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Castle & Cooke Mortgage has continued its nationwide expansion with the opening of two new branches, its first office in Georgia, and in Spanish Fork, Utah
Castle & Cooke Mortgage Opens Two New Branches
Castle & Cooke Mortgage has continued its nationwide expansion with the opening of two new branches, its first office in Georgia, and in Spanish Fork, Utah.   The new Georgia branch will be led by mortgage industry veteran and Branch... Read more
Resitrader has completed connectivity of its digital pricing and commitment platform with Freddie Mac
Resitrader Joins Freddie Mac as a Platform Participant
Resitrader has completed connectivity of its digital pricing and commitment platform with Freddie Mac. The streamlined interface with Freddie Mac will enable participants to quickly and efficiently obtain loan-level pricing on Freddie Mac-... Read more
Former Dallas Cowboys star and Football Hall of Fame member Emmitt Smith is returning to the commercial real estate industry with a new joint venture
Football Icon Emmitt Smith in New Real Estate Venture
Former Dallas Cowboys star and Football Hall of Fame member Emmitt Smith is returning to the commercial real estate industry with a new joint venture.   According to a Dallas Morning News report, Smith formed a commercial property firm in... Read more
New American Funding has expanded its Central Texas territory with the award-winning Leaman Team
New American Funding Expands in Central Texas, Adds Leaman Team
New American Funding has expanded its Central Texas territory with the award-winning Leaman Team. Ranked by the Austin Business Journal as the Number One Lender in Austin for six consecutive years, Max Leaman will spearhead the market... Read more
David Dworkin
David M. Dworkin Named National Housing Conference Chief
The National Housing Conference (NHC) has named David M. Dworkin as its next president and CEO.   Dworkin joins NHC from the U.S. Treasury Department, where he most recently has served as a senior housing policy advisor in the Office of... Read more
Web.com Group Inc. has announced its selection by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices as a preferred supplier of marketing and advertising services for its network of nearly 44,000 agents
Buffett Offers Hint at Next Berkshire Hathaway Leader
Warren Buffett has named two Vice Chairmen for the Board of Directors at Berkshire Hathaway, which could provide a clue for the next person to run his corporation.   The 87-year-old Buffett named Gregory Abel as Vice Chairman of the... Read more
Federal Title and Escrow Company has partnered with Pavaso to bring cutting-edge technology to real estate settlements in the Washington, D.C.; Maryland and Virginia area
Pavaso Partners with Federal Title and Escrow to Serve Mid-Atlantic Region
Federal Title and Escrow Company has partnered with Pavaso to bring cutting-edge technology to real estate settlements in the Washington, D.C.; Maryland and Virginia area.   “The D.C. metropolitan area consists of millions of hardworking... Read more
Element Funding, a division of Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. (PRMI), has expanded in Georgia by announcing the opening of a new brick-and-mortar branch located in Decatur to be managed by Ashley Rustom
Element Funding Opens New Brick-and-Mortar Office in Decatur
Element Funding, a division of Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. (PRMI), has expanded in Georgia by announcing the opening of a new brick-and-mortar branch located in Decatur to be managed by Ashley Rustom. Ashley’s team has a combined 29... Read more
NAMB+ Inc. has announced that PreApp 1003 has been named an Endorsed Provider for NAMB+
PreApp 1003 Joins NAMB+ as an Endorsed Provider
NAMB+ Inc. has announced that PreApp 1003 has been named an Endorsed Provider for NAMB+. Founded in 2015, Houston-based PreApp 1003 was established for Loan Originators to easily and securely pre-qualify prospects from the convenience of... Read more
NAMB+ Inc. has announced that MySMARTblog.com has been named an Endorsed Provider for NAMB+
NAMB+ Adds MySMARTblog.com as Its Newest Endorsed Provider
NAMB+ Inc. has announced that MySMARTblog.com has been named an Endorsed Provider for NAMB+. MySMARTblog.com was founded in 2009 to improve online communications between mortgage professionals and their clientele.   MySMARTblog.com... Read more