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Zillow App Adds New Features for Agents

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Zillow Inc. has announced it has introduced several new features to the existing Zillow Real Estate Application exclusively for Zillow Premier Agents and agents who have a free Zillow profile. The new features are designed to help agents respond faster and more effectively to new contacts they receive from Zillow, and allows for agents to easily manage their Zillow contacts, profile and listings on their mobile device.Click to continue

Zillow Launches Agent Reviews Site

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Zillow Inc. has announced the launch of Zillow Tech Connect: Reviews. For the first time, brokers, agents and MLSs will be able to display individual agents' Zillow reviews on their Web site through Zillow Tech Connect. "Customer reviews have become an incredibly powerful tool for brokers and agents," said Greg Schwartz, Zillow chief revenue officer. "We hear all the time from agents that their reviews on Zillow are continually generating new business opportunities for them.Click to continue

DLS Servicing Launches New FHA Servicing Product

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DLS Servicing Consultants LLC has announced a new boutique FHA servicing programs aimed at new FHA servicers. “We’ve been approached by numerous small banks and mortgage companies that either have just obtained their FHA servicing ability, or have traditionally sold offClick to continue

LoanLogics Upgrades Its LoanHD Tool

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LoanLogics has announced that it has enhanced its LoanHD platform with the a fully automated signature clipping tool, SignaFacts, that provides visual validation of execution and easy comparison of signatures. The types of documents evaluated by this tool include, but are not limited to, the Good Faith Estimate (GFE), Truth-in-Lending disclosure, mortgage note, deed of trust and U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) endorsement.Click to continue

Veros Enhances Its Sapphire Valuation Management Platform

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Veros Real Estate Solutions has announced enhanced features to its property valuation management platform, Sapphire, that provides lenders with the ability to simplify and enrich their valuation review process, while enhancing their vendor management capabilities. Click to continue

New Appraisal Institute Book Addresses Latest Methods for Valuing Contaminated Properties

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Properties impacted by contamination raise challenging appraisal issues, according to a new book from the Appraisal Institute. Valuing Contaminated Properties: An Appraisal Institute Anthology, Volume II published this week by the Appraisal Institute helps appraisers understand the history and development of widely recognized and generally accepted methods for handling assignments involving contaminated properties.Click to continue

Mortgage TrueView Introduces New HMDA Compliance Offering

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Mortgage TrueView has announced the release of a new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) scoring and benchmarking tool. The new scores provide lenders with insights into their own lending practices, as well as a comparison to the rest of the industry. For the first time, lenders have the ability to understand their own HMDA data in order to both stay compliant and increase loan volume for unintentionally underserved market segments.Click to continue

Allstate Appraisal and Bradford Technologies Partner on New Valuation Offering

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Allstate Appraisal and Bradford Technologies have launched Valuation Express, a new desktop appraisal product incorporating a third party inspection of the property. Valuation Express reports are prepared by licensed and certified appraisers with local market knowledge and expertise, using traditional and statistical analysis to support the subject property’s value.Click to continue