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Here's why getting started with digital mortgages is less complicated than it seems

The true process behind adopting digital mortgages
There’s been a huge amount of discussion about how consumer lending is quickly going digital. The appetite we’re seeing in the market for digital solutions has grown significantly in the past couple of years and will only continue to increase. However, there is also a lot of talk about the obstacles surrounding the adoption digital mortgages. But the truth is that it doesn’t have to be so complicated.
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Blend and The Mortgage Collaborative partner to help more lenders go digital

Small, mid-sized and community lenders can now better access technology
The Mortgage Collaborative and Blend announced a partnership to bring the digital experience to a network of small, mid-sized, and community-based lenders. As a 2017 HousingWire Tech 100 winner, Blend is a Silicon Valley technology company that’s helping bring mortgages into the modern age. The Mortgage Collaborative is the latest lender to step up to the growing digital demand in housing.
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Blend CEO on why lenders are reluctant to adopt digital mortgages

The importance behind digital innovation
The words “digital” and “innovation” are plastered across the mortgage market from news articles to marketing materials, and yet there are still lenders out there opting to not go digital. Given this call to adapt to the growth in the technology, why would lenders still be reluctant to change?
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Can small lenders even compete with big banks for digital mortgage domination?

Fitch: 3 ways larger banks hold an advantage
Despite nonbanks being able to get an early jump on the digital process, a new report from Fitch Ratings states that large banks will have a greater long-term advantage thanks to their greater access to resources. The mortgage finance industry might finally be embracing technology but which companies will come out on top?
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From HW Magazine

2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Blend

Technology for a streamlined mortgage experience
The user experience is separated into labeled workflows, giving a borrower a path to filling out his or her application. Instead of a stressful, confusing pile of paper forms, the borrower sees tailored and valuable information to easily complete the application process.
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PCLender partners with Blend to bring digital mortgages to more lenders

Integrates loan origination system with advanced customer experience
PCLender, a provider of internet-based mortgage solutions for community banks and credit unions, announced this week that it is entering into a partnership with Blend to bring digital mortgages to more lenders. As a result of the partnership, lenders who use PCLender will be able to use Blend’s platform to create an end-to-end digital mortgage experience for consumers.
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From HW Magazine

Single stack

Mortgage lending — finally — gets smarter with digital, automated and cloud-based technology
In the tech world a “stack” refers to all the elements of something. For the mortgage industry, the idea of the single stack is that one platform (digital, automated and based in the cloud) can either meet all of the functional requirements involved in assembling a mortgage, or can serve as an efficient moderator for the process via open APIs (application programming interface), which are now taking off within the mortgage industry.
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