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Just days before President Obama will leave office, the White House released a white paper advocating for the U.S. government to engage in efforts to promote the fintech industry.
The startup, known for refinancing millennials' student loans, is now writing more than $100 million of home mortgages a month, and expects this to be its fastest-growing product. Here's why.
Black Knight Financial Services has integrated its Lien Alert portfolio monitoring tool with its LoanSphere MSP servicing system.
Mortgage brokers and their wholesale partners have seen a slow increase in their market share since the start of the housing recovery. Remax's Motto Mortgage franchise business could accelerate growth faster than the channel's advocates hope for.
American Mortgage Consultants has acquired a business unit that handles due diligence and quality control for residential mortgages from Stewart Lender Services.
Ellie Mae has rolled out an extension to its Encompass Lending Platform to allow loan officers to originate loans in a mobile environment.
Some single-family lenders are ideally trying to move purchase loans from application to funding within 21 days at a time when average timeline is twice as long. Here's why.
Quicken Loans parent company Rock Holdings has agreed to buy two online marketing service providers, marking the Dan Gilbert-owned conglomerate's entrance into the lead acquisition space.
Initiatives aimed at a more inclusive credit box have long relied on costly approaches that are difficult to scale. Now, demographic shifts are intensifying industry demand for a more automated and efficient solution.
Demographics are shifting, creating more prospective minority homebuyers than ever before. But predominant underwriting processes and these would-be borrowers' financial backgrounds are holding them back.
Origin Bank in Addison, Texas, has begun offering warehouse financing for electronic mortgages.
Some of the most popular contributors to National Mortgage News' Voices community weigh in on what they see coming in the next year for origination, servicing, technology and regulation.
Fannie Mae's Day 1 Certainty initiative and automated verification tools at Freddie Mac are set to improve mortgage loan application defect and misrepresentation risk in 2017, according to a report from First American Financial Corp.
It's unclear how the new political environment will affect the platform's viability or how investors will view the securities issued on it. The next year could determine the project's success and role reshaping the secondary mortgage market.
Opes Advisors shows would-be borrowers how purchasing a house fits into their total financial picture, now and years into the future. Many of its loan officers are licensed investment advisors.
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