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New York University’s Furman Center has debuted FloodzoneData.us, an online data tool describing the people and housing located in the nation’s floodplains.   FloodZoneData.us offers an interactive map and data downloads covering the state, county, and Census tract levels. According to the Furman... Keep Reading....
In the conservative, and sometimes old-fashioned, world of the mortgage industry … you may wonder: Is there a place for social media? While there are arguments for both sides, we side with those who agree social media is just another way we can reach out and seem more relevant to current and future... more
Ellie Mae Inc., a provider of automation solutions for the residential mortgage industry, has announced the hiring of wholesale veteran Lisa Schreiber as the company’s new vice president of lender business development. As VP of lender business development, Schreiber will oversee the company’s... more
Beginning Dec. 1, 2011, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and MERSCORP Inc. (the parent company of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc. or MERS) have jointly announced that management of the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization Inc. (MISMO) will transfer to the MBA... more
Avista Solutions has announced that mortgage insurance (MI) from global financial security firm Genworth Financial is now available to its customers through a direct system integration. The two companies began cultivating a partnership when their mutual mortgage lender customers expressed a strong... more