Articles Tagged with ''digital mortgages''

Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Launches Rocket Mortgage
Quicken Loans now officially offers a fully online mortgage through its new end-to-end online product Rocket Mortgage. The move comes as the industry increases its push for companies to go digital due to regulatory pressure combined with consumer expectations for convenient and efficient service. Is this the latest sign that digital is the new normal?
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Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google
Well, it’s official. Google has come to mortgages. After first being reported earlier this year, Google is launching its own mortgage comparison tool via its Compare service. Here's more about Google's big mortgage move with Zillow and LendingTree.
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Is your company leading the technology revolution? Prove it

Deadline quickly approaching for entry in HousingWire tech awards
The technological revolution is happening, right now. Here at HousingWire, we see that innovation happening and feel it deserves some serious kudos. The shouting it from the rooftops kind, to be exact. It’s in that spirit that HousingWire honors the most innovative innovators who’ve innovated in the most innovative ways in the last year.
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Citi puts power of digital mortgages to the test

Pulls back from retail operations in the northeast
Citi will pull out of its retail operations in the Massachusetts market early next year. The bank was careful to say it wasn’t abandoning mortgage lending in the Bay State, but the decision moves a lot of the lending pressure to the strength of its digital mortgage platform. And not everyone thinks digital is the best option.
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FormFree announces integration with Easy Mortgage Apps

Will allow verification of applicants’ financial data through mobile devices
FormFree Holdings, a provider of automated asset verifications for the mortgage industry, announced that it successfully launched the integration of its AccountChek product with Easy Mortgage Apps, an app that allows loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents to track application status, communicate with all relevant parties and share time-sensitive data from a mobile device.
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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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How will TRID impact the digital mortgage space?

Regulations change the face of the industry
While the industry is accustomed to regulatory changes, it is typically slow to adopt technological advances. For lenders who already offer a digital mortgage, the TRID implementation is less painful. And even more important, it's significantly better for consumers.
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From HW Magazine

Bitcoin for mortgages?

The online currency is gaining ground among early adopters in real estate
In late 2013, Bond New York made headlines when it became the first real estate firm to accept bitcoins for real estate fees. (A single unit is called a bitcoin, while the system is called Bitcoin with a capital B.)
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