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Fairway Independent Mortgage Adds Noted Author Bliss Sawyer as Senior Loan Consultant
Bliss Sawyer, a nationally-recognized mortgage industry author, trainer and marketing expert, has joined Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, one of the nation’s fast growing mortgage bankers, as a senior loan consultant in the... Read more
a la mode's Mercury Network Hits 10,000 Appraisal Transactions Per Day Mark
a la mode inc. has announced that its Mercury Network cloud-based appraisal vendor management platform has reached its first major volume target of 10,000 transactions a day sustained over a full month. a la mode's Mercury Network allows... Read more
UrbanAmerica Advisors and Green River Capital Form New REO Joint Venture
UrbanAmerica Advisors and Green River Capital (GRC) have announced that they have created a joint venture minority business enterprise (MBE) called UrbanAmerica Res Services. The new company combines UrbanAmerica Advisors’ national... Read more
NFCC Appoints Debbie Bianucci as NFCC Advisory Council Chair
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) has announced the appointment of Debbie Bianucci as chair of the NFCC Advisory Council. The appointment was made by the NFCC Board of Trustees during the NFCC’s Annual Leaders... Read more
Inlanta Mortgage Adds Underwriter and Project Manager
Inlanta Mortgage, a mortgage banker since 1993, has added a new underwriter, John Malinger, to its team to help with the increased volume and rate lock activity it has seen in the past months. Malinger was previously employed as an... Read more
Emphasys Software Acquires Software Assets from LSSI
Emphasys Software has announced that it has completed the acquisition of all related assets from Lending Support Services Inc. (LSSI). Servicer3D and Docs3D offer solutions for managing mortgage and loan servicing, as well as mortgage... Read more
Dottie Cunningham Resigns as CEO of CRE Finance Council
CRE Finance Council has announced that Dottie Cunningham has resigned from her post as chief executive officer of the organization. John D’Amico, president-elect of CRE Finance Council, will serve as interim CEO until a replacement for... Read more
Barbara Van Allen Named MBA's SVP of Communications and Marketing
John A. Courson, president and chief executive officer of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), has announced that Barbara Van Allen has been named senior vice president of communications and marketing of the MBA, effective Nov. 1, 2010... Read more
Quicken Loans Reports Record Monthly Production of $3.4 Billion in September 2010
Quicken Loans Inc., an online home lender, and among the top-five overall retail lenders in the country, reported its largest monthly closed volume in the company's 25-year history in September 2010. The Detroit-based mortgage bank closed... Read more
Gleacher & Company to Launch Residential Mortgage Banking Initiative
Gleacher & Company Inc. has announced that it intends to launch a residential mortgage banking initiative. In connection with that initiative, it has agreed to acquire, through its newly formed subsidiary, Descap Mortgage Funding LLC,... Read more