Industry Briefs Feb. 25, 2021

Finicity, Salt Lake City, announced its one-touch Mortgage Verification Service, enabling lenders to allow consumers to permission data so lenders can verify assets, income and employment in a single interaction. The verification is accepted by both Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.

Industry Briefs Oct. 15, 2020

FormFree, Athens, Ga., has been granted Patent Number 10,769,723 for its proprietary ‘Systems and Methods for Electronic Account Certification and Enhanced Credit Reporting’ by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Industry Briefs Sept. 18, 2020

ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), Denver, a provider of management and control software for the financial services industry, completed its rebranding effort to align the company’s image with its expanded focus on quality and risk management for banks and credit unions, as well as independent mortgage lenders.

Industry Briefs Aug. 20, 2020

Freedom Mortgage Corp., Mount Laurel, N.J., and RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corp., Charlotte, N.C. completed their previously announced merger. RoundPoint is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Freedom Mortgage, a full-service mortgage company and provider of VA and government-insured lending.

Industry Briefs Aug. 19, 2020

Freedom Mortgage Corp., Mount Laurel, N.J., and RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corp., Charlotte, N.C. completed their previously announced merger. RoundPoint is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Freedom Mortgage, a full-service mortgage company and provider of VA and government-insured lending.

Industry Briefs Aug. 11, 2020

Ginnie Mae, Washington, D.C., said issuance of its mortgage-backed securities totaled an agency record of $70.04 billion in July, providing financing for more than 261,000 homeowners and renters.

Industry Briefs June 16, 2020

To help limited English proficiency borrowers who are experiencing mortgage-related difficulties due to the coronavirus national emergency, the Federal Housing Finance Agency added new translations to the Mortgage Translations website. Site visitors can now choose English, Spanish, traditional Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Tagalog when accessing scripts that servicers use when discussing COVID-19 forbearance with borrowers.

Industry Briefs (June 11, 2020)

HUD issued a news release this month marking National Homeownership Month, recognizing the importance of homeownership and its impact upon the lives of American families, local neighborhoods and the national economy.

Industry Briefs (June 10, 2020)

HUD issued a news release this month marking National Homeownership Month, recognizing the importance of homeownership and its impact upon the lives of American families, local neighborhoods and the national economy.