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President Trump will appoint former OneWest Bank CEO Joseph Otting as the next Comptroller of the Currency
Trump to Name OneWest Banker as Comptroller of the Currency
President Trump will appoint former OneWest Bank CEO Joseph Otting as the next Comptroller of the Currency. According to an Associated Press report, Otting was at OneWest from 2010 to 2015 and worked with then-chairman Steven Mnuchin, who... Read more
The level of consolidation within the mortgage space continued as CoreLogic has announced its acquisition of the valuation technology and appraisal management platform provider Mercury Network from Serent Capital
CoreLogic Acquires Mercury Network
The level of consolidation within the mortgage space continued as CoreLogic has announced its acquisition of the valuation technology and appraisal management platform provider Mercury Network from Serent Capital.   In a statement issued... Read more
Equity Prime Mortgage has announced a partnership with Ginnie Mae
Equity Prime Mortgage Partners With Ginnie Mae
Equity Prime Mortgage has announced a partnership with Ginnie Mae.   “Our participation with Ginnie Mae will open many doors for many of our new customers,” said Equity Prime Mortgage Chief Operating Officer David Abrahamson. “We... Read more
Dart Appraisal has announced that it has been named an approved Appraisal Management Company (AMC) by Ditech Financial LLC
Dart Appraisal Approved as an AMC by Ditech Financial
Dart Appraisal has announced that it has been named an approved Appraisal Management Company (AMC) by Ditech Financial LLC. Dart Appraisal will immediately begin providing residential valuation services to all of Ditech’s mortgage... Read more
ValuAmerica, a Pittsburgh-based subsidiary of Clayton Holdings LLC, has acquired ValuEscrow Inc.
ValuAmerica Acquires ValuEscrow
ValuAmerica, a Pittsburgh-based subsidiary of Clayton Holdings LLC, has acquired ValuEscrow Inc., an independent escrow company located in Santa Ana, Calif. ValuEscrow will continue to operate with its current staff and under its own brand... Read more
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has reached into the commercial side of the industry for its next wave of leadership by nominating Brian Stoffers
CBRE Executive Named Next MBA Vice Chairman
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has reached into the commercial side of the industry for its next wave of leadership by nominating Brian Stoffers, global president of debt and structured finance with CBRE in Los Angeles, as its vice... Read more
Finn Klemann Joins LBA Ware as Business Development Director
LBA Ware has announced the hiring of Finn Klemann as director of business development. In this role, Klemann will bring his more than 20 years of business development and sales experience in forging new relationships for LBA Ware in the... Read more
Home Point Financial Corporation has announced the formation of its new Institutions Group, which will include Correspondent Lending, Capital Markets and Home Point's wholly-owned warehouse lending subsidiary, NattyMac
Home Point Closes on Acquisition of Stonegate Mortgage
Home Point Financial Corporation has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Stonegate Mortgage Corporation.   "The successful completion of this acquisition is an important milestone for us," said Willie Newman, Home Point's... Read more
GSF Mortgage Corp. has added Loan Officer Scott Melaragno to its Columbus, Ohio office.
GSF Mortgage Adds LO Scott Melaragno in Columbus
GSF Mortgage Corp. has added Loan Officer Scott Melaragno to its Columbus, Ohio office. Melaragno is currently licensed in 12 states with a 13th pending. Melaragno specializes in VA loans. He is proud to work with organizations like USA... Read more
Indecomm Global Services and Advanced Data have announced a technology integration alliance, enabling mutual clients to digitally use tax return transcripts through IncomeGenius
Indecomm Integrates IncomeGenius With Advanced Data
Indecomm Global Services and Advanced Data have announced a technology integration alliance, enabling mutual clients to digitally use tax return transcripts through IncomeGenius, Indecomm’s Web-based income analysis platform using Advanced... Read more