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Ellie Mae Expands Encompass Investor Connect
Fri, 24 May 2019 17:57:01 +0000

Ellie Mae recently announced the expansion of Encompass Investor Connect with partnerships that now include 7 of the 10 largest correspondent investors and representing more than half of all closed loan delivery volume.

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New Digital Lending Platform Released by Ellie Mae
Fri, 24 May 2019 17:52:07 +0000

The latest release will help lenders of all sizes originate more loans across a wider variety of loan types, and capitalize on the growing HELOC demand.

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Optimal Blue Integrates Hedge Advisory and Loan-Trading Platforms
Fri, 24 May 2019 17:47:57 +0000

Optimal Blue, a provider of secondary marketing automation and services in the mortgage industry, recently the completion of a “lights-out” integration between its comprehensive hedge advisory and loan trading platforms.

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Partnership Aims to Improve Technology in Mortgage Industry
Fri, 24 May 2019 17:45:40 +0000

The integration would improve the speed and accuracy when receiving quotes.

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The Week Ahead: Watching Affordability and Growth
Fri, 24 May 2019 17:00:41 +0000

On Tuesday, the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index will reveal home price changes for March. Here's what else is happening in The Week Ahead.

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Understanding Default Risk
Fri, 24 May 2019 16:31:24 +0000

Default risk rose slightly in the first quarter of 2019. Find out how the increased risk is set to impact housing forecasts.

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$19.1B Disaster Relief Bill Stalls in House
Fri, 24 May 2019 16:28:18 +0000

A bill containing more than $19 billion in aid for disaster relief may not advance to President Donald Trump’s approval after Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) objected to the bill on Friday.  According to reports, Roy cities the lack of money for the border and the $19 billion price tag for his objections. He also objetece ...

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Freedom Mortgage and RoundPoint Announce Merger
Fri, 24 May 2019 16:08:26 +0000

The combined entity will become the seventh largest U.S. mortgage servicer. Click through to learn the details of the deal.

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Were Homebuyers Affected by New Tax Codes?
Fri, 24 May 2019 15:27:03 +0000

Homebuyers who earn more than $150,000 reported the biggest impact. Click through to see how many said new tax codes affected their search.

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Plaza Home Mortgage Launches New Loan Program
Fri, 24 May 2019 14:59:53 +0000

Plaza Home Mortgage's High Balance Access loan program allows borrowers to qualify for high-cost area loan amounts.

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