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Appraisal Institute offering customized appraisal education for lenders
To assist banks and mortgage lenders with appraisal training, the Appraisal Institute has created a specialized, customizable educational program titled "Commercial Appraisal Engagement and Review for Bankers." Participants of the program... Read more
New book by Frank Gallinelli explains real estate by the numbers
Mastering Real Estate Investment: Examples, Metrics and Case Studies by Frank Gallinelli seeks to inform readers about 37 key real estate metrics and how they can be used to create a profitable investment strategy. These metrics, or ... Read more
Mortgagebot releases results of its Benchmarks 2009 report
One of the highlights of the 2009 Mortgagebot Client Conference is the unveiling of Mortgagebot’s new Benchmarks 2009 report. This bi-annual report is a comprehensive survey and analysis of the online lending trends, practices, and... Read more
LendingTree launches new customer retention product to help lenders keep current borrowers within loan portfolios
LendingTree, an online lending exchange, has introduced a new offering to help banks and mortgage companies retain customers who are seeking refinancing options with other lenders. LendingTree’s Customer Retention product uses proprietary... Read more
Avista Solutions announces integration with IDS Inc.
Avista Solutions is expanding its loan document preparation service offerings by announcing a new integration with International Document Services (IDS) Inc., a Utah-based mortgage document preparation company that provides closing... Read more
LoanSifter forms strategic partnership with Ellie Mae
LoanSifter Inc., a Web-based, point-of-sale product pricing and eligibility (PPE) tool, has announced its integration with Ellie Mae's Encompass Banker Mortgage Management System, the award-winning loan origination and management system... Read more
NAMB selects Home Loan Advocates as its home loan modification specialist
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) has signed a contract with Home Loan Advocates to act as its endorsed service provider for consumer home loan modification. After researching more than 20 nationally recognized loan... Read more
Convergys launches loan modification solutions
Convergys Corporation, a global leader in relationship management, has announced the immediate availability of new Convergys Loan Modification Solutions. The solutions enable mortgage service providers to quickly and effectively respond to... Read more
FDIC Q1 of 2009 State Profiles now available
The First Quarter 2009 FDIC State Profiles are now available online. The FDIC State Profiles are formatted as a quarterly data sheet summation of economic and banking conditions for all fifty states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.... Read more
Appraisal Institute releases newest book: The Appraisal of Nursing Facilities
The Appraisal Institute is proud to announce the release of its newest publication, The Appraisal of Nursing Facilities. In this comprehensive text, healthcare property valuation expert James K. Tellatin, MAI, explores long-term care... Read more