Items Tagged with 'digital mortgages'

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  • Movement Mortgage, Better.com CEOs: The "one-click" mortgage is not the endgame for the housing business

    Top mortgage execs on why the human element won't disappear
    For the last several years, much of the narrative surrounding the housing business has been focused on the digitization of the mortgage and home buying process. Seemingly every day, there's another lender unveiling a digital mortgage process. And every few weeks, it seems as if there's another iBuyer joining the market, offering homeowners the opportunity to sell their home with the click of a button. But two of the top CEOs in the mortgage business said Friday that the "one-click" mortgage is not endgame that so many people seem to think it is.
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  • Citizens Bank unveils digital home buying and mortgage experience

    Customers can search for homes online, apply for a mortgage digitally, and more
    Citizens Bank, which became one of the country’s largest mortgage companies when it acquired Franklin American Mortgage last year, is now diving headfirst into digital mortgages. This week, Citizens unveiled a new digital mortgage experience that will enable borrowers to both apply for and manage their mortgages online. But that’s not the only part of the home buying journey that Citizens is digitizing. The bank is also now offering to help borrowers find their next house as well.
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  • HousingWire News Podcasts: A conversation with Wings Financial

    Listen to this week’s latest episode
    HousingWire Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney interviews Norm Creveling, the chief lending officer for Wings Financial Credit Union. In this episode, Creveling talks about the emergence of digital mortgages, the current housing market, and trends in consumer credit scores. Don’t miss it!
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  • U.S. Bank unveils digital mortgage experience

    Mortgage, home equity, and HELOC enhancements powered by Blend
    U.S. Bank is now the latest in a growing list of mortgage lenders that are digitizing their lending process. This week, the bank unveiled a sweeping new digital mortgage experience that borrowers can use for traditional mortgages, home equity loans, and home equity lines of credit.
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  • Roostify adding eSignature technology to mortgage platform with help from Docutech

    Roostify users will be able to view, complete, and eSign documents
    In a partnership that brings together two HousingWire 2019 HW Tech100 honorees, Roostify is partnering with Docutech to bring eSignature technology to Roostify’s digital mortgage platform. And that’s a big deal considering the companies that use Roostify to power their digital mortgage experience, including JPMorgan Chase, LendingTree, Guild Mortgage, and TD Bank, to name a few.
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  • Digital mortgage company Better.com expands to five new states

    Now originating in 36 states
    Better.com, the digital mortgage company formerly known as Better Mortgage, is on the move again, as the company announced Thursday that it is expanding into five new states. The company added 13 states to its footprint in 2018, and already added four new states earlier this year.
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  • Ally Financial partnering with Better.com to launch digital mortgage platform

    Ally now fully back in the mortgage space
    Ally Financial, which all but exited the mortgage business back in 2012, got back into mortgages in earnest in 2016. Now, Ally is taking its mortgage business to the next level by going digital with help from Better.com (formerly known as Better Mortgage). Ally and Better announced Thursday that the companies are partnering to launch a digital mortgage platform for Ally.
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  • The fully digital mortgage has truly arrived as use of eNotes skyrockets by nearly 5,000%

    eNotes registered on MERS system increases substantially in first quarter
    For the last few years, there’s been a revolution underway in the mortgage business, as the industry moved closer to a fully digital mortgage, but new data suggests that the digital mortgage is becoming an industry-wide reality. A new report shows that the use of eNotes exploded in the first quarter of 2019, rising nearly 5,000% over last year.
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