News Topic Atlanta Business

News Topic: Atlanta Business

News: Lawyer Eric J. Hertz, P.C. Files Four Cases Against Sterigenics on Behalf of Cobb County Homeowners

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Eric J. Hertz, P.C. Trial Attorneys in Atlanta, recently filed four additional property damage cases against Sterigenics. The firm is representing homeowners within a close radius of the plant that were adversely affected. The home values in this area were adversely affected due excessive emissions of a dangerous, cancer-causing chemical called Ethylene Oxide (EtO).

News: Steven Walther of Alliance Group Elected to FACC Board of Directors

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Alliance Group announced that Steve Walther, Vice President of Sales & Distribution, has been elected to the FACC Board of Directors. Walther will bring with him decades of experience in the Life Insurance and Financial Services Industry, and a long track record of leading innovative and diverse teams of independent insurance agents and agencies across the country.

News: Down Payment Resource’s Q4 2022 Homeownership Program Index shows homebuyer assistance programs have increased in number for fifth consecutive quarter

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced findings from its latest Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm's analysis of 2,351 homebuyer assistance programs in its DOWN PAYMENT RESOURCE® database revealed that the net number of homebuyer assistance programs increased by 1.82% from Q3 to Q4 2022.

News: Down Payment Resource presents Richmond Association of REALTORS® CEO Laura Lafayette with 2022 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award

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 Laura Lafayette, CEO of the Richmond Association of REALTORS® (RAR), as the winner of its 2022 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award.

News: Strategic Benefits Advisors offers guidance for plan sponsors as they seek to comply with landmark SECURE 2.0 retirement legislation

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) issued a statement today outlining provisions of the newly enacted SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (SECURE 2.0) that are likely to affect most medium to large retirement plan sponsors.

News: Down Payment Resource’s Rob Chrane honored by National Mortgage Professional’s inaugural Industry Titans award program

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 National Mortgage Professional (NMP) selected its Founder and CEO Rob Chrane to its first cohort of Industry Titans honorees. The 2023 Industry Titans award program recognizes influential leaders that have made impactful contributions to the housing finance industry.

News: Docsnap Partners with FlexCare Digital Health to Expand Services to Members, Families, Employers, Veterans, Medicare, and Medicaid Patients

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Docsnap, the first nationwide Consumer Health Utility, supports consumers leveraging their HIPAA rights to take ownership of all their medical records. Docsnap announced today its partnership with FlexCare Digital Health to expand access to quality healthcare services for members, families, employees, veterans, Medicare, and Medicaid Patient services.

News: Alliance Group recently announced the 2023 class of Living Benefits Ambassadors team

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Alliance Group recently announced the 2023 class of Living Benefits Ambassadors team as part of their upcoming sixth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month campaign. The Ambassadors will head up local grassroots campaigns and work alongside Alliance Group to spread education and awareness for Living Benefits Awareness Month in January 2023.

News: Eric Ojeda joins Alliance Group staff

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Atlanta-based Alliance Group, a national IMO, announces the hire of 25-year industry veteran Eric Ojeda as their new Director of Sales Enablement. Ojeda (MAM, LUTCF, ACS, SSRI, ALMI), who previously spent 22 years at Ameritas in their life insurance division, brings a wealth of experience to a fast-growing organization.

News: Alliance Group Expands Video Marketing Department with Hire of Assistant D/E

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Alliance Group, an Atlanta-based insurance marketing organization, announced the hire of Josh Thompson as Assistant Director / Assistant Editor. The move comes as part of a recent series of personnel moves to reflect the company's growing needs as they continue to expand.

News: Swift Homes Honored in IMN’s Single Family Rental Awards

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) The Information Management Network (IMN) recently announced its Single Family Rental (SFR) Awards and named Swift Homes to the shortlist for Online Marketplace of the Year. The awards celebrate excellence in the single-family rental industry.

News: Depth Public Relations highlights 16 years of client success with new website unveiled at Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2022 annual conference

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Depth Public Relations (Depth), a leading provider of consultative B2B marketing, public relations and reputation management services for mortgage fintech innovators, the residential finance industry and technology for emerging regulated markets (regtech) marked the 16th anniversary of its founding with the launch of a new website featuring testimonials from its treasured clients and industry partners during the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention & Expo 2022 in Nashville.

News: Down Payment Resource releases Q3 2022 Homeownership Program Index

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), a technology provider helping the housing industry connect homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced findings from its latest Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm's analysis of 2,309 homebuyer assistance programs in its DOWN PAYMENT RESOURCE® database revealed that the net number of homebuyer assistance programs increased by 1.6% from Q2 to Q3 2022.

News: CEO Lee Duncan Marks 20 Years at Alliance Group

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Alliance Group CEO Lee Duncan celebrated 20 years of service at the company on September 23rd. In his time at Alliance Group, the life insurance marketing organization has flourished, establishing themselves as a leading IMO for independent life insurance agents and agencies.

News: San Antonio Board of REALTORS® implements Down Payment Resource to raise Realtor and homebuyer awareness of down payment assistance programs

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) The San Antonio Board of REALTORS® (SABOR) today announced that it has partnered with Down Payment Resource (DPR) to provide its approximately 16,000 multiple listing service (MLS) subscribers with access to DPR's toolset that helps real estate agents connect clients with programs that can help save on down payments and closing costs.

News: Swift Homes Makes It Easy for Georgia Homeowners to Sell Their Homes Fast

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Swift Homes, a nationally-recognized enterprise that facilitates home sales for customers across the United States, has worked on many transactions in the State of Georgia. The company is composed of experienced and highly knowledgeable individuals committed to helping homeowners sell their properties as swiftly as possible for competitive cash offers.

News: Down Payment Resource releases Q2 2022 Homeownership Program Index

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced findings from its latest Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm's analysis of 2,273 homebuyer assistance programs in its DOWN PAYMENT RESOURCE® database revealed that the net number of homebuyer assistance programs increased by 1.6% from Q1 to Q2 2022.

News: Down Payment Resource analysis finds that 33% of declined mortgage applications are declined for reasons addressable with homebuyer assistance

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced findings from an analysis showing that a substantial share of mortgage loan applications are both declined for reasons that can be addressed with homebuyer assistance and eligible for homebuyer assistance programs.

News: OneKey MLS names Down Payment Resource partners as designated provider of down payment assistance tools

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) OneKey® MLS, the largest multiple listing service (MLS) in New York, today announced that it has partnered with Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, to indicate MLS residential listings that may be eligible for down payment assistance and other homebuyer affordability programs.

News: realMLS enhances listing service with Down Payment Resource to help subscribers connect consumers with homebuyer assistance programs

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) realMLS, serving 11,000 members in Northeast Florida, today announced that it has partnered with Down Payment Resource (DPR) to enhance its platform with DPR's suite of real estate agent tools that help MLS customers connect homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs.

News: FormFree opens registration to its third annual Heroes Golf Classic 2022 benefiting the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree today announced it has opened registration to the organization's third annual Heroes Golf Classic, which will be held on September 9, 2022, at Lanier Islands Legacy Golf Course in Buford, Georgia. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides emergency assistance and preparedness education to communities affected by disaster.

News: SBA commemorates 20 years of serving large and mid-sized employers’ benefits consulting needs

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) announced the firm is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Since opening its doors in April 2002, SBA has helped organizations in every sector of the North American economy navigate their toughest employee benefits challenges while reducing plan expenses and improving efficiency, compliance and the participant experience.

News: Down Payment Resource releases Q1 2022 Homeownership Program Index

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced the release of its latest Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm's analysis of 2,238 homebuyer assistance programs in its DOWN PAYMENT RESOURCE® database revealed that the net number of homebuyer assistance programs increased by 46 from Q4 2021 to Q1 2022.

News: Down Payment Resource welcomes Marcy Ash, AMP, as Director of Strategic Projects

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced it has appointed Marcy Ash, AMP, as director of strategic projects. In her role at DPR, Ash will manage relationships with state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) and spearhead industry partnerships and strategies that help DPR deliver greater value to its customers.

News: Down Payment Resource Presents 2021 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award to Ruth Johnson

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that Ruth Johnson, founder and CEO of Homes for Heroes, has been selected the winner of its fourth annual 2021 Beverly Faull Affordable Housing Leadership Award.

News: Alliance Group, a leading national insurance marketing organization, announces a series of promotions for 2022

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Alliance Group, a leading national insurance marketing organization (IMO), announced a series of promotions within their ranks, effective immediately. Mark Powell was promoted from Systems Engineer to Chief Strategy Officer,

News: Down Payment Resource releases Q4 2021 Homeownership Program Index

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced the release of its latest Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm's analysis of 2,192 homebuyer assistance programs in its DOWN PAYMENT RESOURCE® database showed measurable quarter-over-quarter gains in program funding levels and an increased prevalence of programs aimed at assisting community heroes.

News: BankSouth Mortgage’s Shannon K. Bradshaw named 2022 Five Star Mortgage Professional

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) BankSouth Mortgage today announced that Senior Mortgage Banker Shannon K. Bradshaw has been recognized as a 2022 Five Star Mortgage Professional award winner. Each year, Five Star Professional honors outstanding real estate agents and mortgage professionals across the country, recognizing no more than 7% of all agents in a market.

News: Living Benefits Awareness Month, or LBAM, takes place each January and aims to educate consumers on the importance of owning...

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Alliance Group recently announced the 2022 class of Living Benefits Ambassadors team as part of their fifth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month campaign. The Ambassadors will head up local grassroots campaigns to spread education and awareness for Living Benefits Awareness Month in January 2022.

News: Depth Public Relations marks 15-year milestone serving mortgage industry fintech innovators

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Depth Public Relations, Inc. (DepthPR), a leading provider of consultative marketing, public relations and reputation management services for mortgage fintech innovators, the residential finance industry and technology for emerging regulated markets (regtech) is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its launch during the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention & Expo 2021 in San Diego.