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SimpleNexus Takes Home Silver Telly Award for Campaign Encouraging Mortgage Originators to ‘Do More’

LEHI, Utah, May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, the industry's leading digital mortgage platform, has been named a silver winner of the 40th annual Telly Awards. Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards honor video and television made for all screens and are judged by The Telly Award Judging Council.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Taps Leslie Olds as Senior Benefits Consultant

ATLANTA, Ga., May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) has hired veteran retirement plans leader Leslie Olds for the role of senior benefits consultant. A retirement benefits consultant of 28 years, Olds will advise SBA's plan sponsor clients on managing all aspects of their broad-based and executive retirement programs, including financing, design, implementation, administration and compliance.
ReverseVision

Blue Ridge Bank NA Partners with ReverseVision, Launches HECM and Reverse Lending Division

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that it has partnered with North Carolina-based Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. Mortgage Division (Blue Ridge Bank).
MCT TAM - Trade Auction Manager

Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT) Launches Trade Auction Manager to Enable Electronic TBA MBS Trading

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has officially launched Trade Auction Manager(TM) (TAM) to enable more efficient bidding of TBA mortgage-backed securities used by lenders to hedge their open mortgage pipelines. The browser-based software module is accessible via MCTlive!, the company's award-winning comprehensive capital markets platform.
DocMagic - Red Nose Day

DocMagic to Again Support Annual Red Nose Day Fundraising in 2019 Event

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that the company will participate in Red Nose Day for the second year, transpiring on Thursday, May 23, 2019.

FirstBank Mortgage Reduces Loan Originator Compensation Processing Time by 75 percent with CompenSafe

MACON, Ga., May 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, announced today that FirstBank Mortgage has optimized the execution of its incentive compensation with CompenSafe(TM). By replacing spreadsheets with CompenSafe, FirstBank Mortgage has reduced the time it takes to calculate loan compensation by 75 percent

Simplifile Adds 38 Eastern US Jurisdictions to E-recording Network

PROVO, Utah, May 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that 38 additional recording jurisdictions located in 12 states throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Southeast U.S. have joined Simplifile's e-recording network.
ReverseVision

ReverseVision Launches New Tool to Help Originators and Consumers Compare HECM Loans with HELOCs, First- and Second-Lien Mortgages

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and senior lending industry, today announced the release of the Comparison Calculator within RV Sales Accelerator (RVSA).

LBA Ware Receives Best of Macon Award for 5th Consecutive Year

MACON, Ga., May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, has been selected for the 2019 Best of Macon Award in the Software Company category by the Macon Award Program. As a five-time winner of the Best of Macon Award, LBA Ware was also inducted into the 2019 Macon Business Hall of Fame.
Mortgage Quality Management

MQMR Hires Mortgage Compliance Exec Jeff Christensen as Vice President of Sales

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 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.
BlackFin Group

BlackFin Group in Irvine CA Officially Launches Financial Services Consulting Practice

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- BlackFin Group - a boutique-style consulting firm focused on mortgage banking and financial services - announced that it has formally launched operations with the goal of bringing a unique method to projects that drastically deviates from the way traditional consulting practices work with clients.

IDS Announces Conversion to ZenDesk to Improve Mortgage Doc Prep Customer Service

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has converted its customer service platform to ZenDesk. The move is designed to better serve IDS customers and help the firm maintain its commitment to responding to all customer inquiries and requests effectively and efficiently.

TRK Connection Integrates with Veri-Tax to Expand Collection of Income Verification Providers Available in Insight RDM

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control (QC) and origination management solutions, announced today that it has added 4506-T Income Verification from Veri-Tax, a trusted leader in verification solutions, to its flagship QC audit platform Insight Risk & Defect Management (RDM).

Idaho Now E-recording Statewide with Simplifile

PROVO, Utah, May 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that Nez Perce and Shoshone counties, Idaho, have adopted its e-recording service. Idaho is now the 11th state to implement e-recording statewide using Simplifile.

ARMCO Bolsters C-Suite by Hiring Kyle Kehoe as Chief Revenue Officer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, has announced that it has hired Kyle Kehoe as chief revenue officer.
NotaryCam

NotaryCam and Milo Credit Team To Complete International Remote Online Closing Transaction

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam(R), the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it has partnered with Milo Credit to complete the lender's first remote online closing (ROC) transaction.
Leslie Winick

Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT) Bolsters Executive Management Team with Addition of Leslie Winick as Chief Strategy Officer

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Leslie Winick has joined the company as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). In this newly created position, Ms. Winick will play an integral role in helping MCT hone its strategic direction, further increase market share, manage rapid growth, and delight clients.

OpenClose Bolsters Sales Team with Addition of Mortgage Software Veteran Tom Buenz

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that Tom Buenz has joined the company in the position of vice president, enterprise sales. In this role, Mr. Buenz will help satisfy an increasing demand for OpenClose's LOS, digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) solution and ancillary software products.

FormFree Files Patent Application for Employer Data Extraction and Verification Tech

ATLANTA, Ga., April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced the filing of a patent application titled 'Method and System for Employer Verification,' which describes the company's proprietary method and system for verifying the employment and income history of loan applicants.

Michigan-Based Liberty Title Deploys SafeWire to Protect Against Wire Fraud

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that Liberty Title, the fourth largest independent title company in Michigan, has selected SafeWire to safeguard wiring instructions as part of the firm's "Umbrella by Liberty Title" program.

SafeChain Announces Founding Title Partners in Blockchain Network

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SafeChain, in partnership with 9 independent title agents in Ohio, has launched a blockchain-backed network that enables peer-to-peer transfers of prior title insurance policies to streamline the title search process and drive down costs for member agencies.

LBA Ware to Exhibit in Innovation Alley at Second Annual FinTech South Conference

MACON, Ga., April 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that it will be an exhibiting company in Innovation Alley at FinTech South 2019, the Southeast's largest event dedicated to financial innovation.

SafeChain Partners with Adeptive to Provide Fraud-Free Closings for ResWare Customers

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SafeChain, an industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain applications for land title, announced today that Adeptive Software has integrated SafeWire into ResWare, Adeptive's powerful title and escrow production software.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Kerry Webb as Director of Business Development

ADDISON, Texas, April 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that it has hired Kerry Webb as Executive Managing Director of Business Development. In this role, Webb will be responsible for recruiting, managing and motivating teams of mortgage professionals to meet and exceed productions goals that align with the overall company's strategic volume growth and profitability goals.

Simplifile Promotes Mark Moats to VP of National Accounts

PROVO, Utah, April 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced it has promoted Mark Moats to Vice President of National Accounts. Moats previously served as a Regional Sales Director for Simplifile and has been with the company for nearly 13 years.

National Lending Industry Leaders, Residential Capital Partners and 2020 REI Group, Join Forces

DALLAS, Texas, April. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Residential Capital Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of 3L Finance. As a part of the acquisition, Residential Capital Partners is pleased to be the national hard money and rental finance lending partner to 2020 REI Group.

Matic Makes HousingWire’s List of Top Mortgage Tech Companies for Second Year in a Row

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Digital insurance agency Matic has been named to HousingWire's HW TECH100(TM) list of the top housing technology companies in the United States. The annual awards program, now in its sixth year, recognizes the most innovative tech firms in the real estate and mortgage finance sector.

Anow advances to final round of Mortgage Professional America’s Power Originator Summit Awards

RED DEER, Alberta, April 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anow, developer of appraisal firm management software that simplifies the way real estate appraisers manage their businesses, has been named a finalist for Mortgage Professional America's Power Originator Summit Award for Best Technology.

FormFree and Board Member Faith Schwartz Named Finalists for Mortgage Professional America Power Originator Summit Awards

ATHENS, Ga., April 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Both FormFree and Faith Schwartz, a member of FormFree's board of directors, were named finalists for Mortgage Professional America's Power Originator Summit Awards. As nominees for the Best Rate Referrals Award for Best Technology and the RCN Capital Award for Woman of Distinction, FormFree and Schwartz were recognized at the inaugural Power Originator Summit at the Anaheim Convention Centre on April 4.

ARMCO Wins HousingWire HW Tech100 Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial risk mitigation and compliance solutions, announced that it has won HousingWire's sixth annual HW Tech100(tm) award, which recognizes the 100 most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy. This is the fifth consecutive year that ARMCO has achieved this prestigious designation.

NEXT and Housing Finance Strategies Form Strategic Alliance

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events, creator of NEXT women's mortgage technology summit, today announced it has engaged in a strategic alliance with Housing Finance Strategies, a Washington, DC-based advisory firm led by renowned industry veteran and award winner Faith Schwartz, former executive director of HOPE NOW.

FormFree Named to HousingWire’s 2019 TECH100 List of Top Digital Mortgage Technology Companies

ATHENS, Ga., April. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree(R) today announced that it has been named to HousingWire's list of the top 100 innovators in housing technology. Now in its sixth year, the HW TECH100(TM) awards program honors leading technology companies in all sectors of the U.S. housing economy, including residential mortgage lending, servicing and investments.

Texas Mortgage Bankers Association Releases Details for the 103rd Annual Convention

AUSTIN, Texas, April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) announced the agenda for its annual convention to be held on April 28 - 30, 2019 in San Antonio at the Marriott Rivercenter hotel. More than 1,000 industry participants are expected to at attend, which consists of comedian Dennis Miller as the keynote address, a list of preeminent speakers, educational tracks, networking opportunities, trending insights and a diverse mix of exhibitors.
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LBA Ware Named a HousingWire TECH100 Company for 5th Straight Year

MACON, Ga., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that it has been named to HousingWire's 2019 TECH100 list of the housing industry's most impactful technologies. This marks the fifth consecutive year LBA Ware has been named to the list.
ReverseVision

ReverseVision Named to HousingWire Magazine’s Tech100 List of Top Housing Technology Companies for a Fourth Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced it has been named to HousingWire (HW) Magazine's Tech100 list of innovative housing technology companies for a fourth time. ReverseVision was previously named a HW Tech100 honoree in 2015, 2017 and 2018.

IDS Makes Fifth Appearance on HW TECH100

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has been named to the 2019 HW TECH100 list published by mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire. IDS was part of the inaugural TECH100 list, and 2019 marks the fifth year IDS has made the list.
DocMagic

DocMagic Earns a Spot on the 2019 HW TECH100 – Sixth Straight Year

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of dynamic loan document preparation, automated regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage solutions, announced that HousingWire has honored the company with the HW TECH100(tm) award for the sixth year in a row.

NEXT Wins PROGRESS in Lending Innovations Award

EDMOND, Okla., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, creator of the NEXT women's mortgage tech summit, has announced that it was named a winner of the Innovations Award from PROGRESS in Lending Association.

Home Point Financial Partners with Matic to Offer Customers Lowest Market Rates on Homeowners Insurance

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Digital insurance agency Matic announced today that it has partnered with Home Point Financial Corporation ("Home Point"), a national, mortgage originator and servicer, to help its mortgage servicing customers find competitively priced homeowners insurance.

FormFree Joins Financial Data Exchange (FDX)

ATHENS, Ga., March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree announced today that it has joined the Financial Data Exchange (FDX), a non-profit group that promotes information sharing and security standards for the financial sector. A leading provider of digital asset, income and employment verification, FormFree brings over a decade of experience in protecting the safety and integrity of sensitive consumer data.

Mid America COO Kara Lamphere Honored as ‘Tech All-Star’ by Mortgage Bankers Association

ADDISON, Texas, March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that Mid America Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere was one of four mortgage technology innovators honored by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) as a 2019 MBA Insights Tech All-Star. The award, now in its 18th year, recognizes "industry leaders who have made outstanding contributions in mortgage technology."
NotaryCam

NotaryCam-DocMagic Integration Delivers Remote eClosing Capabilities for Mid America Mortgage

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam, the leader in online notarization solutions, today announced that eMortgage pioneer Mid America Mortgage is now using the firm's integration with DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, to conduct remote online notarizations (RONs) through DocMagic's Total eClose platform.

LBA Ware Founder and CEO Lori Brewer Selected as 2019 Tech All-Star by Mortgage Bankers Association

MACON, Ga., March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that company Founder and CEO Lori Brewer has been named a winner of the 2019 MBA Insights Tech All-Star award. Brewer accepted her award today during the opening session of the Mortgage Bankers Association's Technology Solutions Conference & Expo 2019 in Dallas.

Global DMS Launches SnapVal to Provide Instant, Accurate, Guaranteed Appraisal Pricing Early on in the Origination Process

DALLAS, Texas, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MBA's Technology Solutions Conference & Expo -- Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, today announced the official rollout of SnapVal(TM), an automated solution that utilizes the property address to return a guaranteed price on any residential appraisal in the U.S.

IDS Adds Full Mortgage eClosing Capabilities with Release of ClickToClose

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has augmented its flagship doc prep platform idsDoc to include full eClosing capabilities through a new service called ClickToClose.
OPENCLOSE

OpenClose Extends its Digital Mortgage Ecosystem with New POS Offering – ConsumerAssist Digital POS

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that it is has scheduled a May release for the official rollout of its much anticipated digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) solution, ConsumerAssist Digital POS.

NEXT Mortgage Conference Announces Summer Dates: Aug. 26-27, 2019

EDMOND, Okla., March 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, creator of the NEXT women's mortgage tech summit, has announced its summer 2019 event dates. The event, hashtagged #NEXTSummer19, will take place Aug. 26-27, 2019 at The Gwen Hotel in Chicago. Registration will open to the public in April 2019.

National Association of Appraisers (NAA) and Anow forge partnership to bring cutting edge appraisal software to real property appraisers members

SAN ANTONIO, Texas and RED DEER, Alberta, March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anow, creator of the leading software for real estate appraisal offices, today announced it has forged a partnership with the National Association of Appraisers (NAA) to make Anow's appraisal office management platform more readily accessible to members of the professional organization.

OpenClose LOS Platform, POS System and PPE Receives the Highest Overall Satisfaction and Lender Loyalty Score in STRATMOR’s New ‘Technology Insight...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and digital mortgage fintech provider, announced that STRATMOR Group's most recent Technology Insight Survey ranked the company's LOS platform, point-of-sale (POS) system, and product and pricing engine (PPE) as having the highest Overall Satisfaction and Lender Loyalty Score out of any vendor surveyed in the mortgage industry.

ARMCO Q3 2018 QC Trends Report: Defect Trends Reflect Lower Volume, Hyper-Competitive Market

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., March 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk management solutions, announced the release of the quarterly ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report covers the third quarter (Q3) of 2018, and provides loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology.

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