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LBA Ware’s Q2 2021 Mortgage Loan Compensation Report shows decline in individual LO commission and volume

MACON, Ga., July 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, today released summary statistics on the state of mortgage industry loan compensation in the second quarter of 2021. The firm’s analysis of data from its CompenSafe™ ICM platform showed that despite a marginal increase in loan volume from Q2 2020 to Q2 2021, quarterly commissions per LO were down.

NotaryCam Partners with Texas Mortgage Law Firm, RUTH RUHL, P.C., to Add RON to Firm’s Loss Mitigation Services

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 22, 2021 (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 it has partnered with RUTH RUHL, P.C., a Texas-based law firm, to add security and automation to the firm’s loss mitigation services through remote online notarization (RON).

Sales Boomerang releases Q2 2021 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today released its inaugural Mortgage Market Opportunities Report. According to the report, refinance opportunities continue to dominate the market, but a promising uptick in new listings was also evident in the Q2 data. Mortgage servicers will need to closely manage their default and foreclosure risk in the coming months, as the second quarter saw nearly two out of five customers trigger a risk-and-retention alert.

SimpleNexus expands C-suite under leadership of Cathleen Schreiner Gates

LEHI, Utah, July 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced new executive appointments in operations, revenue generation and customer success.

Oklahoma Bankers Association Endorses Promontory MortgagePath’s Mortgage Fulfillment Services and POS Technology

DANBURY, Conn., July 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions, announced today the Oklahoma Bankers Association (OBA) has officially endorsed its mortgage fulfillment services and proprietary point-of-sale technology Borrower Wallet®.

NAMMBA Announces Partnership with MCT

ORLANDO, Fla., July 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA) announced today a partnership with San Diego based Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT®). The relationship is an important step in both company’s efforts to affect positive change – addressing the housing needs of underserved communities as well as encouraging and developing a more diverse work force in the mortgage sector.

Chelsea Groton Bank Proudly Offers Homebuyer Assistance Program for Persons with Documented Disabilities

GROTON, Conn., July 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to partner with the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) to help borrowers with documented disabilities to purchase their first home, through the Home of Your Own Program.

TruckDriverJobs411.com Steps Up to Meet Employment Shortage During National Trucking Industry Surge

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Federal government’s recently proposed infrastructure program is projected to create nearly 3 million new commercial truck driving jobs. That’s why platforms such as TruckDriverJobs411.com, the original and free trucking jobs’ board, are hustling to meet the growing employment demands. Western Truck Insurance Services, Inc. has recently overhauled its job board site to ensure drivers and owner operators are efficiently matched with jobs.

Jencap Announces Acquisition of U.K.-based Lloyd’s Coverholder

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jencap Group, LLC (Jencap), the wholesale program management and binding authority business of Galway Insurance Holdings LP (Galway), has acquired London-based Worldwide Hole ‘N One Ltd. (WHNO).

FormFree integrates AccountChek 3n1 one-stop VOE/VOIE into Encompass®

ATHENS, Ga., July 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® has partnered with ICE Mortgage Technology™, part of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure,  to make its AccountChek 3n1 asset, income and employment verification service available in Encompass®, the mortgage industry’s leading cloud-based loan origination platform.

HousingWire selects DepthPR founder Kerri Milam as 2021 Marketing Leader

ATLANTA, Ga., July 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Depth Public Relations (DepthPR), a leading provider of consultative marketing, public relations and reputation management services for the mortgage lending fintech and residential finance industries since 2006, today announced company Founder and President Kerri Milam is a recipient of HousingWire’s inaugural Marketing Leaders award.

The IRS Collection is Now Back and Sending Final Intent to Levy Notices – Ace Plus Tax Resolution Suggests Tax Relief Strategies

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Cha, a CPA and a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist from Ace Plus Tax Resolution, underlines that the IRS is starting its collection actions by sending Final Intent to Levy notices, and urges taxpayers to act with tax relief strategies.

Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation Receives $200,000 Grant from Barclays

WILMINGTON, Del., June 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation has received an additional $200,000 from Barclays US Consumer Bank to support the statewide expansion of the Foundation’s Equitable Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (E3). As part of the grant, $50,000 will be allocated to fund a comprehensive research study on Black and Brown entrepreneurs and their economic impact in Delaware.

Travis Mlodzik Elected President of the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals

SAVAGE, Minn., June 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Travis Mlodzik, Central Practice Leader for ICS Tax, LLC has been elected President of the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals (ASCSP). Cost Segregation is a tremendously valuable tax planning strategy for real estate investors. The ASCSP provides education, credentialing, and a code of ethics for its members while representing the very best professionals in the cost segregation industry.

Say Goodbye to Receipt Headaches! AmTrav and Emburse Automate Travel Expenses

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., June 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AmTrav, the one connected platform for business travel, and Emburse, a global leader in expense management and accounts payable automation, today announced the next evolution in their partnership with the launch of their automatic receipts integration.

MobilityRE welcomes mortgage technology leader Jonas Kruckeberg as director of growth and client success

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MobilityRE, a leader in real estate intelligence technologies for mortgage lenders and real estate agents, today announced it has appointed mortgage technology leader Jonas Kruckeberg as director of growth and client success.

Move For Hunger to Connect Food Donations with Local Distribution Centers in Partnership with Goldman Sachs Asset Management

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, today announced that they will partner with the Private Real Estate business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs) on a national program that leverages both organizations’ networks to create scalable social impact through community-based food distribution channels.

SimpleNexus integrates with Finicity’s Mortgage Verification Service to give lenders a simpler, faster way to verify borrower assets, income and employment

LEHI, Utah, June 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced an integration with Finicity’s Mortgage Verification Service (MVS) that allows lenders to streamline the verification of applicants’ assets, income and employment using a single embedded service.

HWS Enters into An Exclusive Partnership with Mrs. LTC to Offer Long-Term Care Claim Processing for Household Employers

STERLING, Va., June 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeWork Solutions (HWS), the industry expert in household payroll and employment taxes, has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with Mrs. LTC, a leading provider of Long-Term Care Claims processing.

Critical Defect Rate Moderates in Q4 but CY 2020 Defect Rate Remains High, Per ACES Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report

DENVER, Colo., June 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management™ (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of its quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Trends Report covering both the fourth quarter (Q4) and the 2020 calendar year (CY).

Maxwell Announces Launch of MaxDiligence, a Tech-Powered Due Diligence and Quality Control Service for Lenders

DENVER, Colo., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, leading digital mortgage platform Maxwell released MaxDiligence, a new offering that provides Due Diligence and Quality Control services for its clients. The latest feature in Maxwell’s suite of tools designed for community lenders, MaxDiligence is a new scalable way to gain efficiency and generate reliable results.

LBA Ware and Sales Boomerang showcase borrower and business intelligence strategies that help mortgage lenders win in a purchase market

MACON, Ga., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, announced a free webinar highlighting the data points mortgage lenders should focus on to propel business performance in a purchase market.

ICE Mortgage Technology Acquires eVault Technology from DocMagic for Encompass eClose

PLEASANTON and TORRANCE, Calif., June 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ICE Mortgage Technology™, part of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure, today announced it will deploy an eVault solution for secure storage of digital mortgages and notes, based upon technology acquired from DocMagic, Inc.

Chelsea Groton Bank Approves $244K in Grants During Spring Giving Cycle

GROTON, Conn., June 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This spring, the Chelsea Groton Foundation provided $244,319 to 67 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island. Over 60% of the Foundation’s approved funding went to organizations providing Health and Human Services, including critical needs such as healthcare, food, clothing and shelter.

Report: Over One Quarter of All Mileage Reimbursement Claims Are Overreported

ISSAQUAH, Wash., June 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to internal data gathered by TripLog, a leading enterprise mileage and expense tracking solution, over 1/4 (nearly 30%) of all mileage is overreported, which could potentially cost businesses millions of dollars per year in fraudulent reimbursements.

Mid America Mortgage Securitizes Its First Ginnie Mae eNote with eCustodian Wilmington Trust

ADDISON, Texas, June 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has completed its first Ginnie Mae eNote transaction with Wilmington Trust, an approved and active eCustodian under Ginnie Mae’s Digital Collateral Initiative. Having announced its first eNote transaction in August 2016, this represents the next step in Mid America’s ongoing digital mortgage adoption efforts across its retail, wholesale and correspondent lending channels.

Digital Mortgage Platform Maxwell Adds Industry Veteran Sadie Gurley to its Leadership Team

DENVER, Colo., June 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading digital mortgage platform Maxwell just announced the addition of Sadie Gurley as Vice President to its leadership team. Sadie holds over 25 years of experience in the mortgage industry, most specifically in due diligence and quality control services. Her role at Maxwell will help the company find new opportunities and expand its impact on community lenders across the country.

AmeriSave Leveraging DocMagic Technology to Scale Operations, Elevate the Borrower Experience and Maximize Productivity

TORRANCE, Calif., June 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, automated regulatory compliance, and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation, one of the fastest-growing privately-held mortgage lenders in the nation and a pioneer in digital origination, is utilizing its document preparation solution and Total eClose™ platform to drive digital mortgage efficiency.

Mortgage Coach adds debt consolidation strategies in Total Cost Analysis to educate consumers on finance options using home equity

CORONA, Calif., June 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Coach, the only platform enabling mortgage lenders to create digital and accurate home loan options for consumers, today announced its addition of detailed debt consolidation strategies in the Total Cost Analysis (TCA) presentation, allowing loan originators to educate consumers on lower interest debt repayment options as peaking home equity values offer household cashflow relief.

Staff Retention Tops List of Lender Concerns in 2021, Inaugural Survey from The Mortgage Collaborative Finds

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s largest independent mortgage industry cooperative network, has announced the results of its inaugural The Pulse of the Mortgage Industry survey ranking mortgage lenders’ top concerns based on 598 executive responses from the co-op’s 234 lender members.

FormFree and MX receive 2021 Tearsheet Data Award for Best Data Aggregator/Fintech Partnership

ATHENS, Ga., June 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has been named a recipient of the 2021 Tearsheet Data Award for Best Data Aggregator/Fintech Partnership. FormFree was recognized for collaborating with financial data firm MX to improve its customer experience through the implementation of API and token-based connections that speed data retrieval and eliminate vexing multi-factor authentication pop-ups.

EPIC Adds William Schoenbach as Managing Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HARTFORD, Conn., June 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that William Schoenbach is joining its growing Financial Services business.

Sales Boomerang’s Rusty Barnes Honored for Innovative Contributions to Mortgage Customer Retention

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that Rusty Barnes, senior product manager, has been named a 2021 Rising Star by housing finance trade publication HousingWire as part of its eighth annual Rising Stars awards program recognizing the leaders under the age of 40 who are shaping and driving the mortgage, real estate and fintech industries forward.

Top of Mind Networks Director of Customer Growth Ryan Minard honored as 2021 HousingWire Rising Star

ATLANTA, Ga., June 2, 2021 (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, announced its Director of Customer Growth Ryan Minard has been named a 2021 Rising Star by HousingWire. Now in its eighth year, the HousingWire (HW) Rising Star award program recognizes industry professionals who have become leaders in their respective fields.

The Premier Agency is Recruiting New Insurance Agents in Arizona and Utah, and Matching Their Marketing Budget Dollar-For-Dollar

PHOENIX, Ariz. and SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Premier Agency, founded in 2017, has begun recruiting top insurance agents throughout Arizona and Utah. The company specializes in Medicare, health, life, and long term care insurance. By working with the Premier Agency, new agents will represent most Major Medicare Advantage and Supplement carriers.

HousingWire honors FormFree director of marketing Sarah Crossley as 2021 Rising Star

ATHENS, Ga., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® today announced that HousingWire (HW), a leading publication in the mortgage and financial technology industries, has selected Director of Marketing Sarah Crossley as a 2021 HW Rising Star. Now in its eighth year, the HW Rising Stars award program recognizes industry professionals who are helping move markets forward daily.

SimpleNexus Founder Matt Hansen to lead new skunkworks unit, names Cathleen Schreiner Gates CEO

LEHI, Utah, June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced that Founder Matt Hansen will pass the CEO baton to President Cathleen Schreiner Gates. Hansen remains heavily involved with the firm, where he will double down on customer focus leading a task force of software developers and sales staff that specializes in tackling high-priority projects.

LBA Ware welcomes former State Bank vice president Georgia Capalbo to client success team

MACON, Ga., June 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, announced it has tapped former State Bank vice president Georgia Capalbo as client success product liaison.

Promontory MortgagePath Adds Industrial Bank, Optus Bank as First MDIs, CDFIs in Its Minority-Owned Financial Institution Initiative

DANBURY, Conn., June 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage fulfillment services, announced Industrial Bank and Optus Bank as the first participants in its initiative to support community development financial institutions (CDFIs) and minority depository institutions (MDIs).

Heath Spivey Named New President of DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.™ announced today that they have appointed Heath Spivey, Manager of the Nashville Regional Office, as the new President of DELTA |v| Forensic Engineering, Inc.™, effective January 1, 2022.