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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.

New York Real Estate Investor Relieves Home Sellers of Financial Burden

ALBANY, N.Y., June 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A New York-based real estate investor group, SellMyHouseFastNY.com, specializes in buying pre-foreclosed homes with little or no equity. Sell My House Fast NY is designed to help the seller quickly liquidate their home, often within 48 hours, so they can put some cash in their pocket and eliminate any credit damage.

Home Point Financial and ReverseVision Partner to Offer Mortgage Lender-Focused HECM Luncheon

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, Inc. (ReverseVision) is pleased to announce that it is again offering the popular ‘Home-Equity Loans Facts Track’ seminar for mortgage lenders interested in learning more about the home-equity conversion mortgage (HECM) loan on May 11 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, Sandpiper Room from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Simplifile and Landtech Data Corporation Integration Streamlines E-Recoding Process for Settlement Service Providers

PROVO, Utah, May 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, the nation’s largest e-recording service provider, has partnered with Landtech Data Corporation (Landtech) to improve recording efficiency and ease payment processing for Landtech’s nationwide customer base. The integration will further advance the efficiency of the e-recording process by allowing settlement service providers to submit and pay for their e-recording documents using Simplifile without ever leaving the Landtech system.

Simplifile Q1 2016 Report Reveals Three Out of Four Transactions Eligible to be E-Recorded

PROVO, Utah, April 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leader in electronic document and data workflow technology for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today released quarterly figures summarizing the organization’s activities and achievements from January through March 2016.

AUCTIONS THIS WEEK: 6 Luxury Homes In The San Francisco Bay Area Totaling Over $85 Million

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Sunday, April 24, is the deadline to participate in an extraordinary buying event for some of the finest San Francisco Bay Area real estate. Luxury home auction consultant Guy Masters, in cooperation with Olivia Hsu Decker, the legendary luxury home specialist and co-owner of Decker Bullock Sotheby’s International Realty present this unparalleled opportunity. Each non-distressed property represents the best of the Bay Area.

NOVA Home Loans Chooses ReverseVision Exchange (RVX) Software to Originate Reverse Mortgages, Deliver to Investors

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision announced today that NOVA(R) Home Loans (NOVA), a Tucson, Arizona-based mortgage lender serving the Southwestern United States, has selected RV Exchange (RVX) as its reverse mortgage loan origination software (LOS). NOVA has originated reverse mortgages as a correspondent lender since 2014.

Media Advisory: Reverse Mortgage Expert John Button Available to Comment on Reverse Mortgage Trends

ATLANTA, Ga., March 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reverse mortgage expert John Button, president and CEO of San Diego, California-based software provider ReverseVision, is available for interviews in Atlanta on Tuesday, April 12, and Wednesday, April 13, 2016.

CMG Financial Automates its Entire Appraisal Process Using Global DMS’ eTrac Platform

LANSDALE, Pa., March 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that CMG Financial (CMG), one of the nation’s leading lenders, has streamlined the management of its appraisal process from start to finish using Global DMS’ eTrac platform.

The California Lifestyle Auction: Over $85 Million of prominent San Francisco Bay Area homes to be offered at auction

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luxury home auction consultant Guy Masters, in cooperation with Olivia Hsu Decker, the legendary luxury home specialist and co-owner of Decker Bullock Sotheby’s International Realty present this unparalleled opportunity to bid on six of the finest homes in Northern California. Each non-distressed property represents the best of the California lifestyle. Ms. Decker will be donating five percent of her fees to the successful bidders’ charity of choice.

John Cannon Homes Sweeps 2016 Parade of Homes, Wins 16 Awards, 4 Best Overall

SARASOTA, Fla., March 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Cannon Homes was the most recognized home builder in this year’s Parade of Homes, sweeping the competition with sixteen awards including four in the category of ‘Best Overall,’ in a presentation held Thursday by the Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association.

Platinum Data Named to HousingWire’s HW TECH100 for Third Consecutive Year

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Platinum Data Solutions, a provider of valuation data and analytics solutions, has been included on HousingWire’s HW TECH100(TM) list for the third year of the three year old awards program.

John Cannon Homes Awarded First Place as Best Residential Builder Again, for 24th Consecutive Year

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Reader’s Choice Awards, an annual event presented by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, was held last Thursday evening. John Cannon Homes once again received the first place award for Best Residential Builder in both Sarasota and Manatee Counties for the 24th consecutive year.

Malakai Sparks Group Soars to Top of Huntington Beach Real Estate

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When it came to selling real estate in Huntington Beach in 2015, nobody did it better than the Malakai Sparks Group. As the top team at Coldwell Banker in Huntington Beach, Malakai and his associates constantly set one record after another. Always setting new price records in the areas in which they sold, the Malakai Sparks Group knows what it takes to sell a property quickly and at the best possible price.

IDS Celebrates 30th Anniversary in 2016

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced the company will celebrate 30 years in business this year. The company plans to celebrate with various promotions and events throughout the year.

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.