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GSF Mortgage Corporation has announced the addition of 20-plus year veteran Dan Ortiz as a Loan Officer to its Lakeland, Fla. branch.
GSF Mortgage Welcomes LO Dan Ortiz to the Sunshine State
GSF Mortgage Corporation has announced the addition of 20-plus year veteran Dan Ortiz as a Loan Officer to its Lakeland, Fla. branch. Originally from Puerto Rico, Ortiz was previously a resident of Cincinnati, Ohio, before settling in the... Read more
Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. (PRMI) has added mortgage industry veteran Eric Sinar to its Canton, Md. office
PRMI Adds Eric Sinar to Its Mid-Atlantic Region
Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. (PRMI) has added mortgage industry veteran Eric Sinar to its Canton, Md. office. Sinar has 15 years of experience in the mortgage industry, specializing in first-time homebuying, FHA, VA and jumbo loans... Read more
Sterling National Bank has announced that David Barnes has joined the bank as Vice President and Managing Director of Residential Mortgage Warehouse Lending
David Barnes to Lead Sterling National Bank’s Residential Mortgage Warehouse Lending Division
Sterling National Bank has announced that David Barnes has joined the bank as Vice President and Managing Director of Residential Mortgage Warehouse Lending. Barnes will report to Patricia Robins, SVP and Senior Managing Director of... Read more
Assurant Inc. has announced the release of a series of new products and product enhancements from its Mortgage Solutions Division, including new valuations, mortgage technology and title products and enhancements
Marc Connelly Named National Sales Director for Assurant Mortgage Solutions
Assurant has announced that Marc Connelly has joined Assurant Mortgage Solutions as National Sales Director, where he will focus on growing the title and origination valuations product lines for Assurant.   “Marc’s deep background in sales... Read more
Vantage Production LLC has announced that its VIP solution has been selected by Service First Mortgage after a thorough vendor review
Service First Selects VIP From Vantage Production as CRM Solution
Vantage Production LLC has announced that its VIP solution has been selected by Service First Mortgage after a thorough vendor review.   “Our highly-trained professional loan officers understand how important it is to stay in touch with... Read more
The Mortgage Collaborative has announced a new strategic partnership with PHH Mortgage
PHH Mortgage Joins The Mortgage Collaborative’s Preferred Partner Network
The Mortgage Collaborative has announced a new strategic partnership with PHH Mortgage. The new relationship with PHH Mortgage adds to their preferred partner network.   For more than 30 years, PHH Mortgage has been an industry leader in... Read more
FirstClose has announced the addition of the FirstLook Report
FirstClose Promotes Chuck Bloodgood to CIO
FirstClose has announced the promotion of Chuck Bloodgood from Senior Vice President of Technology to Chief Information Officer, where he will oversee the people, processes and technology within FirstClose’s IT department to ensure they... Read more
Mortgage delinquency rates have hit an 11-year low, according to new data from CoreLogic
CastleLine Provides Plaza Home Mortgage With Risk Management Program
CastleLine has announced that it will be providing Plaza Home Mortgage with a comprehensive risk management program, helping to protect the company from underwriting errors, fraud and other loan manufacturing defects. Plaza has been able... Read more
AmeriFirst Home Mortgage, a division of AmeriFirst Financial, has announced a new addition to its Central Florida lending team by adding Area Manager and Loan Officer Patrick Mars to its Winter Park, Fla. branch
AmeriFirst Adds Doug Long to Grow Its Southeastern Presence
AmeriFirst Home Mortgage, a division of AmeriFirst Financial Corporation, has named Doug Long, a recognized mortgage industry veteran, as Southeast Divisional President. Charged with advancing AmeriFirst’s penetration of the Florida market... Read more
Motto Mortgage, the mortgage brokerage franchise member of the RE/MAX Holdings Inc. family of brands, has announced that it is selling mortgage brokerage franchises in all 50 states
Motto Mortgage Franchise Opportunities Now Available Nationwide
Motto Mortgage, the mortgage brokerage franchise member of the RE/MAX Holdings Inc. family of brands, has announced that it is selling mortgage brokerage franchises in all 50 states. The brand has already sold more than 40 franchises... Read more