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FormFree is the leading provider of automated verification services for the lending industry. Its flagship product, AccountChek™ is the only patented third-party asset verification acceptable to GSEs and leading investors.

Leading lenders trust FormFree Holdings Corp. to deliver automated verification solutions that increase loan closing speed and draw more insight from a borrower's financial information. FormFree was named one of American Banker magazine's "Top 10 Tech Companies to Watch" in 2015.

Its flagship product, AccountChek, is the only patented third-party asset verification solution approved by GSEs and leading investors to deliver automated asset verification data and reports. The AccountChek solution consolidates, analyzes and verifies assets directly from their source, then applies thousands of proprietary algorithms to generate asset reports on demand.

More than 200 leading lenders offer AccountChek to their millions of customers in the United States. FormFree is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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FormFree partners with Teo to modernize customer acquisition for mortgage lenders

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ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced a strategic partnership with Teo, a lead generation platform and AI assistant that helps mortgage lenders close more loans faster. Teo will leverage FormFree’s market-leading Passport verification service to help assess the quality of incoming prospects.

FinTech Firm FormFree Sponsors PGA Tour Golfer Matt NeSmith

PGA Tour Golfer Matt NeSmith

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced a two-year agreement to sponsor 25-year-old pro golfer Matt NeSmith. Currently playing in his first season on the PGA TOUR, NeSmith will wear the fintech firm’s logo on the left sleeve of his apparel.

FormFree adds paystubs to Passport all-in-one asset, employment and income verification service

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ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that it has added paystub collection and verification to its Passport(TM) all-in-one asset, employment and income verification service. The enhancement will be available to FormFree customers, including those who use Passport through one of FormFree’s more than 100 integrations and reseller partnerships, in November.

FormFree Teams Up with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to Revolutionize Digital Mortgage Loan Applications for Borrowers and Lenders

FormFree and LexisNexis Risk Solutions

ATHENS and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has teamed up with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to help lenders intelligently pre-fill the Universal Residential Loan Application (Form 65/1003) for mortgage applicants. The combined solution significantly reduces the amount of information a consumer must manually input.

FormFree Welcomes Christy Moss, CMB as Director of Partner Relationships

Christy Moss of FormFree

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced it has appointed former Fannie Mae Strategic Business and Relationship Manager Christy Moss, CMB as director of partner relationships. In her role at FormFree, the 30-year mortgage industry veteran will strengthen and grow industry partnerships and cultivate internal talent as leader of the company’s strategic sales team.

FormFree’s Brent Chandler, Faith Schwartz Lend Their Expertise to Prominent Mortgage Industry Events

Faith Schwartz and Brent Chandler

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that company board member Faith Schwartz and Founder and CEO Brent Chandler have been invited to share their subject matter expertise at prominent upcoming mortgage industry events. Schwartz and Chandler will participate on panels at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Annual Convention and Expo and NEXT Mortgage Events’ #NEXTDC19 conference, respectively.

FormFree Founder Brent Chandler Lauded as HousingWire Tech Trendsetter

Brent Chandler of FormFree

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that Founder and CEO Brent Chandler has been named to HousingWire’s inaugural class of HW Tech Trendsetters, an award honoring executives who have played an integral role in bringing innovative solutions to the housing market.

FormFree’s Brent Chandler to Discuss the Transformative Impact of APIs on Mortgage Lending Technology as Digital Mortgage Conference Panelist

Brent Chandler of FormFree

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that company Founder and CEO Brent Chandler will be a featured panelist at Source Media’s fourth annual Digital Mortgage Conference, which will take place September 23-24, 2019, at the Wynn Las Vegas.

FormFree Chief Technical Officer Brian Francis Lauded by HousingWire as 2019 HW Insiders Award Recipient

Brian Francis of FormFree

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that Chief Technical Officer Brian Francis has been recognized as a 2019 HousingWire HW Insiders Award honoree. Now in its fourth year, the HW Insiders Award program honors housing industry professionals who are “the unsung heroes propelling their companies to success.”

FormFree Throws Its Support Behind California MBA’s Inaugural Mortgage Innovators Conference

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ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced its support as a premier sponsor of the California Mortgage Bankers Association’s inaugural Mortgage Innovators Conference, being held August 11-13, 2019 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. FormFree will demo its Passport all-in-one verification service, and attendees will have two opportunities to hear from the company’s visionary Founder and CEO, Brent Chandler.

NRL Mortgage Now Offering FormFree’s AccountChek Automated Asset Verification to Borrowers Nationwide

FormFree and NRL Mortgage

ATLANTA, Ga., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that loan originators and support staff at NRL Mortgage are now offering AccountChek automated asset verification to loan applicants nationwide. AccountChek gives borrowers a convenient and secure way to verify their assets without having to print, scan or fax bank statements.

FormFree Partners with FundingShield to Deliver Enhanced Wire Fraud Protection to FormFree’s Network of More than 1,000 Mortgage Lenders

FormFree and FundingShield

ATLANTA, Ga., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with FundingShield, a fintech firm that safeguards homebuyers, mortgage lenders and title insurance underwriters from wire fraud.

FormFree Files Patent Application for Employer Data Extraction and Verification Tech

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ATLANTA, Ga., April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced the filing of a patent application titled ‘Method and System for Employer Verification,’ which describes the company’s proprietary method and system for verifying the employment and income history of loan applicants.

FormFree and Board Member Faith Schwartz Named Finalists for Mortgage Professional America Power Originator Summit Awards

Faith Schwartz

ATHENS, Ga., April 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Both FormFree and Faith Schwartz, a member of FormFree’s board of directors, were named finalists for Mortgage Professional America’s Power Originator Summit Awards. As nominees for the Best Rate Referrals Award for Best Technology and the RCN Capital Award for Woman of Distinction, FormFree and Schwartz were recognized at the inaugural Power Originator Summit at the Anaheim Convention Centre on April 4.

FormFree Named to HousingWire’s 2019 TECH100 List of Top Digital Mortgage Technology Companies

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ATHENS, Ga., April. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that it has been named to HousingWire’s list of the top 100 innovators in housing technology. Now in its sixth year, the HW TECH100(TM) awards program honors leading technology companies in all sectors of the U.S. housing economy, including residential mortgage lending, servicing and investments.

FormFree Joins Financial Data Exchange (FDX)

FormFree and Financial Data Exchange

ATHENS, Ga., March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree announced today that it has joined the Financial Data Exchange (FDX), a non-profit group that promotes information sharing and security standards for the financial sector. A leading provider of digital asset, income and employment verification, FormFree brings over a decade of experience in protecting the safety and integrity of sensitive consumer data.

FormFree to Help Kick Off Ellie Mae Experience 2019 as Welcome Reception Sponsor and Exhibitor

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ATHENS, Ga., March 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) announced it will help kick off Ellie Mae’s (NYSE: ELLI) annual user conference, Ellie Mae Experience 2019, as a sponsor of the event’s welcome reception and “wine tasting tour” on Monday, March 11. Ellie Mae Experience 2019 takes place March 10-13 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

FormFree Honored as Top Mortgage Workplace by Mortgage Professional America Magazine

FormFree Team 2019

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree has been named to Mortgage Professional America’s (MPA) list of Top Mortgage Workplaces. MPA’s inaugural awards program recognized 32 of the best employers in the mortgage industry, which included a mix of lenders, brokers, appraisal management companies and technology vendors.

FormFree President Faith Schwartz to Kick Off NEXT Mortgage Conference with Address on Succeeding in a Transitional Mortgage Market

Faith Schwartz

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that Acting President Faith Schwartz will kick off the upcoming NEXT mortgage technology summit for women, which will take place February 7-8, 2019, at Hotel ZaZa in Dallas, Texas. Schwartz’s address, “Winning in a Transitional Market,” will take place on Thursday, February 7, from 8:20-8:50 a.m. CT on the event’s main stage.

FormFree Builds on Its Success in 2018 with Addition of New Products and Industry Partnerships, Including Freddie Mac

FORMFREE

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a banner 2018 that included new partnerships, a product launch and several industry accolades, automated verification provider FormFree anticipates continued growth and innovation in 2019 thanks in part to an expanded focus on serving the needs of independent mortgage brokers.

FormFree President and Housing Finance Icon Faith Schwartz Receives 2018 HousingWire Vanguard Award

Faith Schwartz

ATHENS, Ga., Dec. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree announced today that Faith Schwartz, a member of FormFree’s board of directors and the company’s acting president, has been honored with HousingWire’s 2018 HW Vanguard Award in recognition of her career contributions to the housing finance industry.

FormFree’s Faith Schwartz Named Among Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women

Faith Schwartz

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine has named Acting President Faith Schwartz to the publication’s inaugural list of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women.

FormFree and Freddie Mac Partner to Automate Income and Asset Assessment to Safely Speed Origination Process

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ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Freddie Mac has named FormFree a designated third-party service provider for automated income and asset assessment capabilities. The announcement came as the GSE unveiled new enhancements to Loan Advisor(SM) at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Annual Convention and Expo in Washington, D.C.

FormFree and LoanBeam Partner to Automate Income Extraction and Calculation for Mortgage Lenders

FormFree and LoanBeam

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automated verification provider FormFree has partnered with LoanBeam, the leader in automated income extraction and calculation, to make it easy for mortgage lenders to solve two of their toughest underwriting challenges: collecting digital borrower financial data directly from the source and calculating qualified income with accuracy, consistency and efficiency.

FormFree to Host James Deitch Book Signing at 2018 MBA Annual Convention

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ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automated verification provider FormFree and co-sponsors LexisNexis Risk Solutions, LoanBeam, SingleSource and Teraverde will host a book signing and networking event featuring James Deitch, CPA, CMB, at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Annual Convention and Expo being held Oct. 14-17, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

FormFree unveils NextGen at Digital Mortgage conference in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced the release of NextGen, a new platform that builds on the company’s award-winning AccountChek service. Unveiled from the main stage of Digital Mortgage 2018 in Las Vegas, NextGen increases the precision and ease with which lenders determine their borrowers’ ability to pay loans.

FormFree’s Louann Bernstone Receives HW Insiders Award from HousingWire

Louann Bernstone of FormFree

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that its Head of Risk and Compliance, Louann Bernstone, has been named to HousingWire’s 2018 HW Insiders Award list of the mortgage industry’s most vital, yet little-known contributors.

FormFree Selected to Showcase at MBA Technology Solutions Conference and Expo 2018 in Detroit

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ATHENS, Ga., April 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automated verification provider FormFree announced that it has been selected to present at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Technology Solutions Conference and Expo 2018, taking place April 15-18 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.

BeSmartee and FormFree Integration Gets Loans to Initial Underwriting Faster

FormFree and BeSmartee

ATHENS, Ga., April 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automated verification provider FormFree(R) today announced that its flagship AccountChek(R) automated asset verification service is now part of BeSmartee’s next-generation mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platform. The integration will make BeSmartee’s already-streamlined digital loan process even speedier thanks to faster and more accurate assessment of borrowers’ ability to pay from FormFree.

FormFree Returns as Sponsor of Ellie Mae Experience 2018

FORMFREE

ATHENS, Ga., March 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second year, automated verification provider FormFree(R) will sponsor Ellie Mae’s (NYSE: ELLI) annual user conference. Ellie Mae Experience 2018 takes place March 19-21 at the Wynn hotel in Las Vegas.

AccountChek by FormFree Will Integrate with Black Knight’s LoanSphere Exchange Digital Solution

FORMFREE

ATHENS, Ga., March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automated verification provider FormFree(R) today announced that its award-winning AccountChek(R) asset verification service will integrate with LoanSphere Exchange Digital, a centralized application programming interface (API) marketplace for the mortgage industry. LoanSphere Exchange Digital is offered by Black Knight, Inc., a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries.

LendingQB Makes FormFree’s Award-Winning AccountChek Asset Verification Part of Its ‘Lean Lending’ Loan Origination Software

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ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced the availability of its AccountChek(R) automated asset verification service within LendingQB’s web-based loan origination software (LOS). The integration enables lenders to order AccountChek Asset Reports directly from LendingQB’s verifications dashboard.

FormFree’s Brent Chandler Named Among Mortgage Professional America’s Hot 100

Brent Chandler of FormFree

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that company founder and CEO Brent Chandler has been recognized by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine in its annual Hot 100 list of mortgage professionals whose contributions are shaping America’s home finance future. Chandler was recognized as the creator of AccountChek(R) – the mortgage industry’s first automated asset verification tool – and for advancing innovative approaches to income and employment verification using asset data and augmented intelligence (AI).

FormFree Celebrates Its Tenth Year of Operations with Broader Investor Acceptance, New Products and Features for Lenders

FORMFREE

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The last 24 months have seen aggressive growth and milestone achievements for automated verification provider FormFree – and now the fintech company is setting its sights on achieving even greater market penetration in 2018 thanks to broader investor acceptance and new products and features designed to meet lenders’ unique needs.

AccountChek by FormFree Automated Asset Report Now Accepted for VA Loans

FORMFREE

ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that asset reports generated by its AccountChek(R) automated asset verification service meet all underwriting guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for loans guaranteed by its Loan Guaranty Service. The announcement follows the VA’s December 29, 2017, release of Circular 26-17-43, which was issued in response to increasing lender interest in automated verification of borrower assets for VA loans.

FormFree Provides Industry’s Most Complete Analysis of Borrower Ability to Pay with Data from Envestnet | Yodlee Risk Insight Solutions

FormFree and Envestnet Yodlee

ATHENS, Ga., Dec. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced its expanded partnership with Envestnet(R) | Yodlee(R) (NYSE:ENV), a leading data aggregation and data analytics platform powering dynamic, cloud-based innovation for digital financial services. By leveraging Envestnet | Yodlee Risk Insight Solutions, FormFree will have access to new data points that help to reinforce its position as provider of the most complete and reliable asset, employment and income verification reports in the mortgage industry.

FormFree Appoints Housing Finance Authority Faith Schwartz to Board of Directors

Faith Schwartz

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that housing finance expert Faith Schwartz has been elected to its board of directors. Among the most influential leaders in the mortgage industry, Schwartz has played a firsthand role in shaping current housing finance best practices and public policy.

SimpleNexus Adds AccountChek Asset, Employment and Income Verification from FormFree to Its Mobile Mortgage App

FormFree and SimpleNexus

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced it has entered a partnership with SimpleNexus, a leader in bringing the home mortgage process to mobile devices. The integration of the two companies’ technologies will make FormFree’s AccountChek(R) automated verification service for asset, employment and income a seamless part of the loan application experience for borrowers applying for a loan using SimpleNexus’ mobile technology.

FormFree Delivers Combined Income, Asset and Employment Report for Fannie Mae’s Single Source Validation Pilot

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ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that it has entered into a pilot with Fannie Mae that could allow mortgage lenders to validate borrower income, asset and employment data through a single report as early as 2018.

VanDyk Mortgage Enables Borrowers to Automate Asset Verification Using AccountChek by FormFree for Faster Mortgage Closings

FormFree and VanDyk Mortgage

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree(R) today announced that VanDyk Mortgage Corporation (VanDyk Mortgage) has selected its flagship AccountChek(R) service for automated asset verification. Loan officers at VanDyk have already begun offering AccountChek as an alternative to manual, paper-based asset verification. In addition, borrowers can choose AccountChek as a faster alternative to uploading bank statements when using VanDyk’s self-service mortgage portal, powered by Ellie Mae(R)’s Encompass Consumer Connect(TM).