FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

Much of U.S. left unchanged; limits increase in 39 ‘high-cost’ counties

Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Launches Rocket Mortgage

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

Items Tagged with 'mortgage technology'


Cyber attacks increase for financial services industry

Government warns of increasing DDoS frequency
In the third quarter of 2015, the Distributed Denial of Service trends report numbers were at the highest quarterly levels in the last two years. And looking at the results, the financial services industry remains a heavily-targeted industry.
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Pavaso releases end-to-end digital real estate process

Addresses TRID challenges
Pavaso completed its end-to-end digital process for the mortgage and real estate industry with the addition of its sales contract negotiation tool for real estate agents. The CEO of the company said it is now providing the industry with a clear path to evolving and catching up with consumer technology.
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Black Knight to raise $430M in IPO

Fidelity will control majority of shares
After first announcing the plans of a IPO in December, Black Knight Financial Services will look to raise up to $430 million in an initial public offering expected to price next week. Its parent company, Fidelity National, will remain a majority stakeholder.
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Sindeo names Tony Sachs chief lending officer

Joins from First Republic Bank
In his role at Sindeo, Sachs will be responsible for the company’s lending operations and credit functions, including overseeing Sindeo’s team of high-service mortgage advisors, the company said.
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Mortgage technology will be ready to address TRID

Won’t magically make challenges and cost of compliance disappear
Maybe it’s the proximity to Disney’s Magic Kingdom, but at the Mortgage Bankers Association tech conference in Orlando this week I couldn’t help remembering futurist Arthur C. Clark’s third law of technology that says, ‘‘Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” But can technology magically solve the industry’s compliance challenges?
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From HW Magazine

High-tech demand: How far behind is the mortgage industry?

Consumers want an easier, tech-assisted process
“Though I hear them repeatedly, today’s remarks made me say yet again, ‘Are you kidding me?!’ The mortgage industry is so far behind in meeting the consumer’s demand for technology, and it appears that there are very few who care. For some to state that technology will simply ‘weed out weak originators’ is reflective of how disconnected the industry really is from technology and the demand of their consumers."
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Lone Wolf Real Estate secures massive private equity investment

Vista financing to help drive growth
Vista Equity Partners announced it is investing in Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies to help the company as it pursues new market opportunities and expands product development efforts. Right now, Lone Wolf serves nearly 10,000 real estate offices and 250,000 real estate professionals across the U.S. and Canada.
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