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Freedom Mortgage Corporation has agreed to buy approximately $500 million of selected residential mortgage assets from New York Community Bank's mortgage banking operation
Freedom Mortgage to Acquire Residential Mortgage Assets From New York Community Bank
Freedom Mortgage Corporation has announced that it is buying approximately $500 million of selected residential mortgage assets from New York Community Bank's mortgage banking operation.   The deal includes the right to service over $20... Read more
Academy Mortgage Corporation has announced its acquisition of Oklahoma City-based First Mortgage Company and Cunningham & Company Mortgage Bankers
Academy Mortgage Names Three New VPs
Academy Mortgage has announced the promotion and hiring of three new Vice Presidents, as Rob Shockley has accepted the role as Academy’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources; John Norman has been named Vice President of Risk Management... Read more
loanDepot has named Brian Decker as Retail Lending Manager for the company’s new Temecula, Calif. retail lending location
loanDepot Opens New Palm Springs Lending Center
loanDepot has announced the grand opening of its next generation lending center in Palm Springs, Calif.   ‘We’re excited to open loanDepot’s first next gen lending location in Palm Springs,” said loanDepot Branch Manager Ron Stowers. “... Read more
Guild Mortgage saw purchase loan volume jump nearly 50 percent from the first quarter to the second quarter of 2017
Guild Mortgage Promotes Gemma Currier to VP, National Retail Sales
Guild Mortgage has promoted Gemma Currier to Vice President of National Retail Sales Operations to oversee the company’s sales technology, sales training and development, retail administration and project management. In her expanded role,... Read more
The National Association of Realtors has named Bob Goldberg as its new CEO
NAR Names New CEO
The National Association of Realtors has named Bob Goldberg as its new CEO.   Goldberg was previously NAR’s senior vice president in charge of sales and marketing, business development and strategic investments, professional development... Read more
GSF Mortgage Corp. has named Mortgage Loan Originator Ashley Whealton as a new addition to the company’s Jacksonville, Fla. office
GSF Mortgage Adds MLO Ashley Whealton to Jacksonville Area
GSF Mortgage Corp. has named Mortgage Loan Originator Ashley Whealton as a new addition to the company’s Jacksonville, Fla. office. A native of Louisville, Kentucky and a graduate of Sullivan University, Ashley is new to the mortgage... Read more
ACES Risk Management (ARMCO) has announced that Chief Operating Officer Phil McCall has been promoted to company President
Ben Mahan Joins ARMCO as CTO
ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the provider of financial quality control and compliance software ACES Audit Technology, has announced that it has hired Ben Mahan as Chief Technology Officer. Mahan, was hired to support ARMCO as it moves... Read more
loanDepot has named Brian Decker as Retail Lending Manager for the company’s new Temecula, Calif. retail lending location
loanDepot Appoints Two New EVPs
loanDepot has announced the appointments of Eric Gutierrez as Executive Vice President, Marketing and Pat Flanagan as Executive Vice President, Next Generation Lending. Both Gutierrez and Flanagan will step into newly-created roles as... Read more
Castle & Cooke Mortgage Taps Louie Rutnam to Lead New SoCal Branch
Leslie Thomerson to Lead New Castle & Cooke Mortgage Branch in Escondido
Castle & Cooke Mortgage has announced the opening of its newest branch in Escondido, Calif., to be led by industry veteran and San Diego County local Leslie Thomerson, who has 28 years of experience in the mortgage industry. “The... Read more
Valuation Partners has announced that its services have been integrated into LendingQB, a Web-based loan origination system (LOS) for mortgage lenders
Maxwell Announces Partnership With LendingQB
Maxwell, a provider of digital mortgage automation software for small and mid-sized lenders, has announced its integration with LendingQB to make it easier for lenders and borrowers to collaborate effortlessly through the mortgage process... Read more