News Topic New York Business

News Topic: New York Business

News: New York Supreme Court Upholds La Belle Farm and Hudson Foie Gras’s Right to Sell the Duck Delicacy in NYC

Mortgage and Finance News: (SULLIVAN COUNTY, N.Y.) In a significant legal victory for upstate New York duck farmers, the New York Supreme Court in Albany has ruled against New York City's ban on the sale of foie gras. The ruling confirms that Local Law 202, which sought to prohibit the sale of foie gras within City limits and had been enjoined by the New York State Department of Agriculture, violates state agricultural laws designed to protect farming practices and promote agricultural commerce, La Belle Farms announced today.

News: Argyle’s Shmulik Fishman named an Inman Best of Finance award honoree

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Shmulik Fishman, CEO of Argyle, a platform providing real-time income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, has been named to Inman's 2024 Best in Finance list. Now in its second year, the award honors professionals hand-selected by Inman's editorial team for their role in shaping the mortgage and financial services industries through leadership and commitment to innovation.

News: Klingenstein Fields Advisors Adds Senior Planner to its Team

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Klingenstein Fields Advisors (KF Advisors) is pleased to welcome Andrew Vrachimis as a Managing Director. Andrew will join the Wealth Planning team, helping individuals and multi-generational families grow and protect their wealth and accomplish their estate planning and charitable goals. With a practical approach to personalized wealth planning, Andrew will guide clients through the many critical decisions surrounding their complex balance sheets, cash flow needs, legacy and philanthropic goals, and other planning considerations.

News: Argyle CEO Shmulik Fishman honored as a 2024 Tech All-Star by Mortgage Bankers Association

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing real-time income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, today announced its CEO Shmulik Fishman has been named a 2024 Tech All-Star by MBA NewsLink, a publication of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The award celebrates mortgage industry leaders who have made outstanding contributions to mortgage technology.

News: American Pacific Mortgage Picks Fee Chaser by LenderLogix to Collect Upfront Borrower Fees

Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, recently announced the addition of American Pacific Mortgage to its roster of clients utilizing Fee Chaser. Employing Fee Chaser enables American Pacific Mortgage to efficiently and compliantly collect initial mortgage-related fees from borrowers.

News: Leading Travel Insurance Comparison Website, TravelInsurance.com, Provides Critical Advice for Travelers During the Active 2024 Hurricane Season

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) As the 2024 hurricane season kicks off, forecasts indicate this will be an above-normal season with potentially record-breaking activity. TravelInsurance.com underscores the importance of safeguarding travel investments against unforeseen disruptions. With predictions from Colorado State University's tropical meteorology project team forecasting 23 storms, 11 which could intensify into hurricanes, including five reaching Category 3 status or higher, travelers face heightened risks during this summer.

News: OneTrust Home Loans Selects LenderLogix’s Fee Chaser to Eliminate Manual Processes

Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced OneTrust Home Loans as its newest Fee Chaser client. Using Fee Chaser, OneTrust Home Loans can streamline its operations and compliantly collect upfront fees from its borrowers.

News: IMG Travel Protection Plans Are Now Available Through TravelInsurance.com

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) TravelInsurance.com welcomes IMG (International Medical Group), an award-winning global insurance benefits and assistance services company, to its leading travel insurance comparison marketplace. TravelInsurance.com provides the simplest method to compare and purchase travel insurance from global travel insurers. The iTravelInsured Travel Lite, SE, and LX comprehensive travel protection plans from IMG are a highly regarded addition to TravelInsurance.com's roster.

News: Change.org Petition Launched for Harlem Grandmother, Sherri Culpepper, in 12 Year Battle with NYC Over Squatters

Mortgage and Finance News: (HARLEM, N.Y.) A fourth generation Harlemite, Sherri Culpepper took over her family's brownstones in 2012 and has been in a twelve-year wrangle with varying New York City agencies to maintain ownership of her two properties. In the process, numerous freeloading individuals are now "legally" housed in one of her brownstones and have been residing there for twelve years without paying rent and utilities or upkeeping any maintenance! Culpepper, has filed a formal legal complaint (Supreme Court Index #159115 /2022) against numerous New York city agencies.

News: Argyle recognized as a Financial Services Company of the Year in the 2024 American Business Awards

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, the leading provider of direct-source income and employment data, is a winner of the 22nd annual American Business Awards®. The company received a Silver Stevie® in the mid-sized Financial Services Company of the Year category in recognition of its innovative approach to automating income a

News: Argyle’s Anaid Chacón honored as HousingWire Rising Star

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, today announced its Senior Vice President of Product Anaid Chacón has been recognized as a HousingWire Rising Star. The award recognizes leaders in real estate and mortgage under the age of 40 who have achieved remarkable milestones.

News: LenderLogix Q1 2024 Homebuyer Intelligence Report Data Shows Increase in Home Buying Activity and Fees Collected by Fee Chaser

Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced the latest release of the Homebuyer Intelligence Report, a quarterly summary of insights into borrower behavior during the home buying process based on data collected by the LenderLogix suite of tools. The latest report covers data collected during the pre-approval and borrower application process during the first quarter (Q1) of 2024.

News: TravelInsurance.com Recognized As The Best For Comparing Travel Insurance Quotes By Money.com For Fourth Consecutive Year

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) TravelInsurance.com, a leading travel insurance comparison marketplace, was recognized by Money.com as one of the "9 Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2024" for the fourth consecutive year. TravelInsurance.com garnered recognition as the leading platform for comparing travel insurance quotes. Additionally, its price guarantee and insurance terms glossary were noted by the media outlet.

News: PROGRESS in Lending recognizes Argyle as a leader in mortgage industry innovation

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, is a 2024 recipient of the PROGRESS in Lending Association's 2024 Innovations Award honoring the most innovative companies in the U.S. mortgage industry. Argyle was recognized for its revolutionary approach to verification of income and employment (VOIE) that delivers meaningful cost savings for lenders and a superior experience for customers.

News: Argyle welcomes former FHFA Chief Fintech Officer Jason Cave to board of advisors

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, today announced the addition of Jason Cave, former chief fintech officer and deputy director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency's Division of Conservatorship Oversight and Readiness, to its board of advisors.

News: Fast Company recognizes Argyle among the Most Innovative Companies of 2024

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, the leading provider of direct-source income and employment data, has been named one of 2024's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company. After evaluating a field of thousands of organizations worldwide, Fast Company editors, reporters and contributors ranked Argyle #5 globally for innovation in the Personal Finance category.

News: Argyle brings the mortgage industry’s highest-converting VOIE platform to The Mortgage Collaborative

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, has joined The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry, as a preferred partner. As a member of TMC's Preferred Partner Network, Argyle will provide the cooperative's lender members discounted access to its exemplary customer service and award-winning income and employment verification (VOIE) services, which outperform legacy verification services for a fraction of their cost.

News: LenderLogix Announces POS Integration with Informative Research’s AccountChek to Enhance the Mortgage Borrower Experience

Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks and brokers, announced the integration of AccountChek by Informative Research into its point-of-sale system LiteSpeed. This integration blends AccountChek's pioneering verification technology into LiteSpeed to seamlessly enhance the borrower experience and optimize the loan origination process to ensure a smooth experience for borrowers and users alike.

News: Seven Corners Travel Insurance Plans Now Available Through Travellinsurance.com Marketplace

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) TravelInsurance.com is pleased to welcome Seven Corners Travel Insurance to its leading travel insurance comparison marketplace. Travelinsurance.com offers travelers the easiest way to compare and buy travel insurance from top global travel insurers online. Seven Corners' award-winning trip protection plans represent a valued addition to TravelInsurance.com's product offerings.

News: Argyle makes its debut on HousingWire’s Tech100 list of the most innovative companies in mortgage

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, today announced its debut on HousingWire's annual Tech100 Mortgage list of the most innovative companies in the housing finance industry. Argyle was recognized for modernizing the way lenders verify borrower income and employment, resulting in documented business outcomes that include higher conversion rates, 80% cost savings over legacy providers and a reduction in loan processing time of up to 5-7 days.

News: LenderLogix Celebrates its Third Appearance on HousingWire’s annual Tech100 List of Innovative Mortgage Technology Firms

Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage automation software and application programming interfaces (APIs), today announced it has been named to HousingWire magazine's annual Tech100 list. The Tech100 award seeks to highlight the most innovative technology companies across the housing sector.

News: LenderLogix Q4 2023 Homebuyer Intelligence Report Data Shows Steady Home Buying Activity

Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced the latest release of the Homebuyer Intelligence Report, a quarterly summary of insights into borrower behavior during the home buying process based on data collected by the LenderLogix suite of tools. The latest report covers data collected during the pre-approval and borrower application process during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2023.

News: Leading Travel Insurance Comparison Site TravelInsurance.com Has Surpassed 100,000 Customer Reviews on Shopper Approved

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) TravelInsurance.com today announced surpassing 100,000 customer reviews on Shopper Approved, a rapidly growing review platform in the United States. The verified reviews led to a 4.9 out of 5 stars rating, with over 96,000 perfect 5-star ratings. TravelInsurance.com has the highest third-party reviews in the travel insurance industry.

News: Argyle’s investments in innovation spur over 50 lenders to switch to the mortgage industry’s highest-converting VOI/E platform

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, closed a banner year of mortgage growth with 50 new IMB, credit union and bank customers. The payroll connectivity leader more than doubled the annual volume of income and employment verifications conducted on behalf of its customers to 1.5 million with the help of 15 of the top 100 mortgage lenders.

News: Legacy Mutual Selects LenderLogix’s QuickQual to Improve Transparency and Responsiveness During Mortgage Borrowers’ Home Search

Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks and brokers, today announced that Legacy Mutual Mortgage has selected its pre-approval letter generation tool QuickQual to provide borrowers with a white-labeled, digitally-driven entry point into their homebuying experience.

News: Wells Fargo Partners with Award-Winning Online Fan-Athlete Community, HANG, to Connect HBCU Fans and Stars for The Celebration Bowl

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Wells Fargo, in partnership with the award-winning fan-athlete community, HANG, will bring a one-of-a-kind watch-party game experience to HBCU fans for the storied match-up between Howard University and Florida A&M at the Celebration Bowl on December 14, 2023. Actor and former NFL linebacker Isaac Keys (Morehouse); NFL Hall of Famer Aeneas Williams (Southern); Miami Dolphins star Terron Armstead (UAPB), Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive lineman Nick Leverett (North Carolina Central) and pro basketball player Shakyla Hill (Grambling) will be among the HBCU notables who will celebrate the HBCU experience while discussing the game with fans around the country.

News: Argyle partners with Dark Matter to bring seamless direct-source income and employment verifications to Empower LOS customers

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, announced today its integration with the Exchange, an interconnected network of mortgage-specific service providers available to customers of the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) from Dark Matter Technologies. This collaboration simplifies the income and employment verification process for lenders, further amplifying the cost and time-saving benefits of digital borrower verification.

News: Argyle CEO Shmulik Fishman named a 2023 HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, announced today that CEO Shmulik Fishman has been named to HousingWire's list of 2023 Tech Trendsetters. Now in its fifth year, the Tech Trendsetters award honors the 50 most impactful executives, product leaders and professionals shaping innovation in the mortgage and real estate industries.

News: LenderLogix Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer Scott Falbo named a 2023 HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks and brokers, today announced Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Scott Falbo has been selected by HousingWire as a 2023 Tech Trendsetter Award winner. In its fifth year, HousingWire's Tech Trendsetters award recognizes the most impactful and innovative technology leaders serving the housing economy.

News: Encompass Lending Group Adds LiteSpeed and QuickQual from LenderLogix to Its Digital Mortgage Tech Stack

Mortgage and Finance News: (BUFFALO, N.Y.) LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced that Encompass Lending Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fathom Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: FTHM), has selected its streamlined point-of-sale (POS) platform LiteSpeed and QuickQual, a loan origination system (LOS) add-on that allows prospective borrowers and real estate agents to run payment and closing costs scenarios.