News Topic Atlanta Business

News Topic: Atlanta Business

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.

News: Depth Public Relations promotes Johnna Szegda and Jenny Moss to client services director

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), today announced its promotion of two key staff members in time to celebrate at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention & Expo 2021 in San Diego.

News: FormFree integrates AccountChek 3n1 one-stop VOE/VOIE into Encompass®

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree® has partnered with ICE Mortgage Technology™, part of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure,  to make its AccountChek 3n1 asset, income and employment verification service available in Encompass®, the mortgage industry's leading cloud-based loan origination platform.

News: HousingWire selects DepthPR founder Kerri Milam as 2021 Marketing Leader

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Depth Public Relations (DepthPR), a leading provider of consultative marketing, public relations and reputation management services for the mortgage lending fintech and residential finance industries since 2006, today announced company Founder and President Kerri Milam is a recipient of HousingWire's inaugural Marketing Leaders award.

News: FormFree and MX receive 2021 Tearsheet Data Award for Best Data Aggregator/Fintech Partnership

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATHENS, Ga.) FormFree has been named a recipient of the 2021 Tearsheet Data Award for Best Data Aggregator/Fintech Partnership. FormFree was recognized for collaborating with financial data firm MX to improve its customer experience through the implementation of API and token-based connections that speed data retrieval and eliminate vexing multi-factor authentication pop-ups.

News: Top of Mind Networks Director of Customer Growth Ryan Minard honored as 2021 HousingWire Rising Star

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, announced its Director of Customer Growth Ryan Minard has been named a 2021 Rising Star by HousingWire. Now in its eighth year, the HousingWire (HW) Rising Star award program recognizes industry professionals who have become leaders in their respective fields.

News: LBA Ware welcomes former State Bank vice president Georgia Capalbo to client success team

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, announced it has tapped former State Bank vice president Georgia Capalbo as client success product liaison.

News: Top of Mind makes Surefire Creative content available as a standalone marketing resource for mortgage lenders

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced the launch of Surefire Creative, an online library of award-winning marketing collateral designed to supplement mortgage lenders' prospect, client and partner marketing programs.

News: Plan sponsors should prepare for smooth sailing for ‘SECURE Act 2.0’ retirement reform bill

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) issued a statement today notifying plan sponsors of pending bipartisan legislation that could significantly impact employer-sponsored retirement plans.

News: Top of Mind launches ‘Retention Center’ to help loan originators foster customer loyalty

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced it has launched the Surefire CRM Retention Center to help loan originators (LOs) foster loyalty among their clients.

News: Strategic Benefits Advisors welcomes Kah-Lee Wong as senior benefits consultant

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) announced that Kah-Lee Wong, FSA, EA, MAAA, has joined the firm as a senior benefits consultant. In this role, Wong will work closely with organizations to provide actuarial consulting services and solve challenges related to their employee benefits plans.

News: Mortgage Bankers Association Honors Top of Mind’s David Orsini as a 2021 Tech All-Star for Pioneering Advancements in Mortgage Marketing...

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced Chief Product Officer David Orsini has been named a 2021 Tech All-Star by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

News: Compleat Software Invited to Join the Information Technology Alliance (ITA) as an Alliance Partner

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Being recognized for its clear commitment to providing superior technology products and solutions to small and medium-size businesses, Compleat Software has joined the Information Technology Alliance (ITA).

News: Top of Mind Welcomes Former MonitorBase Chief Revenue Officer and Mortgage Industry Veteran Rick Webster as VP of Client Strategy

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, announced it has added mortgage and marketing expert Rick Webster as VP of client strategy.

News: Top of Mind Debuts Bidirectional Connection Between Its Surefire Automated Mortgage Marketing Platform and Salesforce CRM

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind) today announced the debut of a bidirectional data connection between Surefire, the number-one platform for automated mortgage marketing, and Salesforce, the world's most popular enterprise CRM.

News: Top of Mind’s Surefire CRM Integrates with LendingPad LOS to Streamline Communication Throughout the Loan Origination Process

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced an integration between its Surefire CRM and the LendingPad(r) suite of loan origination solutions (LOS).

News: Top of Mind Partners with MBS Highway to Make Real Estate Report Cards Available Through Surefire CRM

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, has partnered with MBS Highway to distribute Real Estate Report Cards through Top of Mind's award-winning Surefire CRM.

News: Top of Mind’s Power Video Helps Loan Originators Build Personal Connections with Clients, Prospects and Referral Partners – in Seconds

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, today announced the launch of Power Video, a new toolset within Surefire CRM that makes it easy to record and send videos to clients, prospects and referral partners at scale.