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HousingWire Honors Jody Collup with Inaugural 2016 ‘Insiders Award’

LANSDALE, Pa., Oct. 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global DMS, a leading provider of web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that HousingWire honored its vice president of marketing, Jody Collup, with the magazine's inaugural Insiders Award. HousingWire created the new award to recognize unsung heroes who are the cornerstone of every great company, whether in lending, servicing, investing or real estate.

Pay for Your Long-Term Care Insurance with Health Savings Account, ACSIA Partners Suggests

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many Americans realize they need long-term care insurance, but balk at the premiums. "Now there's an easy way to pay," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. "Just use some of the money that's already in your Health Savings Account."

AccountChek by FormFree Chosen by Mortgage Financial Services to Expedite Home Loan Process Through Automated Account Verification

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree Holdings Corp. (FormFree), a provider of automated verification software, today announced that Mortgage Financial Services has selected AccountChek(TM) to automate borrower asset review for an easier, faster home loan application process.

Mid America Mortgage Plans to Purchase eNotes through Its Correspondent Channel

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode today announced it will purchase eNotes for loans closed electronically from approved sellers through its correspondent lending channel.

Utah-based Simplifile Expands its E-recording Network to Another 9 SE Counties, 14 MW Counties

PROVO, Utah -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced it has added nine Southeast county recording offices and 14 Midwest county recording offices to its e-recording network. The new counties are located in Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.

Florida’s ARMCO Hires Mortgage Industry Veteran Dan Thoms as Chief Revenue Officer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced it has hired Dan Thoms as Chief Revenue Officer. Thoms possesses a deep background in the mortgage industry, having served in executive capacities for almost 20 years.
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ReverseVision Celebrates Major Upgrades to ReverseVision Sales Accelerator (RVSA) Reverse Mortgage Origination Tool with ‘Closed-Loan Challenge’

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision today announced the release of key updates to ReverseVision Sales Accelerator (RVSA), a web-based loan origination tool specifically designed to assist loan officers with the sale of reverse mortgages. ReverseVision will celebrate the release with a "Closed-Loan Challenge" for loan officers who convert RVSA contacts into closed loans in ReverseVision Exchange (RVX) loan origination system (LOS) on or before October 31, 2016.

Simplifile Staffs Up to Support Mortgage Lender Initiatives

PROVO, Utah, June 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leader in electronic document and data workflow technology for lenders, settlement agents and counties, announced it has made several new hires in order to better support its mortgage lending clients and product lines.

The Mortgage Collaborative Reaches $100B Origination Milestone

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the industry's only independent mortgage lending cooperative, has surpassed $100 Billion in originations with the addition of its 59th preferred member, Movement Mortgage.

Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance Can Be Uniquely Frustrating, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're in the market for long-term care insurance, you may be in for a long, exasperating slog, according to ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies. "Unfortunately, LTC insurance isn't an easy thing to buy," says Denise Gott, the company's CEO.

Mid America Mortgage Selects AccountChek from FormFree to Support eMortgage Initiative

ATLANTA, Ga., June 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree Holdings Corp. (FormFree), a provider of automated verification software, announced that Addison, Texas-based Mid America Mortgage has chosen AccountChek(TM) to conduct automated reviews of borrowers' asset accounts as part of its push towards executing a complete eMortgage.
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Quandis Unveils Technology Solution to Help Lending Entities Comply with Changes to the Military Lending Act

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., June 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management software and services, announced that it released a technology solution to help lending organizations comply with changes to the Military Lending Act (MLA) that take effect on Oct. 3, 2016. The MLA provides a number of new rules set forth by the Department of Defense (DoD) that impacts lenders working with active duty service members and their dependents. Failure to adhere to the DoD's amended compliance rules can result in severe repercussions.

Oceanside Pawn Shops launches to serve Southern California Jewelry Market as a Pawn Loan Specialist

OCEANSIDE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Master jeweler Chad Elliott of Oceanside Jewelers has expanded their award winning jewelry design storefront to now include Oceanside Pawnshops. Having applied for and received a pawnbroker's license from California to offer pawn loans in exchange for personal jewelry, Oceanside Jewelers is pleased to expand its services as a pawn loan specialist in the area of gold, jewelry, diamonds, fine watches, diamonds, and gemstones of all types.

Gregg Holsapple joins ReverseVision, Inc. as Product Strategist in Reverves Mortgage Tech Industry

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, Inc., a leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Gregg Holsapple has joined as Product Strategist. In this role, Holsapple will have responsibility for product and program analysis, developing requirements and building out our product design process.

Default management technology company, Quandis Inc, named to 2014 HW TECH100 List

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, today announced that it earned a spot on HousingWire magazine's 2014 HWTECH 100 list. Quandis is among 23 companies recognized in the servicing category of the list.

MCT Trading, Inc. Relocates Headquarters to Larger Facility in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- San Diego's MCT Trading, Inc. (Mortgage Capital Trading), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging, outsourced lock desk and risk management services, today announced that it relocated its corporate HQ to a larger facility. The move provides MCT with the necessary infrastructure to accommodate its increasing growth and the capacity to continue delivering elevated support to clients.

ReverseVision adds Landmark Network Appraisal Services to its Reverse Loan Origination System

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, Inc. today announced the addition of appraisal services from Landmark Network to the ReverseVision Reverse Loan Origination System (RLOS) platform. The addition of Landmark Network's appraisal service enables ReverseVision users to simply order an appraisal with the click of a button.

Bank of Southern California welcomes Irwin Golds to Board of Directors

PALM DESERT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California (FBBN / OTCMKTS:FBBN) today announced that Irwin Golds, long time Coachella Valley banking and business executive has been appointed to the company's board of directors. In December 2010, the bank acquired the La Quinta and Palm Springs branches from Palm Desert National Bank as its entry into the Coachella Valley which the bank sees as a key Southern California market.

Lean Lending Technology Model for the Mortgage Industry introduced by LendinqQB

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of web-based loan origination software, today announced that it has officially launched its Lean Lending methodology for the mortgage industry. Lean Lending is a technology strategy that enables lending entities to streamline processes, ensure compliance, and drive continuous organizational improvement.

California SaaS Consulting firm Quandis Inc. joins Amazon Web Services Partner Network

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cloud technology firm, Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, today announced that it has become a technology partner of Amazon's Web Services Partner Network (APN). Joining APN underscores the investment and commitment that Quandis has made to utilize Amazon Web Services (AWS) for cloud computing and SaaS.

Best Places to Work in San Diego 2013: MCT Trading Inc. again Recognized

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc., a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that is has been chosen as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in San Diego, California by the San Diego Business Journal.

Top 40 U.S. Broker EPIC is honored as a 2013 'Best Place to Work' in the Calif. North Bay

PETAULUMA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC Insurance), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that the North Bay Business Journal has named EPIC a 2013 'Best Place to Work.'

MCT Trading Inc. named to San Diego Business Journal 2013 Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc., a leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that it has been named to the San Diego Business Journal's 2013 'Top 100' annual fastest-growing private companies list, with a specific ranking of 24. Organizations that earned a spot on the list were honored at a recent awards ceremony held at the Paradise Point Resort and in San Diego.

Regent Education's Regent 8 Solution chosen by National University, the second-largest private, non-profit university in California

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- National University is the second-largest private, non-profit university in California. With more than 23,000 students it was imperative to find a financial aid management solution that would drive automation and support their complex packaging and repackaging needs. Regent Education's Regent 8 was selected based on its advanced packaging and automation capabilities.

Continuing to expand in Southern California Edgewood Partners Insurance Center adds Principal Joe Cotugna, AAI in the Inland Empire

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Joe Cotugna as a property and casualty insurance producer in its Inland Empire Division. Cotugna brings 23 years of experience in risk management, with a focus on the food industry and construction to EPIC.

VLP Law Group LLP announces Patrick Lawler and Jacob Dy-Johnson have joined the firm's Commercial Lending Practice

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- VLP Law Group LLP today announced that Patrick Lawler and Jacob Dy-Johnson have joined the firm's Commercial Lending Practice. Mr. Lawler joins VLP as a partner from the Corporate Finance group of the Los Angeles office of O'Melveny and Myers. Mr. Dy-Johnson joins VLP as counsel.

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, Dowling Capital Partners and Premier Insurance Team to Change Hispanic Insurance Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today a partnership with Dowling Capital Partners (DCP) and Premier Insurance Services, focusing on the personal insurance needs of the Hispanic market in the West and Southwest regions of the United States.

Quandis Valuation System uses Bankers Asset Management to Efficiently Complete BPOs and Manage Agents

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management mortgage technology solutions, today announced that Bankers Asset Management (BAM), an established outsourcer of REO asset management valuation services, is successfully utilizing its valuation system to streamline the company's entire broker price opinion (BPO) process within BAM's valuations division.

The Compliance Group President Annemaria Allen named to California Mortgage Bankers Association Board of Directors

SAN MARCOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, The Compliance Group, Inc., a leading mortgage compliance services provider, has announced that the California Mortgage Bankers Association recently named its CEO and president Annemaria Allen a director.

LendingQB, a loan origination software firm, designated to Mortgage Technology's 'Top 50 Service Provider' list for the first time

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that it has been designated to Mortgage Technology magazine's Top 50 Service provider list for the first time. The company attributes the value that its new loan origination system (LOS) is delivering to lending organizations as a key reason it made this year's Top 50 list.

Sales Veteran Nicole Delzer joins The Compliance Group, Inc. as National Sales Director

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Compliance Group, Inc., a leading mortgage compliance services provider, has hired sales veteran Nicole Delzer as national sales director. Delzer's responsibilities will include new business development, as well as managing the national sales pipeline and internal sales team.

Dr. Barry Eichengreen to guest on 'Market Wrap with Moe Ansari' to discuss the looming threat of Europe on Wall Street

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On April 10, Dr. Barry Eichengreen will be the Guest Expert on 'Market Wrap with Moe Ansari,' a nationally syndicated radio show that analyzes Wall Street news and provides insight into the complexities of the stock market.

San Diego's Bank of Southern California announced that they have acquired branch building from the FDIC

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, after more than two years of leasing their La Quinta office, Bank of Southern California announced that they have acquired the space permanently from the FDIC. At the end of 2010, Bank of Southern California began leasing the space, as well as another location in Palm Springs, when it acquired the two branch offices from Palm Desert National Bank.

Citivest Inc. Completes Acquisition of its One Thousandth Single Family Residence

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Citivest Inc., a leading full service real estate investment firm, announces that it has recently purchased its one thousandth single family residence (SFR) for its 'short term flip' and long term rental property investment programs.

Dealpoint Merrill welcomes Sterling McGregor as Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dealpoint Merrill (a subsidiary of The Merrill Group of Companies), a regional owner and operator of value added adaptive reuse properties, retail conversions and investments, is proud to announce Sterling McGregor has joined the company as Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer.

Interthinx White Paper 'A Proven Approach to Stress Testing' on Retail Loan Portfolios Offers Best Practices for Lenders

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Predictive Analytics Group at Interthinx, a Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) subsidiary, announced today the availability of a white paper outlining its recommendations for conducting stress testing on retail lending portfolios: 'A Proven Approach to Stress Testing Consumer Loan Portfolios.'

On 'Market Wrap with Moe Ansari,' Financial Consultant and Author Ed Carlson Discusses How to Time Stock Market Cycles

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Feb. 20, 'Market Wrap with Moe Ansari' will host Ed Carlson, author of 'George Lindsay's An Aid to Timing' (ISBN: 978-0615720371). There are many methodologies for deciding when to buy and sell in the stock market, and the right advice can be invaluable.

Phil Rasori of MCT Trading named a 'Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professional Under 40' for Third Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc., a leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced today that that Phil Rasori, the company's COO and Head Trader, has earned a spot on National Mortgage Professional Magazine's 'Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40' list for the third time.

Interthinx LookAhead Enhancement Helps Lenders Meet New Federal Stress-Testing Requirements

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Predictive Analytics group at Interthinx, a Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) subsidiary, today announced the availability of new industry data for LookAhead(R). Powered by the patented Dual-time Dynamics approach, LookAhead can now be purchased with industry data sourced from Equifax and used by retail lenders across all consumer asset classes.

CFPB Rules Put Mortgage Servicers in the Customer Service Business says The Compliance Group President Annemaria Allen

SAN MARCOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Annemaria Allen, founder and president of leading mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), encourages mortgage servicers to embrace a 'borrower-adaptive' attitude in light of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB's) final mortgage servicing rules.

Kevin Miller joins Mortgage Capital Trading to provide clients with independent analysis, training, hedging strategies and loan sale execution services

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc., a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that Kevin Miller has joined the company in the capacity of trading analyst. Miller will work on MCT's capital markets trading team to provide clients with independent analysis, training, hedging strategies and loan sale execution services.

Anthony Ianni joins MCT Trading, Inc. as Vice President of Lender Services

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that is has recruited Anthony Ianni as vice president of lender services.

LendingQB president Binh Dang named a Top 40 Under 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professional

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that its president, Mr. Binh Dang, has been named to National Mortgage Professional magazine's Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 list.

Bank of Southern California adds Banking Expert Marie Bruning as VP Client Relationship Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bank of Southern California N.A. has announced that Marie Bruning has joined the bank as Vice President, Client Relationship Manager. She is responsible for business development and client relationship management for the company, and will be headquartered in the company's corporate office in Del Mar.

Interthinx, a Verisk Analytics Subsidiary, Hosts Successful Beltway Breakfast Series for Mortgage Markets, Examining Post-Election U.S. Housing Outlook

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Interthinx announced today the success of its second in a series of Washington, D.C., 'beltway breakfast' forums dedicated to building confidence in the mortgage markets through a renewed focus on data integrity. 'The Housing Outlook Postelection' explored how the Administration and Congress can work together on the future development of solutions and policies that affect the real estate finance industry.

Mark and Holly Monroe Loan Important Works to ArteQuesta's Private Museum in Silicon Valley, California

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ArteQuesta Collectors Drs. Holly and Mark Monroe will loan a portion of their collection for display in ArteQuesta's private museum, Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta, announced today.

LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, has hired David Colwell as vice president of corporate strategy

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that it hired David Colwell as vice president of corporate strategy. The position is a newly created role that will focus heavily on developing the company's long-term business strategy and providing strategic guidance through its current growth mode.

MCT Trading COO and Head Trader to Speak on Secondary Marketing Panel at Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif., /California Newswire/ -- MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that its COO and Head Trader, Phil Rasori, will present on a panel session at the Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference on November 8 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

LendingQB president Binh Dang Named to 'Top Five Industry Lending Leaders' List

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LendingQB, a provider of end-to-end loan origination software, announced that its president, Binh Dang, has been named to The MReport magazine's 'Top Five Industry Lending Leaders' list.

PersonaGrip 'Steering Wheel Guy' Ed Dellis Announces Pre-Orders for Steering Wheel Grip Kits for Motorsports and Economic Stimulus

COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PersonaGrip's Steering Wheel Guy, Ed Dellis, inventor of the custom-moldable handgrips used in auto racing and manufacturing, announces crowd-funding for his steering wheel grips.

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