Items Tagged with 'digital mortgage lending platform'

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  • Blend partners with Freddie Mac to provide automated asset verification

    Blend users will be able to provide automated asset verification to their borrowers
    Over the last few years, Blend has become one of the biggest names in digital mortgage software. The company is raising money hand over fist and its software is backing the digital mortgage experiences for Citizens Bank, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo, Navy Federal Credit Union, and more than 150 other lenders. And now, the company will be able to provide automated asset verification to its customers thanks to a new partnership with Freddie Mac.
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  • loanDepot Chief Technology Officer Dominick Marchetti stepping down

    Second high-ranking executive to leave loanDepot in two weeks
    For the second time in two weeks, one of loanDepot’s top executives is set to leave the company. First, it was Chris Heller, the CEO of mellohome, loanDepot’s attempt to serve as a true one-stop-shop for “buying, financing, and improving homes,” who left loanDepot to join OJO Labs, a real estate technology startup whose flagship product is an AI-based conversational assistant. And now, Dominick Marchetti, loanDepot’s chief technology officer, is leaving the company too.
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  • J.D. Power: Quicken Loans and State Farm could both reap serious rewards from unique mortgage partnership

    Analysts look at relationship between top insurer and top lender
    State Farm and Quicken Loans shook up the housing world last week by announcing a unique new partnership that will allow State Farm agents to originate mortgages for their clients using Quicken Loans’ Rocket Mortgage platform. It’s unclear how many of State Farm’s nearly 19,000 agents are licensed loan originators, but the potential of the relationship with Quicken Loans is massive for all parties involved, according to new analysis from J.D. Power.
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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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  • Navy Federal launches digital mortgage platform with help from Blend

    World’s largest credit union now accepting digital mortgage applications
    The world’s largest credit union is joining the growing list of lenders that are taking the mortgage process digital. Navy Federal Credit Union announced Monday that it is launching a digital mortgage application platform that offers borrowers the opportunity to receive a loan preapproval “instantly” in some cases, submit loan documents electronically, track their loan status online, and more.
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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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  • 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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