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Leveraging Technology to Move Lenders Back to Core Business

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This year undoubtedly marks the beginning of a new era for the U.S. housing market as lenders turn their focus to increased originations. Despite indications the housing finance market is improving, the industry is still faced with numerous challenges related to high origination and servicing costs, low through-put in mortgage approvals, and longer application to funding cycle times. Regulatory compliance continues to be an increasing concern for the industry. In fact, analysts expect compliance-related spending to be a major priority for financial institutions this year.Click to continue

Scott Slifer Joins ISGN as President of Sales and Marketing

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ISGN Inc., a provider of end-to-end technology solutions and services to the U.S. mortgage industry, has hired Scott Slifer as its new president of sales and marketing. Slifer brings more than 22 years of financial services industry experience, including 16 years in housing finance and technology. He is the third senior executive to be hired by ISGN in the past several months, as the company advances its expansion plans for the remainder of the year and into 2012.Click to continue

Urban Lending Solutions Appraisals Hires Two New SVPs of Business Development

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Urban Lending Solutions Appraisals LLC (ULSA), a subsidiary of Urban Lending Solutions, has hired Dennis Postlewait and Darlene Burnham as senior vice presidents of business development. Postlewait and Burnham will both be responsible for the development and growth of strategic accounts.Click to continue

Raghavan Tiru Named Chief Information Officer for ISGN

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ISGN, a provider of end-to-end technology solutions and services to the U.S. mortgage industry, has named Raghavan Tiru as chief information officer. Tiru has been instrumental during his career in the financial services field in designing and developing advanced information technology initiatives for applications consolidation and platform migration that have saved companies millions of dollars in applications conversion, as well as in software and hardware costs.Click to continue

Total Mortgage Services Names Victoria Bextel SVP of Operations and Elaine Presta Wholesale Ops Manager

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Total Mortgage Services LLC has announced the hiring of Victoria Bextel as the company’s head of national operations for both its retail and wholesale channels.  Bextel brings to this newly-created senior management position over 22 years of operations, underwriting and management experience within the mortgage industry. In her role as executive vice president of operations, Bextel will be responsible for managing all operations for Total Mortgage’s retail and wholesale channels, from the time the loan application is received until the time the loan is sold to investors.Click to continue

ISGN Adds Old Republic Credit Services’ Functionality to Its MORvision Network

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ISGN, a provider of end-to-end technology solutions and services, and Old Republic Credit Services, a provider of income and identity verification products, have made Old Republic Credit Services’ income tax and Social Security number verification services accessible through the MORvision Plug-In Partner Network. This enables MORvision customers to order Old Republic Credit Services’ verification and credit services without having to leave their MORvision systems.Click to continue

John Axt Joins ISGN as Title Operations Delivery Executive

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ISGN, a provider of end-to-end technology solutions and services to the U.S. mortgage industry, has hired John Axt as title products operations and delivery executive. With a strong industry background in workflow design and customer service, Axt brings to ISGN a penchant for creating efficiencies in the production and delivery of title products and services. A 32-year veteran of the real estate industry, Axt comes to ISGN with 21 years of experience in the title insurance industry where he recently served as district manager for Stewart Title Guaranty Company.Click to continue

ISGN Launches New Catapult LOS

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ISGN, a leading provider of end-to-end technology solutions and services to the U.S. mortgage industry, announces the launch of its new Catapult Mortgage Origination System, a next-generation loan origination technology developed from the continuing evolution of ISGN’s Diamond and MORvision systems. Catapult has replicated and enhanced the rich functionality of Diamond’s powerful rules engine and fully integrated product and pricing engine.Click to continue

ISGN Integrates Its LoanSifter Product Into MORvision's LOS

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ISGN, a provider of end-to-end technology solutions and services to the U.S. mortgage industry, has partnered with LoanSifter, a provider of product and pricing technology for community banks, credit unions, mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers to offer MORvison’s first integrated loan product and pricing engine through the MORvision Plug-In Partner Network. LoanSifter provides lenders with automatically updated, real-time pricing, adjustments and eligibility guidelines on over 160 correspondent and wholesale investors. Click to continue

ISGN’s LSAMS Servicing System Now Includes Web-Based Application

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ISGN, a provider of end-to-end technology solutions and services to the U.S. mortgage industry, has announced that its LSAMS servicing system now features a Web-based application solution, converting servicers’ host screens into a new Web look and feel. It gives servicers the tools to quickly and easily extend their legacy applications to the web, as they become available as hypertext markup language (HTML) through web browsers. Servicers can improve the workflow and navigation of their host applications without any access or modification to their source code.Click to continue