Ginnie Mae, Washington, D.C. reported mortgage-backed securities issuance volume for October rose to $69.36 billion. It said 253,996 homes and apartment units were financed by Ginnie Mae guaranteed MBS.
SimpleNexus, Lehi, Utah, announced its acquisition of software firm LBA Ware, Macon, Ga. The transaction, SimpleNexus’ first, brings together 325 employees in 29 states to serve 425 distinct lender customers and dozens of mortgage technology integration partners.
SimpleNexus, Lehi, Utah, integrated its Nexus Closing eMortgage platform with DocMagic’s eVault and eNote technologies. The integration enables automated generation of an eNote with a tamper-evident seal and delivers the eNote to a secure eVault for delivery to the MERS® eRegistry.
Accurate Group, Cleveland, Ohio, a provider of technology-driven real estate appraisal, title data, analytics, and e-closing platforms, entered into a partnership with Novacap, Montreal, a Canadian private equity firm.
To extend Remote Online Notarization legislation nationwide, lenders are going to have to get their “back up off the wall” and join MBA efforts to press rulemakers for laws that enable homebuyers and the real estate finance industry to benefit from modern business practices that so many other industries already enjoy.