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New App Streamlines the Pre-Approval Process

PAL_Logo has announced the launch of a one-stop homebuying service that streamlines and automates the pre-approval process. The pre-homebuyer can now instantly have a personalized home loan budget and tailored analysis, knowing exactly how much they qualify for before they begin their home hunting process.Click to continue

AccountChek Now Available Through Encompass


FormFree Holdings Corporation has announced that its AccountChek, is now available through Ellie Mae’s Encompass mortgage management solution. The integration between the two solutions enables Encompass users to order, analyze and certify a borrower’s electronic bank statement data.Click to continue

Altisource Acquires Mortgage Builder Software


Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. has announced the completion of its acquisition of Mortgage Builder Software Inc., a provider of mortgage loan origination and servicing software systems. The acquisition follows Altisource’s recent acquisition of Equator, a national leader in mortgage and real estate-related SaaS solutions, and strengthens Altisource’s end-to-end suite of real estate and mortgage lifecycle management technologies.Click to continue

National MI Launches New Digital Platforms for Credit Unions


National Mortgage Insurance Corporation has announced that it has launched a new credit union mobile application, as well as a new Web site specifically for credit unions, The mobile app enables users to run rate scenarios, view credit union-specific bulletins, and easily contact National MI personnel.Click to continue

The 25 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals of 2014

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The 25 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals is a list of mortgage professionals selected by their peers and the staff at NMP who are highly connected on social networks and/or have a heavy influence on social media at large. These individuals have a large number of real followers on Twitter, a lot of "Likes" on Facebook or have a very popular blog or video show. In one or more of these respects, they're considered to be one of the mortgage industry's 25 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals.Click to continue

CoesterVMS Expands Cloud Computing Access Via Encompass


CoesterVMS has enhanced its Encompass integration to allow CoesterVMS clients to use the Cloud Control System as a native application that can be built directly into their workflow and business rules.

"Our development team has taken the time to build an integration that is years ahead of anything else on the market," said Brian Coester, CEO of CoesterVMS. "Our goal is to provide unprecedented means of efficiency to the mortgage origination process. This integration does that and more."Click to continue

NTC Reaches Major Milestone for E-Submitting


Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc. (NTC) has reported that the company had hit an important milestone in its quest to help mortgage loan servicers handle more business electronically by sending 60 percent of its volume to County Recorders in electronic form.Click to continue

Paperless Loan Closing, Courtesy of DocMagic and Mountain America


DocMagic, Inc. announced that the firm has partnered again with Mountain America Credit Union to provide a paperless loan closing, this time for a loan insured by the Veteran's Administration. To the company's knowledge, this is one of the first VA loans that have been closed electronically since the VA made the announcement that it would begin accepting eSigned loan documents late last year.Click to continue