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US Housing News: NAMB Releases Housing Outlook, says Congress Needs to Make Key Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, has announced its housing outlook and its plans to advocate for change.
The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

The Mortgage Collaborative Expands Metrics-Driven Lender Collaboration Lab Initiative

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, recently announced details surrounding the continued expansion of their Collaboration Lab initiative. Launched in the spring of 2017, TMC's Collaboration Labs offer their Lender Members the opportunity to participate in day and a half long "deep-dive" networking sessions with peers f similar size and scope.
The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

The Mortgage Collaborative Welcomes Addition of PHH Mortgage to its Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced a new strategic partnership with PHH Mortgage, a leading subservicer and portfolio retention provider. The new relationship with PHH Mortgage adds an experienced, best-in-class subservicer to their preferred partner network.

NAMB – The Association of Mortgage Professionals Appoints John Stevens as New President

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced that former president elect John Stevens has been appointed to the role of president.

VanDyk Mortgage Corporation Enables Borrowers to Automate Asset Verification Using AccountChek by FormFree

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree(R) today announced that VanDyk Mortgage Corporation (VanDyk Mortgage) has selected its flagship AccountChek(R) service for automated asset verification. Loan officers at VanDyk have already begun offering AccountChek as an alternative to manual, paper-based asset verification. In addition, borrowers can choose AccountChek as a faster alternative to uploading bank statements when using VanDyk's self-service mortgage portal, powered by Ellie Mae(R)'s Encompass Consumer Connect(TM).
LBA WARE

Georgia’s Advanced Technology Development Center Adds LBA Ware to Its ATDC Signature Portfolio

MACON, Ga., Oct, 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) - Georgia's technology incubator - has accepted LBA Ware into its ATDC Signature portfolio. As an ATDC Signature company, LBA Ware will have access to ATDC coaching and programming, potential investment capital and additional resources from the Georgia Institute of Technology, including intellectual property and talent.

Pendo, a National Appraisal Management Company (AMC), Strengthens Market Position

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo., Oct. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced that Paul Wholley has been hired as VP of Sales, responsible for leading the company's national sales team.
Mortgage Capital Trading

Mortgage Capital Trading Again Named a ‘Best Place to Work’ in San Diego – Sixth Consecutive Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it earned a spot on the San Diego Business Journal's (SDBJ) Best Places to Work list for the sixth year in a row.

MORTGAGE NEWS: NAMB Appoints Valerie Saunders as Its New Executive Director

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NAMB, the organization that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced that it has appointed Valerie Saunders as the organization's new executive director.
The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

Certified Credit Reporting Joins Mortgage Collaborative Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new preferred partner relationship with national credit information service provider, Certified Credit Reporting. As a result of this new partnership, lender members of The Mortgagee Collaborative will receive discounted pricing on Certified Credit's suite of credit and verification services.
QUANDIS

Mortgage Tech News: Quandis Inc. Adds New Imaging Functionality to its Military Search Service for SCRA Compliance

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading default management mortgage technology provider, announced that it has added new functionality that allows servicers and default attorneys to more easily manage images of official certificates from the Department of Defense (DoD) to demonstrate proof of compliance for adherence to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).

Nationwide AMC, Pendo Makes Enhancements to Its Appraisal Review Tool

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), has made enhancements to their Appraisal Review Tool, which is part of their proprietary technology solutions for appraisal management.

NAMB Rebrands to Better Reflect the Professional Diversity of Its Member Base in Mortgage Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, today announced a rebranding that includes a new logo and marketing campaign. NAMB's new brand identity emphasizes the diversity of its member base, which includes individual loan originators and small and midsize mortgage origination businesses of all kinds-brokers, bankers and correspondent lenders.
Matic and LendingQB

Matic Insurance Services & LendingQB Partner to Solve Mortgage Delays Caused by Homeowner’s Insurance

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Matic Insurance Services, a digital insurance agency that enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the home-buying transaction, today announced a new partnership with LendingQB, a provider of "lean lending" loan origination technology. Matic announced the news as part of a live demonstration at San Francisco's Digital Mortgage Conference.

FormFree and LexisNexis Risk Solutions Expand Alliance Providing Liens and Judgments Data

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree(R) today announced the impending launch of AccountChek Plus(TM), a new tool for lenders that combines the features of AccountChek(R), the nation's most trusted asset verification app, with liens and civil judgments data from LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions. By giving lenders a more complete picture of borrower ability-to-pay before loans go to underwriting, AccountChek Plus cuts costs, reduces risk and empowers better lending decisions.
The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

Built Technologies Named Preferred Partner of The Mortgage Collaborative

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Built was named to The Mortgage Collaborative's Preferred Partner Network, providing solutions for digital draw management and collaboration software for the network's lenders active in construction lending.

Critical Defect Rates Continue Upward Trend according to ARMCO’s New Q1 2017 Trends Report

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software ACES Audit Technology(TM), announced the release of the ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report for the first quarter of 2017.

TRK Connection Adds Data Subscriptions Feature to its Insight RDM Mortgage QC Audit Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control and origination management solutions, announced today that it has added a data subscriptions feature to its flagship mortgage quality control (QC) audit platform Insight Risk & Defect Management (RDM).
Kevin Costner of Lender Price

Mortgage Tech Company, Lender Price Names new CEO and Opens New $10M Investment Round

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lender Price, the emerging leader in digital mortgage lending technology, announced today that it has named veteran mortgage industry executive Jerry Halbrook as its CEO and has opened a fresh round of equity funding to fuel its growth trajectory.
DocMagic's Mike Zarrilli

HousingWire Honors DocMagic’s Mike Zarrilli with 2017 Insiders Award

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that its head of operations, Mike Zarrilli, has been named to HousingWire's Insiders Award list for 2017.
The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC) Welcomes Addition of ACS Accounting to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new partnership with east-coast based CPA and advisory firm, ACS Accounting. The new relationship with ACS, adds another best-in-class tax and accounting firm to their preferred partner network.
Mortgage Collabortive

The Mortgage Collaborative Names Rich Swerbinsky as its COO

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced it has promoted Rich Swerbinsky to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Having served as its executive vice president of national sales and strategic alliances since 2015, Rich Swerbinsky will now serve TMC as its COO.

Credit Unions Across USA Successfully Leveraging the OpenClose LenderAssist™ LOS

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose(R), a multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage software solutions provider, announced that multiple credit unions are now using OpenClose's LenderAssist(TM) LOS platform to automate the mortgage side of their businesses.
Matic Insurance

TechCrunch SF: Matic Insurance Debuts Integration with Roostify During TechCrunch Startup Battlefield, Advances to Final Round

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Matic Insurance Services (Matic), a digital insurance agency that enables borrowers to purchase homeowner's insurance during the home-buying transaction, has forged a partnership with automated lending technology provider Roostify. The company announced the news Tuesday afternoon from the stage of TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield, part of the TechCrunch Disrupt SF conference held in San Francisco this week. Matic was one of just six elite startups chosen to advance to the final round of the competition.
First Community Mortgage

The Mortgage Collaborative adds First Community Mortgage to its Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new preferred partnership with national correspondent investor and mortgage loan servicer, First Community Mortgage (FCM). The new relationship with FCM adds another best-in-class national correspondent investor to their preferred partner network.

ARMCO Releases ACES Automated Document Manager™

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, today announced the release of ACES Automated Document Manager. ADM can parse hundreds of PDF files, identify each document in the file, and categorize them by document type or name.
ReverseVision RVX LOS

ReverseVision to Host 2018 UserCon, February 6–8 in San Diego for Mortgage Pros

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, will host its third annual user conference February 6-8, 2018, at the Kona Kai Resort and Spa on San Diego's Shelter Island.

JMAC Lending Selects TRK Connection’s Insight RDM Mortgage QC Audit Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TRK Connection (TRK), a leading provider of mortgage quality control and origination management solutions, announced today that JMAC Lending, a Southern California-based wholesale and correspondent lender, has selected TRK's flagship mortgage quality control (QC) audit platform Insight Risk & Defect Management (RDM).
ReverseVision

MEDIA ALERT: ReverseVision Experts Available to Discuss HUD Changes to HECM Reverse Mortgage Program

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The following ReverseVision experts, whose expertise on the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) ranges from HUD guideline interpretation to market analysis to education, are available for interviews regarding HUD's planned changes to the HECM program.
LBA WARE

US Mortgage Implements LBA Ware’s CompenSafe to Automatically Calculate LO Compensation

MACON, Ga., Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware, a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that Melville, New York-based US Mortgage Corporation (US Mortgage) has implemented CompenSafe to automatically calculate commissions for its loan originators and operations staff located in 24 branches across the United States.

TRK Connection Promotes Colton Hansen to Role of VP of Business Development

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TRK Connection, a leading provider of mortgage quality control and origination management solutions, announced it has promoted Colton Hansen to vice president of business development. In this new role, Hansen will be responsible for leading and executing company objectives for sales and marketing campaigns, implementing new technologies, and analyzing new opportunities.

Pendo’s John Whitlow Wins 2017 HW Insiders Award

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo., Sept. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced that John Whitlow, the company's vice president of operations and technology, has been named to the second annual HousingWire Insiders list.

OpenClose Integrates with Timios to Automate Calculation of Title Settlement Fees

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, a multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage software solutions provider, announced that it integrated with Timios, Inc., a national provider of title and settlement services to banks, financial institutions and mortgage lenders. The integration allows users to efficiently draw all title and settlement fees directly from within OpenClose's LenderAssist(TM) LOS, eliminating data entry, saving time and ensuring fees are fully accurate and TRID compliant.

Spectrum Mortgage Partners with Mid America Mortgage to Purchase eNotes

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Spectrum Mortgage Holdings has signed on as an eWarehouse line provider for Mid America's eCorrespondent division. Through this partnership, Spectrum will offer lower net worth requirements (*see note 1). on warehouse lines and purchase eNotes from qualified emerging mortgage bankers approved as Mid America eCorrespondent sellers.

LBA Ware Founder Lori Brewer Named to ‘Leading Ladies’ Category on 2017 ‘Women in Housing’ List

MACON, Ga., Sept. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced that Founder and President Lori Brewer has been recognized as one of The MReport magazine's 2017 "Women in Housing."

The Cooksey Team Founder Michael Cooksey Named a Mortgage Industry ‘Insider’ for 2017

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today that its founder Michael Cooksey has been honored by housing industry trade magazine HousingWire (HW) as one of its "2017 Insiders."

ReverseVision’s Jason Price Honored with HousingWire Insiders Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Product Manager Jason Price has been named to HousingWire's 2017 "Insiders Award" list.

HousingWire Honors Claire Weber of FormFree with 2017 Insiders Award

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that Senior Director of Business Operations Claire Weber is a recipient of HousingWire's 2017 Insiders Award, a recognition honoring the unsung heroes behind leading companies in the housing industry.

Florida-based ARMCO’s Sharon Reichhardt Wins HousingWire’s 2017 Insiders Award

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software ACES Audit Technology(TM), announced that Sharon Reichhardt, the company's director of client services, has been awarded placement on HousingWire Insiders list for 2017.

‘Buzzworthy’ Mortgage Podcast Hosted by FormFree’s Ann Fulmer Delivers Industry Analysis for the Busy Exec

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced the launch of "Buzzworthy," a new podcast hosted by loan quality expert Ann Fulmer and presented in MBA Insights. Buzzworthy delivers unbiased analysis of developing mortgage industry news, market trends and regulatory updates in five minutes or less.

At its Summer Conference, The Mortgage Collaborative Eclipses Industry with Lender-Focused Initiatives

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the shadow of the first full solar eclipse in 38 years in the continental United States, The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC) held its largest conference to date with nearly 300 members and vendor partners in attendance. TMC has extended its significant membership growth with 20 new members joining the cooperative since its 2017 Winter Conference less than six months ago.

National Mortgage Professional Names OpenClose President JP Kelly to Annual ‘Top 50 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals’ List

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, a multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage software solutions provider, announced that its president, JP Kelly, has been awarded the 'Top 50 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals' distinction for 2017 by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine.

FormFree Names Patricia ‘Patty’ Pinckney Senior Director of Marketing

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree has hired brand strategist and marketing expert Patricia "Patty" Ramirez Pinckney as senior director of marketing. In this role, Pinckney will drive planning and implementation of FormFree's marketing campaigns, govern its strategic positioning within the mortgage industry and manage the firm's brand.

Simplifile and Title Guaranty Complete the First-Ever E-recording of a Hawaii Land Court Document

PROVO, Utah and HONOLULU, Hawaii, Aug. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that Title Guaranty has completed the first-ever e-recording of a Land Court document in the state of Hawaii using Simplifile's E-recording service. The document, a mortgage, was submitted into the public record on July 26 in a process that took only minutes.
ReverseVision

Western Ohio Mortgage Corp Selects ReverseVision RV Exchange for Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Origination

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Western Ohio Mortgage Corp. (WOMC) has selected RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination technology to support its Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) operations.

Mid America Mortgage COO Kara Lamphere Recognized as a 2017 Leading Female Mortgage Professional

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer (COO) Kara Lamphere has been honored by two mortgage industry media outlets for her contributions to both Mid America and the industry at large.

Mortgage Doc Prep Firm, IDS Inc., Promotes Beckie Santos to Manager of New Product Development

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has promoted its former Manager of Development Beckie Santos to the newly created position of Manager of New Product Development. In her new role, Santos will leverage her development experience to work closely with the IDS development team as well as operations, quality assurance and compliance to help shape and guide future IDS solutions.

Pendo Exec Alicia Branstetter Named to HW 2017 Women of Influence List

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo., Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced that Alicia Branstetter, the company's vice president of marketing, has been named to HousingWire magazine's seventh annual Women of Influence list, just one year after joining the housing industry.

In Texas, Mid America Mortgage Promotes Kara Lamphere to Chief Operating Officer

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has promoted former Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Correspondent Lending Kara Lamphere to Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Altavera Mortgage Services COO Debora Aydelotte Recognized as a 2017 Woman of Influence

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), a Computershare company and leading provider of outsourced residential mortgage origination services, today announced that Chief Operating Officer Debora Aydelotte has been named one of HousingWire magazine's 2017 Women of Influence.

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