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Suzee Quanta is the lead content editor for Mortgage & Finance News magazine, responsible for quality control and uptime. Suzee has worked in the finance industry for over 20 years in various support service positions, and joined the Neotrope News Network team in 2017.

EPIC’s Carl Pilger to Present at ‘The First 100 Days: What the New Administration Means For Benefits, Taxes and Employment Compliance’

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Employee Benefits Compliance Carl Pilger will present at "The First 100 Days: What the New Administration Means For Benefits, Taxes and Employment Compliance" seminar on Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30 a.m. at the Buckhead Club in Atlanta, Georgia.

New Legislation Enables Massachusetts Jurisdictions to Electronically Record Land Court Documents

Mortgage and Finance News: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it is now electronically recording Land Court documents in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the first time.

Mid America Mortgage Purchases $2.7 Billion in Mortgage Servicing Rights

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has acquired the mortgage servicing rights (MSRs) for $2.7 billion in government loans. The portfolio includes a number of delinquent VA- and FHA-insured loans. The sale was completed at the end of March, and LoanCare, Mid America’s sub-servicer, will take possession of the purchased MSRs on May 2.

Jim Paul Joins Bank of Southern California N.A.

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that Jim Paul has joined the Bank as Vice President, Business Banking at the Del Mar Corporate office. He will primarily focus on building new client relationships for the bank.

Recently Formed Ventana Home Mortgage, LLC Partners with OpenClose to Help Launch its New Mortgage Conduit Business

Mortgage and Finance News: (WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) OpenClose, an enterprise-class, multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage software solutions provider, announced that Ventana Home Mortgage, LLC a residential mortgage conduit aggregator with a focus on the non-QM market, has signed with the company to utilize its OC Correspondent(TM) module. The web-based, turnkey solution will fully automate Ventana's new conduit business, and is expected to do so in less than 45 days.

Simplifile Hires Toni Carroll as National Settlement Account Manager

Mortgage and Finance News: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced it has hired title and settlement industry veteran Toni Carroll as national settlement account manager. In this position, Carroll will maintain and improve Simplifile's settlement software vendor relationships while supporting the sales effort to deliver Settlement Collaboration to the real estate industry.

Mortgage Capital Trading Adds Cara Krause to its Growing Sales Team

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that Cara Krause has joined the company as regional sales director. Ms. Krause will handle business development efforts and client management for new lender clients in the Northeast region of the country.

ARMCO’s Web-based ACES Audit Technology Brings New Efficiencies to The Barrent Group’s Mortgage Quality Assurance Offering

Mortgage and Finance News: (POMPANO BEACH, Fla.) ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced that its ACES (Automated Compliance and Evaluation System) Audit Technology has streamlined quality control (QC) loan reviews for The Barrent Group, a rapidly growing provider of outsourced loan quality assurance reviews and services. ARMCO's solution significantly reduces The Barrent Group's auditing times, reduces risk, ensures compliance and streamlines its mortgage quality control process for clients.

The Mortgage Collaborative Partners with Blend to Enhance the Mortgage Experience with Digital, Automated Platform

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced a partnership with Blend, a Silicon Valley technology company bringing mortgages into the modern age, to deliver a digital mortgage experience that is fast, simple and secure to its network of small, mid-sized, and community-based lenders.

Texas Capital Bank Implements DocMagic’s Total eClose Solution for eWarehouse Lending

Mortgage and Finance News: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that Texas Capital Bank has implemented its Total eClose(TM) solution. This implementation enables the bank to function as an eWarehouse lender. They can now accept and fund eNotes from its lender customers that want to drastically speed up the process of closing and selling loans.

The Mortgage Collaborative President and Vice Chairman David G. Kittle Issues Statement Supporting Mortgage Bankers Association GSE Reform Proposal

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) On behalf of its network of lenders, David G. Kittle, CMB, president and vice chairman, The Mortgage Collaborative, has issued the following statement on the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) release of its GSE Reform proposal, "GSE Reform: Creating a Sustainable, More Vibrant Secondary Mortgage Market":

DIB Funding, Inc. Announces a Billion Dollar Liquidity Partnership with Digitas Bank to Launch Worldwide Distribution of ‘DIBCOIN’

Mortgage and Finance News: (HOLLYWOOD, Fla.) Today DIB Funding, Inc., the creators of the digital currency known as DIBCOIN, is proud to announce a billion-dollar liquidity partnership with Digitas Bank. This partnership will immediately give present and future DIBCOIN holders the ability to deposit and withdraw DIBCOIN and FIAT currency in a single transaction and with complete financial privacy.

Melyn Acasio Joins Bank of Southern California, N.A.

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that Melyn Acasio has joined the Bank as Vice President, Client Relationship Manager at the Del Mar Corporate office. She will primarily focus on building new client relationships for the bank.

Asset-Level Lease Accounting Webinar to be Hosted by LeaseAccelerator

Mortgage and Finance News: (GREAT FALLS, Va.) LeaseAccelerator announced today that it will be hosting an educational webinar on Asset-level lease accounting and its role in implementing ASC 842 and IFRS 16. The new lease accounting standards, introduced last year, will require companies to track real estate, equipment, and embedded leases as assets and liabilities on their balance sheets by end of 2018.

Bank of England Mortgage Helps Customers Get More Out of Retirement with Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM) and ReverseVision Technology

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Bank of England (BOE) Mortgage, a nationwide mortgage lender based in England, Arkansas, has selected RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS) to support its growing Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) division.

Cloudvirga Introduces AccountChek Automated Asset Verification into Its intelligent Mortgage Platform

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) FormFree today announced that cloudvirga(SM), developer of the automated, cloud-based intelligent Mortgage Platform(R) (iMP), has selected AccountChek(TM) for automated asset verification. Cloudvirga's custom integration of AccountChek into the iMP collects borrower account information early in the loan application process and offers a seamless asset verification experience.

LBA Ware Adds Matthew Marshall as Solutions Consultant

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced it has hired Matthew Marshall as a solutions consultant to support the firm's sales efforts. In this role, Marshall will be responsible for articulating the value proposition of LBA Ware's solutions.

Lender Price to Unveil the Lender Price Marketplace at 2017 NAMB East Association of Mortgage Professionals Convention

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) Lender Price, the emerging leader in real-time, competitive mortgage analytics and product pricing & eligibility (PPE) solutions announced today that it is launching the Lender Price Marketplace at the 2017 NAMB East Association of Mortgage Professionals Convention exhibit in Atlanta, Georgia on March 16 - 18.

It’s Tax Time, and Millions Could Miss Sizeable Deductions for Long-Term Care Insurance, ACSIA Partners Says

Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) If you're considering long-term care insurance, or already have a policy, "Tax time is a good time to look for help from Uncle Sam," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies. "And the help you get could be more than negligible."

Record Attendance Expected at Texas Mortgage Bankers Association’s 101st Annual Convention

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) announced today the location and dates of its 101st Annual Convention. This year's conference - "Defining Our Future" - will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas on May 21 - 23, 2017.

Revenue Cycle and Coding Strategies Merge to Expand Healthcare Consulting Services

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) Medical and radiation oncology consulting firm Revenue Cycle and healthcare coding and compliance consulting and education firm Coding Strategies announce a merger that will bring the two companies together for the benefit of the healthcare industry.

Two-Thirds of Large Companies Finding New Lease Accounting Standards More Complex than Anticipated

Mortgage and Finance News: (GREAT FALLS, Va.) LeaseAccelerator, the leader in Enterprise Lease Accounting Software, announced the results of a Progress Report study gauging the readiness of large companies to support the new lease accounting standards (ASC 842) one year after their initial publication. The research study, conducted earlier this month, surveyed over 250 respondents in the accounting and finance functions at large public and private US-based corporations.

Qualia Achieves SOC 2 Information Security Certification

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) Qualia, the fastest growing provider of title settlement software, announced that it has earned the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' (AICPA's) Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) certification after completing an independent audit process with a third-party certified public accounting (CPA) firm.

Kraft Technology Group Supports Entrepreneurs and Small-to-Midsized Businesses During National Entrepreneurship Week

Mortgage and Finance News: (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Kraft Technology Group, LLC today announced its participation in National Entrepreneurship Week, a weeklong series of activities that celebrates the efforts and impact of entrepreneurs and small-to-midsized businesses. Led by Microsoft and supported by more than 100 companies including Kraft Technology Group, National Entrepreneurship Week will kick off on Monday, Feb. 20 and conclude on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.

Taxpayers Ask Tax Pros to Bid to Solve Their IRS Problems

Mortgage and Finance News: (CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.) It's a common problem. In fact, approximately 13 million taxpayers are haunted by IRS issues that they want to solve, but are too bombarded with information to know where to turn. In short, they're overwhelmed. FeeAuction.com helps to alleviate that stress. It's a user-friendly website and new marketing technology that connects concerned taxpayers anonymously with multiple, licensed tax professionals.

Bank of Southern California NA Announces Promotion of Tony DiVita to Chief Banking Officer

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that Tony DiVita has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President, Chief Banking Officer. In his expanded role, he will continue to oversee new business origination and customer retention efforts, the Small Business Administration (SBA) Group, and bank marketing.

The Pension Inspector Announces Release 10, an Online Due Diligence Add-In, ‘ERISA PLUS’

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Pension Inspector(R) one of the leading internet research data mining solutions from AtPrime Media Services, online since 2007, announces Pension Inspector Release 10.0, which ushers in a new dimension in ERISA* Retirement Plan Transparency with "ERISA PLUS."

Mortgage Banking Expert Rob Chrisman to Address Special Session at RV UserCon 2017

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, Inc., the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that mortgage industry expert Rob Chrisman will address attendees of RV UserCon 2017 as a special session speaker on February 9 in San Diego.

Bank of Southern California Completes $7 Million Capital Offering and Announces New Board of Directors

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that it has completed a capital raise of $7 million through a stock purchase agreement of the Bank's common stock with Castle Creek Capital, based in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

Nonprofit Forum 2017 Dates and Agenda Announced by Financial Technologies & Management

Mortgage and Finance News: (INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) Financial Technologies & Management (FTM) has released the dates and agenda for 2017 Nonprofit Forum monthly online event for nonprofit organizations. Jim Simpson, CPA will host each forum. Mr. Simpson is a nonprofit financial leader and trainer, CFO, Controller, and software advisor for over 25 years.