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ReverseVision’s Wendy Peel Named a 2016 ‘Elite Woman in Mortgage’ by Mortgage Professional America Magazine
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, Inc., a leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel is one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine's 2016 'Elite Women in Mortgage.'
Mortgage and Finance News: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced the formal launch of its fully integrated 'eQC' solution that automates due diligence for investors and correspondent lenders.
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending cooperative, today announced the addition of 14 new lenders to their national network of originating members, according to the Collaborative's EVP of National Sales and Strategic Alliances, Rich Swerbinsky.
Mortgage and Finance News: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, a leader in electronic document and data workflow technology for lenders, settlement agents and counties, announced it has installed its e-recording solution in 16 additional county recording offices across Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is again offering the popular 'Home-Equity Loans Facts Track' seminar for mortgage lenders interested in learning more about the home-equity conversion mortgage (HECM) loan on May 11, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, Sandpiper Room from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Simplifile and Landtech Data Corporation Integration Streamlines E-Recoding Process for Settlement Service Providers
Mortgage and Finance News: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, the nation's largest e-recording service provider, has partnered with Landtech Data Corporation to improve recording efficiency and ease payment processing for Landtech's nationwide customer base. The integration will further advance the efficiency of the e-recording process by allowing settlement service providers to submit and pay for their e-recording documents using Simplifile without ever leaving the Landtech system.
Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. Owner and CEO Jeff Bode announced the firm has retained mortgage banking and capital markets executive Michael Lima as managing director of its Whole Loan Trading division. With nearly 30 years of mortgage expertise, Lima will direct Mid America's whole loan acquisition business, including its recent entry into the market for loans with TRID compliance issues.
Mortgage and Finance News: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., a premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that PROGRESS in Lending presented the company with one of its annual Innovation Awards for the development and widely successful launch of its industry-leading SmartCLOSE(TM) collaborative closing portal for TRID compliance. DocMagic was one of only seven recipients to receive the honor out of numerous applicants.
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), welcomes Kt Duong and Troy Ferguson, as Vice President, Business Relationship Managers to its seasoned team of bankers. Mr. Duong has been in banking and finance for 8 years, including Commercial Capital Partners, Commercewest Bank and Citigroup.
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision announced today that Willow Bend Mortgage, an independent mortgage lender serving the South Central United States, has selected RV Exchange (RVX) as its reverse mortgage loan origination software (LOS). A long-standing community lender in its home state of Texas, Willow Bend began expanding its reverse mortgage program in 2015 and is currently licensed to operate in 12 states.
Altavera Mortgage Services Notes Uptick in Non-QM Activity from Originators, Aggregators and Investors
Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) Altavera Mortgage Services, a premier provider of third-party residential mortgage origination services, reports a marked uptick in non-Qualified Mortgage (non-QM) inquiries in the first quarter of 2016. According to President and Founder Brian Simons, staffing requests from Altavera's clients suggest the industry is preparing for increased business in Q2 and the second half of 2016.
OpenClose Welcomes Mortgage Industry Veteran Michael Falce to Manage Increasing Demand for its Loan Origination System
Mortgage and Finance News: (WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) OpenClose, an enterprise-class, multi-channel, end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that industry veteran Michael Falce has been hired as a vice president, enterprise account executive. In this role, he will work with lending entities of various types and sizes to utilize OpenClose's LenderAssist LOS and additional software solutions.
IDS Hits Multiple Daily Mortgage Document Preparation Records in 2015, Achieves Significant Growth Despite TRID Challenges
Mortgage and Finance News: (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it achieved 11 single-day company records for total document orders in 2015. Overall document fulfillment increased 24 percent from 2014 to 2015, with initial disclosures and closing documents seeing similar growth (26 percent and 22 percent, respectively). IDS also saw increased adoption of its eSign functionality in 2015, with 45 percent more documents electronically signed as compared to 2014.
Mortgage and Finance News: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc. the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that it was named to National Mortgage Professional magazine's annual 'Top 100 Mortgage Employers' list for 2016..
Mortgage and Finance News: (WESTON, Fla.) Biggrey Trust takes the best of what other consumer protection services have to offer and combines them all into one winning solution. Being trustworthy is key to increasing sales. In fact, 62 percent of all consumers look for trusted stores before making a purchase decision. It's all about making an emotional connection and Biggrey helps stores do just that.
At Mortgage Banking Conference in L.A., ReverseVision’s Jeff Birdsell Recognized as MBA Tech All-Star
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Jeff Birdsell, CMB and vice president of professional services for ReverseVision, Inc., today was honored with Mortgage Banking magazine's Tech All-Star award. Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Chief Economist Mike Fratantoni and Mortgage Banking Editor-in-Chief Janet Hewitt presented Birdsell with the award during the MBA's National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo 2016 in Los Angeles.
Platinum Data Launches RealView QB Providing Mortgage Lenders and Appraisers with Single System of Record for Appraisal QC
Mortgage and Finance News: (ALISO VIEJO, Calif.) Platinum Data Solutions, a provider of valuation data and analytics solutions, has launched RealView QB (Quality Bridge), the industry's only appraisal quality technology that allows users to authorize access and share information with third parties, including lenders, AMCs, appraisers and investors.
Mortgage and Finance News: (PROVO, Utah) Simplifile, a provider of collaborative technology for lenders, settlement agents and counties, announced it was one of seven recipients of the 2016 Innovations Award from mortgage technology advocacy group PROGRESS in Lending. The company was honored for its Collaboration and Post Closing solutions during a ceremony in Los Angeles on April 3 in conjunction with the Mortgage Bankers Association's National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo.
Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Pavaso, a leader in eClosing and Consumer Management technology solutions, announced it has recorded its 2,000th live transaction on the Digital Close platform. In addition, more than 6,500 user accounts have been created in the platform, spanning from mortgage lenders to title/settlement agents to REALTORS and consumers. The announcement was made in conjunction with the Mortgage Bankers Association's National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo.
Mortgage and Finance News: (WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) OpenClose, an enterprise-class, multi-channel, end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that HousingWire has named the company to its 2016 HW TECH100 list for the third year. The list recognizes the most innovative technology firms in the U.S. housing economy.
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) ReverseVision, Inc. announced today that NOVA(R) Home Loans (NOVA), a Tucson, Arizona-based mortgage lender serving the Southwestern United States, has selected RV Exchange (RVX) as its reverse mortgage loan origination software (LOS). NOVA has originated reverse mortgages as a correspondent lender since 2014.
Mortgage and Finance News: (TORRANCE, Calif.) DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced today the formal launch of its fully integrated eClosing solution that electronically transforms the entire mortgage process from initial eDisclosure to final eClosing through investor eDelivery.
Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) MEDIA ALERT: Reverse mortgage expert John Button, president and CEO of San Diego, California-based software provider ReverseVision, is available for interviews in Atlanta on Tuesday, April 12, and Wednesday, April 13, 2016.
Mortgage and Finance News: (LANSDALE, Pa.) Global DMS, a leading provider of web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that CMG Financial (CMG), one of the nation's leading lenders, has streamlined the management of its appraisal process from start to finish using Global DMS' eTrac platform.
Mortgage and Finance News: (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it was included in HousingWire magazine's 2016 HW TECH100(TM) list. The company was recognized for its forthcoming eClosing integration with collaborative real estate technology provider and fellow TECH100 winner Pavaso, as well as its recent acquisition by automotive dealership software provider Reynolds and Reynolds.
Platinum Data’s Craig Zielazny Named to Board of Advisors for Wittenberg University Master of Science in Analytics Program
Mortgage and Finance News: (ALISO VIEJO, Calif.) Platinum Data Solutions, a provider of valuation data and analytics solutions, has announced that Craig Zielazny, the company's senior vice president of valuation analytics, has been named to the Board of Advisors for Springfield, Ohio-based Wittenberg University's new Master of Science in Analytics program. The Board of Advisors is charged with collaborating to create the department's curricula and courses, and could include guest lecturing. The inaugural semester for Wittenberg University's Master of Science in Analytics program begins in August 2016.
2 Refunds, Inc. Announces Launch of Website That Rewards Customers for Filing Taxes Online by Deadline
Mortgage and Finance News: (CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas) 2 Refunds, Inc. has launched a website with a rare promise: File one tax return and get two refunds. Aptly named, 2 Refunds gives the startup a preemptive position in online done-for-you tax preparation - a niche that exists in the overlapping services of HandR Block and TurboTax yet has no focused presence from either industry leader.
Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) Mortgage services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced it has been acquired by Utah-based MetaSource, LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition of Titan broadens the company's footprint in data-centric mortgage services.
Mortgage and Finance News: (ADDISON, Texas) Mid America Mortgage, Inc. remains one of few bidders on so-called TRID 'defect' loans, said Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode. According to Bode, Mid America wins roughly 80 percent of its bids on the loans, which have been rejected for purchase by other investors due to TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) infractions ranging from minor errors to more significant defects.
Alternative-Risk Financing Roundtable: ‘Creative Uses for Captives’ Moderated by EPIC’s Daniel Houston
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga.) In the world of risk management, captive insurers are taking on a major role for companies of all sizes. As the number and types of captive insurers are expanding, so too have the types of risks that captive owners are funding through these alternative-risk financing structures, says EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants.