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2015 Trailblazers: Black Knight Financial Services

Integrating functional solutions for lenders and servicers
To support lenders and their network of settlement agents with their efforts at TRID compliance, Black Knight’s Closing Insight solution offers online integrations with major title and settlement platforms to facilitate lenders’ efforts to generate the new closing disclosure forms and enable lenders and settlement agents to reconcile fees within mandated timelines.
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2015 Trailblazers: Arch MI

Providing a competitive edge to attract Millennial borrowers
With its commitment to real innovation, including Arch MI RateStar and Arch Mortgage Guaranty Company, Arch MI has proven itself to be the partner that can transform and expand lending horizons.
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2015 Trailblazers: Alight Mortgage Lending

Real-time scenario analysis for budgeting and forecasting

Alight Mortgage Lending helps answer key questions like: What happens if mortgage rates skyrocket? Will it be better to open a new branch this quarter or next? Is there enough cash to build franchise value by retaining servicing? Using Alight, lenders can make this kind of scenario-driven analysis a critical part of day-to-day business for all teams across their enterprise.


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Company Spotlight: LenderLive

Investing in scalable, innovative solutions for the mortgage industry

As a true end-to-end solutions provider, LenderLive specializes in enabling key functions for a lender’s organization including loan origination, document management and document preparation, settlement services, loan servicing, due diligence and operational compliance. Moreover, LenderLive’s expansion into loan subservicing comes at the right time for mortgage companies, banks and credit unions looking for help with subservicing. LenderLive offers these companies a complete subservicing solution enabling these lenders to benefit from LenderLive’s scale.


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2015 HW Vanguard Award winners

HousingWire recognizes 27 executives leading the housing economy
All of the sectors of the housing economy now — real estate, lending, servicing and investing — are navigating unchartered territory. The challenges are new and the processes scrutinized as never before. Against that backdrop, we at HousingWire thought it was appropriate to recognize the tremendous leadership within the mortgage space with our first annual HW Vanguard Awards. Companies in our business couldn’t have survived the crisis, or formed in this brave new world, without serious leadership.
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Patch of Land offers debt-based crowdfunding solution

Investors benefit from prefunded loans and direct security
Patch of Land’s loans are prefunded, which means that borrowers receive their funds right away so they can begin working on a project, and investors who have contributed funds to a loan will begin to accrue interest as soon as their funds clear escrow.
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Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions takes a hands-on approach to alternative lending

Balances subprime loans with appropriate risk strategies

“Borrowers need to know that a recent housing event (foreclosure, short sale, deed-in-lieu, bankruptcy) or a need for alternative documentation (bank statements, property cash flow products) will not necessarily prevent them from getting a mortgage loan. Angel Oak regularly makes loans for borrowers whose situations make sense,” Alexandra Rodriguez, marketing director, said.


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Company Spotlight: AmCap Mortgage

Customer satisfaction generates record growth for lender
“AmCap sees major growth opportunities in our industry, through the proper implementation of TRID. We are concentrating on the utilization of internal technologies to enhance the borrowers’ mortgage experience, while improving the overall communication and transparency during the entire mortgage process. Banks that embrace and implement the TRID regulation correctly will not only gain market share, but improve ROI and the bottom-line,” Jason Smargiasso, AmCap’s COO stated.
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