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Comergence, an Optimal Blue company, has debuted its newest compliance solution: Social Media Compliance. Powered by regulatory intelligence capabilities and embedded with the specific policies and procedures of a licensed mortgage originator, the service addresses the growing need of monitoring [Read More]

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Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp., a publicly-traded mortgage REIT, has selected SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. to streamline its trading, investment accounting, and financial reporting operations through a combination of specialized REIT software and outsourced accounting services. Anworth invests in agency and [Read More]

PathSoftware says its cloud-based mortgage loan origination software (LOS), Path, is now integrated with Radian Guaranty Inc., the mortgage insurance (MI) subsidiary of Radian Group Inc. This direct connect integration allows Path users to obtain rate quotes and order MI [Read More]

Spiegel Accountancy Corp., a professional accounting firm that serves the mortgage industry and small businesses nationwide, has formed a professional alliance with 5X Solutions, a mortgage research, data analytics technology company. The collaboration combines SAC’s accounting acumen with 5X Solutions’ [Read More]

Freddie Mac has completed its third Seasoned Credit Risk Transfer (SCRT) offering – a rated securitization of approximately $2.47 billion of both guaranteed senior and unguaranteed subordinate securities. The SCRT securitization program is a part of Freddie Mac’s seasoned loan [Read More]

The Mortgage Collaborative has announced a new partnership with national compliance solutions provider Strategic Compliance Partners (SCP). SCP focuses on assisting in the development and implementation of compliance programs for mortgage banks, warehouse banks, mortgage brokers and other financial institutions. The [Read More]

Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corp. (MGIC), a private mortgage insurer, says its portfolio of products is now available through WEI Technology LLC’s loan origination system (LOS), www.lendingpad.com. Through MISMO-based integration, originators utilizing the LendingPad LOS can order MGIC rate quotes and [Read More]

Arch Mortgage Insurance Co. (Arch MI), a provider of private mortgage insurance, and Mortgage Cadence have collaborated to create enhanced integration capabilities for Mortgage Cadence’s Loan Fulfillment Center (LFC). With the integration, users of LFC – Mortgage Cadence’s proprietary loan [Read More]

Applications for mortgages for new home purchases in July decreased 12% compared with June and increased 5.1% compared with July 2016, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Applications Survey (BAS). The change does not include any adjustment for [Read More]

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From The Orb

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Shannon Buckner-Santos is vice president of national accounts at Informative Research, a mortgage technology and data solutions provider. Specializing in risk management and quality control data-driven solutions, Informative Research provides credit and property valuation products, an [Read More]

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Gena Roach, the web applications system support manager at Financial Industry Computer Systems (FICS), says web-based tools offer borrowers efficiency and convenience, which equates to saved time and expenses for lenders and servicers. We caught up [Read More]

PERSON OF THE WEEK: The debate rages on: Is there really an “appraiser shortage” as some claim? And will technology and automation one day replace human appraisers? Jeff Sandman, co-founder of national appraisal management company Pendo Management Group, based in [Read More]

PERSON OF THE WEEK: Harry Gardner is executive vice president of e-strategies for Docutech, a provider of e-signature and e-document technology to the mortgage industry. MortgageOrb recently interviewed Gardner to learn more about the benefits that e-signatures bring to lenders [Read More]

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