Items Tagged with 'homeowners insurance'


  • Blend unveils expansion into homeowners' insurance space

    Allows digital insurance selection in application process
    On Monday, digital lending company Blend announced its expansion into a new space with the unveiling of Blend Insurance Agency, an independent insurance agency that enables borrowers to shop for homeowners’ insurance during the mortgage application process.
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  • WSJ: Coastal Texas towns weigh pros and cons of mandatory storm proofing

    Some considering implementing building requirements to bring insurers back
    In the wake of Harvey, Texas coastal towns are weighing the pros and cons of adopting insurance industry-approved building requirements. Lack of available insurance options, cost of building and the potential for increased storm frequency all factor into the decision making process for these municipalities.
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  • Matic, MortgageHippo partner to bring homeowners insurance into digital mortgage process

    Borrowers can now get insurance quote within MortgageHippo platform
    In a partnership that brings together two of the top technology companies in the mortgage industry, Matic’s digital homeowners insurance platform is now available within MortgageHippo’s digital mortgage experience. Lenders that use MortgageHippo’s digital mortgage platform can make Matic homeowners insurance available to their borrowers with a one-click “get quote” button within the platform itself.
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  • Hippo raises $25 million to disrupt homeowners insurance business

    Plans to grow beyond California, Arizona, and Texas
    Hippo, a California-based digital homeowners insurance company, announced Monday that it raised $25 million in its Series B funding round that it plans to use to continue its growth. Hippo has expanded to Arizona and Texas since its April 2017 launch. But, the company doesn’t plan on stopping there.
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  • Mr. Cooper leads $7 million funding for digital homeowners insurance agency Matic

    Will make Matic’s services available in coming digital mortgage platform
    Mr. Cooper, the nonbank formerly known as Nationstar, is getting into the homeowners insurance business – sort of. Mr. Cooper isn’t going to be writing its own insurance policies, at least not yet, but the company did invest in Matic Insurance Services, a digital homeowners insurance agency that allows mortgage borrowers to buy homeowners insurance during the mortgage transaction.
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  • Matic Insurance Services announces partnership with LendingQB

    Move streamlines homeowners insurance process
    Matic Insurance Services, a digital homeowners insurance agency for mortgage borrowers, partnered with LendingQB, a provider of loan origination technology, to further digitalize the mortgage process. This marks the second partnership Matic has announced in September.
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  • Matic Insurance Services partners with Roostify to streamline homeowners insurance

    Matic software to integrate with Roostify’s digital lending platforms
    Roostify, an automated lending technology provider and HousingWire 2017 Tech 100 winner, announced a partnership with Matic Insurance Services, a digital homeowners insurance agency for mortgage borrowers. The integrations brings one of the final steps in the home-buying process online.
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  • Insurance startup Covered plans expansion after capital raise

    Seed round of funding brings investments from venture capital firms
    Covered Insurance, a Denver-based startup that connects consumers and mortgage lenders to insurance providers, announced recently that it completed a seed round of funding in which the company raised $700,000. The company said that it plans to use the money to expand its operations to markets throughout the country.
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  • Maxwell, Matic Insurance Services partner to simplify homeowners insurance process

    Matic insurance software will be integrated in Maxwell’s mortgage platform
    Maxwell, a provider of digital mortgage software and a winner of HousingWire Magazine’s 2017 HW Tech100, and Matic Insurance Services, a digital homeowners insurance agency for mortgage borrowers, announced a partnership that will make it easier for borrowers to obtain homeowners insurance as part of the mortgage process. Here are the details.
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