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Supreme Lending has expanded its northeast territory with a new branch in Exeter, N.H.
Supreme Lending Opens Two New Oklahoma Branches
Supreme Lending has expanded its footprint in “Green Country,” Oklahoma with two new branches, one in Tulsa, the other in Pryor, Okla. Industry veteran Patrick Chicklinski has been selected to manage both branches.   Chicklinski, who has... Read more
Castle & Cooke Mortgage has announced that Adam Thorpe, the company's president and chief operating officer, has been appointed to Fannie Mae's Single-Family Risk Advisory Board
Castle & Cooke President Adam Thorpe Joins Fannie Mae’s Risk Advisory Board
Castle & Cooke Mortgage has announced that Adam Thorpe, the company's president and chief operating officer, has been appointed to Fannie Mae's Single-Family Risk Advisory Board. The Risk Advisory Board (RAB) helps shape the credit... Read more
American Financial Resources (AFR) has grown to become a major nationwide retail, wholesale and correspondent lender, funding over $3.5 billion in the past year alone
American Financial Resources Celebrates 20 Successful Years
American Financial Resources (AFR) has grown to become a major nationwide retail, wholesale and correspondent lender, funding over $3.5 billion in the past year alone.   The year 2017 marks the 20th anniversary for AFR, a family business... Read more
Matic Insurance Services Inc., a digital homeowner's insurance agency, has partnered with Maxwell, a provider of digital mortgage software
Matic Insurance Services Forms Partnership With Maxwell
Matic Insurance Services Inc., a digital homeowner's insurance agency, has partnered with Maxwell, a provider of digital mortgage software. Matic's network of nationally A+ rated insurance carriers enables borrowers to find a customized... Read more
Angel Oak Capital Advisors LLC has announced that it has completed AOMT 2017-1
Angel Oak Capital Announces $146 Million-Plus Securitization
Angel Oak Capital Advisors LLC has announced that it has completed AOMT 2017-1, a $146.4 million securitization rated by both the Fitch and DBRS rating agencies.   This transaction, backed by non-qualified mortgages (non-QM), marks Angel... Read more
Essent Guaranty Inc. has announced that Emil Emanuel has been named vice president and national accounts manager
Essent Guaranty Names Emil Emanuel VP and National Accounts Manager
Essent Guaranty Inc. has announced that Emil Emanuel has been named vice president and national accounts manager where he will be responsible for driving business development and delivering private mortgage insurance solutions for clients... Read more
Former 26-year LPGA great Patricia Hurst has joined Bay Equity Home Loans as a loan officer in the company’s Danville, Calif. office
Bay Equity Adds LPGA Great Pat Hurst as LO
Former 26-year LPGA great Patricia Hurst has joined Bay Equity Home Loans as a loan officer in the company’s Danville, Calif. office.   Her success on the toughest courses in the world will serve her well in the world of mortgage lending:... Read more
The Mortgage Collaborative has announced that the 100th lender member joined the organization
The Mortgage Collaborative Adds 100th Lender Member
The Mortgage Collaborative has announced that the 100th lender member joined the organization, a milestone reached following their recent Winter Lender Member Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. This continues the steady growth that The... Read more
In a SEC 8-K filing, Ocwen Financial Corporation has announced the company increased the size of the board from eight to nine
Ocwen’s Board Transformation Continues: Appoints Robert Lipstein Independent Board Member
In a SEC 8-K filing, Ocwen Financial Corporation has announced the company increased the size of the board from eight to nine, and has appointed Robert J. Lipstein to the board to serve until the company’s next annual shareholder meeting.... Read more
Motto Mortgage, a member of the RE/MAX Holdings Inc. family of brands, has now included mortgage brokerage franchise opportunities in Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Nebraska and New Hampshire
Motto Mortgage Opens First Texas Location
Motto Mortgage, a member of the RE/MAX Holdings family of brands, has a new franchisee in the Lone Star State, as Freddy Rodriguez, broker/owner of RE/MAX Inner Loop in Houston, has purchased the first Motto Mortgage franchise in Texas... Read more