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News Topic: Texas Business

News: Texas Firm Launches New Product to Help Support Collegiate Sports This Fall

Mortgage and Finance News: (AMARILLO, Texas) In response to the national discussion surrounding collegiate sports, Texas-based Fairly Group and sister-company OccuNet have unveiled an insurance product which covers medical expenses for collegiate student-athletes who contract COVID, bringing a relevant solution to the intense national discussion regarding collegiate sports.

News: Sente Mortgage Surpasses 20,000 Home Loans – Company Points to Unmatched 5-Star Experience

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) Sente Mortgage has helped over 20,000 families and individuals make their homeownership dreams a reality as of September 2020, the company announced today.

News: Velocity Credit Union Provides Employees Paid Time Off to Vote Early

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) Velocity Credit Union understands the importance of voting. To remind its employees that their vote is their voice and to encourage them to use it, the financial institution has announced a company-wide perk: paid time off to vote.

News: Mid America Mortgage Hires Julas Hollie as Correspondent Division Sales Director

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Julas Hollie has joined the company as sales director for Mid America's Correspondent Lending division. In this role, Hollie is responsible for increasing loan acquisitions through strategic marketing and customer outreach.

News: Velocity Credit Union gives members free access to their FICO® Scores

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) Velocity Credit Union credit card holders can now access their FICO Scores at no charge through monthly statements and online banking. FICO Scores will be refreshed on a quarterly basis and checking them will not affect credit ratings.

News: Mid America Mortgage’s Kara Lamphere Named 2020 HW Woman of Influence

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere has been named a 2020 HousingWire Woman of Influence. A two-time winner (2017), Lamphere was recognized this year for her continued efforts to push the envelope regarding what is possible for lenders in today's origination environment.

News: Independent Bankers Association of Texas Announces Promontory MortgagePath as Its Newest Endorsed Service Provider

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) is pleased to announce that Promontory MortgagePath, LLC (PMP) has been selected as the newest IBAT Endorsed Service Provider for its ability to deliver a tailored, modern and cost-effective set of mortgage solutions.

News: The 64th Annual Parade of Homes is Officially Live as a Virtual Event

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin and The Reserve at Lake Travis, a McCombs Properties development, along with the Parade builders release the first-ever virtual Parade of Homes video tours. The Parade of Homes, which is typically held over consecutive weekends and draws over 6,000 visitors, was reimagined for the current climate to ensure the homes could be viewed in a safe way.

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: 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: Unique North Texas Private Investigation Firm Brings a Different Approach

Mortgage and Finance News: (FORT WORTH, Texas) A new Dallas - Fort Worth based private investigations firm, Lynx Actual LLC, announced the completion of its first year of successful operations. Lynx brings a dynamic combination of executive management, operational expertise, and precise and timely action to every investigative assignment.

News: In Uncertain Times, Olerio Homes Breaks Ground on New Development in North Dallas

Mortgage and Finance News: (DALLAS, Texas) In uncertain times, Lou Olerio, President of Olerio Homes safely continues forward breaking ground on Modella Park, a gated neighborhood with 24 soft-contemporary patio homes.

News: Vista Park Developers Have Secured Full Project Team for New Residential Development in Lamesa, Texas

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) Vista Park, LLC developers, Ron Smith, President at Smith Wealth Advisors, and Myles Richards, announced today that they have signed agreements with all of the key development team members, moving the Vista Park, LLC residential development project closer to an anticipated ground-breaking in June or July of 2020, pending City of Lamesa approval.

News: Mid America Mortgage Named to ‘2020 Best Mortgage Companies To Work For’ List by National Mortgage News

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has been named one of the "2020 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For" by mortgage industry trade publication National Mortgage News. Mid America ranked 20th among 40 lenders recognized nationally.

News: Reliant Holdings Inc. (OTC: RELT) Announces Strategy to Position the Company for Growth

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) Reliant Holdings Inc. (OTC: RELT) recently announced that it has recorded its best year yet in 2019. The past year has seen record-breaking revenues for the company, which has quickly grown into a construction conglomerate that offers comprehensive services in the residential construction realm, from design phases through to fine details post construction.

News: Mid America Mortgage Bolsters Servicing Department with New Hires

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that it has added John Bargas, Donnell Mitchell and Wendy Strawn to its servicing department. Bargas will lead the department as Executive Managing Director of Servicing and the combined experience and expertise of all three hires will make an immediate impact.

News: Velocity Credit Union commits to downtown Austin with construction of its new branch

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) Velocity Credit Union, a fixture of the Austin financial scene since 1947, has begun site preparation for its new branch office in downtown Austin. To be located on the southeast corner of 12th and Sabine Streets, the new facility is being built immediately across Sabine Street and just to the east of Velocity's current downtown location (610 E. 11th Street).

News: Mold Inspection Sciences Texas and Blackmon Mooring and BMS CAT Collaborations Deliver New Mold Response Efficiencies

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) "The Secret Life of Mold," a podcast released by Mold Inspection Sciences Texas, recently sat down with Robby Jackson, general manager of Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT Austin, to discuss the solution for a more efficient response to mold.

News: MediBid Named Potential Optum Competitor in Petition to Deny Public Records Request

Mortgage and Finance News: (KATY, Texas) MediBid, an online marketplace where doctors provide bids to patients on medical care to bring competition back into the medical marketplace, along with its CEO, Ralph Weber, were named recently in the Petition for Declaratory Order Denying Representative Martin Daniel's Public Records Request by Optum on December 12, 2019.

News: TatumTek Completes Land Acquisition for Development of Hi-Tech Modular Construction Assembly Plant in Lamesa, TX

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) Edwin Tatum, Founder and CEO of Dallas-based TatumTek, a modular construction firm with offices at 2121 N. Peart St. Suite 300 Dallas, TX 75201, announced today that the company has completed the acquisition of a 64.73 acre tract of land located on the north side of Highway 180 just west of the Lamesa city limits in Lamesa, Texas.

News: Smith Wealth Advisors Selects Myles Richards Construction as General Contractor for Vista Park Development in Lamesa, Texas

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) Smith Wealth Advisors, an independent wealth management firm located at 6836 Bee Caves Road, Suite 272 in Austin, Texas, has selected Myles Richards Construction, Inc, as General Contractor for the Vista Park, LLC development, the largest residential development in Lamesa in many years, Ron Smith, Founder & President of Smith Wealth Advisors announced today.

News: EPIC Adds Aaron Zetterower in Dallas, Texas

Mortgage and Finance News: (DALLAS, Texas) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aaron Zetterower has joined the firm as Principal of the firm's Southwest Risk Management Practice.

News: Aaron Schwen joins EPIC in Dallas

Mortgage and Finance News: (DALLAS, Texas) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aaron Schwen has joined the firm as Client Advocate of the firm's Southwest Risk Management Practice.

News: Mid America Mortgage Executives to Speak at Upcoming MBA, ALTA Events

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that two of its executives will be sharing their expertise at upcoming events for the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the American Land Title Association (ALTA), respectively.

News: Mid America Mortgage Named Top 25 Mortgage Company by MReport Magazine

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has been named one of MReport's "2019 Top 25 Companies in Mortgage and Servicing."

News: Port Aransas Realty Announces Home Sales in Mercer Village at Old Town – New Three-Bedroom Homes in Port Aransas, TX

Mortgage and Finance News: (PORT ARANSAS, Texas) Port Aransas Realty announces the sales launch of new coastal homes in Mercer Village at Old Town. Located at 315 Oleander, Mercer Village is a boutique residential development of three-bedroom, affordably priced homes conveniently located in the heart of Port Aransas.

News: Mid America Mortgage Completes In-House Conversion of Its Mortgage Servicing Operations

Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that it has completed the transition of its servicing operations to its newly-formed in-house servicing department. As of November 4, 2019, Mid America's national servicing portfolio, will be managed by an internal staff of approximately 40 employees located in the firm's Addison, Texas headquarters.

News: Global DMS Officially Introduces EVO-Residential(tm) Valuation Technology Platform

Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, announced the launch of its new residential valuation solution at the MBA's Annual Convention & Expo being held at the Austin Convention Center from Oct. 27 - 30. Branded EVO-Residential(TM) (EVO-Res), the platform is primed to change the way lending and real estate entities process and manage valuations.

News: Malicious Mediation and Manipulation: When Mediators and Lawyers Hide Abusive Tactics Behind Confidentiality

Mortgage and Finance News: (HOUSTON, Texas) Wendy Meigs, Texas Pharmacist and Founder of SMA Education and Support, warns the public about the current evolution of mediation into a malicious "kangaroo court" to promote predetermined self-serving outcomes for mediators and lawyers as mediation confidentiality enhances the abuse of the already vulnerable.

News: EPIC Adds Dave Tate in Dallas, Texas

Mortgage and Finance News: (DALLAS, Texas) EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Dave Tate has joined the firm's Property and Casualty operations, as a Principal, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.