News Topic Los Angeles Business

News Topic: Los Angeles Business

News: MQMR: FNMA Updates to Selling Guide Compels Lenders to Conduct Independent Audit Reviews of QC Process Before Year’s End

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer reminded lenders to conduct an independent audit review of their quality control (QC) process immediately in deference to updates to "Subpart D1, Lender QC Process" of the Fannie Mae Selling Guide.

News: KBKG Tax Specialty Firm Hires Alex Martin to Lead New Transfer Pricing Practice for Cross-border Businesses

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG announced the hiring of Alex Martin as Principal and leader of the firm's new Transfer Pricing practice. Alex comes with over 22 years of full-time, international transfer pricing experience working in Washington, D.C.; Melbourne, Australia; and Detroit, Michigan where he resides currently.

News: EPIC adds Cecille Feliciano in Los Angeles CA

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 Cecille Feliciano has joined the firm as Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits.

News: KROST CPAs and Consultants Named Inside Public Accounting Best of the Best and Top 200 Firms

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) Inside Public Accounting (IPA) named KROST CPAs & Consultants and its affiliated tax consulting practice Best of the Best and Top 200 Firms for the fourth year in a row. The firm placed 109th on the prestigious top 200 list, a substantial leap from 157th in 2016 when it first made the rankings.

News: MQMR Bolsters Executive Team with Addition of Mortgage Industry Veteran Stephen Sherman as COO

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that seasoned mortgage and real estate professional Stephen Sherman has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer. Sherman brings more than 30 years of experience in mortgage servicing, secondary marketing, warehouse lending, commercial real estate sales, corporate consulting and REO management services to his new role at MQMR, where he will be responsible for overseeing MQMR's day-to-day operations and managing the firm's long-term growth strategy.

News: Successful Repayment of $27 Million to EB-5 Investors in New Commercial Enterprise Managed by A&J Capital, Inc.

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) A&J Capital, Inc. (A&J), a financial services & advisory firm specializing in EB-5, private equity, and investment management, today announced its latest milestone of repaying $27 million of capital to EB-5 investors for one of its managed new commercial enterprises (NCE). A&J serves as a manager of the NCE and oversees its day-to-day activities, including the administration of the EB-5 loan.

News: Former IRS Executive, Mark Bodenstab, Joins KBKG as Director of Research and Development Tax Credits

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG adds another former IRS manager to their team of experts. Mark Bodenstab joins as the firm's Director of Research & Development Tax Credits with over 30 years combined at the IRS and in the private sector.

News: MQMR’s Marie O’Brien Named 2019 HousingWire Rising Star

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that its Director of Compliance Marie O'Brien has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its sixth annual HW Rising Star Awards program. O'Brien also serves as a Senior Associate in the Compliance Department of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP and as MQMR's Associate General Counsel.

News: Showbiz Shows a Better Way to Pay: Insurance Industry Alert issued by EraNova Institute

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Today the EraNova Institute issued a business alert: "Showbiz shows a better way to pay." EraNova's Director and author of the report, Dick Samson, says, "For non-employees in entertainment and insurance, getting the money due you has often been a chore. Now, for the likes of Tom Hanks and Lady Gaga, it's more of a breeze; and soon may be for everyone involved in insurance."

News: MQMR Hires Mortgage Compliance Executive Jeff Christensen as Vice President of Sales

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that it has hired Jeff Christensen as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Christensen will be responsible for leading sales, driving new business opportunities and expanding awareness of the MQMR brand in the market.

News: Leslie Kavanaugh Offers Top Luxury Listing Perched High on Its Own Promontory in Prime Pacific Palisades

Mortgage and Finance News: (BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) This is the Pacific Palisades and you have the key to unlock California's most exclusive views. Welcome home to 815 Paseo Miramar, a custom built 10,371 square foot Nantucket style estate which is sure to make you the envy of everyone. Luxury Estate Realtor, Leslie Kavanaugh, has announced this exceptional property offered for $25 Million.

News: Reconciled Announces New Los Angeles Location providing Online Bookkeeping Services for Entrepreneurs

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Reconciled is pleased to announce the opening of a new satellite office in Los Angeles. The online bookkeeping firm for entrepreneurs launched a L.A. office in partnership with local bookkeeping firm Logistis to expand services to entrepreneurs in the greater L.A. region.

News: MQMR’s Britt Haven Receives Achievement Certification from the MBA’s Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional Program

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that its National Account Executive Britt Haven has completed Level I of the Certified Mortgage Compliance Professional (CMCP) Certification and Designation program offered by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

News: Leslie Kavanaugh Lists Best Home in Malibu’s Desirable Point Dume Neighborhood

Mortgage and Finance News: (BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) Luxury Estate REALTOR, Leslie Kavanaugh, has announced an exceptional property located in Malibu's most coveted neighborhood offered for $8,888,888. This exquisite property and estate at 6950 Dume Drive offer an unparalleled combination of superior finishes, high tech services, and gorgeous coastlines views.

News: MQMR President Michael Steer Named Mortgage Industry ‘Vanguard’ by HousingWire Magazine

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that its President Michael Steer has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its fourth annual 2018 HW Vanguard Awards(TM) program. Steer was honored for his efforts in building a diverse workforce and establishing a strong corporate culture that values employee feedback and community service.

News: Bank of Southern California, N.A. Opens West Los Angeles Office

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Bank of Southern California, N.A. ( OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL ), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, Calif., is pleased to announce its continued expansion in Los Angeles with the opening of a new production office in West Los Angeles.

News: Leslie Kavanaugh Announces Opportunity to Own Best Home in Malibu’s Most Coveted Area of Point Dume

Mortgage and Finance News: (BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) Luxury Estate REALTOR, Leslie Kavanaugh, has announced an exceptional property located in Malibu's most coveted neighborhood offered for $8,888,888. This exquisite property and estate offer an unparalleled combination of superior finishes, high tech services, and gorgeous coastlines views.

News: MQMR: Mortgage Industry Margin Compression Calls for Fixed-Cost Approach to Compliance Support

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer today advised lenders to adopt a fixed-cost approach to compliance support in the face of margin compression and declining per-loan profits. By investing in a fixed-cost solution for compliance, lenders can better manage their monthly expenses while ensuring they remain compliant, thus avoiding potential financial penalties associated with non-compliance.

News: MQMR’s Steven Sinn Wins 2018 HousingWire Insiders Award

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR), a leader in mortgage risk management and compliance services, today announced that director of administration Steven Sinn has been named a 2018 Insiders Award(TM) honoree by HousingWire (HW) magazine.

News: LACC Basketball Coach Mike (Michael) Miller Reveals Facts About His Innocence on TV show After Being Found Not Guilty On...

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Los Angeles City College Coach Mike Miller, who gained fame as the most winning college basketball coach in the country from 1997-2006, with a winning percentage of .885 and a record of 241-38, was found not guilty by 12-0 vote in a jury trial verdict in Los Angeles Superior Court; announced the California Basketball Association (CBA).

News: MQMR’s Erin Harris Recognized by Mortgage Professional America as One of Its ‘2018 Elite Women in Mortgage’

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR), a leader in mortgage risk management and compliance services, today announced that Erin Harris, manager of MQMR's vendor management division HQ Vendor Management, has been named by industry trade magazine Mortgage Professional America (MPA) as a 2018 Elite Women in Mortgage honoree.

News: Mortgage Risk Management Firm MQMR Continues Corporate Philanthropy Efforts through Volunteer Day at Camp Impact

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR), a leader in mortgage risk management and compliance services, recently completed a volunteer day at Camp Impact as part of its on-going corporate commitment to community service. Camp Impact offers free summer camps to homeless and underprivileged youth in the Arlington and Grand Prairie, Texas, communities.

News: EPIC Insurance adds Eric Kitei as a Principal in Southern California

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants ('EPIC') announced today that risk management and insurance professional Eric Kitei has joined the firm's operations in Southern California as a Principal, focusing on the unique needs of auto dealers and others in the automotive industry.

News: Brian Chu, CIC, CLCS Joins EPIC Insurance in Southern California

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Brian Chu has joined the firm's operations in Southern California as a Vice President. Chu will join the EPIC practice group led by Principal Rose Nordbrock and will be based in EPIC's Downtown Los Angeles office, reporting to Jim Gillette, President of EPIC's Pacific South Region.

News: Matic CEO Aaron Schiff Named 2018 HousingWire Rising Star

Mortgage and Finance News: (SHERMAN OAKS, Calif.) Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the mortgage transaction, announced today that company co-founder and CEO Aaron Schiff has been recognized as a HousingWire Rising Star.

News: Tax Resolution Expert Teaches Tax Pros How to Ramp Up Business and Dramatically Boost Their Bottom Line

Mortgage and Finance News: (STUDIO CITY, Calif.) An exclusive, interactive 4-hour live training for CPAs, EAs and attorneys - "The 7-Figure Tax Resolution Practice Blueprint" - is scheduled for June 28. This free training is hosted by tax resolution expert, Michael Rozbruch, founder of Roz Strategies. He'll show tax professionals how to start a tax resolution practice from scratch (like he did) or take an existing practice to the next level.

News: Subsequent QC’s Nick Corpuz Honored as 2018 HW Rising Star

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR), a leader in mortgage risk management and compliance services, today announced that Nicholas Corpuz, Vice President of MQMR servicing-focused sister firm Subsequent QC (SQC), has been honored by HousingWire magazine as a 2018 Rising Star. Corpuz was profiled in the June 2018 issue of HousingWire.

News: Rose Nordbrock, Jeff Breskin, Pabla Barros and Jose Fuentes Join EPIC Insurance in Southern California

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) announced today that risk management and insurance professionals Rose Nordbrock, Jeff Breskin, Pabla Barros and Jose Fuentes have joined the firm's operations in Southern California.

News: MQMR Counsels Mortgage Lenders to Increase Internal Audit Frequency and Compliance Resources to Safeguard Secondary Market Activities

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) President Michael Steer today advised lenders to increase the frequency with which they conduct their internal audits to ensure secondary market activities and relationships are not negatively impacted by undiscovered risks.

News: Jailed Actor Steve Comisar Finally Gets His Freedom

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) On April 27, 2018, actor and con man Steve Comisar returns to Hollywood to resume his acting career after finally finishing his federal prison sentence. Comisar says, "I'm counting on all the industry heavyweights to help me out. Especially the ones who did prison time themselves."