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Fintech Platform Raisies $11M
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:10:40 +0000

Fund That Flip, a fintech platform and marketplace lender of residential real estate loans, recently announced a raise of $11 million from Princeton, New Jersey-based growth equity firm Edison Partners.

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Gregg W. Christensen Appointed WFG Senior Business Development Officer
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:04:55 +0000

WFG National Title Insurance Company (WFG), a Portland-based provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services, announced that Gregg W. Christensen has been appointed Senior Business Development Officer for the company’s New York City-based national commercial services division. 

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LoanScorecard Partners with LoanStream Mortgage
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:01:10 +0000

 LoanScorecard recently announced that it has partnered with LoanStream Mortgage (LSM) to power LSM’s pricing and scenario tool, QualONE.

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The Week Ahead: Changes in Home Values and Mortgage Rates
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 21:39:47 +0000

The newest CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index will be released this week, noting home price growth and mortgage rates across the country. Here's what else is happening in the Week Ahead.

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Protecting Homes from Wildfire
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 21:19:53 +0000

Some of the most destructive wildfires in history occurred in 2018, and homes in wildfire-prone areas are still at risk. What do homeowners, investors, and insurers need to know about wildfires?

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What to Make of the QM Patch Moving Forward
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:22:37 +0000

The AEI Housing Center discuss the future of the QM patch, more specifically what can be seen, and what is not foreseeable.  AEI states that foreseeable results from the patch are higher home prices, and the unseen are borrowers who would not have needed the Patch, had the home-price inflation caused by the Patch not ...

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New-Home Sales go in the Wrong Direction in July
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:55:24 +0000

Sales of new, single-family homes fell month-over-month by 12.8% in July, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  The report states that an estimated 635,000 homes were sold for the month, far below the estimated total for June of 728,000. New home sales, though, represent a year-over-year ...

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Simplifile Powers E-Recording in Westerly
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:49:49 +0000

The town of Westerly has joined Simplifile's e-recording network following the July 1 passage of a law authorizing e-recording statewide in Rhode Island.

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Freddie Mac Partners with Tech Company to Streamline Processes
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:05:15 +0000

LoanLogics, a provider in loan-quality technology for mortgage manufacturing and loan acquisition, announced it is the technology provider behind Freddie Mac’s new tool, Freddie Automated Servicing Transfer (FAST), which streamlines the transfer of mortgage servicing rights for Freddie Mac’s Cash-Released XChange.  LoanLogics will also provide technology enhancements to expand the capabilities of FAST in support ...

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Companies Partner to Improve Efficiency
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:53:12 +0000

Mortgage Cadence, an Accenture company, has integrated CoreLogic’s Print and Ship secure document delivery solution with the latest version of Mortgage Cadence Enterprise Lending Center (ELC). The integration enables ELC users who contract with CoreLogic to reduce manual processes and document delivery barriers.  “We’re very pleased to bring our ELC clients this CoreLogic functionality, as ...

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