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UpEquity closes $50M series B funding round

UpEquity, a tech-enabled mortgage company that helps homebuyers make all-cash offers, has closed on a $50 million Series B funding round led by S3 Ventures, with $20 million in equity and $30 million in debt allocated...

Global Atlantic acquires majority stake in eRESI

Subsidiaries of The Global Atlantic Financial Group LLC, a life and annuity insurance company, have made a strategic investment and capital commitment to become majority owner of eRESI Mortgage, LLC…

UniversalCIS merges with Credit Plus

Guild Mortgage Correspondent has joined the investor network of Promontory MortgagePath LLC, a provider of digital mortgage fulfillment services. Promontory MortgagePath manages investor relationships on behalf of…

Data paints bleak picture for home affordability

Homeownership has become less affordable for many, especially for would-be first-time homebuyers and those seeking homes under $200,000. This is according to the latest Market Pulse report by national brokerage…

September rate locks fall as rates rise

Rate lock volumes fell across the board in September as interest rates rose throughout much of the month, according to Black Knight’s September 2021 Originations Market Monitor report…

DocMagic unveils eSign 3.0

DocMagic, Inc., a provider of loan document preparation, automated regulatory compliance, and comprehensive eMortgage services, has launched its eSign 3.0 platform. The enhancements to the eSigning…

Radian honored for board diversity

Radian Group Inc. has been named one of the Forum of Executive Women’s 2021 Champions of Board Diversity. Founded in 1977, the Forum is a leading organization focused on the advancement of women in the Greater Philadelphia…

October and winter offer best times to buy homes

October and the winter months that follow may be the best time to get a good deal on a new home, according to an analysis by ATTOM. The analysis also shows the days of the year when buyers can expect…

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Offerpad expands into Ohio

Offerpad, a platform for buying and selling residential real estate, has expanded into Columbus, Ohio, the company’s fourth service territory in the Midwest.  Offerpad’s 2021 expansion nearly doubles the company’s geographic footprint as Offerpad now serves home...

LBA Ware integrates with Experience.com

LBA Ware has partnered with Experience.com to provide customers with a dynamic way to track customer satisfaction as a key performance indicator (KPI) in LBA Ware’s LimeGear BI platform.  The customer satisfaction KPI allows lenders to measure the customer...

Finastra launches Total Lending Home

Finastra has launched Total Lending Home, a cloud-based portal lenders can use to launch and manage the Total Lending suite of solutions. Current lending products available through the Total Lending Home portal include Fusion LaserPro, Fusion DepositPro, Fusion...

Mortgage Coach integrates with LoanSense

Mortgage Coach has partnered with LoanSense, an online student loan advisor. The partnership equips mortgage lenders to help homebuyers with high monthly federal student loan payments achieve better home financing outcomes by enrolling in federal student loan Income...

TitleBox tool to speed title clearing process

TitleBox, a national provider of title clearance solutions, has released TitleBox 2.0, an instant assessment of title searches designed to help title agents clear title more efficiently while maintaining control of the decisioning process.  TitleBox 2.0 is a...

Offerpad expands to Kansas City and St. Louis

Offerpad has expanded into Kansas City and St. Louis, offering its iBuying real estate services to consumers in those cities. The company’s Real Estate Solutions Center is now available in 20 markets and nearly 1,500 cities and towns nationwide. “Kansas City and St....

LenderHomePage, LeadMailbox partner

LenderHomePage has formed a new partnership with LeadMailBox designed to help mortgage companies streamline and enhance their mortgage lead management process. The integration is designed to assist lenders who use mortgage CRM and POS software from different...

Envoy chooses Reggora for appraisal management

Envoy Mortgage has chosen the Reggora appraisal management software system to help process all loans requiring an appraisal. The lender is undergoing a digital transformation and providing extensive investment in technology optimization to improve its overall lending...

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