Items Tagged with 'digital mortgage technology'

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  • HomeLight acquires digital mortgage startup Eave, expands into mortgage lending

    HomeLight will begin lending in 6 states
    HomeLight, an online real estate platform that uses data and technology to connect home sellers with buyers and real estate agents, is getting into the mortgage business, following in the path blazed by companies like Zillow, Redfin, and Opendoor. The company announced Wednesday that it has acquired Eave, a digital mortgage lending startup that launched last year.
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  • Inside the digital mortgage revolution: HSBC and Roostify on partnering to shape the future

    Execs on how partnership came together and what it means for the future
    Recently, HSBC Bank USA, the U.S. arm of HSBC Group, became the latest to launch a digital mortgage platform, partnering with Roostify. So, how did such a relationship come together? And what does it mean for the future of mortgages? To find answers to these questions, HousingWire sat down recently with executives from both HSBC and Roostify to discuss their partnership, how it came to be, and what the future holds.
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  • HSBC launches digital mortgage platform with help from Roostify

    HSBC also plans U.S. expansion
    One of the world’s largest banks is about to join the digital mortgage revolution, as HSBC Bank USA, the U.S. arm of HSBC Group, announced that it is partnering with Roostify to launch a digital mortgage platform. The move to go digital is part of an expansion plan for HSBC in the U.S.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Citigroup invests in digital mortgage company Better Mortgage

    Citi becomes latest big name to fund mortgage tech startup
    The investors in digital mortgage company and 2018 HW Tech100 winner Better Mortgage are a veritable who’s who of the finance space. And there's a new big name joining that list. Better announced Thursday that Citigroup is investing in the company, joining Goldman Sachs and American Express among Better's backers.
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  • Better Mortgage raises $70 million, led by American Express

    Digital mortgage company now operating in 30 states
    Digital mortgage company and 2018 HW Tech100 winner Better Mortgage already boasts one of the biggest names in financial services as one of its backers: Goldman Sachs. And now, another financial giant is jumping on board. Better Mortgage announced Thursday that it raised $70 million in its Series C funding round, which was led by American Express Ventures and the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan.
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