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SoFi bets big on the Super Bowl to win borrowers

Uses 20% of annual budget on the big game
SoFi has shattered the typical lending model ever since it broke into the mortgage world two years ago, so its big move in this year’s Super Bowl 50 only make sense. The company's garnering a lot of attention on its big, and even risky to some, move in advertising during the big game. Watch the video here.
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Marketplace Home Mortgage offers on-time closing guarantee

Customer gets a one-time $1,500 mortgage payment
Marketplace Home Mortgage announced a new on time closing guarantee, adding an extra buffer to solidify that a borrower’s mortgage will close on time. This comes at a time that lenders are still in the beginning months of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclose rule.
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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac finalize rep and warrants policies

Finally establish third-party arbitration for repurchases
The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced this morning that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are changing their mortgage purchasing rules to establish an independent third-party review process for repurchases. This arbitrator will now review unresolved loan-level disputes.
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Computershare acquires Altavera Mortgage Services

Plans to continue growth of mortgage footprint
Computershare, an Australian tech company that made waves in the mortgage space in 2011 when it acquired Specialized Loan Servicing for $113.6 million, announced Thursday that it signed an agreement to acquire Altavera Mortgage Services, a provider of independent, third-party mortgage origination services to residential mortgage lenders.
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4 ways to improve loan officer and real estate agent relationships

Here’s how to make your relationships thrive
Loan officers and real estate agents need each other to thrive in their respective businesses. To help loan officers figure out how to best cultivate this relationship, MGIC teamed up with Bill Gassett, a real estate agent based in Massachusett, to create a list of ways loan officer can work better with real estate agents.
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