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    The Federal Housing Administration has increased the maximum claim amount for reverse mortgages for the third consecutive year, announcing Friday that it will raise HECM claim amounts to $726,525 in 2019. What does this mean for the HECM? Click the headline to find out.

  • FHA loan limits to increase in most of U.S. in 2019

    The Federal Housing Administration announced its new loan limits for 2019, and it looks like most of the country will see an increase. These new loan limits will be effective for FHA loans assigned on or after January 1, 2019. Click the headline to see the new loan limits.

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  • Live Well Financial bets big on tech

    Plans to launch enhanced platform to streamline forward and reverse lending
    Whether they’re buying a car or refinancing a house, consumers want immediate information about their transaction at their fingertips. Acutely aware that mortgage shopping is no different, Live Well Financial is bankrolling a major upgrade in its lending platform in a bid to create a better, faster more automated experience for its customers and its originators.
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  • FirstClose gets capital infusion

    Tech provider lands multi-million-dollar investment to fuel continued growth
    Mortgage technology provider FirstClose has landed funding from Cypress Growth Capital to fuel its mission to capture more market share. While the exact dollar amount was not revealed, FirstClose, which saw its revenue climb 62% last year, said it received a multi-million-dollar investment from the Dallas-based Cypress Growth.
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  • [LISTEN] Regtech Report, Episode #5: LoanLogics CEO: The middle of mortgage lending is a nightmare

    Solving lending problems between the mortgage bookends
    In the final installment of the Regtech Report, HousingWire Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney talks with the CEO of LoanLogics, Brian Fitzpatrick, on the next wave of significant mortgage disruption: regtech. Fitzpatrick outlines the roadblocks facing the full end-to-end implementation of the digital mortgage. According to Fitzpatrick, regtech can help us get there in ways that "traditional fintech has failed."
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  • Pavaso names Brenda Clem EVP of capital markets

    Industry veteran advocates for eNote, eMortgage and eWarehouse adoption
    Mortgage tech provider Pavaso named Brenda Clem executive vice president of capital markets. Clem has more than 30 years of experience in operations and secondary markets and is focused on how to use technology to advance residential lending.
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  • HousingWire launches exclusive 5-part regtech podcast series

    Regtech Report brought to you by ComplianceEase
    HousingWire and ComplianceEase are teaming up to launch the weekly series in mid-August and will cover topics, such as artificial intelligence, big data and compliance, compliance, compliance. So keep an eye out, we’ll announce each new episode in our email alerts, and thanks for listening!
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  • SimpleNexus raises $20M in growth capital

    Mortgage tech provider lands funds for expansion
    Mortgage tech company SimpleNexus announced today it has raised $20 million in capital from Insight Venture Partners to fuel its plans for future growth. The company, which was a 2018 winner of HousingWire’s Tech100, offers a private-label digital mortgage platform and mobile app designed to connect lenders with borrowers and real estate agents.
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  • 5 key tech tools to engage your modern homebuyer

    Handy checklist for LOs
    [Expert commentary] One in five Millennials use their smartphones exclusively to shop online for all products, not just homes and home loans. It is time for mortgage companies to recognize and update their marketing and customer experience to reach the modern consumer. Here are some valuable tools and strategies to use.
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  • Pam Patenaude headlines the NEXT Mortgage Tech Conference for Women

    Deputy HUD secretary has more than 30 years of expertise
    The NEXT Conference takes place June 21-22 in Dallas and features informative panels, technology demos and the chance for mortgage lending executives to network. But one of the most exciting things on the agenda is the headliner: Pam Patenaude, deputy secretary at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The deputy secretary position at HUD is similar to that of a COO, and Pam is leveraging 30 years of experience shaping and implementing housing policy as she manages the department’s $45 billion annual budget and approximately 8,000 employees.
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  • From HW Magazine
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    Mortgage Cadence

    Borrower survey reveals 3 key observations in lending

    Lenders need to meet borrower expectations for the experience
    Since 2016, Mortgage Cadence has been partnering with Accenture Research, polling American borrowers to determine what they were thinking, feeling and doing as they were moving through their mortgage application journey. In 2016, when we first asked borrowers to rate their level of satisfaction with lenders, 45% said they were ‘very satisfied.’
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  • FormFree's AccountChek integrates with BeSmartee's POS platform

    Automated asset verification now a part of BeSmartee's POS platform
    FormFree announced on Wednesday that its AccountChek automated asset verification service is now part of BeSmartee's mortgage point-of-sale platform. FormFree explained that this integration will speed up BeSmartee’s digital loan process and provide a more accurate assessment of borrowers’ ability to pay.
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