Real Estate News

Real Estate News – including property development, luxury homes, REALTOR® news, home auctions, and related real estate industry news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


NAMB Releases Housing Outlook: Congress Needs to Make Key Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NAMB, an association that represents the interests of individual mortgage loan originators and small to mid-size mortgage businesses, has announced its housing outlook and its plans to advocate for change.

National Appraisal Management Company (AMC) Strengthens Market Position

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Oct. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), announced that Paul Wholley has been hired as VP of Sales, responsible for leading the company’s national sales team.

Pendo Makes Enhancements to Its Appraisal Review Tool

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company (AMC), has made enhancements to their Appraisal Review Tool, which is part of their proprietary technology solutions for appraisal management.

Local Castle Featured On WMUR’s Mansion Monday

BEDFORD, N.H., Sept. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bedford, New Hampshire’s Castle on the Hill has caught the attention of WMUR’s Mansion Monday. Recently listed for sale, this luxury residence sits on top of a hill with breathtaking panoramic mountain views. The home got its name from the two stone turrets that grace the front. Molly B. Miller, owner of Mountain Side Properties and listing agent for the Castle on the Hill, was surprised to see the home on Mansion Monday.

MEDIA ADVISORY: ReverseVision Experts Available to Discuss HUD Changes to HECM Reverse Mortgage Program

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The following ReverseVision experts, whose expertise on the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) ranges from HUD guideline interpretation to market analysis to education, are available for interviews regarding HUD’s planned changes to the HECM program.

A Shift in Philly Suburbs Real Estate: Independent Brokerages on the Rise Over Franchises

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Springer Realty Group is an up-and-coming independent brokerage that serves clients throughout Pennsylvania. This year alone, they have grown by nearly 50-percent, and they recently opened their fourth office in Blue Bell. Top Chester County PA Realtor Don Dowd is one of the agents that has joined SRG during the past year.

Kennett Square, PA Commercial Real Estate Market is Booming, Says Local Broker

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chester County commercial real estate broker Jeff Dowd, an (Associate Broker) at Zommick McMahon Commercial Real Estate, Inc. does about 50 deals a year. This makes him one of the top commercial real estate agents in the greater Philadelphia areas. Jeff has nearly two decades of experience in the industry, and he has done numerous multi-million dollar deals in cities and towns throughout the region.

Southeastern Oklahoma’s Brewer Realty Group Welcomes Brian Allen, Ashley McCain and Olivia Booth to Its Growing Team of Real Estate Agents

DURANT, Okla., Aug. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brewer Realty Group, a fast-growing, local real estate group started in 2013, announces the addition of Brian Allen, Ashley McCain and Olivia Booth to its Durant, Oklahoma team of REALTORS. Brewer Realty Group has continued to attract the attention of the local community it serves by luring the “best in the business” to their group.

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.

Seventeen Counties Across Midwest, Western United States Join Simplifile E-recording Network

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced today that 17 additional counties throughout the Midwest and Western United States have joined the Simplifile e-recording network.

EPIC’s National Real Estate Practice Invests in Upgrading Computer Lab for Residents of Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Historic Pullman Wheelworks Apartments

DENVER, Colo., and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has contributed $32,000 to Mercy Housing Lakefront to upgrade the computer lab at the Pullman Wheelworks Apartments, offering residents state-of-the art online tools to advance their educational and career goals.

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).

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.

The John Maxwell Company held The 5 Levels of Leadership Workshop at WorkSocial

JERSEY CITY, N.J., July 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WorkSocial, Jersey City’s premier coworking and shared office space, is excited to announce they were the official host of John Maxwell’s leadership workshop. On June 28, 2017, The John Maxwell Company brought “The 5 Levels of Leadership” Workshop to the area. The event was held in WorkSocial’s newly-opened training space.

Dania Beach CRA Issues RFQ for Real Estate Developer for Downtown City Center

DANIA BEACH, Fla., July 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dania Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (DBCRA) invites interested parties to participate in a public private partnership and submit qualifications (RFQ) for the redevelopment of property known as the Dania Beach City Center. This 4.5-acre site is owned by the City of Dania Beach.

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.

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.

Pendo Executive Alicia Branstetter Receives NAWRB’s Roaring Thirty Award

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo., June 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pendo, a nationwide appraisal management company, announced that Alicia Branstetter, the company’s vice president of marketing, has received the NAWRB (National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses) Roaring Thirty Award.

Pompano Beach CRA and Urban Land Institute Symposium to Reveal Half Billion Investment Opportunity

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach CRA has partnered with the Urban Land Institute to host a unique symposium outlining the $500 million investment opportunity available for developers in the Pompano Beach Innovation District. Nationally recognized redevelopment experts and invested developers will provide comprehensive details about the last 24 acres of undeveloped parcels in Broward County with prime visibility from I-95.

VLP Law Group Continues Its Growth with the Addition of Real Estate Partner David B. Franklin

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that David B. Franklin has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Franklin’s practice concentrates on real estate transactions and land use, primarily in California and Hawaii.

Pompano Beach CRA Announces City Vista Artist in Residence Program

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) has issued a call for artists of all disciplines to submit applications for the City Vista Artist in Residence (AiR) program. City Vista is a mixed-use apartment building located in the heart of the developing downtown district.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Log Home Show Returns to Lake George NY for 2017 with Free Seminars and Opportunities to Learn from Experts

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y., April 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Residents of the Lake George, New York area and its surrounding communities who are harboring the dream to build, renovate, or maintain a log home are invited to speak with the industry’s top log home and timber frame companies and builders along with industry experts during the Lake George, N.Y. Log & Timber Frame Home Show being held at the Lake George Forum, May 5-7, 2017.

Housing Advocates and Los Angeles Residents Call on Los Angeles City Council to Limit Short-Term Rentals in LA

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A growing alliance of affordable housing advocates, local neighborhood renters and homeowners, hotel employees and hotel representatives gathered today in front of Los Angeles City Hall to call on City officials to adopt smart regulations for short-term rentals, according to Keep Neighborhoods First.

Simplifile Announces Integration with Ellie Mae’s Encompass Mortgage Management Solution

PROVO, Utah, March 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that its Collaboration and Post Closing services will be available this month through Ellie Mae’s Encompass(r) all-in-one mortgage management solution.

FormFree Named to HousingWire’s TECH100 List of Most Innovative Tech Companies for Fourth Consecutive Year

ATLANTA, Ga., March 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that it has been named to HousingWire’s HW TECH100(TM) list of the most innovative technology companies in mortgage finance and real estate for the fourth year in a row. FormFree has been featured in the TECH100 list since 2014, when the company also won a special category prize for most unique solution.

John Cannon Homes Honored at 2017 Parade of Homes Ceremony with 27 awards, 4 in ‘Best Overall’ Category

SARASOTA, Fla., March 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southwest Florida residential luxury custom home builder John Cannon Homes received four “Best Overall” awards and an additional 23 awards in individual and sub-contractor categories at the 2017 Parade of Homes Ceremony held Thursday evening at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

Simplifile Recognized as HousingWire TECH100 Winner for Second Year Running

PROVO, Utah, March 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it has been selected for HousingWire’s HW TECH100(TM) list of the most innovative technology companies in housing for the second year in a row.

John Cannon Homes ‘Best Residential Builder’ as Sarasota Herald-Tribune Reader’s Choice Winner for Unprecedented 25th Consecutive Year

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Cannon Homes continues to prove to be southwest Florida’s recurring Best Builder taking home the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Readers’ Choice award in the Residential category for an unprecedented 25th consecutive year. Renowned for incomparable waterfront designs and luxury custom homes, John Cannon Homes has garnered 345 awards across four counties in over 100 prestigious communities.

Current Builders Selected as General Contractor for 5500 Broken Sound Residences

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders announced they have been selected as the general contractor for the 5500 Broken Sound Apartment project located in the Arvida Park of Commerce (APOC) in Boca Raton. New Century Companies is the developer of the 180 unit multi-family rental apartment community valued at $25 million.

Chris Kiley Joins Wholesale Trading in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Insurance Services, LLC (WTIS) announced today that industry veteran Chris Kiley has joined the firm as Managing Director/Property Broker. WTIS is a privately-held wholesale insurance broker created and managed by industry veterans whose goal is to better align the business interests of the retail broker, the wholesaler and insurance carriers.

Newmark Associates Makes Community a Priority

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, volunteers from Newmark Associates are gathering to build and create items for the residents at the Mt. Kemble Home. Guided by Caring Capital, the team will roll up their sleeves to construct and mount bookcases in the Home’s new library and craft a TV console system for the new Community Room. Volunteers from Newmark will also create wall hangings to brighten the entire residence. How fitting for a women-led commercial real estate firm to boost a women’s residency!

Simplifile E-recording Network Gains 43 New Counties in South, Midwest U.S.

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced it has added 43 counties and parishes across the Southern and Midwestern United States to its e-recording network. All of the counties, which span 18 states, joined Simplifile’s network in the last quarter of 2016 or first quarter of 2017, with most signing on in just the last two months.

New Tiny House Zero Percent APR Financing Available with National Vermont Company

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop was getting at least five to 10 requests per day. Potential customers wanted financing options so they could easily afford a tiny house of their own. The Vermont-based retailer acted and now people can apply to pay over time for numerous cottage, cabin, tiny house and shed options.

Real Estate and Paint launches Networking site for Homeowners, Agents and Contractors

DANVILLE, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It was out of necessity that Tom Gore from Thomas Realty Pros learned to market his real estate business. His new website reflects that experience. Tom helps consumers find the best real estate agents with his newly created Real Estate and Paint networking platform. It started with Tom getting his real estate license right before the crash of 2008. That fact necessitated originality when it came to marketing his business.

Simplifile Clocks 11.9 Million E-recording Transactions in 2016, Sets Sights on Settlement Innovation in 2017

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced its strategic priorities for 2017 along with year-end data summarizing the organization’s last 12 months of growth. Following steady adoption of its e-recording platform by county recording offices in 2016, Simplifile will focus in 2017 on expanding its network of settlement agent users and introducing enhancements to its online collaboration platform for settlement service providers.

McWhirter Realty Partners Announces 15-percent Growth in 2016

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — McWhirter Realty Partners, a comprehensive real estate services firm offering brokerage, property management and development services, today announced a significant increase in business during 2016, realizing 15 percent growth over 2015.

Treasure Coast Opportunity Network announces the Treasure Hunt $500 Cash Giveaway

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Treasure Coast Real Estate and Home Expo is a free event for all ages, all businesses and open to the public on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Treasure Coast Opportunity Network (TCOppNetwork) and The Von Ohlen Team are hosting Treasure Coast Real Estate and Trade Expo at The Port St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Freedom Mortgage Wholesale Division Now Using Simplifile Collaboration Service

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced that Freedom Mortgage has begun using the Simplifile Collaboration service in its wholesale division to quickly and easily exchange data with its settlement partners.

Treasure Coast Real Estate and Trade Expo – Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Jan. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Treasure Coast Real Estate and Trade Expo is a free event for all ages, all businesses and open to the public on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. TCOppNetwork and The Von Ohlen Team are hosting Treasure Coast Real Estate and Trade Expo at The Port St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Free Land and Incentives for Builders Looking to Develop in Osceola, Iowa

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Jan. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of a new housing development initiative, Osceola, Iowa’s Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) is offering home builders and developers shovel-ready sites at no cost for residential projects as well as reimbursements on interest for construction loans for a 12-month period. The CCDC launched the Zero-Cost Development initiative in an effort to capitalize on the recent growth trends and development throughout south central Iowa.

Twelve Jurisdictions in Georgia, Louisiana Join Simplifile’s E-recording Network

PROVO, Utah, Dec. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced the addition of eight Georgia counties and four Louisiana parishes to its e-recording network, the nation’s largest.

Council of Residential Specialists and Move For Hunger Announce Collaborative Effort to Help Feed Families In Need Nationwide

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) announced today a partnership with Move For Hunger, a non-profit organization that works with real estate agents and moving companies to combat the growing hunger problem across the country.

Two Companies Are Answering the Demands of the Housing Market Shortage in Southern Oklahoma

DURANT, Okla., Oct. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Green Oaks Development Corp. and Campbell Real Estate Group, two premier real estate development companies best known for their elegant custom-built residential projects and reputation for value and functionality, announced a recent partnership to develop a new master planned community, Pebble Brook Village, featuring 115 residential lots with minimum size of 1/2 acre per lot.

EPIC Insurance adds Broker/Producer Rick Haycock in Sacramento, Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Rick Haycock has joined the firm as a property & casualty insurance broker/producer.

Simplifile Reports Continued Expansion of E-Recording Infrastructure, Electronic Document Submission in Q3 2016

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today released quarterly figures summarizing the organization’s activities and achievements from July through September 2016.

Seven South Dakota Counties Adopt Simplifile as State Authorizes E-Recording for the First Time

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today announced it will begin electronically recording property records in seven South Dakota counties for the first time. Simplifile’s announcement follows a recent decision by the South Dakota State Legislature authorizing local register of deeds offices to accept electronically submitted documents.

Uninsured Long-Term Care Is ‘Eating’ Real Estate by the Square Foot, ACSIA Partners Reports

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The cost of care for aging Americans may be viewed as a glutton that devours homes in daily bites that are getting bigger. So says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners LLC, one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies.

Trent Real Estate Announces 3rd location in Jacksonville offering reduced 3 percent listing fees saving property owners thousands

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trent Real Estate is pleased to announce it has opened a new branch in Jacksonville in order to assist clients with buying and selling property for reduced 3-percent commission rates in North Florida. The firm will also continue to work with their institutional bank clients and the Department of HUD to enhance and grow its distressed asset management division throughout the State of Florida.

Core Redevelopment Announces One Sycamore, the $23 Million Redevelopment of the Historic American Can Building in Terre Haute, Indiana

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Core Redevelopment, LLC today announced that it has agreed to redevelop the historic American Can building near downtown Terre Haute, Indiana, into approximately 178 loft-style, market-rate apartments known as One Sycamore. In partnership with the City of Terre Haute, Indiana State University and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Core Redevelopment’s $23 million investment will breathe new life into this long-vacant but important historic landmark.

Simplifile Expands E-recording Network to Another 9 Southeast Counties, 14 Midwest Counties

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced it has added nine Southeast county recording offices and 14 Midwest county recording offices to its e-recording network. The new counties are located in Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.

The Mortgage Collaborative Adds Twelve Providers to Preferred Partner Network

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending cooperative, today announced the formal approval of twelve new preferred partner companies to their national network, announced the Collaborative’s EVP of National Sales & Strategic Alliances, Rich Swerbinsky.

Simplifile Q2 2016 Report Finds Emerging Preference Among Lenders for Settlement Partners Who E-Record

PROVO, Utah, July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, today released quarterly figures summarizing the organization’s activities and achievements from April through June 2016.

Platinum Data Announces Enhanced Integration with Ellie Mae’s Encompass Mortgage Management Solution

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Platinum Data Solutions, a provider of valuation data and analytics solutions for the mortgage industry, announced an enhanced integration with Ellie Mae’s Encompass(R) all-in-one mortgage management solution. The enhanced integration allows lenders to order Platinum Data’s RealView(R) appraisal quality reports by submitting appraisal data in MISMO XML format directly through Encompass, to drive quality and efficiency in the loan origination process.

Bank of Southern California Provides $5 Million in Financing to OWB Real Estate Holdings, LLC

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that it has provided $5 million in financing as senior lender in part of a larger financing arrangement for OWB Real Estate Holdings, LLC. The financing was a combination of bank borrowing, and loans secured through the Federally backed New Market Tax Credit program. The financing provided funds used for the acquisition of land, improvements, and equipment of a shuttered beef slaughter and processing plant in Brawley, Calif., formerly operated by National Beef.

Searching for a new home just got bigger and better with TOPTEN!

MILPITAS, Calif., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TOPTEN New Homes announces the largest national home search specifically for new construction. Scratch the case of the Mondays, friend. We come bearing great news! Our engineering and design team spent several late-night weeks creating a new and improved real estate search, TOPTENnewhomes.com.

EPIC’s Kathleen Felderman Named ‘Elite Woman 2016’ by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and DENVER, Colo., June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal, National Real Estate Practice Leader Kathleen Felderman has been named an “Elite Women 2016” by Insurance Business America.