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The 2017 HW Tech100

The most innovative technology companies in housing
The mortgage industry is leveraging technology like never before, streamlining processes across the spectrum of lending, servicing, investing and real estate. The combination of regulatory pressure and consumer expectations have set a high standard for efficiency and transparency, requiring a significant investment of time, money and talent to hit the right notes for both.
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How consumer demand is fueling a mortgage transformation

Companies are innovating to keep pace with heightened expectations
Ironically, the monkey on the mortgage industry’s back for the past 10 years — increasing regulation — is the very thing that forced companies to find efficiencies in every part of the process, which serves them well as they look to engage tech-savvy consumers. Even as the enforcement of some of those regulations is now in question, the long-lasting benefits of investing in automation will stand. 
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Mortgage companies increase security after record hacks

Black Knight Financial Services is taking action to stay ahead of threats
Cybersecurity dominated the tech landscape in 2016 following a record number of data breaches. Regulators have continually warned companies in the mortgage industry to take the issue seriously. See what Black Knight Financial Services is doing to combat these threats and guard sensitive personal data.
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HOT or NOT: What is trending in housing right now?

Cordray, Dodd-Frank and GSE conservatorship
President Donald Trump issued an executive order to roll back the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, but it doesn’t do much by itself. The core principles in the executive order should simply be viewed as a policy placeholder for the re-thinking of Dodd-Frank, in terms of both potential legislative and regulatory changes.
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Tech Innovators: Hudson & Marshall

Creating a dynamic real estate marketplace
The shift in the industry towards online purchasing makes online auctions a strategic approach for buying and selling residential and commercial real estate for all sectors of the market. This method provides a quicker turnaround of property, more exposure, and maximum response which culminates to create additional demand.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Accenture

Mortgage and Compliance as a Service provides warranty framework for compliance
Accenture’s Mortgage & Compliance as-a-Service (MCaaS) is an end-to-end, product-rich mortgage manufacturing solution offered through LoanSequence, the company’s proprietary loan origination platform.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Advanced Data

Verification of Employment platform part of eDocument Solutions portal
Advanced Data also features breakthroughs in forms for self-employed borrowers, for whom it automatically populates the form required to complete a mortgage transaction.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Advantage Systems

Lenders can use Accounting for Mortgage Bankers to run profitability analysis
Among the company's product offerings is the ability to track transactions on a loan-by-loan basis. It also offers general ledger, accounts payable and report writing capabilities.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Alight

Solution lets executives analyze multiple scenarios for better decisioning
With Alight, CEOs, firm owners, CFOs and their teams are able to run multiple scenarios simultaneously to see the impact changing market conditions and business decisions will have on enterprise financials — including P&L, balance sheet and cash flow.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Arch MI

RateStar solution offers greater precision in MI pricing
RateStar, which is available on all devices, provides greater precision in MI pricing, enabling lenders to compete more effectively and offer more affordable mortgages to eligible borrowers. For borrowers, RateStar can mean lower monthly payments.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: ARMCO

Managing the audit process through the entire loan lifecycle
In 2016, ARMCO launched ACESXPRESS, an implementation and service package for ACES designed specifically for small to mid-sized lenders. One of the key functions in the ACES platform is Sampling, which uses the Automated Loan Selection module.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: assure360

ProAudit solution reduces the overall effort to complete audits by almost half
Assure360's ProAudit solution is designed to reduce the overall effort to complete audits by 46% after full implementation. ProAudit is completely customizable and has no limits on the number of questions per audit.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Auction.com

AuctionSync eliminates foreclosure auction paperwork
Auction.com launched AuctionSync in 2016 to eliminate paperwork for foreclosure auctions by bringing parts of the sale online and enabling auction staff to conduct in-person foreclosure sales with ease. The app enables the auctioneer to conduct the sale and update with the latest real-time information on each asset throughout the auction.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Benutech

ReboGateway solution identifies likely sellers through life events
Designed for real estate agents and lenders, Benutech created a solution that identifies the reasons why homeowners sell, or life events, and matches those events to a specific property. This allows real estate agents to identify homeowners that may have a reason to sell, allowing agents to market to that home.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: BK Global

Tech platform aids bankruptcy trustees to identify and market properties for sale
BK Global's technology platform assists federal Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees in identifying, analyzing and marketing properties for sale. Every property associated with a bankruptcy case is analyzed using a proprietary algorithm that takes into account several data points that impact the salability of the asset.
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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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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Bradford Technologies

Appraiser mobile tech replaces traditional form interface
Inspect-a-Lot takes a new approach to appraiser mobile technology by removing the traditional form interface and replacing it with a single-scrolling interface that keeps fields on one screen, providing a streamlined and structured workflow.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Buffini & Co.

Referral Maker CRM gives Realtors real-time performance data

The product’s new dashboard displays the team’s sales and lead pipeline, along with real-time performance data for the entire team and the individuals within it. This allows leaders to understand their team’s productivity, transaction data and lead progress.


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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: BuildFax

Tech platform offers access to robust building permit data
BuildFax leverages more than 23 billion data points on residential and commercial structures and covers more than 70% of the U.S. population to provide access to the wealth of property history and condition information contained in permit data.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Built

Web and mobile apps give visibility into construction loans
The Built app allows real-time visibility into any given construction loan or portfolio and users to take action based on their customized role permissions.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: CalyxSoftware

Technology to optimize all phases of the loan process
CalyxSoftware’s offerings include Point, which automates the origination process and integrates with more than 200 vendors inside the software, including disclosure, credit, valuation, title and verification providers, and provides electronic document management.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Capsilon Corp.

DocVelocity platform speeds the mortgage closing process
DocVelocity provides patented automated document recognition, data extraction and rules-based validation capabilities that enable straight-through processing with exception handling to increase productivity and lower costs for mortgage companies.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Chronos Solutions

Funding Suite provides real-time reporting and management for lenders
By analyzing credit data, Funding Suite provides lenders real-time reporting and management oversight as it identifies potential credit inaccuracies and underwriting conditions that could cause an applicant to be disqualified or get a less favorable interest rate.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Clarifire

Business process automation delivers workflow solutions
The app is a dynamically data-driven configurable, and is easy to use and change. This Software-as-a-Service company prides itself on the app’s workflows, dashboards, business rules and interoperability.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Clarocity

Platform delivers cost-effective and data-driven valuation products
Clarocity serves GSEs, lenders and MBS purchasers/managers with cost-effective and data-driven valuation products.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Class Appraisal

Pricing and lead time calculators improve appraisal efficiency
Class Appraisal offers Lead Time Calculator, a web-based interface that allows users to check on the lead time for an appraisal in a certain area after entering a state and county. The information is based on collected historical data and provides a snapshot of what is happening in a particular area. 
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Clear Capital

Provides supporting data tools to make accurate decisions in valuation process
ClearProp by Clear Capital is a quick, data-rich report used as an initial assessment tool before additional valuations are ordered and as a next-step review for higher risk valuations.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: ClosingCorp

SmartFees service helps lenders comply with TRID rules
ClosingCorp introduced its SmartFees service to help lenders comply with TRID rules. Formerly known as its Loan Estimate and SmartGFE services, SmartFees integrates loan file information, transfer tax and recording data, service provider fees and lender business rules and requirements into a single, seamless process and platform.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Cogent QC Systems

Quality control system improves risk management to reduce the number of audits
The company’s software uses an industry-pioneering statistical sampling methodology that meets agency and investor requirements. This technology reduces the number of loans audited by emphasizing risk-based sampling to improve risk management. 
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: ComplianceEase

Provides a suite of automated compliance products and services
The company offers ClosingXpress, a document-generation platform offering TRID compliant disclosures, as well as required federal, state, and secondary market investor origination, closing, and modification document sets with integrated compliance monitoring through ComplianceAnalyzer.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: CoreLogic

Provides data, technology and analytics-based solutions
The company is a major provider of data, technology and analytics-based solutions and serves more than 1 million users. Today, CoreLogic tracks more than 4.5 billion property and financial records, spanning more than 50 years.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Credit Plus

National third-party verification provider
Core to the company’s success are two of Credit Plus’ new flagship products: FraudPlus and QC Review. FraudPlus’ annual revenue has grown by 200% and QC Review’s monthly revenue has doubled – just in the last year.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: D+H

Mortgagebot suite delivers end-to-end solutions via the cloud
The suite includes MortgagebotPOS, a web-based solution that allows lenders to receive accurate, qualified applications through every point-of-sale channel, MortgagebotLOS, an all-in-one origination system that supports retail, wholesale and correspondent lending, and MortgagebotMobile, a mobile loan application solution that lenders can customize.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: DocMagic

Software, apps and web-based systems for compliant mortgage loan document packages
In 2016, DocMagic launched Total eClose, allowing lenders to complete a full, true paperless eClosing from start to finish.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Down Payment Resource

Automates the process of matching buyers to homebuyer programs
Down Payment Resource works with more than 1,000 housing agencies to find and update information about local, state and national homebuyer programs. DPR places eligibility criteria and benefits information at the fingertips of real estate professionals and lenders and it’s updated monthly for accuracy and reliability.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Ellie Mae

Encompass Connect solutions improve collaboration and efficiency of mortgage loan process
The suite of applications includes Encompass TPO Connect, a third-party organizer which offers wholesale and correspondent lenders a modern and collaborative web experience for their TPO partners that promotes compliance, data integrity, and easy sharing of data and documents.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Equator

Scalable technology enables efficiency, reduction of operational requirements and transparency

Equator’s scalable technology enables net execution efficiency, reduction of operational and capital requirements, increased transparency and implementation of client compliance rules.


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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Ernst Publishing Co.

Providing custom guaranteed government and third-party vendor fee solutions
To meet industry challenges post-TRID, Ernst created a solution for local settlement agents to enter, manage and certify the accuracy of individual settlement fees, enabling lenders to quote with nearly 100% accuracy on every loan.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Essent Guaranty

Essent IQ educates homeowners on economic benefits
As a mortgage insurer, Essent risks private capital to protect lenders and investors against credit losses, enabling creditworthy borrowers to buy homes with down payments of less than 20%. 
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: FICS

Comprehensive in-house mortgage loan origination and servicing
The FICS applications also incorporate innovative digital document management and web-based capabilities, providing lenders with a full software solution. In 2015, FICS introduced the Mortgage Servicer API solution.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: First American Data & Mortgage Solutions

Providing 100% U.S. coverage on property ownership data
The First American family of companies offers technology- and data-driven products and solutions that are focused on helping lenders maintain compliance, turn fixed costs into variable costs and eliminate risk while covering the entire loan origination process.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: FirstClose

Providing data for home equity lenders reduces turn times
By tapping multiple data sources and using proprietary algorithms, the company says the FirstClose Report can reduce turn-times by as much as 80%, from 14 days down to 2.8 days.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Floify

Platform allows lenders to securely collect documents and verify borrower assets
Floify streamlines the mortgage process by providing a secure communication and document portal between lenders, borrowers, referral partners and other mortgage stakeholders.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: FormFree

Cloud-based, mobile friendly technologies to determine ability to repay
FormFree provides cloud-based, mobile-friendly technologies that help financial institutions determine the ability of their customers to pay back loans.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: FotoNotes

Provides mobile and cloud field service management software system
FotoNotes' SaaS solution transforms the way companies operate by providing them new levels of communication, visibility and efficiency to improve the service they provide their customers and opportunities to scale their business.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Freddie Mac

Loan Advisor Suite includes automated underwriting and business intelligence
Freddie Mac's Loan Advisor Suite includes Loan Product Advisor, an automated underwriting system; Loan Collateral Advisor, an appraisal quality and valuation risk tool and Loan Quality Advisor, which assesses loan data to help determine sale eligibility.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Global DMS

eTrac platform enables clients to effectively manage valuation process
Through eTrac, thousands of lenders, AMCs and appraisers are able to compliantly order, track, review, and deliver appraisals every day, while the Global Kinex solution provides seamless integration to the UCDP and can be used by any lender or AMC.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Guaranteed Rate

Coaching tool helps real estate agents build a better business
The platform offers a resource center with up-to-date documents for compliance, state guidelines, and credit and underwriting. Registration for the site is optional and the site can be accessed via any mobile device or desktop.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Homesnap

Homesnap Pro is a mobile offering for real estate agents
The app incorporates real-time MLS data, updating every five minutes, and in-app messaging, which allows agents to see all of the messages they’ve shared with a client or about a property in one glance, with photos and links to the property. 
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: HouseCanary

Price indices built on machine-learning algorithms yield highly accurate forecasts
HouseCanary indexes comprehensive data from hundreds of local-market, macroeconomic and consumer data points going back 40+ years and provides insights for all 381 Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Housing Tides

Aggregates and analyzes housing media to understand overall sentiment
Using IBM Watson tools, Housing Tides not only captures all relevant news flow, but analyzes it for sentiment on a positive to negative scale. This enables Housing Tides to discern overall sentiment movement as well as sentiment by media source, author and other perspectives
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Hubzu

Online real estate marketplace attracts buyers through websites and local marketing efforts
In 2016, Hubzu marketed approximately 50% of active online residential auctions in the default mortgage industry and sold over 23,000 homes by mid-2016. The platform increased its user base by 15% in 2016 and currently has over 1 million active registered users. 
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: iEmergent

Forward-looking analytics include mortgage opportunity forecasts
By mid-2016, without the execution of any targeted marketing campaigns, iEmergent experienced a 66% increase in the number of clients and users  and a 57% increase in year-over-year revenue growth from 2015 to 2016. 
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Indecomm Global Services

Income calculation solutions designed for accuracy and efficiency
IncomeGenius provides accurate and compliant income calculations by electronically reading and analyzing borrower documents, extracting income data using OCR, calculating qualifying income for the loan, and providing alerts about underwriting conditions and errors.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: InHouseUSA

Fully customizable appraisal products for lenders
In a pilot study, an appraiser incentive program using InHouseUSA’s technology demonstrated 20% improvement in appraisal turn times.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: International Document Services

With purchase of eMortgage solutions, company streamlines loan origination process
The integrated eMortgage solution suite from IDS and Encomia is designed to streamline the loan origination process from the loan estimate through eNote storage. Encomia’s eClosing platform and tools, which are used by major mortgage lenders, provide for secure electronic document storage (eVault), enterprise eSign and asset and income verification services.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Investability

Platform matches investors with properties that meet financial criteria
Powered by RentRange, Investability provides investors with three things that have historically been difficult to access outside of their local market: information, resources and properties.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Land Gorilla

Software enables lenders to manage their construction loan pipeline more efficiently
The Construction Loan Manager by Land Gorilla is a cloud-based construction loan software empowering lenders to manage their construction loan pipeline up to three times more efficiently.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: LBA Ware

Cloud-based suite of solutions provides centralized system of record for lenders
Lending & Banking Automation Software’s CompenSafe is a cloud-based, all-in-one suite of solutions which cover the entire loan lifecycle and provides an accessible and centralized system of record for lenders.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Lender Price

Product, pricing and eligibility platform with mobile functionality and business intelligence
With Lender Price, wholesale and correspondent lenders, banks, and credit unions can manage product pricing for all mortgage types: conforming, non-conforming, non-QM, portfolio, and boutique loan programs.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: LendingHome

Online platform offers short-term loans to property investors who buy, rehab and sell
After submitting basic information to the company’s online platform, borrowers can receive their rate in 60 seconds, complete their application in 20 minutes, and close in under 15 days.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Lending QB

LOS is a fully web-based platform that centralizes the lender’s IT infrastructure.
The platform’s service-oriented architecture (SOA) gives lenders the flexibility to connect to external services that are accessed inside the platform and provides lenders the control they need to best address their specific needs.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: LoanLogics

Provides automated mortgage quality control to reduce costs
The LoanHD Loan Quality Management platform provides real-time, highly automated mortgage quality control, reducing costs and potentially doubling productivity when compared to manual internal audits or other third party audit services.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: LodeStar Software Solutions

Fee quoting solution provides accurate quotes for any property in the country
With LodeStar’s fee quoting solution, companies can accurately quote fees for the loan estimate form for any property in the country, across any provider that they work with.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Maxwell

POS and workflow automation tool built for loan officers and borrowers
Maxwell is a Silicon Valley-based point-of-sale and workflow automation tool built for loan officers and their borrowers. The system empowers loan officers by intelligently automating their collaboration with borrowers and their real estate agents.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Mercury Network

Company delivers 40 new features including commercial appraisal management
The company’s integrations with other third-party technology providers have expanded and its entire network has grown to connect to more than 23,000 appraisal vendors and more than 265 appraisal management company vendors.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: MetaSource

Turnkey solution for reconciling MERS data against MRE report
MetaSource’s mintrak2 platform provides a turnkey solution for reconciling MERS data against the Member Reconciliation Extract (MRE) report with a user-friendly, workflow-based interface for the remediation of data discrepancies.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Mortech

Mortgage-specific tools to help streamline operations
Mortech, a Zillow Group business, provides mortgage specific tools to help streamline operations and reduce hardware costs for its thousands of users, including its Marksman solution, which equips loan officers with company-branded marketing materials to keep their brand and pricing quotes in front of the prospect until closing.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Mortgage Cadence

Enterprise-grade loan origination technology to manage compliance
Solutions offered by the company include the Loan Fulfillment Center, which targets out-of-the-box retail mortgage lending; the Enterprise Lending Center, which is built on ACE, Mortgage Cadence’s proprietary, mortgage-specific rules engine, and  Borrower Center, an intuitive online origination tool that gives prospective homebuyers a step-by-step walk through of the mortgage application process.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Mortgage Capital Trading

Browser-based technology platform for secondary marketing departments
MCTlive! provides lenders with online tools, trading functionality, and real-time analytics for secondary marketing departments which maximizes profitability and minimizes risk.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: MortgageFlex Systems

LOS support from lead management to closing
MortgageFlex provides its clients with a gamut of services, including LOS support through its LoanQuest loan origination system, which supports all lending functions from lead management and prequalification to closing, funding, post-closing and secondary marketing function.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Morty

Online broker model originates loan quickly for less cost
Morty uses an online broker model that provides home buyers with a Kayak-like shopping experience across a vast network of lenders. A buyer’s financial snapshot is created instantly and then used in an algorithm to match the buyer with lenders and loan products.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Nexsys

Clear Path is a real-time management solution for mortgage-related transactions
Clear Path is a real-time solution for the management of mortgage-related transactions, orders, provider performance, and service allocations, which is critical in the changing regulatory environment.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: OpenClose

Browser-based LOS solutions for lenders, banks and credit unions
Multi-channel LOS provider OpenClose offers a variety of 100% browser-based solutions for lenders, banks and credit unions. The company’s solution set includes LenderAssist, an end-to-end, browser-based LOS platform which is offered on a SaaS basis.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Optimal Blue

Improved efficiency through workflow solutions and tools
Optimal Blue’s offerings include an enterprise product and pricing engine, sophisticated secondary marketing workflow tools, a real-time hedging platform, and data analytics.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Pavaso

Application set streamlines and digitizes the closing process
Pavaso's platform streamlines and digitizes the closing process, and eliminates redundancies between business partners.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: PCLender

Automated solutions to streamline the mortgage banking process
Scalable, enterprise-class system providing automation solutions to streamline all stages of the mortgage banking process.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Pruvan

Customizable software and mobile app field management solution
Pruvan is a customizable software and mobile app solution that delivers real-time field visibility to better manage quality, costs, and work crews.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Qualia

Cloud-based technology unifies title and closing process
Qualia is a cloud-based title and closing software that unifies every part of the closing process with modern technology.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Quandis

Web-based default servicing solutions for lenders
Quandis is an enterprise-class default management software company specializing in web-based default servicing solutions.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: QuestSoft

Compliance focus of automated software for lenders
QuestSoft is a provider of automated compliance review software and specializes in mortgage compliance.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Quicken Loans

Rocket Mortgage provides consumers online mortgage experience
Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans is the first end-to-end completely online and on-demand mortgage experience.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Rate Reset

Portfolio retention software to save loans from pre-payment
Rate Reset offers portfolio mortgage retention software which can save a loan from pre-payment even if it’s three days before closing with another lender.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Realty Pilot

Cloud-based solution provides back-office system
Realty Pilot is a cloud-based enterprise solution acting as a back-office system for agents, brokers, institutions and third parties.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Redhawk Research

Market-leading visualization tools to streamline and simplify
Jonah is a web application that offers market-leading visualization tools to streamline and simplify the management of distressed residential mortgage portfolios.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Rekon Technologies

Software reduces errors and penalties, streamlines lien release
Rekon’s leading software is the most widely adopted lien release and assignment technology in the mortgage industry and is used by the majority of the top 10 mortgage servicers.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: RES.NET

Platform provides portals for loss mitigation, REO, valuations, and property
RES.NET is a technology platform comprised of four unique and distinct portals for mortgage servicers, real estate agents, vendors and homeowners.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: ReverseVision

Platform connects users to reduce errors, redundancies
RV Exchange serves as an exchange connecting brokers, lenders, investors and service providers in one platform with the ability to share documents and information for each part of the loan process.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: RiskSpan

Platform uses predictive analytics to analyze forecasts
RiskSpan offers a highly secure, fast, and fully scalable platform that, when combined with sophisticated predictive models and analytics, provides the tools to gain powerful insights and a competitive advantage.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Roostify

Simplifying the mortgage application process
Developed by technology, real estate, and mortgage banking experts, Roostify makes it easier for buyers and lenders to navigate the frustrating and time-consuming mortgage application process.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Sapiens DECISION

Solutions suite enables users to manage business logic
The Sapiens DECISION Suite is comprised of several components to manage and translate business logic into operational code, including an interactive modeling software and methodology to help organizations manage the business logic driving automated business decisions.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Scrypt

Cloud-based platform increases loan process speed
XDOC is designed for high performance, scalability, and full function integration with third-party applications and can shave days off of underwriting.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Simplifile

Platform enables lenders and settlement agents to collaborate
Simplifile Collaboration enables lenders and settlement agents to share, receive, and validate documents and data, as well as gives visibility and provides a platform for collaborating on fee data, documents, and transaction details.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Sperlonga Data

Data technology company expands to community associations
Sperlonga Data allows servicers and investors to deliver reliable, easily retrievable, and standardized data on existing accounts - and now brings that technology to the HOA industry.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Street Resource Group

System improves efficiency, automates mortgage warehouse process
The Warehouse Loan System completely automates the entire mortgage warehousing process and improves efficiency and profits for both warehouse lenders and independent mortgage bankers.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Street Solutions

End-to-end platform manages loans from purchase through exit
Street Solutions, Inc.’s loan management system (LMS) is an end-to-end platform for managing loan processes from purchase through exit, with modules for traders, credit risk managers, surveillance, operations, accounting, and more.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Tavant Technologies

Tavant's new tools save time, simplify processes
Tavant’s latest suite of tools optimizes the back-end solutions and simplifies the front-end experience by changing the paper-saturated and time consuming loan fulfillment process into an efficient flow of data.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Velocify

All-in-one platform blends automated marketing, lead management and referral partner management
Velocify has established themselves as a provider of cloud-based intelligent sales automation solutions that drive more effective and efficient sales processes and improve lead conversion rates.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Veros

UCDP and EAD Error Preview tool automates QC checks
Error Preview Tool automates appraisal quality control checks to help mortgage professionals identify and resolve appraisal errors prior to submitting to the secondary market.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: VirPack

Delivery system enables lenders to manage growing number of documents
VirPack enables lenders to manage the growing number of electronic, digitally executed and paper based documents required to process, underwrite, close, sell and service a loan.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Whiteboard Mortgage Systems

New technology allows lenders to leverage business strategies across enterprise
Whiteboard Mortgage Systems helps mortgage professionals close more loans, create better relationships and increase referrals by automatically staying in touch with their contacts through the entire loan origination process.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Wipro Gallagher Solutions

End-to-end point-of-sale system automates compliance
NetOxygen, an end-to-end point-of-sale system and loan origination system, guides users through the entire origination lifecycle and automates compliance at every step, maximizing productivity.
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2017 HW Tech100 Winner: XINNIX

Mortgage academy revolutionizes student learning with its mobile and desktop application
XINNIX's app provides different views for the loan officer in training, their manager and the XINNIX trainers. Trainers can also track how long it is taking trainees to complete the program and communication with the student.
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Three tech trends that will transform mortgage lending

And what your company should do to get ready
Mortgage banks have traditionally been slow to embrace new technologies, and while the technology that has improved efficiency, security and customer experience in a multitude of other industries (transportation, education and retail, to name a few) is finding its way into the loan production process, a lot of opportunity still exists in other stages of the mortgage life cycle.
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From HW Magazine

The importance of recruiting new loan officers for today and the future

New energy and excitement has its advantages
Our industry is at a pivotal point as today’s average loan officer reaches their 50s. In the next decade, approximately 200,000 of these professionals will enter retirement, leaving a massive hole in the market if the next generation does not start stepping into their shoes. As mortgage professionals, we must collectively prioritize finding brand new originators if we want our industry to prosper over the years to come.
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What's next in mortgage compliance?

It's not just fintech - it's regtech
The goal over the past few years has been to move compliance from a manual to an automated process, and more specifically moving from the post-close sampling process to the point of origination process. But, as we’ve discussed, the level of automation has been relatively basic, and more focused on preventing errors than taking friction and delays out of the underwriting and review processes.
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Paving the way to timely tax payments

Cooperation among tax service vendors, lenders and tax collectors eliminates pitfalls
Ensuring proper transactions related to the payment of real estate taxes is critical. For this to happen, all parties (lenders, tax service vendors and tax collectors) must work together to ensure information is accurate, mitigate payment issues and establish an overall smooth tax cycle process.
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