News Topic California Business

News Topic: California Business

News: Whimstay Announces Nationwide Availability of its App Delivering Real Savings on Last-Minute Vacation Rentals

Mortgage and Finance News: (WALNUT CREEK, Calif.) Whimstay, the leading marketplace dedicated to last minute vacation rental deals, today announced the availability of over 5,000 properties nationwide in the Whimstay iOS iPhone and Android apps, which provides travelers with real savings on vacation rental properties when booking a stay during the next 10 nights.

News: Commercial Insurtech Juniper Labs Announces Open Data Launch at Plug and Play Winter Summit

Mortgage and Finance News: (SUNNYVALE, Calif.) Automated underwriting insurtech Juniper Labs today announced that it is launching the first ever open-sourced data set purpose built for commercial insurance. Juniper Labs plans to release over 40 million business records it acquired to train its underwriting models for anyone to use.

News: Raylene Chiarizzio joins EPIC in Los Angeles

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants ("EPIC"), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Raylene Chiarizzio has joined the firm as Senior Vice President of the firm's Southwest Risk Management Practice.

News: BobbiJo DeNofa joins EPIC in Los Angeles

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that BobbiJo DeNofa has joined the firm as Managing Principal of the firm's Southwest Risk Management Practice.

News: David Thoke joins EPIC in Los Angeles

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that David Thoke has joined the firm as Managing Principal of the firm's Southwest Risk Management Practice.

News: Award-Winning Bay Area Nonprofit Now Accepts Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum Donations through BitPay

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) AmericaSCORES Bay Area, the award-winning nonprofit that has been studied for its proven benefits to student learning, health, and social-emotional skills of over 2,000 low-income youth, has partnered with blockchain technology and design firm Totem Block and BitPay, the largest global blockchain payment provider, to become an early adopter in accepting cryptocurrency donations.

News: Black Knight Joins The Mortgage Collaborative’s Preferred Partner Network

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the mortgage industry's only independent cooperative, today announced that Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of mortgage software, data and analytics solutions, has been added to its Preferred Partner network.

News: EPIC Adds Sheryl Marshall in Napa, California

Mortgage and Finance News: (NAPA, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Sheryl Marshall has joined the firm as Principal within the firm's Moving & Storage Practice.

News: EPIC Adds Scott Weiss as Principal – Addition Further Strengthens EPIC’s Risk Management Operations in California

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Scott Weiss has joined the firm as a Principal in their Risk Management Practice.

News: Kelly Geary of EPIC Named National Executive Risk and Cyber Practice Leader

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kelly Geary has been named National Executive Risk & Cyber Practice Leader. Geary and her team bring deep knowledge and expertise in Cyber and Executive Risk to EPIC and their clients with an average of over 25 years of experience.

News: Government of Belize Breaks Ground on Corozal-Sarteneja Road

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) As of November 14, 2019, the Government of Belize has officially commenced the construction of the Corozal-Sarteneja Road. The project, funded by the Government of Taiwan with a loan of $50 million, aims to ease travel between the two locations with a 27-mile road, including the Pablo Nuevo and Laguna Seca bridges.

News: Jean Hagan Brings Decades of Restaurant Operations Experience to the Culinary Institute of America as Newly Appointed Adjunct Professor

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) Jean Hagan, Principal of KROST CPAs & Consultants and leader of the firm's restaurant consulting practice, has recently taken on an additional title as Adjunct Professor of Restaurant Operations and Management Strategies at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). Her first course, Operations and Management Strategies for the Restauranteur, began this fall.

News: Betsey Brewer of EPIC honored with Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award from the Independent Insurance Brokers and Agents of California

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Betsey L. Brewer, CPCU was honored recently with the distinguished Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award.

News: New YouTube Channel with Dr. Nevine Carmelle Spotlights Financial and Real Estate Problems and Solutions

Mortgage and Finance News: (IRVINE, Calif.) Dr. Nevine Carmelle, PhD is excited to announce the launch of her new YouTube channel - "The Dr. Nevine Carmelle TV Show." After receiving numerous questions pertaining to tax problems and the law via phone calls and emails, she thought it would be a good idea to launch a channel where people could tune in on their own time and have many of their questions answered for free.

News: NotaryCam’s Continues ‘Help a Hero’ Initiative for Seventh Consecutive Year

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.) NotaryCam(R) today announced that in honor of Veterans Day, it would once again offer free remote online notarization (RON) sessions to United States veterans and current service members as part of its semi-annual "Help a Hero" initiative.

News: Bank of Southern California NA Names Troy Perry Managing Director, Business Banking

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Troy Perry has joined the company as Managing Director of Business Banking. He will be responsible for broadening Bank of Southern California's market presence by actively seeking new business opportunities throughout Los Angeles' Westside.

News: DocMagic Leads eClosing Categories and Holds Highest Market Share in Document Generation in STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Study

Mortgage and Finance News: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that its Total eClose(TM) platform is the eClosing leader based on market share, overall satisfaction and lender loyalty in STRATMOR Group's 2019 Mortgage Technology Insight Study.

News: EPIC’s Tom Mackey Recognized as 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Tom Mackey, Risk Management Consultant has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry "Young Gun" by Insurance Business America (IBA).

News: Domestic and International Arbitrator Authors Book on Wealth and Business Planning Strategies

Mortgage and Finance News: (IRVINE, Calif.) Dr. Nevine Carmelle, a celebrated professional who's dedicated to the field of finance, recently authored, "Wealth and Business Planning Strategies: The Ultimate Guide for Wealth Management, Privacy & Prosperity for Business Owners" (ISBN: 978-0692562017). Available in paperback and Kindle edition, the book quickly became a bestseller on Amazon.

News: Tax Specialty Firm KBKG Joins Real Estate Roundtable

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) Last year, specialty tax incentive firm KBKG joined the Real Estate Roundtable (RER), and several of KBKG's executive leadership team currently serve as members of the organization's President's Council, Associate Council, and Committees.

News: Bank of Southern California, N.A. Announces Third Quarter 2019 Results

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. Total assets grew to $839 million at September 30, 2019, a 14% increase compared to the third quarter of 2018.

News: MCT Launches InvestorMatic™ Program to Elevate the Whole Loan Trading Experience Between Lenders and Investors

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has officially introduced a unique program called InvestorMatic in the lead up to the MBA Annual Convention & Expo in Austin, Texas.

News: ReverseVision Unveils New Tech Strategy with Major Platform Updates and Brand Transformation at 2019 MBA Annual Conference

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced its transformation as an API-enabled flexible reverse lending platform, unveiling a new logo as part of its revised mission and rebranding.

News: Bank of Southern California, NA and CalWest Bancorp, the Holding Company for CalWest Bank, Announce Agreement to Merge

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) and CalWest Bancorp (OTCBB: CALW), today announced the signing of a definitive agreement and plan of merger (the "Agreement") whereby CalWest Bank will merge with and into Bank of Southern California. The merger is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of all regulatory approvals and the approval of the shareholders of CALW and BCAL.

News: Legacy Global Development Announces High Demand for Bungalows at Orchid Bay, Belize with New Homes Under Construction Featuring Brand New...

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Legacy Global Development today announced that its Bungalows at Orchid Bay, Belize are selling out fast. There are currently only four Bungalows still available, two of which have waterfront locations. As the Bungalows have become highly desirable to homebuyers, prices have gone up for the second time this year on the waterfront locations, and new bungalows are currently under construction to satisfy its popular demand.

News: STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Technology Insight Study Again Scores MCT Highest for Overall Satisfaction, Lender Loyalty, and Lender Share

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that the study results from STRATMOR Group's 2019 Technology Insight Study show MCT as the industry leader in lender share, overall satisfaction, and Lender Loyalty Score(r) in the Production Pipeline Hedging category.

News: New DocMagic Mobile Application Leverages Backend Technology to Fill Critical Gap in Digital Lending Workflow

Mortgage and Finance News: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced the launch of its new LoanMagic mobile application. LoanMagic, which is provided free to all DocMagic customers, leverages a powerful backend platform that provides full interoperability with DocMagic solutions, as well as other third-party mortgage software.

News: Bank of Southern California NA Names Jacob Mathews Managing Director of Business Banking

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Jacob Mathews has joined the company as Managing Director of Business Banking. He will be responsible for expanding Bank of Southern California's client base by actively seeking new business opportunities in Los Angeles County and Orange County.

News: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Announces Launch of New Healthcare Practice – Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center or EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the expansion and reorganization of its healthcare practice.

News: MCT’s COO Phil Rasori Honored with HousingWire Tech Trendsetters Award

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, has been designated to HousingWire's inaugural Tech Trendsetters award list. Phil is credited with being instrumental in the architecture and launch of multiple innovative capital markets solutions.