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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.
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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.

Lori Brewer, founder of Macon GA-based LBA Ware Named to 2017 ‘Elite Women in Mortgage’ List

MACON, Ga., July 28, 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 honored as one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine's 2017 "Elite Women in Mortgage."

FormFree’s Ann Fulmer Named a 2017 ‘Elite Woman in Mortgage’

ATHENS, Ga., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree(R) today announced that Chief Strategy and Industry Relations Officer Ann Fulmer is one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine's 2017 "Elite Women in Mortgage." Fulmer, who officially joined FormFree in May but has served the firm in an advisory capacity for several years, was recognized for her significant contributions to FormFree's staggering growth.

MPA Names Altavera Mortgage Services’ Jennifer Fountain a 2017 Elite Woman in Mortgage

DENVER, Colo., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), a Computershare company and leading provider of outsourced residential mortgage origination services, today announced that Senior Vice President of Due Diligence Jennifer Fountain has been named one of Mortgage Professional America's 2017 Elite Women in Mortgage. Fountain was recognized as a distinguished expert in the areas of credit and underwriting policy, operations, due diligence, management and training.

Utah’s Vicki DiPasquale of Simplifile Named One of Mortgage Professional America’s 2017 Elite Women in Mortgage

PROVO, Utah, July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that Vice President of Sales Vicki DiPasquale is one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine's 2017 Elite Women in Mortgage.

TRK Connection Promotes Mr. Randy Abbey to CTO in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TRK Connection, a leading provider of mortgage quality control and origination management solutions, announced it has promoted former Senior Systems Architect Randy Abbey to Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this new role, Abbey will bring to bear his two decades of SaaS, cloud security and diverse solution development expertise.

ARMCO – ACES Risk Management Promotes COO Phil McCall to President

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software ACES Audit Technology(TM), announced that chief operating officer Phil McCall has been promoted to company president. In his new role, McCall will oversee all operations for the company, including the expansion of the company's award-winning ACES Audit Technology platform.

Pendo Joins Forces with The Mortgage Collaborative to Offer Appraisal Management Services to Organization’s Lender Member Network

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo., July 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced a strategic partnership with The Mortgage Collaborative's preferred partner network to provide appraisal management services to the organization's 112 lender members.

IDS Inc. Expands eSign Room Customization Capabilities

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has expanded the settings and capabilities of its eSign room within the idsDoc mortgage doc prep platform. These new features enable lenders to create a more seamless and unified eSign experience for borrowers.

Dallas Business Journal Names The Cooksey Team to ‘2017 Best Places to Work’

DALLAS, Texas, July 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today it has been recognized by Dallas Business Journal as one of its "2017 Best Places to Work" in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. More than 500 companies submitted nominations, and only 100 companies were honored.

Guaranteed Rate Inc. Adopts Automated Asset Verification from AccountChek by FormFree, Reduces Time to Close

ATLANTA, Ga., June 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree(R) today announced that Guaranteed Rate, Inc. ("Guaranteed Rate"), one of the nation's largest independent retail mortgage companies, has selected AccountChek(R) by FormFree for automated asset verification.

OpenClose Launches New Corporate Website to Reflect New Positioning of its Mortgage Software Solutions

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, a multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage software solutions provider, announced it unveiled a new corporate website to better position the company's expanded enterprise-class solution set, customer profile focus and long-term value proposition.
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DocMagic UCD Tech Now Supports Both Phases of Upcoming Uniform Closing Dataset Requirements

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry's leading provider of document production, automated compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that its technologies are now capable of supporting both phases of the upcoming UCD (Uniform Closing Dataset) requirement.

IDS Adds Pushback Notifications to LOS Interface with Byte Software

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has added pushback notifications to its existing interface with BytePro Enterprise, the flagship loan origination software (LOS) platform from Byte Software. Through this enhancement, BytePro users will receive mortgage documents and fulfillment status notifications within the LOS platform.

Simplifile’s Paul Clifford Receives 2017 Innovation Award from October Research

PROVO, Utah, June 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that Paul Clifford, president, was recognized with the 2017 October Research Award for Innovation for his leadership in establishing Simplifile's e-recording network, along with other achievements in support of the title industry.

QuestSoft and OpenClose Announce June 21 Webinar on New CFPB HMDA Rules

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. and LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., June 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, a multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) provider, and QuestSoft, a provider of automated mortgage compliance software, announced that they will host a joint webinar covering the new CFPB HMDA regulations, how they will impact organizations, and outline specific plans to make compliance with the new HMDA rules the most efficient and time-saving process in the mortgage industry.

QC REPORT: TRID and Loan Package Documentation Defects Comprise Over 68 Percent of Reported Defects

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced it has released the ARMCO Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report for the fourth quarter of 2016 and calendar year 2016.

International Document Services Builds Mortgage Doc Preview Feature for LendingQB Integration

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has incorporated a new document preview feature into its integration with LendingQB's cloud-based loan origination solution (LOS). The feature allows LendingQB users to preview mortgage documents, such as the Loan Estimate or Closing Disclosure, before they are submitted to fulfillment.

FormFree Promotes Douglas Brewer to Director, Enterprise Architecture

ATLANTA, Ga., June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced the appointment of senior software developer Douglas Brewer to the role of director of enterprise architecture. Brewer, who first joined FormFree in 2014, will be responsible for managing the retention and growth of FormFree's software development team, overseeing enterprise software design and ensuring the quality and timely delivery of software updates.

Finance Industry Veteran Finn Klemann Joins Mortgage Tech Vendor, LBA Ware

MACON, Ga., June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LBA Ware(TM), a leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lending and retail banking, announced it has hired Finn Klemann as director of business development. In this role, Klemann will bring his more than 20 years of business development and sales experience in forging new relationships for LBA Ware in the financial services industry, with a specific focus on targeting growth in the mortgage industry.

The Simplifile E-Recording Network Now Available in 15 U.S. Midwestern, Western Jurisdictions

PROVO, Utah, May 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, has expanded its industry-leading e-recording network to include 15 additional recording jurisdictions across the Western and Midwestern United States.

First eClosing Transaction in North Carolina: Mid America Mortgage Purchases eNote

ADDISON, Texas, May 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has purchased the eNote from North Carolina's first eMortgage transaction. The transaction, which was completed entirely electronically on May 5, was a refinance for a property in Winston-Salem and was executed by Hickory-based North State Bank. Upon completion of the closing, Mid America was able to purchase the resulting eNote within one business day after receiving the final loan package.

To Help Settlement Agents and Recorders, Simplifile Adds 14 Counties in American Northeast to Its Network

PROVO, Utah, May 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, has added more than a dozen new recording jurisdictions in five states across the American Northeast to its e-recording network, the nation's largest.

Ann Fulmer Joins FormFree in Atlanta as Chief Strategy Officer

ATLANTA, Ga., May 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree(R) today announced that it has hired mortgage loan quality subject matter expert and analyst Ann Fulmer as its chief strategy and industry relations officer. FormFree's flagship product, AccountChek(R), is an asset verification app that streamlines the loan underwriting process for both borrowers and lenders, resulting in higher borrower satisfaction and shaving more than a week off the time it takes to close a loan.

IDS Inc. Receives Certification from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac for Its UCD XML File

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced its Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) XML file has been certified to meet all UCD requirements by both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ahead of the GSE's September 25 deadline for UCD delivery. To have its UCD XML file certified by the GSEs, IDS underwent an extensive testing process to ensure the dataset was delivered in a GSE-acceptable format.
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DocMagic Total eClose Solution Facilitates First North Carolina State Sponsored eClosing

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry's leading provider of document production, automated compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it completed North Carolina's first 100 percent paperless eClosing. The DocMagic-driven eClosing was completed on Friday, May 5th at North State Bank and was carried out in the presence of borrowers Jason and Karen Boccardi, the North Carolina Secretary of State, a closing paralegal, an eNotary, and members of the media who documented the historical event.

AccountChek by FormFree Holdings Automates Asset Verification for Users of Black Knight Financial Services’ LoanSphere Empower

ATLANTA, Ga., May 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree(R) today announced the direct integration of its AccountChek(R) automated asset verification service with the LoanSphere(R) Empower(R) loan origination system (LOS) offered by Black Knight Financial Services, a leading provider of integrated technology, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries.

Arbor Day Foundation and Simplifile partner to Plant Trees for 2017 Earth Month

PROVO, Utah, May 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant more than 2,300 trees in Goethe State Forest (Florida) in honor of Arbor Day 2017 and April's worldwide Earth Month celebration.

New Legislation Enables Massachusetts Jurisdictions to Electronically Record Land Court Documents

PROVO, Utah, April 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it is now electronically recording Land Court documents in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the first time.

Mid America Mortgage Purchases $2.7B in Mortgage Servicing Rights for Government Loans

ADDISON, Texas, April 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has acquired the mortgage servicing rights (MSRs) for $2.7 billion in government loans. The portfolio includes a number of delinquent VA- and FHA-insured loans.

Ventana Home Mortgage, LLC Partners with OpenClose to Launch its Mortgage Conduit Business

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OpenClose, an enterprise-class, multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage software solutions provider, announced that Ventana Home Mortgage, LLC a residential mortgage conduit aggregator with a focus on the non-QM market, has signed with the company to utilize its OC Correspondent(TM) module. The web-based, turnkey solution will fully automate Ventana's new conduit business, and is expected to do so in less than 45 days.

Simplifile Adds Toni Carroll as National Settlement Account Manager

PROVO, Utah, April 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced it has hired title and settlement industry veteran Toni Carroll as national settlement account manager. In this position, Carroll will maintain and improve Simplifile's settlement software vendor relationships while supporting the sales effort to deliver Settlement Collaboration to the real estate industry.

ARMCO ACES Audit Technology Brings New Efficiency to The Barrent Group’s Mortgage Quality Assurance Offering

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced that its ACES (Automated Compliance and Evaluation System) Audit Technology has streamlined quality control (QC) loan reviews for The Barrent Group, a rapidly growing provider of outsourced loan quality assurance reviews and services. ARMCO's solution significantly reduces The Barrent Group's auditing times, reduces risk, ensures compliance and streamlines its mortgage quality control process for clients.
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The Mortgage Collaborative President David G. Kittle Issues Statement Supporting MBA GSE Reform Proposal

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On behalf of its network of lenders, David G. Kittle, CMB, president and vice chairman, The Mortgage Collaborative, has issued the following statement on the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) release of its GSE Reform proposal, "GSE Reform: Creating a Sustainable, More Vibrant Secondary Mortgage Market":

Simplifile VP Nancy Alley Honored as 2017 ‘Tech All-Star’ by Mortgage Bankers Association

PROVO, Utah, March 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that Simplifile Vice President of Strategic Planning Nancy Alley was one of five mortgage technology innovators honored by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) as a 2017 MBA Insights Tech All-Star.

Cloudvirga Welcomes AccountChek Asset Verification into Its intelligent Mortgage Platform

ATLANTA, Ga., March 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced that cloudvirga(SM), developer of the automated, cloud-based intelligent Mortgage Platform(R) (iMP), has selected AccountChek(TM) for automated asset verification. Cloudvirga's custom integration of AccountChek into the iMP collects borrower account information early in the loan application process and offers a seamless asset verification experience.

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