Mortage News

ARMCO’s Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report Reveals Swings in Loan Defects
ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, announced that it has released its ARMCO Mortgage QC Industry Trends report for the third quarter of 2016. Using the Fannie Mae loan... 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
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REMN Wholesale Sponsors Webinar to Guide LOs Through Refi Boom
With the refinance boom rapidly coming to an end, many mortgage brokers and originators are quickly realizing they are not adequately prepared to make up for a potentially dramatic loss of business. To help industry colleagues avoid a... Read more
Guild Mortgage has launched the Guild Giving Foundation
Guild Mortgage Donation Enables Disabled Veterans to Walk Again
Guild Mortgage has launched the Guild Giving Foundation, a vehicle for administrating the company’s philanthropic and charitable giving initiatives in the communities it serves.   As its first major commitment, Guild donated $116,000 to... Read more
Simplifile has announced that its Collaboration and Post Closing services will be available through Ellie Mae’s Encompass all-in-one mortgage management solution
Simplifile Integrates With Ellie Mae’s Encompass
Simplifile has announced that its Collaboration and Post Closing services will be available through Ellie Mae’s Encompass all-in-one mortgage management solution, allowing Encompass users to collaborate with settlement agents via... Read more
HomeBridge Financial Services has opened a new retail branch location in Oklahoma City
Clay Hopkins to Lead HomeBridge’s New Oklahoma City Office
HomeBridge Financial Services has opened a new retail branch location in Oklahoma City, to be led by Clay Hopkins, an Oklahoma City housing industry veteran. The new HomeBridge location will fulfill the needs of local area homebuyers, as... Read more
Attention, classic movie lovers: The Connecticut estate of four-time Academy Award-winner Katharine Hepburn is now on market for $11.8 million
Katharine Hepburn’s Estate for Sale at $11.8M
Attention, classic movie lovers: The Connecticut estate of four-time Academy Award-winner Katharine Hepburn is now on market for $11.8 million.   According to a Boston Globe report, the six-bedroom, 8,400-square-foot property, located on 1... Read more
Construction Executives Give Future Thumbs-Up
Construction industry executives are extremely optimistic on the state of their industry, according to the 2017 Construction Industry Forecast of contractors and equipment distributors released from Wells Fargo Equipment Finance.   The... Read more
January’s home prices increased by 6.9 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to new data from CoreLogic
Home Prices Surge While Negative Equity Shrinks
January’s home prices increased by 6.9 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to new data from CoreLogic. On a month-over-month basis, home prices were up 0.7 percent.   Among the states, Washington had the greatest year-over-year... Read more