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OneKey® MLS introduces resource to help New Yorkers find homebuyer assistance programs

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Dec. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OneKey® MLS, the largest multiple listing service (MLS) in New York, has enhanced its consumer-facing listing site to help New Yorkers find homebuyer assistance programs they may be eligible for, such as down payment and closing cost assistance. This functionality is made possible through a partnership with Down Payment Resource, a technology company helping the housing industry connect homebuyers with homebuyer affordability programs. (UPDATED)

ACES Quality Management Upgrades ACES CONNECT® to Enhance Communication, Collaboration on Quality Control Findings

DENVER, Colo., Dec. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced it has enhanced its proprietary ACES CONNECT portal to extend its flexibility and user control capabilities. This enhancement allows ACES administrators to create custom user roles and assign permissions for those roles to fit the needs of their organization.

Alliance Group Expands Video Marketing Department with Hire of Assistant D/E

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alliance Group, an Atlanta-based insurance marketing organization, announced the hire of Josh Thompson as Assistant Director / Assistant Editor. The move comes as part of a recent series of personnel moves to reflect the company’s growing needs as they continue to expand.

Sales Boomerang and Mortgage Coach’s Jacob Gibbs and Kassy Scarcia recognized for achievements in mortgage technology

OWINGS MILLS, Md., and IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, and Mortgage Coach, a platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive home loan presentations, today celebrated two of its team members for earning recognition for their respective contributions to the mortgage industry. Senior Director of Integrations Jacob Gibbs was named a 2022 Tech Trendsetter by HousingWire (HW), and Customer Success Team Manager Kassy Scarcia was selected to National Mortgage Professional’s (NMP’s) 2022 40 Under 40 list.

Sales Boomerang and Mortgage Coach add Casey Martin to the executive team as chief revenue officer

OWINGS MILLS, Md., and IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, and Mortgage Coach, a platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive home loan presentations, today announced the appointment of Casey Martin as chief revenue officer.

HousingWire Magazine selects MMI Founder, Ben Teerlink, as a 2022 Tech Trendsetter

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announces its founder and CEO Ben Teerlink has been selected by housing industry publication HousingWire in its annual Tech Trendsetters award program. This award honors leaders that have played an integral role in bringing innovative solutions to market for the housing industry.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: November 2022 Data

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the leader in capital markets software and services supporting more lenders with hedging and pipeline management solutions than any other single provider, is pleased to present the MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices for November 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

After, Inc. Outlines its Commitment to Sustainability

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc. announced today its ongoing commitment to a sustainable future, detailing its multi-year strategy and initiatives on its website. Given its history as a post-sale technology and solutions partner to the world’s top manufacturers and retailers – and its recent purchase of Accentf(x) Marketing with its Lettershop facility – After is now one of the largest multi-channel Warranty Marketing and Database Management providers in the country.

MMI named 2022 Inc Power Partner in Real Estate and Proptech

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that it has been named a 2022 Inc. Power Partner in Real Estate and Proptech. The inaugural list recognizes more than 250 business-to-business companies in 22 categories.

Maxwell CPA Review provides online CPA courses to prepare students for the U.S. CPA exams

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new exam-prep company is helping students to pass the U.S. CPA exams in droves. Maxwell CPA Review was founded by Kyle Ashcraft, CPA and provides online CPA courses to prepare students for the U.S. CPA exams. Kyle passed all four CPA exams with a 90 and above, in only six months. Now he works to equip students with the same tools that prepared him for his exams.

Southstate|Duncanwilliams Securities Corp Joins Agile’s Broker-Dealer Network

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Nov. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agile, a groundbreaking fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker-dealers onto a single electronic platform, today announced that SouthState|DuncanWilliams Securities Corp., a FINRA-regulated wholly owned subsidiary of SouthState Bank, N.A., has joined Agile’s broker-dealer network. SouthState|DuncanWilliams Securities Corp. has been conducting TBA trades with better efficiency to execute at competitive pricing via Agile as of August 2022.

MCT Launches BAMCO: Co-issue Loan Sale Marketplace for Shadow Pricing and Unique Executions

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced the release of BAMCO, a new marketplace for co-issue loan sales. Co-issue loan sales, also known as flow-based mortgage servicing rights (MSR) sales, are a three-way transaction involving the sale of loans to one of the agencies with a simultaneous sale of the MSRs to a separate third party.

Sales Boomerang Ranked Number 162 Fastest-Growing Company in North America on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™

OWINGS MILLS, Md., and IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, and Mortgage Coach, a platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive home loan presentations, today announced that Sales Boomerang ranked No. 162 on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 28th year.

New Energy Risk Publishes Sustainability Report, Adds Two Key Hires

AVON, Conn., Nov. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Energy Risk (NER), a wholly-owned division of Paragon Insurance Group, today announces the release of its annual Sustainability Report and two key hires to support its goal of “Underwriting a Greener Future.” The report details the climate, sustainability, and environmental impacts of NER’s client portfolio.

NotaryCam’s ‘Help a Hero’ initiative returns with complimentary online notarization for active duty and retired service members

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Nov. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and a pioneering provider of remote online notarization and identity verification / authentication technology for real estate and legal transactions, today announced its semi-annual “Help a Hero” initiative will run Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13, 2022, and once again offer free remote online notarization (RON) sessions to United States veterans and current service members.

MCT Expands Investor Services Team by Appointing Jennifer Kennelly as Senior Director

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best execution loan sales, and centralized lock desk services, announced today that Jennifer Kennelly has been appointed as the new Senior Director of MCT’s quickly expanding Investor Services team.

Technology Association of Iowa selects iEmergent as a 2022 Prometheus Award winner

DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, today announced that it has been named the 2022 FinTech & InsurTech Company of the Year in the Technology Association of Iowa’s (TAI’s) annual Prometheus Awards program.

EPIC Continues Strategic Expansion of Life and Executive Benefits Platform – Acquires Larry Gordon Agency

CHICAGO, Ill. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (“EPIC”) announced today that it has acquired Larry Gordon Agency (“LGA”). The acquisition continues the strategic expansion of EPIC’s geographic footprint in the Midwest across its life insurance, executive benefits, and financial advisory distribution businesses under the Vanbridge Life and Executive Benefits umbrella.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: October 2022 Data

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT®, the leader in capital markets software and services supporting more lenders with hedging and pipeline management solutions than any other single provider, is pleased to present the MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices for October 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

Click n’ Close launches proprietary SmartBuy loan suite to provide low- and moderate-income homebuyers with more affordable mortgage options

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Click n’ Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, announces it has launched SmartBuy, a suite of loan programs designed to give low and moderate-income (LMI) homebuyers an advantage in today’s heightened mortgage interest rate environment.

FormFree expands its verification of income and employment network through partnership with Truv

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® announced that it has partnered with Truv to enhance AccountChek®’s verification of income and employment (VOI/E) reporting capabilities with Truv’s payroll provider network, expanding the modern convenience of electronically sharing payroll data with mortgage lenders to 120 million workers.

Polly’s PPE integration with Mortgage Coach embeds dynamic product and pricing data into interactive home loan presentations that drive borrower conversion

OWINGS MILLS, Md., and IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, and Mortgage Coach, a platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive home loan presentations, today announced a new integration between Mortgage Coach and Polly, a leading provider of innovative SaaS technology for the mortgage capital markets space.

Depth Public Relations highlights 16 years of client success with new website unveiled at Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2022 annual conference

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Depth Public Relations (Depth), a leading provider of consultative B2B marketing, public relations and reputation management services for mortgage fintech innovators, the residential finance industry and technology for emerging regulated markets (regtech) marked the 16th anniversary of its founding with the launch of a new website featuring testimonials from its treasured clients and industry partners during the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Annual Convention & Expo 2022 in Nashville.

EPIC Expands Northern California Presence with Acquisition of SLCO LLC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and LAFAYETTE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced it has acquired SLCO LLC, headquartered in Lafayette, California. The acquisition expands EPIC’s growing presence in Northern California and adds to its client offerings both regionally and nationally.

MMI appoints Jordan Woodard as Director of Product Analytics

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced it has hired Jordan Woodard as director of product analytics. In this role, Woodard is responsible for maintaining and expanding MMI’s business intelligence platform, which provides clients with data intelligence in a user-friendly format.

FormFree supports Freddie Mac’s launch of innovative underwriting enhancement that uses cash flow analysis to help increase home financing access

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® today announced that mortgage lenders will be able to use AccountChek® to help more lenders qualify more borrowers for home financing as a result of a recently announced Freddie Mac initiative that analyzes loan applicants’ account transaction data as part of its automated underwriting system, Loan Product Advisor® (LPA℠).

iEmergent’s Laird Nossuli recognized by Mortgage Banker Magazine as 2022 Powerful Women of Mortgage Banking honoree

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, today announced that CEO Laird Nossuli was recognized as a 2022 Powerful Women of Mortgage Banking honoree by Mortgage Banker Magazine. The annual award spotlights women who have made an indelible impact on the mortgage industry and are fostering the next generation of women leaders in housing finance.

Sales Boomerang releases Q3 2022 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

OWINGS MILLS, Md., and IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, and Mortgage Coach, a platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive home loan presentations, today announced the release of Sales Boomerang’s latest Mortgage Market Opportunities Report.

Absolute Trust Counsel to Hold Free Virtual Trust Administration Event for California CFPs and CPAs

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading Bay Area estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel will host a free virtual event, The Absolute Trust Academy Trust Administration 101, on October 28, 2022, to equip CPAs and CFPs with a stronger knowledge of trust administration processes. The webinar is aimed at enhancing advisors’ client services and relationships.

NotaryCam’s Rick Triola earns third HousingWire Vanguard Award

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and a pioneering provider of remote online notarization and identity verification/authentication technology for real estate and legal transactions, announced today that its founder and outgoing Division President Rick Triola has been named a 2022 HousingWire Vanguard.

Down Payment Resource releases Q3 2022 Homeownership Program Index

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), a technology provider helping the housing industry connect homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced findings from its latest Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm’s analysis of 2,309 homebuyer assistance programs in its DOWN PAYMENT RESOURCE® database revealed that the net number of homebuyer assistance programs increased by 1.6% from Q2 to Q3 2022.

Anita Huang Joins EPIC’s Life and Executive Benefits Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Anita Huang has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President within its Life and Executive Benefits practice managed by Vanbridge, an EPIC company.

FormFree’s AccountChek can now be used by mortgage lenders to satisfy Freddie Mac’s assessment of income requirement for loan applicants paid through ADP

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® today announced that mortgage lenders can now use AccountChek® to automate income assessment using Freddie Mac Loan Product Advisor® (LPA℠) asset and income modeler (AIM) for borrowers who are paid through ADP.

The first in-state notary training course provider is approved in Maryland since education law mandate in 2021

BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Notary Training Network founder, Michol Bobb announces becoming the first in-state approved notary public training program. Michol has been organizing and facilitating notary training workshops since 2015, initially starting as meetups in the Baltimore area to connect with other notaries. On July 25th this year, the Maryland Secretary of State’s office added the course provider to its website as an approved notary trainer.

New ‘Ready Now’ Podcast Features Survivors, Experts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Peace of Mind Estate Organization, Inc., today introduced a new podcast that features thought-provoking conversations with survivors of a range of emergencies and end-of-life scenarios-from major hurricanes to Alzheimer’s Disease. “Ready Now” explores the ways everyday consumers can take charge of becoming ready, now, for life’s most difficult scenarios.

iEmergent’s Special Purpose Credit Programs (SPCP) workshop will prepare mortgage bankers to launch their own diverse lending initiatives

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, will host a virtual workshop on Special Purpose Credit Programs (SPCPs) on Wednesday, November 9: “Tapping the Potential of SPCPs: A Hands-on Workshop for Mortgage Lenders.”

KROST Acts as Exclusive Financial Advisor for American Range in Sale to Hatco

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Range, a privately held manufacturer of commercial and residential cooking appliances, was sold to Hatco, an employee-owned manufacturer of warming, cooking, sanitizing, and cooling equipment. KROST CPAs & Consultants acted as the exclusive financial advisor to American Range in its transaction to Hatco Corporation.

Celink taps Gravicore to transform operational agility while reducing fulfillment times and tech infrastructure costs

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Oct. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gravicore, a technology company specializing in the deployment of cutting-edge cloud computing and data management solutions for financial services firms, today released a case study detailing its successful build-out and delivery of a cloud-based technology infrastructure for reverse mortgage subservicer Celink.

Mortgage Coach integrates with Insellerate to help lenders increase lead conversion with wealth-building mortgage advice

OWINGS MILLS, Md., and IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, and Mortgage Coach, a platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive home loan presentations, today announced that the Mortgage Coach platform will be integrated with Insellerate, a leading customer experience platform.

San Diego Business Journal Again Names MCT® As Best Places To Work 2022

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), an industry-leading capital markets advisory firm, announced that it has been named Best Places to Work 2022 by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ). MCT was ranked number seven in the medium-sized company category (50 – 249 U.S. employees). This award is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in San Diego that benefit the county’s economy, workforce, and local businesses.