Technology

Finicity, Cre8tech introduce digital lending solution

Verification of Assets solution integrated into Lender Price Digital Lending platform
Finicity, a provider of real-time financial data aggregation and insights, recently announced a collaboration with Cre8tech Labs, a provider of technology products for the financial services industry. The company aims to digitally speed up the verification process in for lenders and borrowers.
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Redefy names Chris Rediger CEO and moves Jordan Connett to chairman of the board

The flat-fee listing company is prepping for growth with a shakeup in upper management
Flat-fee listing company Redefy Holdings named Chris Rediger its new CEO. Previously president and chief technology officer, co-founder Rediger will be taking former CEO Jordan Connett’s position as Connett becomes the chairman of the board of directors.
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Bob Dougherty named EVP of business development at Calyx Software

Replaces now retired Dennis Boggs
Mortgage software solutions provider Calyx Software, a 2018 Tech100 winner, named Bob Dougherty executive vice president of business development. Dougherty, who joined the company in 2016, will be responsible for strategic direction, developing and maintaining vendor and client partnerships, as well as daily operations of the company.
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ClosingCorp to integrate CoreLogic Property Tax Estimator

ClosingCorp to enhance its SmartFees service with CoreLogic's tech in Q3
ClosingCorp, a residential real estate closing cost data and technology company, is integrating CoreLogic’s Property Tax Estimator with its SmartFees service to improve the accuracy of its loan estimates and provide better data to mortgage pros. The integration is slated to complete in the third quarter.
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Pavaso adds remote online notarization feature to eClosing platform

Feature added to meet growing demand for online notarizations
This week, mortgage technology provider Pavaso introduced a new remote online notarization tool to its Digital Close eClosing platform to meet the growing demand for remote notarizations. Pavaso's Nancy Pratt said that the tool, known as RON, "is a strong indicator that the mortgage and settlement industries are evolving."
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Ellie Mae offers lenders customizable digital mortgage experience

Allows borrowers to research rates and loan options
Ellie Mae announced Monday its new offering for lenders that will allow them to give borrowers a personalized digital mortgage experience. The company explained that for lenders to effectively compete in today’s purchase-driven market, they need to be equipped to successfully reach the homebuyer at the point of thought. Here’s what the new product offers lenders and borrowers.
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An inside look at the battle over AVMs

What exactly makes a company’s valuation system a “trade secret”?
[Expert commentary] There's a serious battle being waged right now over automated valuation models. Some in the housing industry love AVMs, while others despise them. And AVMs only seem to be growing in popularity. But what happens if one company gets accused of stealing another company's AVM formula?
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On-demand property maintenance platform Homee raises $11 million to power growth

Backers include The Home Depot
Property managers, renters and homeowners in need of maintenance on their property now need only to look to their smartphones to find their next service provider. Homee, an on-demand property maintenance platform that’s available via a smartphone app, announced recently that it’s planning to expand to new markets thanks to a new round of financial backing.
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Three emerging cybersecurity trends to focus on in 2018

These are the trends your company should look out for
[Expert commentary] We’re now well into the second quarter of 2018, a point where organizations should be well into executing their technology and cybersecurity plans for the year. However, many are still looking for guidance on what products they should be considering, how to align their needs with their limited budgets, or even more simply, how to meet the latest compliance requirements. Here are three emerging trends companies should be focused on for the rest of 2018.
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