Technology

[LISTEN] Regtech Report, Episode 1: How do you define regtech?

Regtech defined with Craig Focardi, senior banking analyst at Celent
While regtech is a relatively new concept in the mortgage industry, it has already gained a great deal of traction in other parts of banking and financial services. Craig Focardi, a senior banking analyst at Celent, talks with HousingWire about what makes regtech different from mortgage tech and how you shouldn't be afraid to make the leap into adopting new technologies.
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Rayman Kaur Mathoda appointed CEO of Xome

Industry vet to lead company's growth, oversee transition of Assurant Mortgage Solutions
WMIH Corp. subsidiary and HW Tech100 winner Xome announced it appointed Rayman Kaur Mathoda as its new chief executive officer. She will oversee the company's business segments and the transition of its recent acquisition.
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The last domino: Zillow is getting into the mortgage business

First homebuying, now lending
The dramatic reshaping of Zillow’s place in the real estate ecosystem is about to take a giant step forward, as the online real estate behemoth announced Monday that it is getting into the mortgage business. To power its expansion into mortgages, Zillow is buying Mortgage Lenders of America.
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Spruce raises $15.6M to disrupt title industry

Additional investor involvement brings total Series A funding up to $19.1 million
Self-proclaimed as the first digital native title company, Spruce is out to disrupt the paper-based title and escrow process as part of the real estate industry’s quickening march toward the digital mortgage. And now, the company has some new capital to aid its pursuit.
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