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Mortgage News from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

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Mortgage News from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

OpenClose and QuestSoft to Hold Webinar on the New CFPB HMDA Rules

Mortgage and Finance News: (WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) OpenClose, a multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) provider, and QuestSoft, a provider of automated mortgage compliance software, announced that they will host a joint webinar covering the new CFPB HMDA regulations, how they will impact organizations, and outline specific plans to make compliance with the new HMDA rules the most efficient and time-saving process in the mortgage industry.

MCT’s Phil Rasori to Serve as Keynote Speaker at Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association Capital Markets Update

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, will be a key note speaker at the Illinois Mortgage Banking Association's Mortgage/Capital Market Update event on June 8, 2017. As a keynote speaker, Mr. Rasori will discuss topics that include hedging, pricing and servicing.

TRID and Loan Package Documentation Defects Comprise Over 68 Percent of Reported Defects, says ARMCO

Mortgage and Finance News: (POMPANO BEACH, Fla.) ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced it has released the ARMCO Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report for the fourth quarter of 2016 and calendar year 2016.

Kiel Mortgage HECM Division Selects ReverseVision RVX Loan Origination Software

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Kiel Mortgage has chosen RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS) to power its home-equity conversion mortgage (HECM) division.

IDS Inc. Builds Mortgage Document Preview Feature for LendingQB LOS Integration

Mortgage and Finance News: (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has incorporated a new document preview feature into its integration with LendingQB's cloud-based loan origination solution (LOS). The feature allows LendingQB users to preview mortgage documents, such as the Loan Estimate or Closing Disclosure, before they are submitted to fulfillment.

DocMagic eMortgage Solutions Receive 2017 ALTA ‘Elite Provider’ Designation

Mortgage and Finance News: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry's leading provider of document production, automated compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it has been accepted into the Elite Provider Program for American Land Home Title Association (ALTA).

Douglas Brewer Named Director of Enterprise Architecture at FormFree Holdings Corp.

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) FormFree today announced the appointment of senior software developer Douglas Brewer to the role of director of enterprise architecture. Brewer, who first joined FormFree in 2014, will be responsible for managing the retention and growth of FormFree's software development team, overseeing enterprise software design and ensuring the quality and timely delivery of software updates.

Industry Veteran Finn Klemann Joins Mortgage Technology Vendor, LBA Ware

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced it has hired Finn Klemann as director of business development. In this role, Klemann will bring his more than 20 years of business development and sales experience in forging new relationships for LBA Ware in the financial services industry, with a specific focus on targeting growth in the mortgage industry.

Skyline Financial Corp preps New Reverse Mortgage Division with ReverseVision’s Tech and Training

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, has forged a partnership with Skyline Financial Corp. (Skyline Home Loans and NewLeaf Lending) to support the lender's growing reverse mortgage division with RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination technology and RV University (RVU) training programs.

Simplifile eRecording Network Now Available in 15 Midwestern, Western U.S. Jurisdictions

Mortgage and Finance News: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, has expanded its industry-leading e-recording network to include 15 additional recording jurisdictions across the Western and Midwestern United States.

Mid America Mortgage Inc. Purchases eNote from First eClosing Transaction in North Carolina

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has purchased the eNote from North Carolina's first eMortgage transaction. The transaction, which was completed entirely electronically on May 5, was a refinance for a property in Winston-Salem and was executed by Hickory-based North State Bank. Upon completion of the closing, Mid America was able to purchase the resulting eNote within one business day after receiving the final loan package.

Simplifile Adds 14 Counties in American Northeast to Its E-Recording Network for Q2-2017

Mortgage and Finance News: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, has added more than a dozen new recording jurisdictions in five states across the American Northeast to its e-recording network, the nation's largest.

FormFree welcomes Ann Fulmer as its Chief Strategy and Industry Relations Officer

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) FormFree(R) today announced that it has hired mortgage loan quality subject matter expert and analyst Ann Fulmer as its chief strategy and industry relations officer. FormFree's flagship product, AccountChek(R), is an asset verification app that streamlines the loan underwriting process for both borrowers and lenders, resulting in higher borrower satisfaction and shaving more than a week off the time it takes to close a loan.

International Document Services, Inc. Receives Certification from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac for Its UCD XML File

Mortgage and Finance News: (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced its Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) XML file has been certified to meet all UCD requirements by both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ahead of the GSE's September 25 deadline for UCD delivery. To have its UCD XML file certified by the GSEs, IDS underwent an extensive testing process to ensure the dataset was delivered in a GSE-acceptable format.

Pacific Sunbelt Mortgage Reports Stellar Q4 2016 Customer Satisfaction Results

Mortgage and Finance News: (RIVERSIDE, Calif.) Pacific Sunbelt Mortgage, a division of Finance of America Mortgage, announced today the findings from its Q4 2016 customer satisfaction surveys. Pacific Sunbelt Mortgage is a long-time lender within the home building and REALTOR industry. The latest survey results included 138 responses with an overall average score of 92.9 percent for the lender.

First State Sponsored eClosing in North Carolina facilitated by DocMagic’s Total eClose Solution

Mortgage and Finance News: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry's leading provider of document production, automated compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it completed North Carolina's first 100 percent paperless eClosing. The DocMagic-driven eClosing was completed on Friday, May 5th at North State Bank and was carried out in the presence of borrowers Jason and Karen Boccardi, the North Carolina Secretary of State, a closing paralegal, an eNotary, and members of the media who documented the historical event.

AccountChek by FormFree Automates Asset Verification for Users of Black Knight Financial Services’ LoanSphere Empower

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) FormFree(R) today announced the direct integration of its AccountChek(R) automated asset verification service with the LoanSphere(R) Empower(R) loan origination system (LOS) offered by Black Knight Financial Services, a leading provider of integrated technology, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries.

The Mortgage Collaborative Welcomes LaNette Holley as Director of Strategic Initiatives

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, announced the hiring of LaNette Holley as their Director of Strategic Initiatives. Holley comes to The Mortgage Collaborative with over 25 years of experience in the area of mortgage lending.

DocMagic and BeSmartee Integrate, Creating a Fast, Fully Digital Application Process for Borrowers

Mortgage and Finance News: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry's leading provider of document production, automated compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it completed an integration with BeSmartee, a leader in mortgage automation technology.

Arbor Day Foundation Partners with Simplifile to Plant Trees for Earth Month

Mortgage and Finance News: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant more than 2,300 trees in Goethe State Forest (Florida) in honor of Arbor Day 2017 and April's worldwide Earth Month celebration.

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.

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":

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.