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Inlanta opens 10 new branches in 2009
Despite a down market and struggling economy, Inlanta Mortgage is finding 2009 to be a very good year, the company announced recently. Inlanta, a mortgage banker since 1993, opened 10 new branch offices this year – including Annandale,... Read more
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World aligns with LPS' Real Estate and Living Media Network
Lender Processing Services Inc. (LPS), a provider of integrated technology and services to the mortgage and real estate industries, has announced that Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE), a global network of more than... Read more
Sara W. Stephens elected VP of The Appraisal Institute
Sara W. Stephens, MAI of Little Rock was elected Appraisal Institute vice president by the organization’s Board of Directors. The Appraisal Institute is the nation’s largest association of real estate appraisers with more than 26,000... Read more
Universal Mortgage expands with new Brooklyn Heights office
Universal Mortgage Inc. has announced the opening of a new office in Brooklyn Heights, located at 146 Montague Street, between Henry and Clinton Streets. The company also maintains its current main office located at 455 First Street in... Read more
DartAppraisal.com announces integration with FNC Mortgage Technology Company
DartAppraisal.com, the Troy, Mich.-based provider of nationwide residential real estate valuations, has announced their integration to mortgage technology company FNC Inc., a pioneer in real estate collateral information technology. FNC's... Read more
Charting the course for the future of the broker industry: Lone Star State native Jim Pair leads NAMB into a new era
Lately, with each subsequent passing of the gavel of National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) leadership, it could be equated to a grown up’s version of the game Hot Potato. Legislation, proposed regulations, a downsizing and... Read more
RFC expands its legal department with the additions of Tribble and Finan
Residential Finance Corporation (RFC), an award-winning nationwide mortgage lender specializing in refinance, has announced the expansion of its legal department with the appointment of Judith Tribble as senior counsel and Sandy Finan as... Read more
Affiliated Mortgage selected as Lenders One newest preferred investor
Lenders One Mortgage Cooperative, a national alliance of mortgage bankers, announced that Affiliated Mortgage Company (AMC) has become the cooperative’s newest preferred investor. AMC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Benchmark Bank of Dallas... Read more
Wolters Kluwer acquires assets of flood compliance solutions company
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services has announced that the company has acquired substantially all of the assets of Austin, Texas-based Stormwater Research Group. Stormwater provides flood compliance solutions to the banking and mortgage... Read more
Pro-Teck Valuation Services named to Inc. 5,000 list
Pro-Teck Valuation Services, a real estate valuation firm, was ranked 855th in Inc. magazine's third annual Inc. 5,000, a comprehensive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. In addition, Pro-Teck ranked 34th in the... Read more