Mortgage News

Mortgage News – including news related to the mortgage industry, lenders, loan origination, home financing, compliance, mortgage technology, and related mortgage industry news from the Send2Press Newswire service.


The Mortgage Collaborative Announces New Affordable Lending Outreach Pilot Program

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, announces a new pilot with a focus on affordable lending support and education for select lenders that are members of TMC’s network, using educational resources and materials provided by Fannie Mae.

The Mortgage Collaborative Announces Addition of Strategic Compliance Partners to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new partnership with national compliance solutions provider, Strategic Compliance Partners. The new relationship with Strategic Compliance Partners adds another best-in-class mortgage compliance company to their preferred partner network.

FormFree Names 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, Title Guaranty Complete First-Ever E-recording of 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.

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

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS 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 Leading Female Mortgage Professional by HousingWire, 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.

IDS 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.

CMBA Invites Phil Laren of MCT to Speak on Panel Session at its Annual Loan Servicing and Newly Created Mortgage Technology Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its Director of MSR Services Phil Laren is scheduled to speak on a must-attend panel session. The panel will be hosted by the California Mortgage Bankers Association (CMBA) at their annual Loan Servicing and Technology Conference in San Diego Calif. from Aug. 6 to 8 at the Westin Hotel.

Pendo Executive Alicia Branstetter Named to HW 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.

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 HousingWire 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.

ReverseVision Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel Selected to HousingWire 2017 ‘Women of Influence’ List

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Wendy Peel, its vice president of sales and marketing, has been named to HousingWire’s 2017 “Women of Influence” list.

LBA Ware Founder Lori Brewer Named to 2017 ‘Elite Women in Mortgage’ by Mortgage Professional America Magazine

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’ by Mortgage Professional America Magazine

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.

Mortgage Professional America 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.

Simplifile’s Vicki DiPasquale Named One of Mortgage Professional America’s 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 Randy Abbey to Chief Technology Officer

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.

Mortgage Capital Trading Introduces Bulk Acquisition Manager Secondary Marketing Tape Transfer Technology

SAN FRANSISCO, Calif., July 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced at the California Mortgage Bankers Association’s (CMBA) annual Western Secondary Market Conference held in San Francisco, that it has released new secondary marketing technology to improve the industry’s existing loan sale practices. Dubbed Bulk Acquisition Manager(TM) (BAM), the solution automates the process of packaging and transferring bulk loan bids, which benefits investors, lenders and MCT’s team of mortgage loan traders.

The Mortgage Collaborative Appoints Arthur Prieston, CMB, Chair of Newly Formed Capital Markets Committee

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced that industry authority Arthur Prieston has been appointed chair of its newly formed Capital Markets Committee. In this role, Prieston will lead capital market engagements for the group’s lender members.

The Mortgage Collaborative Announces Addition of The Money Source as a Correspondent Investor to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new partnership with national correspondent investor and mortgage loan servicer, The Money Source. The new relationship with The Money Source adds another best-in-class national correspondent investor to their preferred partner network.

ARMCO 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 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.

Mortgage Capital Trading Taps Industry Capital Markets Veteran Bill Berliner as Director of Analytics

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that it has appointed Bill Berliner to the newly created position of director of analytics. In this role, he will take the lead to develop new products and services, enhance existing solutions, and help expand MCT’s footprint as the preeminent industry-leader in secondary marketing capabilities for lender clients.

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 Adopts Automated Asset Verification from AccountChek by FormFree, Reduces Time to Close By Up to 10 Days

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.

Lender Price, the Leading Mortgage Lending Analytics, Pricing Engine and Digital Mortgage Provider Announces Integration with Ernst Publishing

PASADENA, Calif., June 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lender Price, the emerging leader in digital mortgage interface technology and real-time, competitive mortgage analytics and product pricing & eligibility (PPE) solutions complete with full mobile functionality and advanced business intelligence, announced that it has integrated with Ernst Publishing, the leading provider of mortgage fee data for the real estate and home finance industry.

OpenClose Launches Corporate Website to Reflect New Positioning of its Enterprise-class, Multi-channel LOS and 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.

Jake Seid, Real Estate Industry Veteran Joins Qualia Advisory Board

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qualia today announced that Jake Seid will join the company’s board of advisors. In addition to his time as president of Ten-X (formerly known as Auction.com) and Managing Director at Lightspeed Venture Partners, Seid is an investor and advisor to a myriad of companies touching the real estate sector, including Blend Labs, LendingHome, Opendoor, Reside, Roofstock, Shogun, and Ten-X.

DocMagic’s UCD Technology Solution Now Supports Both Phases of Upcoming UCD Requirements

TORRANCE, Calif., June 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS 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 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.

Mortgage Capital Trading to Co-Instruct MBA Webinar on ‘The Lock Desk’s Role in the Secondary Marketing Department’

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that it will be participating in an upcoming webinar that the Mortgage Bankers Association will be hosting on the topic of the business- critical role that lock desks play within secondary marketing departments.

Mortgage Lending Analytics, PPE and Digital Mortgage Provider Lender Price Attending Motivity Solutions User Conference

PASADENA, Calif., June 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lender Price, the emerging leader in digital mortgage interface technology and real-time, competitive mortgage analytics and product pricing & eligibility (PPE) solutions complete with full mobile functionality and advanced business intelligence, announced that Black Knight Financial Services’ Motivity Solutions will use pricing data from Lender Price’s industry-leading PPE to provide pricing analytics to its users.

The Mortgage Collaborative Partners with MQMR to Provide Its Members with Risk Management and Compliance Services

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced a strategic partnership with Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (“MQMR”), a national leader in risk management and compliance services.

Up-and-comer ubermortgage Embraces Home-Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) with Technology from ReverseVision

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, has formed a partnership with ubermortgage Inc. to support the budding lender’s increasing demand for home-equity conversion mortgages (HECMs) with its RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination technology.

Mortgage Automation Pioneer Hires Veteran Tech Entrepreneur Michael Schreck as CEO

IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(SM), developer of next-generation loan officer and direct-to-consumer point-of-sale (POS) systems, has named Michael Schreck its chief executive officer. He succeeds cloudvirga co-founder Bill Dallas, who will continue as chairman of cloudvirga’s board of directors.

Simplifile’s Paul Clifford Receives 2017 Award for Innovation 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 to Hold Webinar on the 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.

Phil Rasori of MCT to Serve as Keynote Speaker at Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association Capital Markets Update

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, will be a key note speaker at the Illinois Mortgage Banking Association’s Mortgage/Capital Market Update event on June 8, 2017. As a keynote speaker, Mr. Rasori will discuss topics that include hedging, pricing and servicing.

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.

Kiel Mortgage Selects ReverseVision RVX Loan Origination Software to Support Expansion of Its HECM Division

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that Kiel Mortgage has chosen RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination software (LOS) to power its home-equity conversion mortgage (HECM) division.

IDS Builds Mortgage Document 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.

DocMagic’s SmartCLOSE and Total eClose Solutions Receive ALTA ‘Elite Provider’ Designation

TORRANCE, Calif., June 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry’s leading provider of document production, automated compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it has been accepted into the Elite Provider Program for American Land Home Title Association (ALTA).

FormFree Names Douglas Brewer Director of its 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.

Industry Veteran Joins Mortgage Technology 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.

Skyline Financial Corp. Lays Groundwork for New Reverse Mortgage Division with Technology, Training from ReverseVision

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, has forged a partnership with Skyline Financial Corp. (Skyline Home Loans and NewLeaf Lending) to support the lender’s growing reverse mortgage division with RV Exchange (RVX) loan origination technology and RV University (RVU) training programs.

Simplifile E-Recording Network Now Available in 15 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.

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

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.

Simplifile Adds 14 Counties in American Northeast to Its E-Recording 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 as Chief Strategy and Industry Relations 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 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.

Pacific Sunbelt Mortgage Reports Stellar Customer Satisfaction Results

RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pacific Sunbelt Mortgage, a division of Finance of America Mortgage, announced today the findings from its Q4 2016 customer satisfaction surveys. Pacific Sunbelt Mortgage is a long-time lender within the home building and REALTOR industry. The latest survey results included 138 responses with an overall average score of 92.9 percent for the lender.

DocMagic’s Total eClose Solution Facilitates First State Sponsored eClosing in North Carolina

TORRANCE, Calif., May 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS 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 Automates Asset Verification for Users of Black Knight Financial Services’ LoanSphere Empower Loan Origination System

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.

The Mortgage Collaborative Welcomes LaNette Holley as Director of Strategic Initiatives

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, announced the hiring of LaNette Holley as their Director of Strategic Initiatives. Holley comes to The Mortgage Collaborative with over 25 years of experience in the area of mortgage lending.

DocMagic and BeSmartee Integrate, Creating a Fast, Fully Digital Application Process for Borrowers

TORRANCE, Calif., May 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry’s leading provider of document production, automated compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it completed an integration with BeSmartee, a leader in mortgage automation technology.

Arbor Day Foundation Partners with Simplifile to Plant Trees for 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 $2.7 Billion in Mortgage Servicing Rights

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.

Recently Formed Ventana Home Mortgage, LLC Partners with OpenClose to Help Launch its New 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.