Mortgage Industry News

News: ACES Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report Shows Decline in Critical Defect Rate for Second Consecutive Quarter

Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of its quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Trends Report covering the first quarter (Q1) of 2021. The latest report provides an analysis of post-closing quality control data derived from ACES Quality Management & Control® software.

News: HomeBinder joins The Mortgage Collaborative’s Preferred Partner Network

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOSTON, Mass.) HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, Realtors, and other authorized professionals, today announced it has joined The Mortgage Collaborative's (TMC) Preferred Partner Network. The new membership enables HomeBinder to offer preferential pricing to TMC's nearly 150 member banks, credit unions and independent mortgage banking companies.

News: New MBS Fintech Agile Revolutionizes Trading with the Launch of RFQ Platform

Mortgage and Finance News: (PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) Agile, a new fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker dealers on to a single electronic platform, has formally announced the launch of its flagship RFQ (request for quote) platform. All MBS market participants can now participate on an electronic platform that expedites the exchange of To-Be-Announced Mortgage-Backed Securities (TBAs).

News: 1st Class Real Estate and Expetitle Announce a Joint Venture to Provide Tech-enabled Closings Across The U.S.

Mortgage and Finance News: (MIAMI, Fla.) Expetitle and 1st Class Real Estate are joining forces to create a national title partnership; offering a streamlined, remote home closing transaction to 1st Class' customers. Expetitle is a multi-state title company that delivers fully digital and hybrid closings through one secure collaborative platform that adds transparency to the entire closing process.

News: MCT’s Paul Yarbrough is named to HousingWire’s 2021 Insiders Award List

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), an industry-leading mortgage hedge advisory firm, announced that Paul Yarbrough, Director of the Client Success Group, has been named to HousingWire's 2021 Insider Awards list. The list is designed to honor an organization's operational all-stars - those insiders who are the company's best-kept secret, yet vital to its success.

Finance Industry News

News: Chelsea Groton Bank, in Partnership with NCDC and GNACC, Offers Free Business Seminars for Local Entrepreneurs

Mortgage and Finance News: (GROTON, Conn.) Chelsea Groton Bank kicks off their 5-week "Cultivating Great Business: Small Business Bootcamp" on October 5, 2021. The FREE small business series, designed for aspiring and established entrepreneurs, is offered through the Bank's financial education program, Chelsea University, in partnership with the Norwich Community Development Corporation (NCDC) and the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce (GNACC).

News: US-based Carbon Direct invests €15M ($17.7M) for 7% stake in Calix’s LEILAC business

Mortgage and Finance News: (SYDNEY, Australia) Multi-award-winning Australian technology company Calix Limited (ASX: CXL) ("Calix" or the "Company") is pleased to announce global decarbonisation investor Carbon Direct Capital Management has invested €15m for a 6.98% equity stake in Calix subsidiary, the LEILAC Group, which is dedicated to the commercialisation and ongoing development of Calix's LEILAC CO2 capture technology.

News: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Names Steiner Realty, Inc a Winner of the Pittsburgh Top Workplaces Award for the Third Year in...

Mortgage and Finance News: (PITTSBURGH, Pa.) Steiner Realty, Inc. announces their designation as one of Pittsburgh's 2021 Top Workplaces. Steiner Realty has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for the third year in a row.

News: Monetary Metals Finances Jeweler’s Growth

Mortgage and Finance News: (SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) Monetary Metals announces a 150% increase in its financing of Gold Bullion International's expansion of its 22- and 24-karat luxury gold jewelry collection, Auvere™. Gold Bullion International (GBI) is paying 4% on the gold lease. Leased inventory is off-balance sheet, and the jeweler avoids exposure to the price of gold.

News: Strategic Capital Attends the 2021 Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Convention, Sponsors Special Events

Mortgage and Finance News: (LITTLETON, Colo.) From Thursday, August 5 to Saturday, August 7, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) held its annual convention. While they offered virtual attendance, they also hosted the conference in person in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The Strategic Capital team joined them at The Steamboat Grand for the hybrid event, which was themed "Conquering New Horizons Together."