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Mortgage News from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

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Mortgage News from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

News: Floify supports Truv’s verification of borrower income and employment service via new integration

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOULDER, Colo.) Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced an integration with Truv, a consumer-permissioned data platform. The integration enables borrowers to electronically verify their income and employment as they apply for a mortgage loan.

News: LenderLogix Q1 2024 Homebuyer Intelligence Report Data Shows Increase in Home Buying Activity and Fees Collected by Fee Chaser

Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced the latest release of the Homebuyer Intelligence Report, a quarterly summary of insights into borrower behavior during the home buying process based on data collected by the LenderLogix suite of tools. The latest report covers data collected during the pre-approval and borrower application process during the first quarter (Q1) of 2024.

News: Realfinity and OnCourse Learning to Make Dual-Licensing a Reality for Real Estate Professionals

Mortgage and Finance News: (MIAMI, Fla.) Realfinity, a platform that facilitates dual-licensing for real estate agents, and OnCourse Learning, a comprehensive financial services education provider, are excited to unveil a strategic partnership to redefine mortgage education, training, and testing. This alliance presents a career opportunity for real estate agents to become dual-licensed mortgage loan originators. The combination of both roles aims to provide consumers with increased opportunities and full transparency in their residential real estate transactions.

News: Click n’ Close Expands DPA Mortgage Product Suite to Include Option for Shared Appreciation

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, announced it has expanded its suite of down payment assistance (DPA) loan products to include a shared appreciation option to help address the affordability challenges facing homebuyers.

News: Mortgage Subservicer Dovenmuehle Hires Aaron Belovsky as Chief Data Officer

Mortgage and Finance News: (LAKE ZURICH, Ill.) Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc. (Dovenmuehle), a leading residential mortgage subservicer, announced today that it has hired Aaron Belovsky as Chief Data Officer (CDO). In this role, Belovsky will lead data governance, data engineering and machine learning strategies.

News: Secured Signing for Bullhorn now uses AI to automatically send documents for signatures!

Mortgage and Finance News: (MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.) Secured Signing, a pioneer in digital signatures and remote online notarization solutions, is thrilled to announce the release of a revolutionary new feature designed exclusively for Bullhorn users. Secured Signing integrates with Bullhorn and provides a one stop Digital Signature solution that delivers a full range of form completion and eSigning capabilities.

News: Floify prepopulates loan applications for borrowers using data on file in Total Expert

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOULDER, Colo.) Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced an enhanced integration with customer engagement platform Total Expert. This collaboration enables loan originators to effortlessly send pre-populated loan applications to borrowers, leveraging the existing data within Total Expert. This feature is designed to streamline the loan origination process for lenders and enhance the application experience for borrowers by reducing redundant data entry.

News: Optimal Blue Announces Promotion of Rick Allen to Chief Operating Officer

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLANO, Texas) Optimal Blue today announced that it has elevated Rick Allen to chief operating officer (COO). Most recently serving as Optimal Blue's chief administrative officer, Allen brings more than 35 years of experience in the housing industry to his senior leadership role. Throughout his tenure at Optimal Blue, Allen has played an integral role in the enhancement and delivery of products to add exceptional value to the company's clients.

News: Heartland Multiple Listing Service implements Down Payment Resource to raise homebuyer awareness about down payment assistance programs in the Greater...

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that Heartland Multiple Listing Service (MLS) has implemented its tools to notify real estate agents when homebuyers may be eligible for down payment assistance. According to a DPR analysis, 87% of Heartland MLS's listings are eligible for one or more homebuyer assistance programs.

News: Average Homebuyer Credit Score Hits the Highest Mark in Years

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLANO, Texas) Today, Optimal Blue released its March 2024 Originations Market Monitor report, which reveals the average homebuyer credit score has reached 737 - an all-time high since the company began tracking this data in January 2018. Despite the potential buyer pool being somewhat limited to borrowers with higher credit, rate lock volume showed steady month-over-month growth of 17% in March as the spring buying season got underway.

News: MCT Reports A 15% Lock Volume Increase Heading Into Buying Season

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, announced today an increase of 15.36% in mortgage lock volume compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download the complete report.

News: ACES Q3 2023 Mortgage QC Trends Report Finds Critical Defect Rate Declines for Fourth 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 Industry Trends Report covering the third quarter (Q3) of 2023. The latest report analyzes post-closing quality control data derived from ACES Quality Management & Control® software.

News: MMI Welcomes Ryan Minard as Senior Sales Engineer

Mortgage and Finance News: (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that Ryan Minard is its newest senior sales engineer. With more than 17 years of collective experience in mortgage and creative marketing, Minard's expertise lies in applying an empathetic approach to address mortgage lenders' marketing and business challenges.

News: Informative Research Announces Manual VOI Integration with Veri-Tax to Improve Mortgage Verification Services

Mortgage and Finance News: (GARDEN GROVE, Calif.) Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, announced the integration of Veri-Tax, the market leader in delivering the industry's fastest verifications, into its proprietary Verification Platform. The integration merges Informative Research's platform with Veri-Tax's verification services so lenders can access advanced validation tools that elevate the accuracy and reliability of borrower information.

News: Floify’s Sofia Rossato named as advisor to the Broker Action Coalition board of directors

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOULDER, Colo.) Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced that President and General Manager Sofia Rossato has been named as a board advisor to the newly formed board of Broker Action Coalition (BAC), a nonprofit organization created in 2022 to advocate for legislative reform and educational advancement within the independent mortgage broker community.

News: Moody’s Investors Service affirms Dovenmuehle’s overall rating as an ‘above average’ residential mortgage loan servicer

Mortgage and Finance News: (LAKE ZURICH, Ill.) Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc. (Dovenmuehle), a leading residential mortgage subservicer, announced today that Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has affirmed its servicer quality (SQ) assessment as a servicer of prime residential mortgage loans at SQ2-. Moody's assessment underscores Dovenmuehle's exceptional capabilities across various key areas of mortgage servicing.

News: Bill Warden of Dark Matter Technologies recognized among The Top 25 CFOs of Jacksonville

Mortgage and Finance News: (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Bill Warden has been recognized on the 2024 list of The Top 25 CFOs of Jacksonville. The Top CFOs awards program honors highly respected CFOs who have driven growth in their companies and the city's business community, solidifying Jacksonville as an economic giant.

News: PROGRESS in Lending recognizes Argyle as a leader in mortgage industry innovation

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, is a 2024 recipient of the PROGRESS in Lending Association's 2024 Innovations Award honoring the most innovative companies in the U.S. mortgage industry. Argyle was recognized for its revolutionary approach to verification of income and employment (VOIE) that delivers meaningful cost savings for lenders and a superior experience for customers.

News: Blue Sage Solutions and The Mortgage Collaborative Partner to Bring Interim Servicing to their Members

Mortgage and Finance News: (ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J.) The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's largest independent mortgage cooperative, announced the addition of Blue Sage Solutions, an industry leader in innovative cloud-based technology providers, to bring interim servicing to the mortgage industry. The partnership makes the Blue Sage Digital Servicing Platform (DSP), a cloud-based system that provides all necessary functions to perform interim servicing, available to TMC members at preferred rates.

News: SmartBuy DPA Now Available to The Mortgage Collaborative’s Lender Members

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender, today announced its Preferred Partner status with The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), a leader in mortgage cooperatives dedicated to providing its members with cutting-edge technology and expert mortgage banking resources.

News: Argyle welcomes former FHFA Chief Fintech Officer Jason Cave to board of advisors

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, today announced the addition of Jason Cave, former chief fintech officer and deputy director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency's Division of Conservatorship Oversight and Readiness, to its board of advisors.

News: Mortgage Industry Veteran Sara Holtz Joins Optimal Blue as Chief Marketing Officer

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLANO, Texas) Optimal Blue announced today that it has appointed Sara Holtz as chief marketing officer. As a seasoned marketing and communications leader, Holtz brings more than 20 years of career experience, including a decade of driving change in the mortgage industry. As chief marketing officer, Holtz will drive unified marketing and communications strategies to advance Optimal Blue's business priorities and further extend the company's influence.

News: Argyle brings the mortgage industry’s highest-converting VOIE platform to The Mortgage Collaborative

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, has joined The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry, as a preferred partner. As a member of TMC's Preferred Partner Network, Argyle will provide the cooperative's lender members discounted access to its exemplary customer service and award-winning income and employment verification (VOIE) services, which outperform legacy verification services for a fraction of their cost.

News: Click n’ Close Announces One-Time Close Program to Address Home Buyer Challenges in Rural America

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, announced its latest mortgage product, One-Time Close (OTC) loan programs for government-insured mortgage products. This product is designed to aid homebuyers in rural America with down payment assistance, with availability in select markets.

News: NotaryCam Achieves Record RON Growth in 2023

Mortgage and Finance News: (HOUSTON, Texas) NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and leading remote online notarization (RON) provider for real estate and legal transactions, announced significant growth in 2023, expanding its independent notary platform customer base by 46% and the number of loss mitigation-related RON transactions by 115%. The company also increased its medical credentialling remote notarizations by 45%, executing transactions in 160 out of 192 countries worldwide.

News: Spring Buying Season Kicks Off With an Uptick in Purchase Applications Despite Climbing Interest Rates

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLANO, Texas) Today, Optimal Blue released its February 2024 Originations Market Monitor report, which reveals that the spring homebuying season has kicked off with a jump in monthly purchase mortgage locks. The seasonal spike in purchase locks propelled a net increase in origination activity, even as higher interest rates led to steep declines in mortgage refinances.

News: Floify introduces flexible pricing with the introduction of Lender Edition

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOULDER, Colo.) Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS), today announced the launch of Lender Edition, a newly badged version of the popular mortgage point-of-sale that introduces a flexible per-loan pricing option for mortgage lenders. Floify Lender Edition is the counterpart to Broker Edition, a one-stop lending platform configured for the needs of mortgage brokers that was introduced in December 2023.

News: iEmergent brings actionable mortgage market intelligence to credit unions as ACUMA affiliate member

Mortgage and Finance News: (DES MOINES, Iowa) iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, announced it has joined the American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) as an affiliate member. Since its founding nearly a quarter century ago, iEmergent has worked with credit unions and other lenders to identify missed mortgage opportunities and close gaps in market coverage.

News: Lending execs share top concerns, priorities in The Mortgage Collaborative’s 2024 Pulse of the Network survey findings

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry, announced the completion of its "Pulse of the Network" survey for 2024. The full report features lenders' top five critical issues for the year, top 10 goals and anticipated strategies for success.

News: Informative Research Announces Mortgage Lenders Using Fannie Mae’s Desktop Underwriter Can Now Validate Income and Employment with AccountChek

Mortgage and Finance News: (GARDEN GROVE, Calif.) GARDEN GROVE, Calif., March 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, announced that lenders using Fannie Mae's Desktop Underwriter® (DU®) can now leverage a 12-month asset verification report to validate income and employment in addition to assets with a single asset report. By using direct deposit banking data to evaluate income and employment, lenders can streamline processes and improve the borrower experience.