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September 18, 2017 - IMFnews

Nonbank Lenda Gets Backing of $5.25 Million

Lenda originally began as a refinance provider in 2013…

September 15, 2017 - IMFnews

Interest in Mortgage Tech Heats Up

Blend announced a stunner – it had raised $100 million in “Series D” funding…

September 13, 2017 - IMFnews

Short Takes: At SoFi, CEO Cagney is Out. As for the IPO… / Stock Options as an Enticement / Patenaude Nomination Could Get a Vote / Flawless TRID Implementation? / Arbolida to Manage LA Branch for Finance of America

It’s possible that the nomination of Pam Patenaude to be the number-two at HUD could get a floor vote this week...

August 29, 2017 - IMFnews

New Online Lending Platform Hopes to Put Loan Officers Out of Work

“The NOLO platform allows customers to complete the mortgage lending process entirely online without the industry standard loan officer interference at each step,” 360 said.

August 17, 2017 - IMFnews

Lenders Starting to Use Webcams to Close Loans

The company is also working with Stewart Title...

August 17, 2017 - IMFnews

Short Takes: Changes for the HARP Program / Still Eligible: 143,000 / But Shrinking / Citadel Servicing Crosses $1B Mark / A New CIO for Freddie Mac

The FHFA estimates that roughly 143,000 GSE borrowers are still eligible to use the HARP program.

August 16, 2017 - IMFnews

Alternative Credit Scores for GSE Loans will Have to Wait for the Single-Security Project

Mel Watt called the credit score explorations one of the “most difficult” evaluations he’s taken on as FHFA director.

August 15, 2017 - IMFnews

Guild Mortgage Hires PHH’s CIO Gabe Minton

At PHH, from 2014 to 2017, Minton held the title of senior vice president and chief information officer.

August 9, 2017 - IMFnews

Investors Love Mortgage REITs, Nonbanks Not So Much; Another IPO Try for loanDepot?

Industry consultants contend that loanDepot – the nation’s 10th largest overall originator – still hopes to go public one of these days…

August 8, 2017 - IMFnews

Short Takes: CapLoc Affiliate Wanted to Buy FMC / Two Sides to a Story / MBS is Busy with M&A Deals / FRB Distinguishes Itself in Jumbo Market / Vendor Watch

Advisory firm Mortgage Banking Solutions, Austin, TX, is working on three mortgage-related acquisitions...


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