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Click n’ Close Chief Operations Officer Kara Lamphere Selected in Mortgage Women Magazine’s Annual Mortgage Star Award Program

ADDISON, Texas, July 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Click n’ Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, today announced Kara Lamphere has been named a Mortgage Star in Mortgage Women Magazine’s annual awards program.

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MMI’s VP of Strategic Partnerships Heidi Iverson Named a Mortgage Star in Mortgage Women Magazine’s Annual Award Program

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, today announced Heidi Iverson, vice president of strategic partnerships, has been named a Mortgage Star by Mortgage Women Magazine.

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Falling Home Prices and Purchase Mortgage Locks Reveal a Stagnant Late-Spring Housing Market

PLANO, Texas, July 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Optimal Blue today released its June 2024 Market Advantage mortgage data report, which revealed a stagnant late-spring housing market as home prices dropped for the first time in 2024 and purchase lock counts fell 8% over the previous year. All mortgage lock figures in this news release […]

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Informative Research Adds Process Transformation Expert, Brandon Hall as New EVP of Operations

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, has named Brandon Hall as its new executive vice president (EVP) of operations. Hall brings over 20 years of experience driving operational excellence within the financial services sector and is known for implementing innovative process […]

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Informative Research Adds Brandon Hall as New EVP of Operations

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, has named Brandon Hall as its new executive vice president (EVP) of operations. Hall brings over 20 years of experience driving operational excellence within the financial services sector and is known for […]

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Dovenmuehle’s Bernadette McDonnell named 2024 Mortgage Star Award Winner by Mortgage Women Magazine

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc. (Dovenmuehle), a leading mortgage subservicing company, announced today that Vice President Bernadette McDonnell has been selected by Mortgage Women Magazine for its 2024 Mortgage Star Award. McDonnell was chosen for her significant contributions to the industry and dedication to Dovenmuehle over the past […]

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Vice Capital Markets Launches Integration with Fannie Mae Mission Score API

NOVI, Mich., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vice Capital Markets, a leading mortgage hedge advisory firm for independent lenders, banks and credit unions, announced today it has integrated the Fannie Mae® Mission Score application programming interface (API) into its trading portal, allowing current clients to take advantage of pricing and best execution decisions to […]

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Eighteen homebuyer assistance programs offering up to $117,000 are available to help people with disabilities and family caregivers purchase or modify a home

ATLANTA, Ga., July 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of Disability Pride Month in July, Down Payment Resource (DPR) is highlighting 18 U.S. homebuyer assistance programs that are specifically designed to support people with disabilities and their family caregivers on their journey toward homeownership. While people with disabilities may be eligible for any of […]

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Floify’s President and General Manager Sofia Rossato named to 2024 HousingWire Women of Influence and Inman Best in Finance lists

BOULDER, Colo., July 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Floify, the mortgage industry’s leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced that Sofia Rossato, its president and general manager, has received two new honors, being named to HousingWire’s Women of Influence and Inman’s Best in Finance list. The Inman award is the second in a row for Rossato.

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The Mortgage Collaborative Advocates for Lender Concerns at Federal Housing Agencies During June DC Visits

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 28, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC) hosted its second Advocacy Committee trip to Washington, DC June 4-6, 2024, with 13 of its IMB and depository Lender Members meeting with key federal agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Ginnie […]

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The Mortgage Collaborative Advocates for Lender Concerns at Federal Housing Agencies During June DC Visits

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 28, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC) hosted its second Advocacy Committee trip to Washington, DC June 4-6, 2024, with 13 of its IMB and depository Lender Members meeting with key federal agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Ginnie […]

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MCT Integrates with Fannie Mae’s Mission Score API and New Product Grids to Empower Originators to Take Advantage of Market Incentives for Mission-oriented Lending

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 27, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, announced the launch of new integrations with Fannie Mae’s Mission Score application programming interface (API) and Mission Score 2 and 3 product grids that provide better transparency and pricing for mortgages […]

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Optimal Blue Launches Competitive Data License to Help Lenders Optimize Margins With Competitive Loan Pricing Data

PLANO, Texas, June 25, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Optimal Blue announced the release of Competitive Data License, a collection of key national mortgage pricing data that enables lenders to price products competitively, operate more profitably, and react swiftly to changing market conditions. Competitive Data License draws upon direct-source loan data from the Optimal Blue PPE, […]

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Dark Matter Technologies’ Richard Gagliano honored with the 2024 Inman Best of Finance award

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 20, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced that Inman has recognized its CEO Richard Gagliano with the 2024 Best of Finance award. Now in its second year, the award celebrates 150 innovative professionals […]

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Floify brings its industry-leading point-of-sale technology to The Mortgage Collaborative as a preferred partner

BOULDER, Colo., June 20, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Floify, the mortgage industry’s leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced that it has joined The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry. As a member of TMC’s Preferred Partner Network, Floify will provide its intuitive lending platform for mortgage lenders at […]

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Critical Defect Rate Declines Five Straight Quarters, Ending 2023 at 1.53%, Per ACES Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report

DENVER, Colo., June 20, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of its quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report covering the fourth quarter (Q4) and calendar year (CY) of 2023. The latest report analyzes post-closing […]

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Remote Online Notarization Innovator, Secured Signing, Scales Up with Strategic Leadership & Global Expansion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Secured Signing, a leading provider of secure Digital Signatures and Remote Online Notarization platform, today announced a significant growth, fueled by a visionary leadership change and strategic team expansion. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Remote Online Notarization Innovator, Secured Signing, Scales Up with Strategic Leadership & Global Expansion

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Argyle’s Shmulik Fishman named an Inman Best of Finance award honoree

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., June 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shmulik Fishman, CEO of Argyle, a platform providing real-time income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, has been named to Inman’s 2024 Best in Finance list. Now in its second year, the award honors professionals hand-selected by Inman’s […]

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Secured Signing Scales Up with Strategic Leadership and Global Expansion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Secured Signing, a leading provider of secure Digital Signatures and Remote Online Notarization platform, today announced a significant growth, fueled by a visionary leadership change and strategic team expansion. To meet the demands of its expanding customer base, Secured Signing has strategically expanded its global sales […]

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Dovenmuehle’s Above Average Residential Mortgage Loan Primary Servicer Ranking Affirmed by S&P Global Rankings

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., June 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc. (Dovenmuehle), a leading mortgage subservicing company, announced today that Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings (S&P) has affirmed its Above Average ranking of Dovenmuehle as a residential mortgage loan primary servicer with a stable outlook. For 13 consecutive years, Dovenmuehle has consistently received an […]

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MCT and Lender Price Join Forces to Improve Mortgage Pricing with Loan-Level MSR Values

SAN DIEGO and PASADENA, Calif., June 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, and Lender Price, the first cloud-native provider of mortgage pricing technology, have partnered to provide mortgage lenders using the Lender Price product and pricing engine (PPE) with loan-level MCT MSR […]

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Mortgage Interest Rate Sensitivity Triggers 25% Spike in May Rate-and-Term Refinance Activity

PLANO, Texas, June 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Optimal Blue today released its May 2024 Market Advantage mortgage data report, which revealed a 25.6% month-over-month (MoM) spike in rate-and-term mortgage refinances. The spike was a response to a modest drop in the Optimal Blue Mortgage Market Indices (OBMMI) 30-year conforming rate, which ended the month […]

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MCT Reports A 7% Mortgage Lock Volume Increase In Latest Indices Report

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, announced today an increase of 6.78% in mortgage lock volume compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download […]

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CapitalW Collective: Educating, Elevating, and Empowering Women in Mortgage Capital Markets

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CapitalW Collective (CapitalW), the glass shattering non-profit benefiting women and their allies in mortgage capital markets, today announced its successful debut within the mortgage industry. Officially launched on May 1, 2024, CapitalW made its first appearance at the Mortgage Bankers Association Secondary and Capital Markets Conference […]

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Argyle CEO Shmulik Fishman honored as a 2024 Tech All-Star by Mortgage Bankers Association

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., June 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Argyle, a platform providing real-time income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, today announced its CEO Shmulik Fishman has been named a 2024 Tech All-Star by MBA NewsLink, a publication of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The award […]

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Click n’ Close to Receive Top Lender Award at USDA’s Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program Ceremony

ADDISON, Texas, June 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Click n’ Close, a multi-state mortgage lender, today announced that it will be honored with a top lender award at the United States Department of Agriculture’s Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program ceremony. This recognition underscores Click n’ Close’s commitment to fostering homeownership and supporting community development […]

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American Pacific Mortgage Picks Fee Chaser by LenderLogix to Collect Upfront Borrower Fees

BUFFALO, N.Y., June 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, recently announced the addition of American Pacific Mortgage to its roster of clients utilizing Fee Chaser. Employing Fee Chaser enables American Pacific Mortgage to efficiently and compliantly collect […]

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iEmergent’s 2024-2026 U.S. Mortgage Origination Forecast is now available in Mortgage MarketSmart

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, today announced the availability of its 2024-2026 U.S. Mortgage Origination Forecast. Updated to reflect preliminary 2023 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data released by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council […]

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Floify’s head of marketing Courtney Dodd named to HousingWire’s 2024 Marketing Leaders list

BOULDER, Colo., June 3, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Floify, the mortgage industry’s leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced that its Head of Marketing, industry veteran Courtney Dodd, has been named to HousingWire’s 2024 Marketing Leaders list. The award celebrates the industry’s most creative and influential marketing minds who have demonstrated a track record of transforming […]

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Dark Matter Technologies VP of Marketing Wes Horbatuck honored as HousingWire Marketing Leader

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 3, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced that its vice president of marketing, Wes Horbatuck, has been honored by HousingWire as one of its 2024 Marketing Leaders.

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Dovenmuehle announces strategic business development promotions to support demand for its mortgage subservicing offerings

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., June 3, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc. (Dovenmuehle), a leading residential mortgage subservicer, announced two promotions within its business development team – Anna Krogh to Senior Vice President and Director of Business Development and Chris Torres to Vice President of Business Development and Manager of the Western Region.

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ACES Quality Management Partners with Digilytics, Provider of AI-Powered Document Indexing, Categorization for QC Reviews

DENVER, Colo., May 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, has announced a new partnership with Digilytics to provide ACES users access to Revel, an advanced optical character recognition (OCR) technology powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine […]

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Dark Matter Technologies enhances the Empower LOS with native support for mortgage assumptions

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced enhancements to the Loan Assumptions feature in the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) that make it easier for mortgage lenders and servicers to transfer assumable mortgages […]

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Denver Post Names ACES Quality Management a Recipient of Colorado Top Workplaces 2024 Award

DENVER, Colo., May 23, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced it has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2024 honor by Denver Post Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a […]

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Truity Credit Union inks deal to implement the Empower LOS from Dark Matter Technologies

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 23, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today welcomed Truity Credit Union (Truity) as the latest financial institution to select the Empower® loan origination system. A member-owned credit union with locations in Oklahoma, Kansas […]

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Optimal Blue Announces ‘Optimize Your Advantage’ to Showcase How Its Capital Markets Platform Puts Lenders in Control of Their Margins

PLANO, Texas, May 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Optimal Blue announced the launch of its Optimize Your Advantage campaign in advance of the MBA Secondary and Capital Markets Conference. This comprehensive brand initiative highlights the value and innovation the company delivers to clients. Through Optimal Blue’s position as the housing industry’s only end-to-end capital markets […]

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OneTrust Home Loans Selects LenderLogix’s Fee Chaser to Eliminate Manual Processes

BUFFALO, N.Y., May 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced OneTrust Home Loans as its newest Fee Chaser client. Using Fee Chaser, OneTrust Home Loans can streamline its operations and compliantly collect upfront fees from its […]

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Dark Matter Technologies appoints former Ellie Mae executive as deputy chief product officer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 14, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter) today announced the appointment of Vikas Rao as deputy chief product officer. Reporting directly to Chief Product Officer Stephanie Durflinger, Rao is charged with overseeing enhancements to the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) and establishing Dark Matter’s developer community, which will help […]

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ACES Quality Management Named 2024 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology

DENVER, Colo., May 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, has been named one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology. The awards program was created in 2017 and is an Arizent and Best Companies […]

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Down Payment Resource integration with ICE Mortgage Technology embeds down payment assistance program support into core mortgage origination software

ATLANTA, Ga., May 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry’s leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced a new integration using the latest API framework from Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) for mortgage technology. Available via the Encompass Partner Connect™ API Platform, the integration makes it easier for […]

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New Solution Connects API-Driven Back-End Execution to Front-End Pricing with Industry-First Features

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today announced the release of the Base Rate Generator, an industry-changing solution that allows mortgage lenders to directly inform their front-end rate sheet pricing with their back-end capital markets executions. By […]

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Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. Reports A 2% Lock Volume Increase Despite Rising Rates

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today reported a 1.87% increase in mortgage lock volume compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download the complete report. Originally […]

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ACES Quality Management Partners with Infrrd to Provide AI-Powered Intelligent Mortgage Document Processing

DENVER, Colo., May 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, has announced a new partnership with Infrrd to provide ACES users access to intelligent document processing. When used in conjunction with ACES Quality Management & Control software, Infrrd’s […]

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MCT Reports A 2% Lock Volume Increase Despite Rising Rates

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today reported a 1.87% increase in mortgage lock volume compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download the […]

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MMI Webinar with MBA Focuses on Using Data, Technology to Reach ‘Mortgage-Ready’ Millennials

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced its Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Heidi Iverson, will be participating in the Mortgage Bankers Association’s upcoming webinar “Using Data and Technology to Connect […]

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Monterra Credit Union elevates the member experience with the Empower LOS from Dark Matter Technologies

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced that Monterra Credit Union (Monterra CU), a full-service financial institution serving members throughout San Mateo County, California, the City of Palo Alto and the San […]

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Informative Research’s Ryan Kaufman Named a HousingWire Rising Star for 2024 Rising Star

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, announced today that Ryan Kaufman, IT Manager – Integrations, has been selected by HousingWire magazine for its annual Rising Stars award. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Informative Research’s Ryan Kaufman Named a HousingWire Rising Star for […]

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Down Payment Resource brings its award-winning homebuyer assistance software to The Mortgage Collaborative as a preferred partner

ATLANTA, Ga., April 29, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry’s leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that it has joined The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry. As a member of TMC’s Preferred Partner Network, DPR will provide […]

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Agile Introduces Competitive Electronic Bidding on Fourth Month TBA Mortgage-Backed Securities

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 25, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agile, a groundbreaking fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker-dealers onto a single electronic platform, announced today the launch of electronic bidding for the fourth month in the To-Be-Announced mortgage-backed securities (TBA) market. This marks a significant leap forward in the trading landscape of off-screen securities.

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Dark Matter Technologies’ Rich Gagliano honored as one of Jacksonville’s top 25 CEOs by Key Executives

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 25, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter) today announced that its CEO Rich Gagliano has been recognized by Key Executives, a periodical publication providing news and information on today’s leading corporate executives, as one of 2024’s Top 25 CEOs of Florida’s largest city, Jacksonville. The award recognizes CEOs from […]

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Sydney Barber, Floify’s head of product, named to HousingWire’s 2024 Rising Stars List

BOULDER, Colo., April 24, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Floify, the mortgage industry’s leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced that its Head of Product Sydney Barber, has been honored by HousingWire with its 2024 Rising Stars award. Since Barber joined Floify in 2019, she’s spearheaded dozens of product enhancements to help its customers operate more efficiently […]

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Optimal Blue Director of Data Solutions Brennan O’Connell Named a 2024 HousingWire Rising Star

PLANO, Texas, April 24, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Optimal Blue today announced that Brennan O’Connell, director of data solutions, has been honored with the 2024 HousingWire Rising Stars award. The award program celebrates emerging leaders in real estate and mortgage who have demonstrated rapid career growth and an ability to lead, achieving remarkable milestones before […]

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Down Payment Resource reports highest annual down payment assistance program count growth on record

ATLANTA, Ga., April 24, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry authority on homebuyer assistance program data and solutions, today released its Q1 2024 Homeownership Program Index (HPI) report. In a quarter where year-over-year (YoY) home prices jumped 6%, the YoY national down payment assistance count increased by 204, the largest […]

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Dark Matter and Total Expert partner to boost lender revenue through best-in-class mortgage automation and customer engagement

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 23, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter) today announced a new strategic partnership with Total Expert, the customer engagement platform purpose-built for modern financial institutions. A forthcoming bi-directional integration between Total Expert and the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) from Dark Matter will empower mortgage lenders to generate more […]

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Informative Research Adds Mortgage Finance Expert Kurt Raymond, CMB as Senior Vice President

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., April 23, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, announced it has expanded its team to add mortgage industry veteran Kurt Raymond, CMB as Senior Vice President and Borrower Journey Engineer. The move reflects Informative Research’s commitment to helping lenders streamline […]

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FormFree upgrades Passport Wallet with simpler UI, VantageScore integration and streamlined asset validation

ATHENS, Ga., April 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree®, a leader in financial technology since 2007, today announced significant enhancements to Passport Wallet®, an innovative app that transforms how everyday people access loans. Available now in the Apple App Store and Google Play, the latest version of Passport Wallet is designed to make it easier […]

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FormFree upgrades Passport Wallet with simpler UI, VantageScore integration and streamlined asset validation

ATHENS, Ga., April 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree®, a leader in financial technology since 2007, today announced significant enhancements to Passport Wallet®, an innovative app that transforms how everyday people access loans. Available now in the Apple App Store and Google Play, the latest version of Passport Wallet is designed to make it easier […]

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Patelco Credit Union selects the Empower LOS to streamline and bolster home loan and home-equity origination

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced the implementation of the Empower® loan origination system (LOS) by Patelco Credit Union (Patelco), a Bay Area-based credit union dedicated to the financial wellness of […]

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Floify supports Truv’s verification of borrower income and employment service via new integration

BOULDER, Colo., April 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Floify, the mortgage industry’s leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced an integration with Truv, a consumer-permissioned data platform. The integration enables borrowers to electronically verify their income and employment as they apply for a mortgage loan.

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LenderLogix Q1 2024 Homebuyer Intelligence Report Data Shows Increase in Home Buying Activity and Fees Collected by Fee Chaser

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LenderLogix, a leading provider of mortgage point-of-sale and automation software for banks, credit unions, independent mortgage banks, and brokers, today announced the latest release of the Homebuyer Intelligence Report, a quarterly summary of insights into borrower behavior during the home buying process based on data collected by […]

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Realfinity and OnCourse Learning to Make Dual-Licensing a Reality for Real Estate Professionals

MIAMI, Fla., April 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Realfinity, a platform that facilitates dual-licensing for real estate agents, and OnCourse Learning, a comprehensive financial services education provider, are excited to unveil a strategic partnership to redefine mortgage education, training, and testing. This alliance presents a career opportunity for real estate agents to become dual-licensed mortgage […]

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Click n’ Close Expands DPA Mortgage Product Suite to Include Option for Shared Appreciation

ADDISON, Texas, April 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Click n’ Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, announced it has expanded its suite of down payment assistance (DPA) loan products to include a shared appreciation option to help address the affordability challenges facing homebuyers.

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Secured Signing for Bullhorn now uses AI to automatically send documents for signatures!

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Secured Signing, a pioneer in digital signatures and remote online notarization solutions, is thrilled to announce the release of a revolutionary new feature designed exclusively for Bullhorn users. Secured Signing integrates with Bullhorn and provides a one stop Digital Signature solution that delivers a full range […]

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Floify prepopulates loan applications for borrowers using data on file in Total Expert

BOULDER, Colo., April 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Floify, the mortgage industry’s leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced an enhanced integration with customer engagement platform Total Expert. This collaboration enables loan originators to effortlessly send pre-populated loan applications to borrowers, leveraging the existing data within Total Expert. This feature is designed to streamline the loan […]

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Optimal Blue Announces Promotion of Rick Allen to Chief Operating Officer

PLANO, Texas, April 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Optimal Blue today announced that it has elevated Rick Allen to chief operating officer (COO). Most recently serving as Optimal Blue’s chief administrative officer, Allen brings more than 35 years of experience in the housing industry to his senior leadership role. Throughout his tenure at Optimal Blue, […]

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Heartland Multiple Listing Service implements Down Payment Resource to raise homebuyer awareness about down payment assistance programs in the Greater Kansas City community

ATLANTA, Ga., April 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry’s leading technology for connecting homebuyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that Heartland Multiple Listing Service (MLS) has implemented its tools to notify real estate agents when homebuyers may be eligible for down payment assistance. According to a DPR analysis, […]

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Average Homebuyer Credit Score Hits the Highest Mark in Years

PLANO, Texas, April 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Optimal Blue released its March 2024 Originations Market Monitor report, which reveals the average homebuyer credit score has reached 737 – an all-time high since the company began tracking this data in January 2018. Despite the potential buyer pool being somewhat limited to borrowers with higher […]

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MCT Reports A 15% Lock Volume Increase Heading Into Buying Season

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 5, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, announced today an increase of 15.36% in mortgage lock volume compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download […]

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ACES Q3 2023 Mortgage QC Trends Report Finds Critical Defect Rate Declines for Fourth Consecutive Quarter

DENVER, Colo., April 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ACES Quality Management® (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of its quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report covering the third quarter (Q3) of 2023. The latest report analyzes post-closing quality control data derived […]

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MMI Welcomes Ryan Minard as Senior Sales Engineer

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobility Market Intelligence (MMI), a leader in data intelligence and market insight tools for the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that Ryan Minard is its newest senior sales engineer. With more than 17 years of collective experience in mortgage and creative marketing, Minard’s […]

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Informative Research Announces Manual VOI Integration with Veri-Tax to Improve Mortgage Verification Services

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., April 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, announced the integration of Veri-Tax, the market leader in delivering the industry’s fastest verifications, into its proprietary Verification Platform. The integration merges Informative Research’s platform with Veri-Tax’s verification services so lenders can […]

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Floify’s Sofia Rossato named as advisor to the Broker Action Coalition board of directors

BOULDER, Colo., April 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Floify, the mortgage industry’s leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced that President and General Manager Sofia Rossato has been named as a board advisor to the newly formed board of Broker Action Coalition (BAC), a nonprofit organization created in 2022 to advocate for legislative reform and educational […]

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Moody’s Investors Service affirms Dovenmuehle’s overall rating as an ‘above average’ residential mortgage loan servicer

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., March 27, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc. (Dovenmuehle), a leading residential mortgage subservicer, announced today that Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) has affirmed its servicer quality (SQ) assessment as a servicer of prime residential mortgage loans at SQ2-. Moody’s assessment underscores Dovenmuehle’s exceptional capabilities across various key areas of mortgage servicing.

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Bill Warden of Dark Matter Technologies recognized among The Top 25 CFOs of Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 26, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Matter Technologies (Dark Matter), an innovative new leader in mortgage technology backed by time-tested loan origination software and leadership, today announced that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Bill Warden has been recognized on the 2024 list of The Top 25 CFOs of Jacksonville. The Top CFOs […]

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PROGRESS in Lending recognizes Argyle as a leader in mortgage industry innovation

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 25, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, is a 2024 recipient of the PROGRESS in Lending Association’s 2024 Innovations Award honoring the most innovative companies in the U.S. mortgage industry. Argyle was recognized […]

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Blue Sage Solutions and The Mortgage Collaborative Partner to Bring Interim Servicing to their Members

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 22, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s largest independent mortgage cooperative, announced the addition of Blue Sage Solutions, an industry leader in innovative cloud-based technology providers, to bring interim servicing to the mortgage industry. The partnership makes the Blue Sage Digital Servicing Platform (DSP), a cloud-based system that […]

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Argyle welcomes former FHFA Chief Fintech Officer Jason Cave to board of advisors

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 20, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, today announced the addition of Jason Cave, former chief fintech officer and deputy director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s Division of Conservatorship Oversight and Readiness, […]

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Mortgage Industry Veteran Sara Holtz Joins Optimal Blue as Chief Marketing Officer

PLANO, Texas, March 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Optimal Blue announced today that it has appointed Sara Holtz as chief marketing officer. As a seasoned marketing and communications leader, Holtz brings more than 20 years of career experience, including a decade of driving change in the mortgage industry. As chief marketing officer, Holtz will drive […]

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Argyle brings the mortgage industry’s highest-converting VOIE platform to The Mortgage Collaborative

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 14, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, has joined The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry, as a preferred partner. As a member of TMC’s Preferred […]

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Argyle brings the mortgage industry’s highest-converting VOIE platform to The Mortgage Collaborative

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 14, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Argyle, a platform providing automated income and employment verifications for some of the largest lenders in the United States, has joined The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry, as a preferred partner. As a member of TMC’s Preferred […]

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Click n’ Close Announces One-Time Close Program to Address Home Buyer Challenges in Rural America

ADDISON, Texas, March 14, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Click n’ Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, announced its latest mortgage product, One-Time Close (OTC) loan programs for government-insured mortgage products. This product is designed to aid homebuyers in rural America with down payment assistance, with […]

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NotaryCam Achieves Record RON Growth in 2023

HOUSTON, Texas, March 12, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam®, a Stewart-owned company and leading remote online notarization (RON) provider for real estate and legal transactions, announced significant growth in 2023, expanding its independent notary platform customer base by 46% and the number of loss mitigation-related RON transactions by 115%. The company also increased its medical […]

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Spring Buying Season Kicks Off With an Uptick in Purchase Applications Despite Climbing Interest Rates

PLANO, Texas, March 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Optimal Blue released its February 2024 Originations Market Monitor report, which reveals that the spring homebuying season has kicked off with a jump in monthly purchase mortgage locks. The seasonal spike in purchase locks propelled a net increase in origination activity, even as higher interest rates […]

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Floify introduces flexible pricing with the introduction of Lender Edition

BOULDER, Colo., March 11, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Floify, the mortgage industry’s leading point-of-sale (POS), today announced the launch of Lender Edition, a newly badged version of the popular mortgage point-of-sale that introduces a flexible per-loan pricing option for mortgage lenders. Floify Lender Edition is the counterpart to Broker Edition, a one-stop lending platform configured […]

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iEmergent brings actionable mortgage market intelligence to credit unions as ACUMA affiliate member

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, announced it has joined the American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) as an affiliate member. Since its founding nearly a quarter century ago, iEmergent has worked with credit unions and […]

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Lending execs share top concerns, priorities in The Mortgage Collaborative’s 2024 Pulse of the Network survey findings

AUSTIN, Texas, March 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry, announced the completion of its “Pulse of the Network” survey for 2024. The full report features lenders’ top five critical issues for the year, top 10 goals and anticipated strategies for success.

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Informative Research Announces Mortgage Lenders Using Fannie Mae’s Desktop Underwriter Can Now Validate Income and Employment with AccountChek

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., March 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, announced that lenders using Fannie Mae’s Desktop Underwriter® (DU®) can now leverage a 12-month asset verification report to validate income and employment in addition to assets with a single asset report. By […]

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MCT Reports a 20.9% Increase In Mortgage Lock Volume Amidst Rising Rates

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, has reported a 20.9% increase in mortgage lock volume in February compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to […]

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Down Payment Resource’s Veronica Khandelwal named to National Mortgage Professional’s 2024 Women of Inspiration list

ATLANTA, Ga., March 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Down Payment Resource (DPR), the housing industry’s leading technology for connecting home buyers with homebuyer assistance programs, today announced that Vice President, Housing Finance Authority (HFA) Relations, Veronica Khandelwal, has been named to the 2024 Women of Inspiration list by National Mortgage Professional, an American Business Media […]

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Floify’s Sofia Rossato honored with National Mortgage Professional’s 2024 Women of Inspiration award

BOULDER, Colo., March 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Floify, the mortgage industry’s leading point-of-sale (POS) solution, today announced that President and General Manager Sofia Rossato has been recognized as a National Mortgage Professional (NMP) 2024 Woman of Inspiration. The award recognizes women who are trailblazers, visionaries and leaders in the mortgage industry.

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