Mortgage News

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


ACES Quality Management Q1 2020 Mortgage QC Trends Report: EPDs Rising, Critical Defect Rate Hits Three-Year Low

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management (ACES), formerly known as ARMCO and the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of the quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Trends Report.

Utah Business Ranks SimpleNexus 31st Among the State’s Fast 50

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has placed 31st among Utah’s Fast 50, a list of the state’s 50 fastest-growing businesses as determined by Utah Business magazine.

ARMCO Rebrands as ACES Quality Management

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced today the completion of its months-long rebranding effort to align the company’s image with its expanded focus on quality and risk management for banks and credit unions, as well as independent mortgage lenders.

FormFree Adds SaaS Executive Tyler Brantley as Director of Implementation

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has hired SaaS sales executive Tyler Brantley as director of implementation. In this role, Brantley will serve as the internal liaison between FormFree’s sales and operations teams and support revenue growth by working to ensure an ideal onboarding experience for every FormFree customer.

Maxwell adds underwriting and closing services to fulfillment platform

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digital mortgage platform Maxwell today announced it has added underwriting and closing services to the Maxwell Fulfillment Platform, enhancing the company’s comprehensive suite of technology and outsourced services for small and midsize lenders.

ReverseVision VP Wendy Peel Selected for a Most Powerful Women in Fintech Award by PROGRESS in Lending Association

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading technology provider for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse lending program market, today announced that company Vice President of Sales and Marketing Wendy Peel has been recognized as a Most Powerful Women in Fintech award honoree by PROGRESS in Lending Association.

SimpleNexus Taps Board Member Cathleen Schreiner Gates as Company President

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the appointment of Board Member Cathleen Schreiner Gates as company president.

NotaryCam CEO Rick Triola Receives 2020 October Research Innovation Award for Driving Title Industry RON Adoption

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, announced that its founder and CEO Rick Triola has received the 2020 October Research Award for Innovation for his innovations in and driving adoption of remote online notarization (RON) in the lending and title/settlement services industries.

FormFree Promotes Cindy Snow to Chief Operating Officer (COO)

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has promoted Cindy Snow to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). In her role as COO, Snow will craft efficient systems that elevate FormFree’s performance while directly overseeing business operations, product management, business intelligence, integrations and customer support.

Bryan Traeger, Head of Customer Success at Maxwell, Announced as a 2020 HousingWire Insider

DENVER, Colo., Sept 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are proud to announce that Bryan Traeger, Head of Customer Success at digital mortgage provider Maxwell, has been announced as a winner of the 2020 HousingWire Insider Award.

HousingWire Recognizes NotaryCam’s Katie Maxson as 2020 Insider

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that Katie Maxson, the firm’s technology/product quality assurance and compliance Lead, has been named to HousingWire’s 2020 Insiders Award list.

SimpleNexus VP of Product Shane Westra named 2020 HousingWire Insiders Award honoree

LEHI, Utah, Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced that VP of Product Shane Westra has been named a 2020 HousingWire (HW) Insider.

ReverseVision Partners with Mortgage Bankers Association to Articulate the Business Case for HECM Lending in September 10 Webinar

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse lending platform, today announced it will co-host a webinar with the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) to dispense HECM myths and educate mortgage lenders on the business case for incorporating HECMS into their lending portfolio.

LBA Ware’s Mari Denton Named a 2020 HousingWire Insider

MACON, Ga., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, announced the selection of Director of Client Success Mari Denton to HousingWire’s list of 2020 HW Insiders.

HousingWire Lists FormFree’s Cindy Snow Among its 2020 HW Insiders

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced the inclusion of Director of Product Cindy Snow in HousingWire’s list of 2020 HW Insiders. Now in its fifth year, the annual awards program recognizes 50 housing industry professionals making critical contributions to their companies’ success.

Global DMS COO Jody Collup Receives 2020 Most Powerful Women in Fintech Award from PROGRESS in Lending

LANSDALE, Pa., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based real estate appraisal management software, is proud to announce that its COO, Jody Collup, was recognized by PROGRESS in Lending for its second annual Most Powerful Women in Fintech Award.

Vice Capital Markets’ Shawn Ansley Honored As 2020 HousingWire Insider

NOVI, Mich., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vice Capital Markets, a leading mortgage hedge advisory firm for independent lenders, banks and credit unions, announced today that its Managing Director Shawn Ansley has been named a 2020 HousingWire Insiders Award winner.

ARMCO’s Kacey Olson Named 2020 HW Insider

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced today that its Director of Compliance Kacey Olson has been chosen as one of HousingWire’s 2020 Insiders Award winners.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Julas Hollie as Correspondent Division Sales Director

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Julas Hollie has joined the company as sales director for Mid America’s Correspondent Lending division. In this role, Hollie is responsible for increasing loan acquisitions through strategic marketing and customer outreach.

Promontory MortgagePath Hires Scott Turnquest as Chief Technology Officer

DANBURY, Conn., Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage origination and tech-driven fulfillment solutions, announced today it has added Scott Turnquest as its new Chief Technology Officer.

ReverseVision Taps Credit Union Veteran Justin Burns as VP Operations, Invests in Platform Enhancements with Hire of Two Senior Software Engineers

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, the leading Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse lending platform, today announced the hire of credit union veteran Justin Burns as VP operations, and Senior Software Engineers Aron Weiler and Alan Gutierrez.

CardTapp and Top of Mind Enhance Integration with Time-Saving App Sharing and Contact Tagging Features

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual client engagement platform, CardTapp, has enhanced its integration with Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind) by adding new app-sharing and contact-tagging features that help mortgage loan originators work more efficiently.

Blue Sage and FormFree Partner to Streamline Lending Process with AccountChek Automated Asset Verification Integration

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced the availability of its AccountChek automated asset verification service within Blue Sage’s cloud-based digital mortgage lending platform. The integration makes it possible for borrowers to verify assets with AccountChek through the Blue Sage Borrower Portal.

SimpleNexus and MobilityRE Enhance Mobile Integration with Push Notifications, More Powerful Home Search Features

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has enhanced its integration with MobilityRE with new features that improve the home search experience for borrowers and enable lenders and Realtors to respond more swiftly to borrower requests.

Independent, Third-Party Analysis Shows SimpleNexus Digital Mortgage Platform Delivers 9X ROI

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today released key findings from an independent, third-party analysis quantifying mortgage lenders’ monetary return on investment (ROI) in SimpleNexus.

LBA Ware Recruits Fintech Data Expert Matt Semrad to Build Predictive Analytics for LimeGear BI Platform

MACON, Ga., Aug. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, has hired veteran fintech executive and data analytics expert Matt Semrad to enhance its BI platform LimeGear with predictive loan production analytics and machine learning.

Promontory MortgagePath Adds New Sales Executives to Capitalize on Interest in Its Mortgage Fulfillment, Fintech Offerings

DANBURY, Conn., Aug. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage origination and tech-driven fulfillment solutions, announced today that it has hired Jordan Higgins and Kim Joyce as regional vice presidents in the company’s sales division. The new hires are the latest result of Promontory MortgagePath’s accelerated recruitment efforts.

FormFree to Host Heroes Golf Classic on Oct. 30 in Support of the American Red Cross

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® today announced it will host the 2020 Heroes Golf Classic on October 30, 2020, at Château Élan in Braselton, Georgia. All proceeds from the charity golf tournament will be donated to the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps feed, shelter and provide support for people affected by fires and other disasters.

Uncertainty Due to Short-Notice FHFA Directive Amplifies Harm to Borrowers

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory firm, analyzed the potential effect of Wednesday’s fifty basis points worsening in prices paid by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for most mortgage refinances.

7 Mortgage Implements OpenClose’s LOS & POS to Support Its Network of Credit Union Members

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 7 Mortgage, a credit union service organization (CUSO), announced that it went live with OpenClose’s end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) allowing its partner credit unions to leverage the mortgage industry’s leading technology. The OpenClose solution allows 7’s CUSO members to efficiently and effectively complete mortgage loans – from start to finish – via a centralized platform rated #1 by multiple independent studies.

ARMCO Executive Joins QC-Focused Panel for Mortgage Bankers Association’s Virtual Risk Management Conference

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced that Executive Vice President of Operations, Sharon Reichhardt has been selected to speak on the topic of quality control during the MBA Live – Risk Management, QA and Fraud Prevention Forum 2020, hosted virtually September 15 – 16, 2020 by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

New SimpleNexus eClosing feature enables mortgage lenders to conduct speedy and convenient hybrid closings of purchase and refinance loans

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced the release of SimpleNexus eClosing, a new feature that enables lenders to conduct hybrid closings for purchase and refinance loans.

MCT Fortifies Its Team of Mortgage Industry Leaders Before 2020 Market Volatility

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it appointed two mortgage industry veterans in early 2020 which strengthen its support to the capital markets community during the worldwide pandemic and associated financial turbulence.

Mid America Mortgage’s Kara Lamphere Named 2020 HW Woman of Influence

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere has been named a 2020 HousingWire Woman of Influence. A two-time winner (2017), Lamphere was recognized this year for her continued efforts to push the envelope regarding what is possible for lenders in today’s origination environment.

SimpleNexus’ Pamela Faulkner and Anna Ratanawan Named to HousingWire’s 2020 Women of Influence List

LEHI, Utah, Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that Director of Mortgage Solutions Pam Faulkner and Vice President of People Operations Anna Ratanawan have been named 2020 HousingWire (HW) Women of Influence honorees.

FormFree Head of Vendor Management and Compliance Katie King Honored as HousingWire 2020 Women of Influence

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree Head of Vendor Management and Compliance Katie King has been recognized by HousingWire (HW) as a 2020 Woman of Influence. In its tenth year, the Women of Influence awards program honors 100 women who are “shaping and propelling the mortgage, real estate and fintech industries forward.”

OpenClose Integration with Access Business Technologies Provides Faster Exchange of Loan Data Between LOS and Third-Party Systems

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose®, the industry-leading mortgage fintech provider and omni-channel loan origination system (LOS), announced that it integrated with Access Business Technologies’ (ABT) MortgageExchange interface solution.

FormFree Taps Jocelyn Crum Brooks, AMP, as National Account Manager

ATHENS, Ga., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has appointed Jocelyn Crum Brooks, AMP, as national account manager. Brooks will leverage her two decades’ experience supporting lender relationships with the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) to build new customer relationships and strengthen existing customer engagement with FormFree’s flagship products, AccountChek and AccountChek Plus.

Top of Mind Networks partners with MobilityRE to fuel mortgage loan officer/real estate agent collaboration through SurefireCRM

ATLANTA, Ga., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, has added game-changing real estate market intelligence, collaboration and analytics tools from MobilityRE to its flagship SurefireCRM.

Arvest Bank to roll out SimpleNexus mobile-first mortgage platform

LEHI, Utah, July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that more than 200 retail loan officers at Arvest Bank (Arvest) will soon begin offering borrowers and referral partners a more streamlined mortgage experience powered by SimpleNexus.