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Optimal Blue announced launch of Optimize Your Advantage campaign in advance of the MBA Secondary and Capital Markets Conference

PLANO, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Optimal Blue announced the launch of its Optimize Your Advantage campaign in advance of the MBA Secondary and Capital Markets Conference. This comprehensive brand initiative highlights the value and innovation the company delivers to clients. Through Optimal Blue's position as the housing industry's only end-to-end capital markets platform, lenders and other market participants have greater control of their profit margins, giving them distinct advantages, regardless of market conditions.

LenderLogix Fee Chaser selected by OneTrust Home Loans to Automate Processes

BUFFALO, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced OneTrust Home Loans as its newest Fee Chaser client. Using Fee Chaser, OneTrust Home Loans can streamline its operations and compliantly collect upfront fees from its borrowers.

Former Ellie Mae executive Vikas Rao joins Dark Matter Technologies as deputy chief product officer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter) today announced the appointment of Vikas Rao as deputy chief product officer. Reporting directly to Chief Product Officer Stephanie Durflinger, Rao is charged with overseeing enhancements to the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) and establishing Dark Matter's developer community, which will help lenders embed automation deeper in their origination workflows and more tightly integrate their systems using open application programming interfaces (APIs) and widgets.

Floify announces the appointment of Jason Mapes as head of sales

BOULDER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced the appointment of Jason Mapes as head of sales. Mapes, who previously served as director of sales for nCino's Mortgage Suite, brings a wealth of experience to spearhead Floify's national sales initiatives.

Down Payment Resource integration with ICE Mortgage Technology embeds down payment assistance program support

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced a new integration using the latest API framework from Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) for mortgage technology. Available via the Encompass Partner Connect™ API Platform, the integration makes it easier for lenders to support homebuyers with the nation's 2,300-plus down payment assistance (DPA) programs.

Mortgage Purchase Lock Counts See First YoY Gain Since Fed Rate Hikes Began 2 Years Ago says Optimal Blue

PLANO, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Optimal Blue today released its April 2024 Originations Market Monitor report, which reveals the first year-over-year increase in purchase mortgage lock counts since the Federal Reserve initiated rate hikes in March 2022.

Denver-based ACES Quality Management Named a 2024 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology

DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, has been named one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology. The awards program was created in 2017 and is an Arizent and Best Companies Group project.

New Solution from MCT Connects API-Driven Back-End Execution to Front-End Pricing with Industry-First Features

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today announced the release of the Base Rate Generator, an industry-changing solution that allows mortgage lenders to directly inform their front-end rate sheet pricing with their back-end capital markets executions. By combining live agency API connections, co-issue executions, aggregator pricing, and custom TBA indications, the MCT Base Rate Generator allows mortgage lenders to improve margin management and competitive performance.

Infrrd and ACES Quality Management partner to Provide AI-Powered Intelligent Mortgage Document Processing

DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, has announced a new partnership with Infrrd to provide ACES users access to intelligent document processing. When used in conjunction with ACES Quality Management & Control software, Infrrd's technology helps lenders improve the efficiency of their quality control (QC) reviews by indexing, categorizing and reviewing the accuracy of loan file documents prior to review.

MBA WEBINAR: Using Data and Technology to Connect with Today’s Buyers to Increase Homeownership

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced its Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Heidi Iverson, will be participating in the Mortgage Bankers Association's upcoming webinar "Using Data and Technology to Connect with Today's Buyers to Increase Homeownership," on May 14 at 3 p.m. ET.

Mortgage Capital Trading May Lock Report: 2% Lock Volume Increase Despite Rising Rates

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today reported a 1.87% increase in mortgage lock volume compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download the complete report.

Monterra Credit Union elevates members experience with Dark Matter Technologies’ Empower loan origination system

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced that Monterra Credit Union (Monterra CU), a full-service financial institution serving members throughout San Mateo County, California, the City of Palo Alto and the San Francisco Bay Area, has selected the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) for mortgage loan, home-equity loan and home-equity line of credit (HELOC) originations.

Mobility Market Intelligence adds Ron Ross as CFO to fuel the growth of its mortgage fintech platform

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that Ron Ross, an established senior executive, will fill the role of chief financial officer.

Down Payment Resource brings award-winning homebuyer assistance software to The Mortgage Collaborative as preferred partner

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that it has joined The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry. As a member of TMC's Preferred Partner Network, DPR will provide its software, which provides operational support for utilizing its database of more than 2,300 down payment assistance (DPA) programs, at a discounted rate to TMC members.

Ryan Kaufman of Informative Research Named a HW 2024 Rising Star

IRVINE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, announced today that Ryan Kaufman, IT Manager - Integrations, has been selected by HousingWire magazine for its annual Rising Stars award.

Agile announced launch of electronic bidding for the fourth month in the To-Be-Announced mortgage-backed securities (TBA)

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Agile, a groundbreaking fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker-dealers onto a single electronic platform, announced today the launch of electronic bidding for the fourth month in the To-Be-Announced mortgage-backed securities (TBA) market. This marks a significant leap forward in the trading landscape of off-screen securities.

CEO Rich Gagliano of Dark Matter Technologies honored as one of Jacksonville Florida’s top 25 CEOs for 2024

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter) today announced that its CEO Rich Gagliano has been recognized by Key Executives, a periodical publication providing news and information on today's leading corporate executives, as one of 2024's Top 25 CEOs of Florida's largest city, Jacksonville. The award recognizes CEOs from diverse sectors and industries whose trailblazing ideas and strategic leadership have contributed to Jacksonville's economic significance.

Q1 2024 HPI Report from Down Payment Resource finds the U.S. homebuyer assistance program count increased by 204 year-over-year

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry authority on homebuyer assistance program data and solutions, today released its Q1 2024 Homeownership Program Index (HPI) report. In a quarter where year-over-year (YoY) home prices jumped 6%, the YoY national down payment assistance count increased by 204, the largest annual jump since DPR began reporting on this data in Q3 2020.

Floify Head of Product Sydney Barber, has been honored by HousingWire with its 2024 Rising Stars award

BOULDER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced that its Head of Product Sydney Barber, has been honored by HousingWire with its 2024 Rising Stars award. Since Barber joined Floify in 2019, she's spearheaded dozens of product enhancements to help its customers operate more efficiently in a volatile market.

Optimal Blue’s Brennan O’Connell, director of data solutions, has been honored with 2024 HousingWire Rising Stars award

PLANO, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Optimal Blue today announced that Brennan O'Connell, director of data solutions, has been honored with the 2024 HousingWire Rising Stars award. The award program celebrates emerging leaders in real estate and mortgage who have demonstrated rapid career growth and an ability to lead, achieving remarkable milestones before the age of 40.

Total Expert and Dark Matter Technologies partner to boost lender revenue through best-in-class mortgage automation

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter) today announced a new strategic partnership with Total Expert, the customer engagement platform purpose-built for modern financial institutions. A forthcoming bi-directional integration between Total Expert and the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) from Dark Matter will empower mortgage lenders to generate more leads, improve sales productivity and close more loans by intelligently automating and personalizing the homebuyer journey.

Argyle SVP of Product Anaid Chacon has been recognized as a HousingWire Rising Star for 2024

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, today announced its Senior Vice President of Product Anaid Chacón has been recognized as a HousingWire Rising Star. The award recognizes leaders in real estate and mortgage under the age of 40 who have achieved remarkable milestones.

Informative Research Adds Mortgage Finance Expert Kurt Raymond, CMB as SVP and and Borrower Journey Engineer

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, announced it has expanded its team to add mortgage industry veteran Kurt Raymond, CMB as Senior Vice President and Borrower Journey Engineer. The move reflects Informative Research's commitment to helping lenders streamline origination costs and enhance the borrower experience.

FormFree announces significant enhancements to Passport Wallet, an innovative app that transforms how everyday people access loans

ATHENS, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- FormFree®, a leader in financial technology since 2007, today announced significant enhancements to Passport Wallet®, an innovative app that transforms how everyday people access loans. Available now in the Apple App Store and Google Play, the latest version of Passport Wallet is designed to make it easier than ever for consumers to understand their ability to pay and match with lenders.

MCT’s Enhanced Best Execution (EBX) solution emerges as a real-time bridge between MCTlive! and MSRlive!

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, proudly introduces a game-changing advancement: a Best Ex for Released and Retained all in one platform!

Dark Matter Technologies announced the implementation of the Empower loan origination system (LOS) by Patelco Credit Union

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced the implementation of the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) by Patelco Credit Union (Patelco), a Bay Area-based credit union dedicated to the financial wellness of its team, members and communities.

Floify announces an integration with Truv, a consumer-permissioned data platform

BOULDER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced an integration with Truv, a consumer-permissioned data platform. The integration enables borrowers to electronically verify their income and employment as they apply for a mortgage loan.

Click n’ Close announced it has expanded its suite of down payment assistance (DPA) loan products

ADDISON, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, announced it has expanded its suite of down payment assistance (DPA) loan products to include a shared appreciation option to help address the affordability challenges facing homebuyers.

Realfinity and OnCourse Learning are excited to unveil a strategic partnership to redefine mortgage education, training, and testing

MIAMI, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Realfinity, a platform that facilitates dual-licensing for real estate agents, and OnCourse Learning, a comprehensive financial services education provider, are excited to unveil a strategic partnership to redefine mortgage education, training, and testing. This alliance presents a career opportunity for real estate agents to become dual-licensed mortgage loan originators. The combination of both roles aims to provide consumers with increased opportunities and full transparency in their residential real estate transactions.

2024/Q1 Homebuyer Intelligence Report Data from LenderLogix Shows Increase in Home Buying Activity and Fees Collected by Fee Chaser

BUFFALO, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced the latest release of the Homebuyer Intelligence Report, a quarterly summary of insights into borrower behavior during the home buying process based on data collected by the LenderLogix suite of tools. The latest report covers data collected during the pre-approval and borrower application process during the first quarter (Q1) of 2024.

Aaron Belovsky named Chief Data Officer at Dovenmuehle Mortgage in Illinois

LAKE ZURICH, Ill. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc. (Dovenmuehle), a leading residential mortgage subservicer, announced today that it has hired Aaron Belovsky as Chief Data Officer (CDO). In this role, Belovsky will lead data governance, data engineering and machine learning strategies.

Secured Signing, a pioneer in digital signatures, announces release of revolutionary new feature designed exclusively for Bullhorn users

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Secured Signing, a pioneer in digital signatures and remote online notarization solutions, is thrilled to announce the release of a revolutionary new feature designed exclusively for Bullhorn users. Secured Signing integrates with Bullhorn and provides a one stop Digital Signature solution that delivers a full range of form completion and eSigning capabilities.

Rick Allen promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Optimal Blue

PLANO, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Optimal Blue today announced that it has elevated Rick Allen to chief operating officer (COO). Most recently serving as Optimal Blue's chief administrative officer, Allen brings more than 35 years of experience in the housing industry to his senior leadership role. Throughout his tenure at Optimal Blue, Allen has played an integral role in the enhancement and delivery of products to add exceptional value to the company's clients.

Floify announced an enhanced integration with customer engagement platform Total Expert

BOULDER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced an enhanced integration with customer engagement platform Total Expert. This collaboration enables loan originators to effortlessly send pre-populated loan applications to borrowers, leveraging the existing data within Total Expert. This feature is designed to streamline the loan origination process for lenders and enhance the application experience for borrowers by reducing redundant data entry.

Heartland MLS implements Down Payment Resource to raise awareness about down payment assistance programs in Greater Kansas City

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that Heartland Multiple Listing Service (MLS) has implemented its tools to notify real estate agents when homebuyers may be eligible for down payment assistance. According to a DPR analysis, 87% of Heartland MLS's listings are eligible for one or more homebuyer assistance programs.

Average Homebuyer Credit Score Hits the Highest Mark in Years – Optimal Blue Issues March 2024 Originations Market Monitor

PLANO, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today, Optimal Blue released its March 2024 Originations Market Monitor report, which reveals the average homebuyer credit score has reached 737 - an all-time high since the company began tracking this data in January 2018. Despite the potential buyer pool being somewhat limited to borrowers with higher credit, rate lock volume showed steady month-over-month growth of 17% in March as the spring buying season got underway.

MCT announced an increase of 15.36% in mortgage lock volume compared to the previous month

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, announced today an increase of 15.36% in mortgage lock volume compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download the complete report.
ACES QUALITY MANAGEMENT

ACES 2023/Q3 Mortgage QC Trends Report Finds Critical Defect Rate Declines for Fourth Consecutive Quarter

DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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 Industry Trends Report covering the third quarter (Q3) of 2023. The latest report analyzes post-closing quality control data derived from ACES Quality Management & Control® software.

Ryan Minard joins Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI) as Senior Sales Engineer

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that Ryan Minard is its newest senior sales engineer. With more than 17 years of collective experience in mortgage and creative marketing, Minard's expertise lies in applying an empathetic approach to address mortgage lenders' marketing and business challenges.

Informative Research announces integration of Veri-Tax, the market leader in delivering the industry’s fastest verifications

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, announced the integration of Veri-Tax, the market leader in delivering the industry's fastest verifications, into its proprietary Verification Platform. The integration merges Informative Research's platform with Veri-Tax's verification services so lenders can access advanced validation tools that elevate the accuracy and reliability of borrower information.
Floify President Sofia Rossato

Floify President Sofia Rossato has been named as a board advisor to the newly formed board of Broker Action Coalition

BOULDER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced that President and General Manager Sofia Rossato has been named as a board advisor to the newly formed board of Broker Action Coalition (BAC), a nonprofit organization created in 2022 to advocate for legislative reform and educational advancement within the independent mortgage broker community.
Sovenmuehle Mortgage

Moody’s affirms Dovenmuehle’s overall rating as an ‘above average’ residential mortgage loan servicer

LAKE ZURICH, Ill. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc. (Dovenmuehle), a leading residential mortgage subservicer, announced today that Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has affirmed its servicer quality (SQ) assessment as a servicer of prime residential mortgage loans at SQ2-. Moody's assessment underscores Dovenmuehle's exceptional capabilities across various key areas of mortgage servicing.

Bill Warden of Dark Matter Technologies recognized among The Top 25 CFOs of Jacksonville FL for 2024

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Bill Warden has been recognized on the 2024 list of The Top 25 CFOs of Jacksonville. The Top CFOs awards program honors highly respected CFOs who have driven growth in their companies and the city's business community, solidifying Jacksonville as an economic giant.

Press Release: PROGRESS in Lending recognizes Argyle as a leader in mortgage industry innovation

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, is a 2024 recipient of the PROGRESS in Lending Association's 2024 Innovations Award honoring the most innovative companies in the U.S. mortgage industry. Argyle was recognized for its revolutionary approach to verification of income and employment (VOIE) that delivers meaningful cost savings for lenders and a superior experience for customers.

Blue Sage Solutions and The Mortgage Collaborative Partner to Bring Cloud-based Interim Servicing to their Members

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's largest independent mortgage cooperative, announced the addition of Blue Sage Solutions, an industry leader in innovative cloud-based technology providers, to bring interim servicing to the mortgage industry. The partnership makes the Blue Sage Digital Servicing Platform (DSP), a cloud-based system that provides all necessary functions to perform interim servicing, available to TMC members at preferred rates.

Click n’ Close, a multi-state mortgage lender, today announced its Preferred Partner status with The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)

ADDISON, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender, today announced its Preferred Partner status with The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), a leader in mortgage cooperatives dedicated to providing its members with cutting-edge technology and expert mortgage banking resources.

Argyle announced the addition of Jason Cave, former chief fintech officer of FHFA, to its board of advisors

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, today announced the addition of Jason Cave, former chief fintech officer and deputy director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency's Division of Conservatorship Oversight and Readiness, to its board of advisors.

Optimal Blue announced that it has appointed Sara Holtz as chief marketing officer

PLANO, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Optimal Blue announced today that it has appointed Sara Holtz as chief marketing officer. As a seasoned marketing and communications leader, Holtz brings more than 20 years of career experience, including a decade of driving change in the mortgage industry. As chief marketing officer, Holtz will drive unified marketing and communications strategies to advance Optimal Blue's business priorities and further extend the company's influence.
Click N Close

Click n’ Close Announces One-Time Close (OTC) Program to Address Home Buyer Challenges in Rural States

ADDISON, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, announced its latest mortgage product, One-Time Close (OTC) loan programs for government-insured mortgage products. This product is designed to aid homebuyers in rural America with down payment assistance, with availability in select markets.

Argyle has joined The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, has joined The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry, as a preferred partner. As a member of TMC's Preferred Partner Network, Argyle will provide the cooperative's lender members discounted access to its exemplary customer service and award-winning income and employment verification (VOIE) services, which outperform legacy verification services for a fraction of their cost.

NotaryCam, a Stewart-owned company, Achieves Record RON Growth in 2023

HOUSTON, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and leading remote online notarization (RON) provider for real estate and legal transactions, announced significant growth in 2023, expanding its independent notary platform customer base by 46% and the number of loss mitigation-related RON transactions by 115%. The company also increased its medical credentialling remote notarizations by 45%, executing transactions in 160 out of 192 countries worldwide.

Fintech Innovator, Floify, introduces flexible pricing with the introduction of Lender Edition

BOULDER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS), today announced the launch of Lender Edition, a newly badged version of the popular mortgage point-of-sale that introduces a flexible per-loan pricing option for mortgage lenders. Floify Lender Edition is the counterpart to Broker Edition, a one-stop lending platform configured for the needs of mortgage brokers that was introduced in December 2023.

Optimal Blue Feb. 2024 Originations Market Monitor report reveals that the spring homebuying season has kicked off with a jump

PLANO, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today, Optimal Blue released its February 2024 Originations Market Monitor report, which reveals that the spring homebuying season has kicked off with a jump in monthly purchase mortgage locks. The seasonal spike in purchase locks propelled a net increase in origination activity, even as higher interest rates led to steep declines in mortgage refinances.

Top mortgage execs share their concerns, priorities in The Mortgage Collaborative 2024 Pulse of the Network survey findings

AUSTIN, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry, announced the completion of its "Pulse of the Network" survey for 2024. The full report features lenders' top five critical issues for the year, top 10 goals and anticipated strategies for success.

iEmergent joins ACUMA to brings actionable mortgage market intelligence to credit unions, boost loan originations

DES MOINES, Iowa /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, announced it has joined the American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) as an affiliate member. Since its founding nearly a quarter century ago, iEmergent has worked with credit unions and other lenders to identify missed mortgage opportunities and close gaps in market coverage.

Mortgage Lenders Using Fannie Mae Desktop Underwriter Can Now Validate Income and Employment with AccountChek

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- GARDEN GROVE, Calif., March 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, announced that lenders using Fannie Mae's Desktop Underwriter® (DU®) can now leverage a 12-month asset verification report to validate income and employment in addition to assets with a single asset report. By using direct deposit banking data to evaluate income and employment, lenders can streamline processes and improve the borrower experience.

For March 2024, MCT Reports a 20.9% Increase In Mortgage Lock Volume Amidst Rising Rates

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, has reported a 20.9% increase in mortgage lock volume in February compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download the complete report.
Floify President Sofia Rossato

Sofia Rossato, President of FLOIFY, honored among 2024 Women of Inspiration

BOULDER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Floify, the mortgage industry's leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced that President and General Manager Sofia Rossato has been recognized as a National Mortgage Professional (NMP) 2024 Woman of Inspiration. The award recognizes women who are trailblazers, visionaries and leaders in the mortgage industry.

LenderLogix Announces Mortgage POS Integration with Informative Research AccountChek to Enhance Borrower Experiences

BUFFALO, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks and brokers, announced the integration of AccountChek by Informative Research into its point-of-sale system LiteSpeed. This integration blends AccountChek's pioneering verification technology into LiteSpeed to seamlessly enhance the borrower experience and optimize the loan origination process to ensure a smooth experience for borrowers and users alike.

Veronica Khandelwal named to National Mortgage Professional 2024 Women of Inspiration list

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry's leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that Vice President, Housing Finance Authority (HFA) Relations, Veronica Khandelwal, has been named to the 2024 Women of Inspiration list by National Mortgage Professional, an American Business Media publication.

Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. releases pricing indications for the to-be-announced mortgage-backed securities (TBAs) used by lenders

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today announced the release of pricing indications for the to-be-announced mortgage-backed securities (TBAs) used by mortgage lenders to hedge their open mortgage pipelines. TBA indications improve transparency in illiquid market segments and act as a key reference point on lenders' unique executions - critical data for generating accurate front-end borrower pricing.

Click n’ Close expands its Wholesale Loan Division, adds Polly Cracchiolo to sales team as an account executive

ADDISON, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, today announced Polly Cracchiolo has joined the organization's third-party originator (TPO) sales team as an account executive. In this new role, Cracchiolo will be under Ken Weislak's leadership, the National TPO Business Development Manager at Click n' Close.
ACES Quality Management

Fintech Innovator ACES Quality Management Releases Call Monitoring Audit Pack to Enhance Mortgage QC and Compliance

DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, has announced its newest product offering, ACES Call Monitoring Audit Pack. The pre-built, configurable Call Monitoring Audit Pack enables lenders and servicers to establish an additional layer of protection quickly and seamlessly within their QC program. ACES Call Monitoring Audit Pack includes custom data fields, ACES managed questionnaires and custom reports configurable to the individual organizations' business needs.
DARK MATTER TECHNOLOGIES

Dark Matter Technologies announces agenda for its 2024 Horizon User Conference in Florida, Open to Dark Matter clients and partners

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced the agenda for its Horizon User Conference. Open to Dark Matter clients and partners, the conference will take place at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel on April 24-25, 2024.

Agile Trading Technologies Selected as HousingWire Tech100 2024 Winner for the Third Consecutive Year

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Agile, a groundbreaking fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker-dealers onto a single electronic platform, is excited to announce Agile Trading Technologies was selected for the 3rd consecutive year as a winner of the HousingWire Tech100 Award. The list is comprised of the most innovative technology companies in the housing market and provides housing professionals a look into the most impactful organizations that can be leveraged to identify partners and solutions.

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