Items Tagged with 'digital mortgage technology'

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  • Credit Karma enters the mortgage business by buying Approved

    Personal finance company has more than 80 million members
    Credit Karma, the personal finance company that provides its 80 million members with products and services to manage their finances and connects those members to financial services providers, is officially getting into the mortgage business by acquiring Approved, a digital mortgage platform.
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  • Spruce raises $15.6M to disrupt title industry

    Additional investor involvement brings total Series A funding up to $19.1 million
    Self-proclaimed as the first digital native title company, Spruce is out to disrupt the paper-based title and escrow process as part of the real estate industry’s quickening march toward the digital mortgage. And now, the company has some new capital to aid its pursuit.
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  • Trump administration calls for sweeping changes to financial ecosystem

    “Regulatory sandboxes,” eMortgages, online notarization, automated appraisals, more
    The Trump administration on Tuesday called for a series of changes to the country’s financial and mortgage ecosystems that, if enacted, would supercharge the financial industry’s technological revolution, upend the current regulatory environment, and potentially change the face of mortgage lending.
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  • The first-time Millennial homebuyer just turned 30

    Millennials step up their borrowing game from February to March, yet still have to rent longer
    The average Millennial homebuyer just turned 30. According to Ellie Mae's latest report, the average age of a Millennial homebuyer rose from 29.5 in March 2017 to 30.1 in March of this year. Ellie Mae points to the compression of inventory largely due to Baby Boomers aging in place instead of relocating and retiring as the reason for the average age of the Millennial homebuyer to creep up into the 30s.
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  • BOK Financial joins Roostify's ranks of digital mortgage approvers

    As the mortgage industry continues to move toward digitization, Roostify cleans house
    The digital floodgates have opened, and another lender is in the process of developing a digital loan application platform with Roostify. Lender BOK Financial announced that it will be rolling out a digital loan application platform with Roostify's help. Roostify continues on its tear of lender gets as the mortgage industry runs toward digitization.
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  • SunTrust becomes latest bank to roll out digital mortgage platform

    Joins Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Chase, others
    Another lender is about to join the digital mortgage revolution, as SunTrust announced Monday that it is rolling out a digital mortgage application platform. SunTrust claims that its platform, which is called the “SmartGUIDE Mortgage Application,” allows consumers to complete a mortgage application entirely online in “half the time” of a typical mortgage application.
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  • Blend will offer digital mortgage platform directly to brokers

    AIME announces free access for its members
    On Wednesday, during a panel discussion at the Association of Independent Mortgage Experts' Mortgage Expert Workshop in Irvine, Calif., Blend CEO Nima Ghamsari announced the consumer lending technology platform has entered into a partnership with AIME to make the company’s digital mortgage solution available to the mortgage broker community.
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