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Page 5 of Real Estate News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Pavaso’s Vice President of Partner Strategies and Government Affairs Elected to Co-Chair MISMO Workgroup

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nancy G. Pratt, vice president of Partner Strategies and Government Affairs at real estate technology company Pavaso, was elected to serve as co-chair of the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO) eMortgage Workgroup at the organization’s Winter Summit in January.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Four Account Executives to Serve California, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Midwest

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm has hired four new account executives in its wholesale and correspondent lending division.

Titan Offers Trade Transaction Management Services to Mortgage Investors

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced it is now offering Trade Transaction Management Services to investors looking to acquire mortgage assets. Through these services, Titan facilitates the administrative tasks and logistical management of acquiring a loan pool. Using its comprehensive mortgage process and compliance foundation, Titan works in collaboration with investors to provide a deeper understanding of the risks the investor is potentially acquiring.

Real Estate Investment Firm Turns Tidy Profit in One Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carolwood Equities, a privately-held, fully-integrated real estate investment company, just closed a deal for an impressive return and the firm’s founders, Andrew Shanfeld and Adam Rubin, partners, say it’s just the beginning.

Mid America Mortgage Seeks TRID Scratch and Dent Mortgage Loans for Potential Purchase

ADDISON, Texas, Dec. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm’s interest in purchasing Scratch and Dent loans with TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) infractions, even if a previous investor has rejected the loan for purchase.

ReverseVision Offers Lenders and REALTORS a Reverse Mortgage Education Track at Jan. 2016 User Conference in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, Inc. today announced that mortgage lenders, bankers and REALTORS(R) interested in learning why offering reverse mortgages in their lending portfolio allows them to better serve consumers are invited to attend a ‘Reverse Mortgage Facts’ track at its inaugural User Conference 2016 in San Diego January 20 – 22 at the Sheraton San Diego Hoteland Marina.

Arkansas Mortgage Banker of The Year Announced at Fall Conference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas (MBAA) kicked off its annual Fall Conference with a dinner at the Little Rocks Arts Center. Arkansas Governor, Asa Hutchinson welcomed the crowd of over 100 attendees.

Brazilian Developer OPTIMA expands its activity and launches its first project in the Orlando Walt Disney World area

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OPTIMA, an international developer headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, announces its expansion into the Orlando region and is launching its first project there today, the ‘Regal Palms Elite Townhomes.’

ReverseVision Ranked Number 367 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision today announced it ranked number 367 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500(TM), a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. ReverseVision grew 175.1 percent during this period.

MLSListings Inc and New Homes Navigator Offer New Tool to Expand Home Search in Tight Market

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MLSListings today became the first multiple listing service in California to offer New Homes Navigator – a first of its kind service that connects real estate professionals with new construction inventory for their clients’ home search.

John Cannon Homes, Selected as Exclusive Builder in Bay Estates Preserve at MiraBay, Wows with Luxury $2MM Grand Estate ‘The Mindera’

SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the opening of ‘The Mindera,’ a $2,299,990 luxury estate, custom-design homebuilder John Cannon marks his return to Newland Communities in Apollo Beach, Fla., as the exclusive builder in the Bay Estates Preserve at MiraBay, a neighborhood of estate-size waterfront and preserve home sites.

Veros Home Valuation Annual Forecast is Strongest in More Than Two Years

SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, today reports that residential market values will continue in a positive trajectory over the next 12 months, with overall annual appreciation rising to +3.6% from its Q2 forecast of 3.1%. The number of markets expected to increase in value is up to 94% from last quarter’s 90%.

Pavaso, IDS Co-Host eClosing Event at MBA Annual to Highlight Upcoming Integration

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pavaso, a provider of digital collaborative technology for the real estate lifecycle, announced it is co-hosting an event with leading mortgage document preparation provider International Document Services (IDS) during the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA’s) 102nd Annual Convention and Expo in San Diego later this month. The event, ‘eClosing All-Stars,’ will be held on Sunday, Oct. 18 at Petco Park.

Pavaso Completes First End-to-End Digital Real Estate Process with Agent Sales Contract Negotiation Tool Offering Consumer Support Competitive Differentiator

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Real estate technology company Pavaso today announced the completion of its pioneering end-to-end digital process for the industry with the addition of its sales contract negotiation tool for real estate agents. The tool allows the deal to start digitally and flow through their established process with lenders and settlement agents, creating a unified modern experience for consumers.

First Time on Market in Almost 40 Years: Luxury Real Estate Property in Montecito, CA Offered Via Sealed Bid

MONTECITO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s the luxury real estate opportunity of a lifetime. The Semair Farm Estate located in Montecito, Calif. is available for the first time in nearly 40 years and sealed bids are due by Nov. 18 via Sage Auctions LLC.

Pavaso Offers Free Public Beta of IDMAXX Identity Validation, Character Reference Tool for Mortgage/Real Estate eClosing

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pavaso, a provider of electronic collaborative technology for the real estate lifecycle, announced the availability of IDMAXX(SM), an identity validation/character reference tool that further enhances their end-to-end digital real estate process. The tool is currently in beta and being offered to users free of charge until the end of 2015.

DocMagic Selected by PHH Mortgage to Further Enhance its Compliance Capabilities

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that PHH Mortgage (PHH), one of the largest providers of residential mortgages in the United States, has signed a multi-year license agreement to use its expansive set of products to help ensure compliance with the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule.

VLP Law Group Continues Growth with the Addition of Affordable Housing Partner Tamara L. Osborne

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Tamara L. Osborne has joined the firm’s Affordable Housing and Community Development Practice as a partner based in Los Angeles.

ReverseVision Spotlights Directors Mortgage for HECM Reverse Mortgage Origination to Portland, Oregon Sports Executive

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, Inc. today announced it is spotlighting a HECM reverse mortgage origination by Oregon-based Directors Mortgage, a Pacific-Northwest focused full service mortgage banking firm, as it illustrates an ideal application of the product that allows qualified homeowners age 62 or older to access a portion of their home equity as a financial resource, and eliminates the need to make house payments.

Eco-Friendly Sprinkler Systems Save Water and Avoid Drought Violations

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sprinkler Repair Guy keeps customers green by being green. How? They set customers up with automated sprinkler systems that are 100 percent water efficient and ensure that residential and commercial customers are not in violation of California drought violations.

EPIC’s National Real Estate Practice presents Mercy Housing with $26,000 to fund summer youth program and improvements

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, July 30, the National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants presented its charity of choice, Mercy Housing, with a check for $26,000.

Homewood Suites – Seattle/Lynnwood Sold to RLJ Lodging Trust

SEATTLE, Wash., July 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kennedy and Mohn announced today that they represented Legacy Hospitality, an Albuquerque based hotel development and operating company, in the sale of the 170-room Homewood Suites by Hilton, Seattle/Lynnwood. The hotel was acquired by RLJ Lodging Trust for $37.9 million or approximately $223,000 per key.

John Cannon Homes sells ‘The Avianna’ at The Concession for $2.3 million

SARASOTA, Fla., July 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Avianna, a luxury model home built by John Cannon Homes at The Concession Golf Club and Residences, has sold for $2.3 million. The 4,954-square-foot estate opened as a model in November 2014.

United Wholesale Mortgage Launches Interest-Only Financing for Homeowners

TROY, Mich., July 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing wholesale lenders, has announced an interest-only financing program available to qualified borrowers who utilize UWM’s extensive broker network for their mortgage needs.

Local RE/MAX Agent Recognized as Among Top 1 percent in National Report

CHICAGO, Ill., July 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mike Kravitz with RE/MAX Premier Properties is among 2,090 RE/MAX agents and teams featured in the 2015 REAL Trends ‘America’s Best Real Estate Agents’ report. The agents included in the survey represent less than 1 percent of all real estate practitioners in the United States. Kravitz has more than 20 years of experience in the Chicago market.

Mortgage Market Index Enhanced with OpenClose Data

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. and DALLAS, Texas, July 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose(R), an enterprise-class, multi-channel, end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that it is now delivering weekly data for the U.S. Mortgage Market Index, an indicator of upcoming mortgage originations that is published by Mortgage Daily, a leading online news and data source for the mortgage industry.

Mountain America Credit Union and Pavaso Host July 16 TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Boot Camp for Salt Lake City REALTORS

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mountain America Credit Union (MACU) and Pavaso, a provider of innovative real estate technology, are co-hosting a ‘boot camp’ for Salt Lake City area REALTORS(R) about how the CFPB’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule will affect both their business and the home buying experience of their customers.

Residential Market Sustains Strength Predicted by Veros’ Latest 12-Month Forecast Update

SANTA ANA, Calif., July 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, reports that the residential market continues in a positive trajectory, with a greater percentage of markets expected to increase in value over the next 12 months, moving upwards to 90% from last quarter’s 86%.

ShortSave Adds Mortgage Servicer Dashboard Tools, Borrower Document Fulfillment/eSignatures

MONUMENT, Colo., June 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ShortSave, Inc., the provider of an award-winning borrower-facing mortgage default servicing system, announced it has made several upgrades to its platform to improve analytics and compliance tracking for servicers, as well as enhancements to the borrower experience.

The Mortgage Collaborative Enters Partnership with Fannie Mae to Support Small, Mid-Sized Mortgage Originators

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), an independent lending cooperative serving small and mid-sized mortgage lenders and community-based lending institutions, and Fannie Mae agreed upon enhancements to the benefits offered to TMC members that were announced earlier in the year through a strategic partnership agreement.

IDS, Pavaso Partner to Create End-to-End Digital Mortgage Closing Environment

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah and PLANO, Texas, May 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) and Pavaso, a provider of innovative real estate technology, announced the two firms have entered into a partnership. Through this alliance, the two firms will develop an integration between Pavaso’s Digital Close(TM) electronic closing platform and IDS’s flagship doc prep system idsDoc.

Veros Delivers First Direct Connection to FHA’s Electronic Appraisal Delivery Portal

SANTA ANA, Calif., May 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, announced today that lenders and technology vendors interested in the option of implementing a direct connection to FHA’s recently announced Electronic Appraisal Delivery (EAD) portal for electronic appraisal submission can connect through Veros’ proprietary product, PATHWAY.

420+ Acres: The ‘Ponderosa’ of Florida, Russell Cattle Ranch to be auctioned Saturday, May 2

MIAMI, Fla., April 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The famous Russell Cattle Ranch, a 420+ acres working cattle ranch in Bonifay in north Florida just minutes from I-10, will be auctioned May 2 in a special ‘retirement auction,’ Auction Company of America announced today.

Market Showing Increasing Signs of Strengthening, Says Veros’ Latest 12-Month Forecast Update

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, reports that the residential market is gaining momentum with a greater percentage of markets expected to increase in value over the next 12 months, moving upwards to 86% from last quarter’s 82 percent.

John Cannon Homes, ‘Best Builder’ in Sarasota-Manatee County ‘Reader’s Choice’ award, for 23rd consecutive time

SARASOTA, Fla., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When John Cannon first started building luxury homes in the Sarasota-Bradenton area, gasoline was 89 cents a gallon, disposable contact lenses had just come onto the market and the ‘Simpsons’ made their television debut. A lot has changed since 1987. But one constant is John Cannon Homes as a finalist in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s Reader’s Choice poll for ‘Best Builder.’

United Wholesale Mortgage Launches Freddie Mac’s Home Possible Mortgage Program

TROY, Mich., March 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced today the availability of Freddie Mac’s new Home Possible(R) Mortgage program, which enables first-time home buyers and low- to moderate-income borrowers to achieve home ownership with only a three percent down payment.

Oakwood Management Company Selects Katz Marketing Solutions for Brand Marketing Strategy

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oakwood Management Company, one of Columbus’ leading apartment community and commercial property management companies, announced the selection of Katz Marketing Solutions to provide brand marketing and strategic planning services.

John Cannon Homes Wins 24 Awards – Most Honored Custom Home Builder in 2015 Parade of Homes

SARASOTA, Fla., March 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Winning 24 awards at the annual Parade of Homes Awards Presentation, John Cannon Homes was the most recognized custom home builder in this year’s competition of 93 single family home entries.

TALCB Concludes Investigation – Finds Appraisals Prepared for CEO of American International Industries, Inc. Violate 17 USPAP Provisions

AUSTIN and KEMAH, Texas, March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) held its February meeting on February 20, 2015. At the meeting, the TALCB entered an ‘Agreed Final Order’ in the matter of an investigation of Complaint Nos. 13-321 and 13-325 filed by Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (OTCBB: AMIN / OTCQB: AMIN) located in Kemah, Texas.

Veros Real Estate Solutions Delivers First Direct Connection to FHA EAD Portal

SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, announced today that lenders interested in utilizing FHA’s recently announced Electronic Appraisal Delivery (EAD) portal can achieve a direct connection for electronic appraisal submission through Veros’ PATHWAY.