FinTech News

Financial Technology and Fintech News – Including news related to mortgage technology, SaaS, finance tech, loan origination, appraisal management, and related fintech topics from the Send2Press Newswire service.


PROGRESS in Lending Names DocMagic’s Director of Client Services to 2022 Most Powerful Women in Fintech List

TORRANCE, Calif., May 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document generation, regulatory compliance, and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that its director of client services, Lori Johnson, has been recognized by PROGRESS in Lending Association as a leading female technology professional in the mortgage industry.

Black Knight Empower LOS Now Integrated with DocMagic

TORRANCE, Calif., May 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of loan document generation, compliance support and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced an integration with Empower, Black Knight’s loan origination system (LOS), to help automate the DocMagic document generation process for lenders and provide access to additional DocMagic services.

Agile Launches Agile Chat for Lenders and Broker Dealers

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agile, a groundbreaking fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker dealers onto a single electronic platform, today announced the launch of Agile Chat, a new chat feature designed to increase transparency and efficiency between lenders and broker dealers.

realMLS enhances listing service with Down Payment Resource to help subscribers connect consumers with homebuyer assistance programs

ATLANTA, Ga. and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSRIE) — realMLS, serving 11,000 members in Northeast Florida, today announced that it has partnered with Down Payment Resource (DPR) to enhance its platform with DPR’s suite of real estate agent tools that help MLS customers connect homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs.

Mortgage Coach promotes Suzanne Duniphin to VP, Customer Experience and David Bowser to VP, Customer Engagement

IRVINE, Calif., May 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, announced the advancement of two of its department directors to vice president-level positions. Suzanne Duniphin was promoted from director of eLearning to VP, customer experience, and David Bowser was promoted from director of account management to VP, customer engagement.

Centier Bank Leverages DocMagic’s eVault Technology to Accept and Manage eNotes

TORRANCE, Calif., May 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of compliant loan document generation, automated regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that Indiana-based Centier Bank is now equipped to receive eNotes from their warehouse clients through DocMagic’s eVault solution. The move positions Centier to secure more business as mortgage bankers increasingly adopt eClosing technology.

Logix Federal Credit Union launches Mortgage Coach to enhance mortgage advisory service for members

IRVINE, Calif., April 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, announced today that Logix Federal Credit Union (Logix) has rolled out Mortgage Coach to enhance the mortgage advisory service it provides to members.

2022 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Award Announces MCT As Leader In Innovation

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 26, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, was announced as a 2022 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Winner. The Tech100 Mortgage Award spotlights innovators that are making the housing sector better and more sustainable by increasing efficiency, improving borrower experience and bringing elasticity to mortgage origination and servicing processes.

Mortgage Hedge Advisory Firm Vice Capital Markets promotes Shawn Ansley to CIO

NOVI, Mich., April 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vice Capital Markets, a leading mortgage hedge advisory firm for independent lenders, banks and credit unions, announced today that it has promoted Shawn Ansley to chief information officer (CIO). As CIO, Ansley will be tasked with the continued development of information technologies and deepening integrations with the agencies and major loan origination systems.

Critical Defect Rate Drops 18% in Q3 2021, Per ACES Quality Management Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report

DENVER, Colo., April 14, 2022 (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 the third quarter (Q3) of 2021. The latest report provides an analysis of post-closing quality control data derived from ACES Quality Management & Control® software.

NotaryCam surpasses 1 million remote online notarization transactions

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 12, 2022 (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 performed more than 1 million successful remote online notarization (RON) transactions. Since 2012, NotaryCam has facilitated transactions for Fortune 500 companies, banks, mortgage lenders, attorneys, settlement agents and more across the globe.

Loan Quality Expert Duane Gilkison to Speak at ACES ENGAGE

DENVER, Colo., April 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, has added Duane Gilkison, senior director of loan quality at Fannie Mae, to its speaker line-up for the upcoming ACES ENGAGE conference, taking place at the historic Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, May 23 – 25, 2022.

Sales Boomerang ranks No. 19 on Financial Times’ list of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies

BALTIMORE, Md., April 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced that it has clinched a top spot on Financial Times’ ranking of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies, ranking 19th overall, first among fintech firms and third in technology.

Mortgage Coach and ReverseVision team up to help consumers compare ‘forward’ and reverse mortgage financing options

IRVINE, Calif., April 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, today announced an integration with ReverseVision, a subsidiary of Constellation Mortgage Solutions, Inc., the leading national provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology.

FormFree and Take3Tech integration brings AccountChek asset, income and employment verification to the LoanMAPS mortgage technology platform

ATHENS, Ga., April 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® today announced it has partnered with Take Three Technologies (Take3Tech) to make its AccountChek® automated asset, income, and employment verification solutions available within LoanMAPS™, an all-in-one loan origination platform that encompasses a loan origination system (LOS), point-of-sale system (POS), customer relationship management system (CRM), compliance monitoring and report generation.

Planet Home Lending selects Mortgage Coach to enhance customer experience with educational home loan comparisons

MERIDEN, Conn. and IRVINE, Calif., April 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planet Home Lending, LLC, a national mortgage lender and servicer, has selected Mortgage Coach to give loan officers a tool to provide a better customer experience. With Mortgage Coach, mortgage loan originators (MLOs) can offer borrowers modern, consultative service with digital, interactive presentations that illustrate the costs and benefits of mortgage loan products and strategies over time.

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency partners with ACES Quality Management & Control

DENVER, Colo., March 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, today announced the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency has selected ACES’ flagship platform ACES Quality Management & Control® software to support its mortgage origination compliance and quality control (QC).

Ben Itkin Assumes Sales Leadership Position at MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced today that Ben Itkin has been appointed the new National Sales Director.

FormFree grows executive team, appoints Eric Lapin chief strategy officer

ATHENS, Ga., March 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that it has appointed Eric Lapin to the role of chief strategy officer (CSO). In this position, Lapin will leverage his more than 25 years’ experience in leadership roles at marquee mortgage technology firms and financial institutions to steer the strategic vision and partnerships driving FormFree’s growth.

George Mason Mortgage selects FormFree AccountChek to streamline its verification of borrower assets, income and employment

ATHENS, Ga., March 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that Washington, D.C.-based George Mason Mortgage (GMM) has selected AccountChek as the regional lender’s exclusive provider of automated asset, income and employment verification services. GMM will use AccountChek to simplify the loan application experience for borrowers, improve productivity for its team of 120 mortgage loan officers and reduce loan cycle times.

Mary Costello joins FormFree team as director of vendor management, risk and compliance

ATHENS, Ga., March 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree today announced that it has welcomed 17-year finance industry veteran Mary Costello to its team as director of vendor management, risk and compliance. In this role, Costello will support FormFree’s audit, risk and compliance efforts across the management of internal and external vendor, lender and integration partnerships.

Spokane Association of REALTORS® rolls out Down Payment Resource to help subscribers connect homebuyers with down payment assistance

ATLANTA, Ga. and SPOKANE, Wash., March 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spokane Association of REALTORS® (SAR) today announced that it has partnered with Down Payment Resource (DPR) to provide its 2,500 MLS subscribers with access to DPR’s toolset that helps real estate agents connect clients with programs that can help save on down payments and closing costs.

Sales Boomerang joins forces with Bonzo to enable automated mortgage marketing with personality

BALTIMORE, Md., March 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced its integration with Bonzo, an omnichannel sales engagement platform designed to scale the voice of mortgage advisors so they can attract, convert and retain clients on autopilot.

MCT Integrates with the Fannie Mae Connect Whole Loan Purchase Advice Seller API

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT’s award-winning capital markets platform, MCTlive!, is now integrated with the Fannie Mae Connect™ Whole Loan Purchase Advice Seller API. This API connection allows MCT Mark-to-Market and Hedge Accounting Reports to be updated with Fannie Mae purchase data instantly, instead of waiting to run reports through a Loan Origination System (LOS).

HomeBinder’s Adaptive Home Value™ model keeps homeowners coming back to mortgage lenders, home inspectors and Realtors with equity-building insights

BOSTON, Mass., March 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HomeBinder, a centralized home management platform that keeps homeowners connected with mortgage lenders, home inspectors, Realtors and other authorized professionals, today announced the availability of its Adaptive Home Value™ tool. The tool paints a more accurate picture of a home’s value by taking into consideration property-specific details that other automated valuation models (AVMs) fail to consider.

Mortgage Coach enhances integration with Black Knight’s Surefire to support lenders with mortgage education that helps convert borrowers at scale

IRVINE, Calif., March 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, today announced an enhanced integration with Surefire, Black Knight’s customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation software designed specifically for the mortgage lending industry.

FormFree names former ICE finance executive Patrick Rutherford as CFO to fuel its next stage in company growth

ATHENS, Ga., March 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® today announced that it has appointed Patrick Rutherford, former finance executive at Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), as chief financial officer (CFO). In his new role at FormFree, Rutherford will lead the organization’s finance, accounting and compliance functions.

Recently Launched LoanMAPS™ LOS Now Integrated with DocMagic Eliminating Need for Disclosure Desk and Closing Department

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance, and comprehensive eMortgage services, is pleased to announce that it has integrated multiple digital lending solutions with Take Three Technologies’ (“Take3”) cloud-based and fully-integrated loan origination system (LOS), LoanMAPS™.

Sales Boomerang teams up with OptifiNow to offer lenders an integrated experience for mortgage customer engagement

BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced its application programming interface (API) integration with OptifiNow, a cloud-based sales, marketing and customer relationship management (CRM) platform. The integration ensures accurate borrower data flows seamlessly and automatically between the two systems, giving lenders more time to focus on nurturing borrower relationships and exceeding sales goals.

FormFree’s AccountChek joins forces with Freddie Mac for industry-first automated assessment of direct deposit income

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® today announced that its AccountChek® digital asset verification service will support a first-of-its-kind solution from Freddie Mac that allows mortgage lenders to assess a prospective homebuyer’s income using direct deposit data. Available to mortgage lenders nationwide, Freddie Mac’s Loan Product Advisor® (LPASM) asset and income modeler (AIM) solution fulfills mortgage verification of assets (VOA) and verification of income (VOI) requirements.

National Bankers Association Endorses Promontory MortgagePath for Mortgage Fulfillment Services and POS Technology

DANBURY, Conn., Feb. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions provider Promontory MortgagePath LLC today announced the National Bankers Association (NBA) has endorsed its mortgage fulfillment services and proprietary point-of-sale technology, Borrower Wallet®.

Down Payment Resource welcomes Marcy Ash, AMP, as Director of Strategic Projects

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced it has appointed Marcy Ash, AMP, as director of strategic projects. In her role at DPR, Ash will manage relationships with state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) and spearhead industry partnerships and strategies that help DPR deliver greater value to its customers.

Spring EQ Offers Home Equity Loans to Brokers in Lender Price’s Marketplace

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lender Price, a provider of mortgage loan pricing and origination technology, announced today that Spring EQ has joined the Lender Price Marketplace as the first home equity loan lender on the platform. Spring EQ, headquartered in Philadelphia, is one of the nation’s largest lenders of home equity products.

New Jersey Bankers Association endorses Promontory MortgagePath’s mortgage fulfillment services and POS technology

DANBURY, Conn., Feb. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive digital mortgage and fulfillment solutions, announced today the New Jersey Bankers Association (NJBankers) has officially endorsed its mortgage fulfillment services and proprietary point-of-sale technology Borrower Wallet®.

ACES Quality Management adds Mortgage Bankers Association Economist Dr. Edward Seiler to ACES ENGAGE agenda

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced it has added Dr. Edward Seiler, housing economist at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and executive director of the MBA’s think tank Research Institute for Housing America, to its speaker line-up for the upcoming ACES ENGAGE conference.

Mortgage Coach expands partnership with NAMMBA to grow diversity, equity and inclusion in housing finance

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, has expanded its relationship with the National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA).

Sales Boomerang’s Reverse Mortgage Alert helps lenders bring timely home-equity opportunities to more homeowners

BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today announced the launch of Reverse Mortgage Alert, a new addition to its pantheon of automated borrower intelligence products, as well as significant enhancements to the company’s existing Rate Alert product.

ReverseVision Recruits Marketing Maven Scott Shepherd to Elevate Brand and Support Growth

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision®, the leading national provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, announced that seasoned marketing executive Scott Shepherd has joined the company to head its marketing efforts. As head of marketing, he oversees ReverseVision’s marketing department and is responsible for the design and implementation of its new marketing strategy.

After, Inc. Acquires Accentf(x) to Deepen its Post-Sale Marketing Services Offering

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After, Inc., the leading customer experience technology company providing post-sale software and services to the world’s top manufacturers, retailers, and ecommerce sellers, just announced its acquisition of Accentf(x) Marketing.

Mortgage Coach unveils redesigned website

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, has announced the launch of a newly designed website. The website redesign offers visitors an enhanced user experience featuring immersive brand exploration opportunities and an enriched library of lender resources.