12:17) - Feature: Parking Reform Network (website) - Education about the impact of parking policy on climate change, equity, housing, and traffic.
(13:26) - Tangent glossary: mortgage originators, mortgage brokers, 'shop for your rates', market rate dispersion, PMI, cost of capital, UWM, mortgage origination.
(18:05) - Lack of transparency, many middlemen, too much fat
(18:57) - Numbers vs. existential issues for VC's
(19:40) - Renting vs. owning a home
(30:53) - Altgage's scale, repeatability & protectable IP
(33:45) - Mortgage startups performance
(33:57) - Altgage's innovative mortgage search
(37:50) - Altgage's team

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Creators & Guests

Edward Cohen
Host & Executive Producer at Tangent
Jeffrey Berman
Partner at Camber Creek
Zach Aarons
Co-Founder & GP at MetaProp
Sukesh Shekar
Founder at Altgage

What is Tangent 💚 Proptech?

A new era is upon us, and Tangent💚 is back with our fourth new limited series, hosted by Proptech entrepreneur Edward Cohen, and venture capitalists Jeffrey Berman (Partner at Camber Creek) and Zach Aarons (Co-founder and GP at MetaProp). Tangent unites Proptech founders💡, real estate investors🏢, urban leaders🏙 and passionate creators🌎 who are improving our communities and cities. Join us to learn how we can solve present day challenges with innovative technology and greater collaboration.

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