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News: Click n’ Close Welcomes Polly Cracchiolo as Wholesale Loan Division Expands

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, today announced Polly Cracchiolo has joined the organization's third-party originator (TPO) sales team as an account executive. In this new role, Cracchiolo will be under Ken Weislak's leadership, the National TPO Business Development Manager at Click n' Close.

News: CDF Labor Law LLP Expands Firm Leadership, Elevates Six Women

Mortgage and Finance News: (IRVINE, Calif.) CDF Labor Law LLP is proud to announce the promotion of two attorneys to Partner and four to Senior Counsel, all of whom are talented women employment defense litigators. These promotions reflect our commitment to cultivating an inclusive environment that values and advances our team members' diverse skills and contributions. These individuals, part of our nearly 50-strong legal team, exemplify CDF's dedication to guiding and defending employers in California's complex labor and employment legal terrain.

News: Dark Matter Technologies unveils Horizon User Conference agenda

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 the agenda for its Horizon User Conference. Open to Dark Matter clients and partners, the conference will take place at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel on April 24-25, 2024.

News: ACES Quality Management Releases Call Monitoring Audit Pack to Enhance Mortgage Quality Control and Compliance Programs

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, has announced its newest product offering, ACES Call Monitoring Audit Pack. The pre-built, configurable Call Monitoring Audit Pack enables lenders and servicers to establish an additional layer of protection quickly and seamlessly within their QC program. ACES Call Monitoring Audit Pack includes custom data fields, ACES managed questionnaires and custom reports configurable to the individual organizations' business needs.

News: IRS Solutions Releases IRS Advance Notice, Innovative Tax Resolution Platform Feature that Tracks and Alerts Users to IRS Transcript Changes

Mortgage and Finance News: (VALENCIA, Calif.) IRS Solutions® announces the addition of IRS Advance Notice™ (IAN) to the industry's favorite tax resolution platform. The new feature detects and alerts tax professionals to changes on client IRS transcripts, often months in advance of official notification by mail. CPAs, Enrolled Agents, Attorneys and other tax specialists can work less, earn more, and enjoy steady year-round income with IAN.

News: Agile Selected as 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Winner for the Third Consecutive Year

Mortgage and Finance News: (PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) Agile, a groundbreaking fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker-dealers onto a single electronic platform, is excited to announce Agile Trading Technologies was selected for the 3rd consecutive year as a winner of the HousingWire Tech100 Award. The list is comprised of the most innovative technology companies in the housing market and provides housing professionals a look into the most impactful organizations that can be leveraged to identify partners and solutions.

News: MCT Awarded HW Tech100 Mortgage Award for the 5th Consecutive Year

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, was announced as a 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Winner for the 5th consecutive year. For more than a decade, HousingWire's Tech100 program has identified and recognized the most innovative technology companies serving the mortgage and real estate industries.

News: Optimal Blue Originations Market Monitor: Lock Volume Rises 36% Month Over Month in January, Falling Rates and Slowing Decline in...

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLANO, Texas) Today, Optimal Blue announced the release of its Originations Market Monitor report, looking at mortgage origination data through January month-end. Leveraging daily rate lock data from the Optimal Blue PPE - the industry's most widely used product, pricing, and eligibility engine - the Originations Market Monitor provides a comprehensive and timely view into origination activity.

News: Avenu Insights & Analytics Announces Strategic Acquisition of Judicial Innovations

Mortgage and Finance News: (CENTREVILLE, Va.) Avenu Insights & Analytics ("Avenu"), the global leader in revenue recovery and administrative solutions for state and local governments, is excited to announce its acquisition of Judicial Innovations, a pioneering provider of cloud-based payment and case management solutions. This acquisition marks Avenu's second payment solution acquisition in 2024, underscoring its commitment to investing in government payment technologies and expanding its Justice Solution set including Avenu | Court, Avenu | Jury, and Avenu | Payments.

News: Deacon Jones Automotive expands reach with acquisition of Sale Auto Mall in Kinston, North Carolina

Mortgage and Finance News: (SMITHFIELD, N.C.) Deacon Jones Automotive, a leading dealership group based in Smithfield, North Carolina, is proud to announce its recent acquisition of Sale Auto Mall Stores (BMW, Chevrolet, GMC & Ford) located in Kinston, North Carolina. By combining the strengths of both organizations, Deacon Jones Automotive aims to elevate the car-buying experience for its customers and continue its tradition of providing unparalleled value and service.

News: Matrix Advises on the Sale of Hicks Oils’ Lubricants Business to Schaeffer Manufacturing Company

Mortgage and Finance News: (RICHMOND, Va.) Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. ("Matrix"), a leading, independent investment bank, announces that it has advised Hicks Oils & Hicksgas, Incorporated ("Hicks" or the "Company") on the sale of its Hicks Oils lubricants business to Schaeffer Manufacturing Company ("Schaeffer"). Hicks Oils is a premier independent lubricant blending and packaging business in southern Illinois that produces automotive and industrial lubricants.

News: Seven Corners Travel Insurance Plans Now Available Through Travellinsurance.com Marketplace

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) TravelInsurance.com is pleased to welcome Seven Corners Travel Insurance to its leading travel insurance comparison marketplace. Travelinsurance.com offers travelers the easiest way to compare and buy travel insurance from top global travel insurers online. Seven Corners' award-winning trip protection plans represent a valued addition to TravelInsurance.com's product offerings.

News: ACES Quality Management Executive Vice President of Compliance, Amanda Phillips, to Speak at 2024 MBA Servicing Solutions Conference and Expo

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 Executive Vice President of Compliance Amanda Phillips will be speaking at the 2024 Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Servicing Solutions Conference taking place February 20-23, 2024, at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Fla.

News: SOC 1 and 2 reports confirm the reliability and security of Dovenmuehle’s mortgage subservicing processes

Mortgage and Finance News: (LAKE ZURICH, Ill.) Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc., a leading mortgage subservicing company, announced today that Plante Moran, PLLC, a public accounting and business advisory firm, has published the findings of its annual review of Dovenmuehle's subservicing operations via Service Organization Control (SOC) 1® Type 2 and SOC 2® Type 2 reports.

News: Down Payment Resource presents Housing and Education Alliance Founder and Executive Director Sylvia Alvarez with 2023 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing...

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that it selected Sylvia Alvarez, founder and executive director of Housing and Education Alliance (HEA), as the winner of its 2023 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award.

News: Monthly Mortgage Volume Increases 13.96% In Latest MCT Indices Report

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 13.96% 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: Optimal Blue Clinches 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Award

Mortgage and Finance News: (PLANO, Texas) Today, Optimal Blue announced its selection by HousingWire as a Tech100 Mortgage award winner. Now in its 12th year, HousingWire's Tech100 award program spotlights the most innovative and impactful tech organizations in housing.

News: Floify named a 2024 HW Tech100 Mortgage honoree

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOULDER, Colo.) Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, announced that it has been named a HW Tech100 Mortgage award honoree. Floify was recognized as an exceedingly user-friendly point-of-sale (POS) whose easy-to-configure platform and rule-based automations have made it beloved among small and midsize lenders and mortgage brokers.

News: ACES Quality Management Announces Addition of Fannie Mae Executive Bill Cleary to ACES ENGAGE 2024 Agenda

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, has announced Fannie Mae Vice President Bill Cleary will speak at its annual ACES ENGAGE conference, taking place at the Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain hotel in Tucson, Ariz., May 19 - 21, 2024.

News: LenderLogix Q4 2023 Homebuyer Intelligence Report Data Shows Steady Home Buying Activity

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 fourth quarter (Q4) of 2023.

News: Dark Matter Technologies adds mortgage technology veteran Tony Fox as chief of client engagement

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 industry veteran Tony Fox as its chief of client engagement.

News: Bridgewater Development & Avatar Construction Collaborate to Announce Several New Real Estate Development Investment Opportunities

Mortgage and Finance News: (WATERTOWN, Mass.) Bridgewater Development and Avatar Construction announced today they are seeking investors to partner on several current and future development projects across New England. Bridgewater Development offers a unique opportunity to work with a leader in design build construction and land development.

News: Down Payment Resource reports 135 homebuyer assistance programs were introduced in 2023 to combat the least affordable housing market in...

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry authority on homebuyer assistance program data and solutions, today released its Q4 2023 Homeownership Program Index (HPI) report. During a year when home affordability hit a nearly four-decade low, housing agencies introduced 135 homebuyer assistance programs and expanded eligible inventory to make homeownership more accessible.

News: Matrix Advises on the Sale of Eastern Sierra Propane to Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.

Mortgage and Finance News: (BALTIMORE, Md.) Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. ("Matrix"), a leading, independent investment bank, announces that it has advised Eastern Sierra Propane ("Eastern Sierra" or the "Company") on its sale to Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (OTC: FGPR) ("Ferrellgas"). The Company is one of the premier propane retailers in the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, serving both residential and commercial customers.

News: Matrix Advises on the Sale of Shape LLC

Mortgage and Finance News: (RICHMOND, Va.) Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. ("Matrix"), a leading, independent investment bank, is pleased to announce the sale of Shape LLC ("Shape" or the "Company") to an undisclosed buyer. Prior to the sale, Shape was owned by funds managed by Gen Cap America, Inc. ("Gen Cap"), a private investment firm headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.

News: Click n’ Close Welcomes Sean Drake as it Expands Wholesale Loan Division

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, today announced Sean Drake has joined the organization's third-party originator (TPO) sales team as an account executive.

News: Floify shares findings from survey of 150 top-producing loan originators

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOULDER, Colo.) Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, commissioned an independent study of 150 high-performing loan originators (LOs) in 2023 to gain recruiting and retention insights. "High-performing" LOs were defined as being in the top 20% of closed loan dollars or volume.

News: Grand Maison: Your New Home in the Heart of the City is Coming Soon to Downtown Manchester NH

Mortgage and Finance News: (MANCHESTER, N.H.) Avatar Construction of Watertown, MA announced today that construction is ready to commence for Grand Maison, a six-story, 223-unit apartment complex and retail space located at 533 Elm Street. This project, set to open in 2026, will transform the current aging commercial space into a modern living destination for both families and individuals.

News: New workflow in the Empower LOS makes it easier for mortgage lenders to consider rent payments when qualifying first-time homebuyers

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 the availability of a new, automated workflow in the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) that makes it easier for lenders to identify and qualify loan applicants who could benefit from evaluation of their positive rent payment history.

News: iEmergent CEO Laird Nossuli to present at Seattle’s inaugural Black Homeownership Symposium on January 26

Mortgage and Finance News: (SEATTLE, Wash.) iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, today announced that its CEO Laird Nossuli will present at Seattle's inaugural Black Homeownership Symposium on January 26. Dr. Courtney Johnson Rose, president of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), one of the oldest minority trade associations in the nation and its foremost network of Black real estate professionals, will unveil the findings of the first-ever Washington state edition of the State of Housing in Black America (SHIBA) report.