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News: Bay Area Law School Launches Two New Flexible Online Degrees in Intellectual Property

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN JOSE, Calif.) Lincoln Law School of San Jose today announced their Flexible Online LLM and MLS in Intellectual Property, two new programs. Both the LLM IP and the MLS IP programs with a concentration on patents will be available starting this Fall semester 2020 starting in September.

News: The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin and The Reserve at Lake Travis to Hold Virtual ‘Parade of Homes’

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) In an effort to help contain the spread of Covid-19, The HBA of Greater Austin, McCombs Properties and the Parade builders made the decision to cancel live public tours of the Parade of Homes this year and hold virtual tours instead.

News: Don Baham accepted into invitation-only Forbes Technology Council

Mortgage and Finance News: (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Don Baham, President of Kraft Technology Group, LLC (KTG), has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.

News: SimpleNexus launches ConnectUs Chat to facilitate real-time loan file collaboration between loan teams, borrowers and real estate agents

Mortgage and Finance News: (LEHI, Utah) SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced the release of SimpleNexus ConnectUs Chat, a messaging feature that enables real-time loan file collaboration.

News: Patent Bots LLC Releases New Legal Rankings for Tracking Patent Quality

Mortgage and Finance News: (SOMERVILLE, Mass.) Patent Bots today announced its Patent Law Firm Quality Scores, a new ranking of 802 U.S. patent law firms with at least 50 issued patents for the year ending March 31, 2020. Patent Bots downloaded 310,842 publicly available patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and then used the company's AI-powered, automated patent proofreading tool to count the number of errors in each issued patent.

News: Stalking Horse Bid Set as Green Mountain College Campus Goes to Auction

Mortgage and Finance News: (CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y.) Maltz Auctions, a premier full-service auction company serving the Continental United States and Caribbean, announced it has a well-qualified, interested party who placed a $3m stalking horse bid for the idyllic 155-acre Green Mountain College Campus, anchoring Main Street, in the Historic downtown of Poultney, Vermont, which was previously listed at $23m.

News: Estes-Hightower PLLC launched PleadWrite.com to rival leading online document generation companies by offering free probate litigation services to Texas customers

Mortgage and Finance News: (HOUSTON, Texas) Estes-Hightower PLLC, a Houston law firm, offers free probate litigation with the purchase of a last will and testament through PleadWrite.com. The online system is unique compared to competitors like LegalZoom or Rocket Lawyer by offering free probate litigation.

News: LBA Ware Taps Data and Analytics Product Expert Brian Jordan as Director of Product Management

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, has tapped financial data and analytics industry expert Brian Jordan as director of product management. Jordan was hired to enhance and expand LimeGear, LBA Ware's recently launched turnkey business intelligence (BI) platform.

News: Sasha Baluka Promoted to Partner at Bessolo Haworth, a Leading West Coast Tax, Accounting and Business Advisory Firm

Mortgage and Finance News: (SHERMAN OAKS, Calif.) Bessolo Haworth, a leading West Coast tax, accounting and business advisory firm, announces the promotion of Sasha Baluka to partner. Baluka will continue to manage some of the firm's largest clients and will now also work with the firm's partners to manage and lead the organization.

News: NotaryCam CEO Rick Triola Praises ALTA, MBA and NAR for Issuing Model RON Executive Order

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.) NotaryCam Founder and CEO Rick Triola today hailed the efforts of the American Land Title Association (ALTA), Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and National Association of Realtors (NAR) to provide guidance and standardization for states seeking to temporarily authorize the use of remote online notarization (RON) for real estate closings.

News: IDS Applauds Mortgage, Real Estate Industry Trade Groups for Their Development of Draft Model Remote Online Notarization Executive Order

Mortgage and Finance News: (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) IDS Vice President and General Manager Mark Mackey today commended the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), American Land Title Association (ALTA) and National Association of Realtors (NAR) for the groups' development of a draft model remote online notarization (RON) executive order to bring consistency to the various temporary measures non-RON-approved states have issued as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

News: Globest Trading Inc. and Internet Brand Development Resolve Pending Lawsuit with Canon

Mortgage and Finance News: (GLENDORA, Calif.) Canon Inc., Globest Trading Inc., and Globest's parent company, Internet Brand Development (HK) Limited ("IBD"), have entered into a settlement agreement to amicably resolve the pending lawsuit between Canon and Globest in the Central District of California.

News: Current Builders Announces New Affordable Senior Housing Project in Manatee County

Mortgage and Finance News: (SARASOTA, Fla.) Current Builders today announced their newest project Reef at Riviera, located in Manatee County, Florida. The general contractor has formed a joint venture with the developer Dominium Inc., based in Plymouth, Minnesota, to build a new affordable senior housing project in the City of Palmetto.

News: ARMCO Executive to Co-Host QC Webinar through MBA’s Education Department

Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced that Executive Vice President of Operations, Sharon Reichhardt will share her expertise on loan quality and risk management during an upcoming webinar sponsored by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)

News: Hank Metzger is Top Refinance Originator at American Financing Corporation

Mortgage and Finance News: (AURORA, Colo.) Hank Metzger of American Financing Corporation is excited to announce that Scotsman Guide ranked him number four refinance originator in 2019.

News: Top Housing Officials and Execs to Speak At #NEXTDC20

Mortgage and Finance News: (WASHINGTON, D.C.) NEXT Mortgage Events, LLC (NEXT) and Housing Finance Strategies have announced an all-star lineup of Washington and housing industry luminaries that are confirmed to speak at #NEXTDC20, a virtual executive summit that will take place on November 10, 2020.

News: IDmission Completes ISO Compliance Testing for Proprietary Biometric Technologies and Presentation Attack Detection

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOULDER, Colo.) IDmission, LLC, a global leader in biometric and AI technology that reduces risk associated with false identities today announced that it has met the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) requirements for ISO/IEC 30107-3.

News: SimpleNexus and Optimal Blue enhance integration to deliver fully integrated mobile rate-locking solution

Mortgage and Finance News: (LEHI, Utah) SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced significant enhancements to its integration with Optimal Blue, the leading provider of secondary marketing solutions and data services in the mortgage industry.

News: RMA Presents Long-term Strategic Finance Action Plan for North Miami Beach

Mortgage and Finance News: (NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla.) RMA presented their combined 5-Year Strategic Finance Plan and Action Plan for the City of North Miami Beach to the CRA Board on Thursday, June 25. The award-winning consulting firm developed a clear and concise roadmap to prioritize and guide redevelopment in the CRA area. This plan was unanimously approved by the Board.

News: IDS Expands Settlement Agent Roles in Solitude Solution

Mortgage and Finance News: (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has updated and expanded several features within its eClose platform Solitude Solution to streamline the closing ceremony and better support the settlement agent's role in the closing process.

News: Expert DOJO Invests $1.2 Million in Diverse Startups this June

Mortgage and Finance News: (SANTA MONICA, Calif.) On June 3, 2020, Expert DOJO has announced that its current accelerator cohort has invested in 12 companies. Of 12 investments made, 9 are minority-led businesses, and of the same 12 investments, 4 have female founders.

News: National Community Stabilization Trust Announces Leadership of Two National Initiatives

Mortgage and Finance News: (WASHINGTON, D.C.) oday, the National Community Stabilization Trust (NCST) announced its leadership of two national initiatives. First, NCST announced the formation of the Homeownership Alliance, which will advocate for more resources and better policies to increase affordable homeownership opportunities for American families.

News: ReverseVision President Joe Langner Lauded as Mortgage Technology Thought Leader by PROGRESS in Lending Association

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, the leading technology provider for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse lending program market, today announced that company President Joe Langner has been honored as a mortgage technology Thought Leader by PROGRESS in Lending Association.

News: The Jacobsen Announces Release of Sage, a New Augmented Intelligence Platform

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOULDER, Colo.) The Jacobsen has announced the release of their new augmented intelligence platform for commodity price forecasting, named Sage. "We are the first price reporting agency to release a forecasting product built on machine learning and augmented intelligence in our niche," states John Donicht, President of The Jacobsen.

News: ReverseVision Taps Carissa Orozco as Director of Business Development, Strategic Partners

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, the leading technology provider for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse lending program market, today announced the appointment of Carissa Orozco as director of business development, strategic partners.

News: 2019 ARMCO QC Trends Report Indicates Overall Marked Improvement in Critical Defect Rate over 2018

Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of the quarterly ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report, which provides nationwide loan quality findings based on data derived from ACES Audit Technology covers both the fourth quarter (Q4) and the 2019 calendar year (CY).

News: Top of Mind places among the world’s top creators of video content in 41st Annual Telly Awards competition

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, took home four trophies in this year's 41st Annual Telly Awards.

News: IDS Inks Exclusive Partnership Agreement with Mortgage Builder

Mortgage and Finance News: (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced today it has expanded its partnership to become the exclusive integrated document preparation vendor of Mortgage Builder, a provider of award-winning mortgage loan origination and servicing software.

News: Black-Owned Private Equity Firm Offers Zero-Percent Interest Loans to Businesses of Color Impacted by COVID-19, Civil Unrest

Mortgage and Finance News: (GREENSBORO, N.C.) Today, North Carolina-based, black-owned private equity firm, Building Wealth & Communities (BWC) Capital, announced the launch of the BWC+invest Zero-Percent Interest Loan Program. Developed for small, emerging businesses of color across the country.

News: Centier Bank Slashes Man-Hours Spent Calculating Incentive Compensation by 99% with LBA Ware’s CompenSafe

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, today announced that Centier Bank (Centier), Indiana's largest private, family-owned bank, has implemented CompenSafe to automate incentive compensation for its residential lending department.