The Pulse

Castle & Cooke Mortgage LLC has announced the opening of its new branch on the Hawaiian island of Maui
Ray and Kara Beltran to Lead New Castle & Cooke Mortgage Branch in Maui
Castle & Cooke Mortgage LLC has announced the opening of its new branch on the Hawaiian island of Maui. This new location will expand the company's footprint in Hawaii, complementing its sister branch in Mililani, with a focus on... Read more
Sierra Pacific Mortgage has announced that Al Crisanty has joined the company as a wholesale sales manager
Al Crisanty Joins Sierra Pacific Mortgage as Wholesale Sales Manager
Sierra Pacific Mortgage has announced that Al Crisanty has joined the company as a wholesale sales manager. Based out of the corporate office in Folsom, Calif., Crisanty’s focus will be on growing the company’s presence in the Southwest... Read more
Sterling Bancorp has announced that it will acquire Astoria Financial Corporation in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at approximately $2.2 billion
Sterling Bancorp Buys Astoria Financial
Sterling Bancorp has announced that it will acquire Astoria Financial Corporation in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at approximately $2.2 billion. The union of these financial institutions will create a new Sterling Bancorp with $29... Read more
Pamela Steele Parker has joined Mortgage Network Inc. as a senior loan officer in the company’s Wellesley, Mass. Office, serving customers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
Mortgage Network Adds Senior LO Pamela Steele Parker
Pamela Steele Parker has joined Mortgage Network Inc. as a senior loan officer in the company’s Wellesley, Mass. Office, serving customers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.   “Given her broad experience in the mortgage and... Read more
Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions LLC and Angel Oak Home Loans LLC have announced that their mortgage origination platforms have been reviewed for quality by ratings agencies Fitch and DBRS
Angel Oak Announces Eight New Additions
After a record-breaking end to 2016, Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions is continuing their aggressive growth into 2017. To help support this extraordinary growth, their management company, Angel Oak Companies, recently added four new executives... Read more
GSF Mortgage Corp. has announced the addition of its new Akron, Ohio office
GSF Mortgage Adds 10 to Its New Akron Office
GSF Mortgage Corp. has announced the addition of its new Akron, Ohio office. The new team expands GSF’s footprint in the Midwestern market, and includes both newcomers, as well as industry veterans eager to share their breadth of mortgage... Read more
United Real Estate Names AAG as an Approved Reverse Mortgage Lender
American Advisors Group (AAG) has announced its designation as an approved reverse mortgage lender for United Real Estate. As an approved lender, AAG will educate United agents on reverse mortgage loans to present senior clientele an... Read more
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has announced a new strategic alliance with the Lenders One Cooperative that will provide new benefits to both MBA and Lenders One member companies
MBA Announces New Partnership With Lenders One
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has announced a new strategic alliance with the Lenders One Cooperative that will provide new benefits to both MBA and Lenders One member companies.   "MBA is proud to be collaborating with Lenders... Read more
Valucentric Launches New Business Model Within the Valuation Space
Several regional appraisal firms have entered a partnership to offer expanded geographical services for the valuation industry. The founding partners—The Trice Group, Real Valuation Services, Chicago Appraisal Center, JSG Real Estate... Read more
MiMutual Mortgage, the national retail channel for Michigan Mutual Inc., has implemented LendingQB’s loan origination system (LOS)
MiMutual Mortgage Deploys LendingQB’s LOS
MiMutual Mortgage, the national retail channel for Michigan Mutual Inc., has implemented LendingQB’s loan origination system (LOS) to streamline its mortgage lending process and enhance the overall customer and employee experience.   “Our... Read more