Business, Free News Articles, Software

Community State Bank Implements Fully Paperless eClosing Process with DocMagic’s Total eClose™ Platform

TORRANCE, Calif. -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that Southeast Wisconsin-based Community State Bank has implemented its full suite of eClosing solutions to transform the bank's mortgage closing process, making it 100 percent digital. All seven locations of Community State Bank have now implemented DocMagic's Total eClose™ platform and are closing and funding residential home loans electronically.

Community State Bank selected DocMagic's eClose platform to completely digitize its mortgage closing process --- including remote online notarizations (RON), eNote generation and secure eVault storage capabilities. The bank partnered with DocMagic primarily to implement technology that would help ensure the highest levels of customer safety during the pandemic. Secondarily, Community State Bank sought to improve the borrower experience with an easier, quicker and more efficient lending process.

"During these times of uncertainty, it is extremely important that our team be able to adjust quickly in order to continue serving our customers safely," said Community State Bank President and CEO, Scott Huedepohl. "We're very honored to be able to provide both a high-tech experience, while still offering personalized service to guide our customers along the way."

Community State Bank is leveraging DocMagic's dynamic document generation capability to ensure the consistency and compliance of Loan Estimates (LE) and Closing Disclosures (CD), eSignatures, eNotarizations in all 50 states, and eDelivery to investors/GSEs. Total eClose also generates a MISMO Category 1 SMARTDoc(r) eNote and has direct connectivity with the MERS(r) eRegistry. The entire process includes a detailed audit trail, with secure storage in DocMagic's certified eVault. Collectively, DocMagic's Total eClose platform creates a fully paperless workflow that seamlessly integrates every component of the closing process.

"We're happy to have partnered with DocMagic to provide our mortgage customers with a completely paperless and virtual experience from start to finish," said Community State Bank Vice President of Mortgage Operations, Shakil Haider. "By utilizing DocMagic, our mortgage team can now offer customers the option of signing mortgage documents electronically, from the moment they apply through closing."

"We're excited that Community State Bank elected to implement a fully digital mortgage closing process with DocMagic as its single-source provider," said Dominic Iannitti, President and CEO at DocMagic. "Community State Bank has put their customers' needs at the forefront by implementing our automated, end-to-end lending platform. We provide our clients with an agile and technology-forward mortgage process that ensures they can sustain and scale critical business processes."

After using the new platform, Community State Bank mortgage customer Gary Strand, remarked: "This was our first time closing a mortgage with Community State Bank. Our experience was very simple from start to finish. Having the option to close our loan online shows they are willing to accommodate their customers' needs and busy schedules while also keeping safety in mind during the pandemic."

About DocMagic:

DocMagic, Inc. is the leading provider of fully-compliant document generation, automated compliance, eSignature and comprehensive eMortgage solutions for the mortgage industry. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Torrance, Calif., DocMagic, Inc. develops award-winning software, mobile apps, processes, and web-based systems for the production and delivery of compliant loan document packages. The company's solutions connect industry participants, promote collaboration, and data integrity to execute precision-based digital lending transactions. The company's compliance experts and in-house legal staff consistently monitor legal and regulatory changes at both the federal and state levels to ensure accuracy. For more information on DocMagic, visit https://www.docmagic.com/.

About Community State Bank:

Community State Bank, a $500 million locally owned and operated community bank, is headquartered in Union Grove, WI and has proudly served the communities of Southeastern Wisconsin since 1898. For more information please visit CSB online at https://csb.bank/.

Media Contact:
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Profundity Communications, Inc.
949-378-9685
jbowerbank@profunditymarketing.com

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Business, Free News Articles, Insurance

Bright Road Recovery Contracts with Magellan to Provide Eating Disorder Treatment for Blue Shield Subscribers

CLAREMONT, Calif. -- Bright Road Recovery, the Inland Empire's Premier Eating Disorder Treatment Program, announced today that they are now in-network with Magellan Healthcare. This is good news for Blue Shield subscribers in the Inland Empire who are looking for help with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, or ARFID. Since Magellan is the mental health benefits administrator for most Blue Shield policies, many who have Blue Shield of California, or other Blue Shield policies, will have more access to excellent care, closer to home.

"We are so pleased to be able to provide services for more individuals in our community who are seeking help for their eating disorder," said Bright Road Recovery's Executive Director and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist Supervisor, Tamson Overholtzer, LMFT, CEDS-S. "The challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have increased the need for support and treatment, and we look forward to being there for those who need us."

The pandemic has affected how everyone receives mental health or medical care; however, Bright Road Recovery was among the first eating disorder treatment programs to transition both their intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization programs to a telehealth format, maintaining almost completely uninterrupted services at the beginning of the shutdown in March.

"It was an amazing sight to see our team swing into action when it became clear that in-person programming wasn't going to be safe and a shutdown was imminent," Overholtzer stated. "We talked about how to make sure not to lose any of the effectiveness of the program, and then everyone pitched in to make sure their part was handled. We made the switch in only five days, and with almost zero glitches."

"We know that doing everything remotely on the computer is challenging and exhausting for everyone. We are proud of the ways we've kept the fidelity of our in-person program, so that there's no drop off in quality for our patients," says Katie Ingram, Program Manager. "We've also managed to keep many of the personal touches that help our patients feel connected to us and to the program. For patients who live nearby, we have daily meal pickups and a chance to receive materials for the day's group sessions--and for those who aren't nearby, we accommodate to make sure their needs are met in a different way."

While the Bright Road Recovery team looks forward to the days of in-person programming in the future, for now, they feel confident that they are providing excellent care of all their patients--including, now, those who have Blue Shield insurance---or other insurers who have partnered with Magellan for their behavioral health needs.

About Bright Road Recovery:

Bright Road Recovery has been the Inland Empire's premier eating disorder treatment program since 2014, providing intensive outpatient program (IOP) and partial hospitalization program (PHP) care. Bright Road Recovery also offers outpatient psychotherapy for individuals and families as well as professional nutritional counseling by registered dietitians.

Bright Road Recovery is accredited by the Joint Commission, and is the first eating disorder treatment center to receive accreditation from MET(T)A Protocol, which recognizes this program as having trauma-centered, mindfulness-based, EMDR-integrated program.

Located in the historic Claremont Village, Bright Road Recovery has easy freeway and Metrolink access. Parking is easy and plentiful in their private lot. For more information, please visit https://brightroadrecovery.com/.

CONTACT US:
Admissions:
Vanessa Lopez
909-624-7070

MEDIA CONTACT
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info@BrightRoadRecovery.com
909-624-7070

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NotaryCam Certifies Compliance with MISMO RON Standards for Real Estate Transactions

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- NotaryCam(R), the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it has completed the Mortgage Industry Standard Maintenance Organization (MISMO) Remote Online Notarization (RON) Software Compliance Certification Program. The program was designed to increase adoption of RON-enabled digital mortgage closings and support the integrity and scalability of eMortgages. In addition, the certification provides clarity to mortgage industry participants regarding which providers comply with MISMO's RON standards and reduces the resource burden of executing duplicative assessment, certification and approval processes of RON providers.

"Recognizing the need for industry-wide RON standards, NotaryCam has been a long-time MISMO supporter and collaborator in the development of the RON standards to promote consistency across mortgage industry practices and state regulations," said NotaryCam founder Rick Triola. "As RON transactions become more commonplace in the mortgage industry, NotaryCam is proud to have earned its MISMO RON Software Compliance Certification, which serves as a signal to all industry participants that they can confidently rely on the NotaryCam platform to securely and compliantly execute mortgage closings remotely."

Within its eClose 360 platform and in accordance with MISMO standards, NotaryCam provides continuous, synchronous audio and video feeds that contribute not only to a smooth closing process, but also to the required credential analysis and authentication procedures. eClose 360 automatically securely records significant actions taken as part of the RON transaction as part of the Audit Trail. NotaryCam's security measures employ data protection safeguards as well as provide a tamper-evident method by which a notary can export the Notarial Records for functions such as county recording. Additionally, documents notarized by NotaryCam include a statement meeting the needs of both federal and state regulations affirming the use of RON technology.

For more information on MISMO's RON Standards and the Certification Program, visit the MISMO Digital Mortgage Resource Center.

About NotaryCam

After pioneering the world's first multi-party/multi-state remote online notarization (RON), career real estate executive Rick Triola founded NotaryCam and completed the first mortgage remote online closing (ROC) in 2014. Today, NotaryCam is the leader in online notarization and mortgage eClosing solutions, having notarized documents worldwide for hundreds of thousands of customers in all 50 states and more than 146 countries. The company's patented eClose360(R) platform delivers the "perfect" online mortgage closing in every jurisdiction and supports all eClosing scenarios - RON, IPEN or Hybrids - with a flexible workflow for document recording and unparalleled identity verification, security and customer convenience. NotaryCam also proudly maintains an industry-leading 99.8 percent customer satisfaction rating.

Visit https://www.notarycam.com for additional information or to get a document notarized today.

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Business, Free News Articles, Manufacturing, Product Launches, Water and Wastes

MINLOX Announces Launch of ‘The Ultimate Chemical for Water’

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- MINLOX, LLC, a chemical manufacturer based in Newport Beach, California, with multiple blending facilities globally, today announced the launch of its proprietary formula used to treat recreation waters as well as watersheds.

This product proves to be a big game-changer for water service companies as it reduces their chemical footprint significantly. Similar to ozone but much more effective, this proven chemical is a multi-functional liquid that is simply applied in concentrate or dilution form to affected areas.

Historically, pool service and lake & pond service companies have relied on multiple, toxic chemicals to treat issues such as bacteria, algae and turbidity. In doing so, they have resorted to using as many as 5-10 chemicals to complete a job. This antiquated method is costly and provides risk with DBPs (disinfection by-products). The alternative method of using ozone to treat water is always a costly one and typically a last resort for many customers as well.

"To say that this technology is a disruptive, game-changer would be quite an understatement," said company president, Wes Glenn. "Case in point: we helped a commercial pool service company save over $10K per month on their chemical bill. They were using 5K+ gallons of chlorine monthly for one of their customers and switched to MINLOX chemical which got the job done with only 500 gallons needed per month. They were pleasantly surprised, to say the least."

This NSF/ANSI 60 approved chemical has an MSRP of $99 per gallon to the general public but is sold at distributor pricing to water service companies only. MINLOX does not sell direct to customers or retail outlets. Water service companies interested in distributing this product should contact the office for more information.

Applications and testing information: https://minlox.us/applications

About MINLOX, LLC:

Based in Newport Beach, California, MINLOX is a U.S. chemical manufacturer that has a proprietary catalyst which mixes with 12.5% sodium hypochlorite to create an earth-friendly, 100% biodegradable chemical for treating contaminated waters in many markets. This technology was developed in 2011 and has been used in several market around the world. This formula mimics nature by using ROS (reactive oxygen species) to disinfect, oxidize, sanitize, deodorize, remove biofilm and metals, etc.

The multi-functional benefit of MINLOX is that it replaces the need to use multiple, toxic chemicals. It works as a standalone product or can supplement chemicals such as ozone and chlorine more effectively.

MINLOX is open to distributorship in the California, Arizona and Nevada markets for 2021. They will pursue the North American markets in 2022 and the International markets in 2023.

More information: https://minlox.us/

Sales queries: +1-949-718-4426

MEDIA ONLY CONTACT:
Wes Glenn
of MINLOX, LLC
+1-949-718-4426
wes@minlox.us

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ReverseVision Supports HECM Lenders’ Transition from LIBOR to CMT Index, Updates Documents to Facilitate Index Migration

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology, today announced it has updated all documents that reference an index to support both the Constant Maturity Treasury (CMT) and London Interbank Offer Rate (LIBOR) indexes.

The update was made in response to Ginnie Mae's All Participant Memorandum (APM) 20-12, which deems LIBOR-based adjustable rate HECM loans not securitized on or after January 1, 2021, as ineligible for pooling regardless of their origination or FHA case number assignment date. Adjustable rate HECMs that rely on the CMT index will be eligible for pooling without restriction. The LIBOR index is expected to sunset at the end of 2021.

ReverseVision has conducted an extensive quality assurance inspection of all standard documents affected by an index change to ensure lenders' seamless transition from LIBOR to CMT. ReverseVision will update custom documents and private reverse mortgage program documents upon request free of charge. Additionally, ReverseVision has enhanced document language and reference points in anticipation of a future migration to the Secure Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) index.

"ReverseVision had existing legacy support for CMT-based rate calculations built into the platform because it was the benchmark before LIBOR," said ReverseVision President Joe Langner. "Due to the renewed relevance of the CMT index, we have taken additional steps to ensure that lenders can seamlessly switch between it and LIBOR. Additionally, ReverseVision has already enhanced our products in anticipation of a future migration to SOFR."

About ReverseVision

ReverseVision, Inc. is the leading Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and private reverse mortgage sales and origination technology platform, supporting more reverse mortgage transactions than all other systems combined. The company's comprehensive product suite flexes to lenders' unique business and operational models, connecting all lending participants across the entire reverse mortgage lifecycle to meet borrowers where they are in life. A five-time HousingWire TECH100(tm) company, ReverseVision continues to build on its technology's pioneering capabilities with frequent enhancements.

For more information, visit https://www.reversevision.com/.

Twitter: @reversevision #digitalmortgage #HECM

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Matrix Systems SP7 Detergent Concentrate Supports All Makes and Models of Electrostatic Precipitators

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. -- Matrix Systems developed the Matrix SP7C detergent to meet the specific cleaning requirements of all Parker Hannifin SmogHog electrostatic precipitators. Its unique formulation was specifically designed to penetrate and eliminate fatty and carbonized deposits that accumulate on ESP collector plates. This action also reduces the amount of grease that accumulates on the bottoms of these electrostatic precipitator cabinets.

For this reason, the Matrix SP7C detergent works well with all competing brands of electrostatic precipitators including Accurex, CaptiveAire, Grease Viper, Halton, and Trion.

Other reasons Matrix SP7C detergent is great include:

Biodegradable, Non-Toxic, and Environmentally Friendly - For this reason, SP7C is a non-regulated material that can be shipped anywhere in the United States via UPS or other common carriers.

Aluminum Safe - While many other commercial ESP system detergents are caustic and slowly eat away at aluminum ESP cells, Matrix SP7C is completely aluminum safe.

Reduces Odor Causing Mercaptans - Mercaptans are the odor causing sulfur compounds such as Hydrogen Sulfide and Sulfur Dioxide, that are generated by the commercial cooking process.

Convenient Packaging - Where some competitors ship their ESP detergent in 55-gallon drums, Matrix SP7C detergent is shipped in 5-gallon pails, which saves a lot of shipping and handling cost as well as storage space.

"If the Matrix SP7C detergent is strong enough for our SmogHog electrostatic precipitators, it will work well in any brand of commercial cooking ESP system," says Mark Quinlan, President of Matrix Systems. "We ship SP7C anywhere in the country. Give it a try. We are sure that once you use SP7, that you'll never switch back to your old ESP detergent."

About Matrix Systems

Matrix Systems provides industrial and commercial air filtration system solutions and commercial cooking exhaust systems for Northern California and Northern Nevada from our sales offices in San Leandro, CA and Grass Valley, CA and our service facility in San Leandro, CA. We are the exclusive representative for United Air Specialists, Inc., SMOG HOG mist filtration, DUST HOG dust filtration and PSG commercial kitchen exhaust filtration products. Matrix Systems also provides a variety of other mist media filtration products and dust media filtration products.

We provide dust collector replacement parts, SMOG HOG parts, and filters. In addition, we are a complete SMOG HOG service provider including equipment and airflow testing, component cleaning and exchange, as well provide our proprietary SMOG HOG SP7 detergent for automatic wash systems. For more information about Matrix Systems, call either (510) 822-5167 in the Bay Area or (530) 273-5474 in the Sacramento Valley and Northern Nevada area for more information.

Learn more at: https://www.smoghogexperts.com/

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Business, Free News Articles, Real Estate, Taxes and Accounting

Paramount Property Tax Appeal Offers Free Consultation to California Property Owners, RE: ‘Tax-Reduction Solutions & Overcoming Changes Limiting Tax Breaks’

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Wes Nichols, president of Paramount Property Tax Appeal Service, is reminding California property owners that property tax relief will be severely limited by changes to the Proposition 58 Parent-to-Child Exemption, as Prop 19 will soon become law.

The Paramount firm is inviting property owners and families looking to lower their property taxes and/or transferring property to heirs, to get a free consultation There are only 3 months left to prepare, evaluate and potentially appeal property taxes - typically reducing property tax bills by 20% to 30%. Residential and commercial property owners are urged to prepare for specific changes to long standing property tax relief in California.

Paramount Property Tax Appeal is inviting California property owners to take advantage of the firm's unprecedented offer of a free consultation focusing on Property Tax Reduction; Property Appraisal; Real Property Tax Appeal, Business Property Tax Appeal, and Business Personal Property Tax Compliance.

Company president Wes Nichols announced this week: "Families have to get in now to see us so we can complete their paperwork, in terms of locking in their future tax base. With Proposition 19 becoming property tax law, folks only have until Feb. 2021 to complete estate planning, in order to pass down low assessed values to their children. Prop 19 is designed to eliminate the Parent-to-Child Exemption for properties that are not owner-occupied homes within a year. This means homes, apt. buildings and other commercial properties are all assessed at full market value when you transfer title to your children."

Paramount Property Tax Appeal is one of the few property tax related firms in California that offers unique property tax reduction solutions and proprietary programs to make sure parents can pass down their low assessed value in the future to their children. Even if property is held in an LLC or trust.

Mr. Nichols explains: "This year, Californians face unprecedented tax challenges unlike any year prior; due in part to the COVID shutdown and resulting economic crisis, impacting property values and estate planning. However, families with estate planning needs have only 3 months before the doors for California property tax relief from Proposition 13 and Proposition 58 slam shut - as Proposition 19 becomes law. Thereby dismantling key tax breaks protected by the Parent-to-Child Exemption - avoiding property tax reassessment at current market value."

"Folks should understand that by engaging us now, you start the process of setting up your tax appeal; to reduce your overall tax burden. Waiting until you're too close to the appeals deadline can be a recipe for disaster! Bottom line, we truly do enjoy helping people - middle class and working families, not just wealthy folks."

For the first time since its inception, Paramount is offering a free consultation on trusts, estates, property tax appeals and property tax reduction issues, to all California property owners interested in lowering their property tax bill, as well as transferring real property to their heirs. Property owners can call the firm's main office at 858.225.1200 with the option to come in and sit down informally with a property tax specialist, and discuss their property tax and/or business personal property tax issues.

Paramount Property Tax Appeal
Call: President Wes Nichols at (888) 385-9203
Email: wes@pptaxappeal.com

Website: https://www.paramountpropertytaxappeal.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ParamountPropertyTaxAppeal

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Business, Free News Articles, Funding and Investment, Product Launches

Aussie CEO Damon Tindall Launches Ambitious Post-Election Black Education Plan for African-Americans

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Damon Tindall, an Australian CEO and founder of Black My Business, just announced a major Crowdfunding initiative to help fund 1,000 full tuition African-American scholarships by December 25, 2020. In the wake of the Democrats' victory, Tindall has seized the opportunity to initiate meaningful action in support of President-elect Biden's promise to help heal the nations' deep racial wounds.

Tindall says he has the answer to help bridge the economic disparity and help close the gap on black education, employment and economic outcomes by supplying significant educational and employment opportunities to African Americans funded by the #10ForChangeChallenge.

According to UNCF.org, only 45.9 percent of students of color complete their college degrees within six years - the lowest rate compared to other races and ethnicities. This high dropout rate is partially because six percent of African American college students are independent; they must balance pursuing a degree with full-time work and family responsibilities.

These numbers are staggering, but Tindall, a University of Newcastle alum says, "We can break this cycle through the #10ForChangeChallenge which aims to raise 2.6 million over the next five weeks and fund 1,000 full tuition digital marketing scholarships for African-American students."

This short-term target is part of a broader strategy to crowdfund 10,000 plus scholarships across a wide range of in-demand career paths, such as digital marketing over the next three years.

Why digital marketing? Digital marketing is expecting explosive growth in the coming decade, according to Forbes Magazine. It reports, "89 percent of all companies have already adopted a digital-first business strategy."

"African-American students educated through the Black My Business initiative will play a pivotal role in the future digital economy," Tindall explains.

Each $2,600 scholarship includes:

* A complete, one-year digital marketing course.

* A Simplilearn Professional Digital Marketing Specialist Qualification with Content Partner Harvard Business Publishing Education

* Certification alignment with Google and OMCP (Online Marketing Certified Professional)

* Opportunity to participate in a black mentoring program

* Access to career counseling

The #10ForChangeChallenge starts Tuesday, November 17. Donors are invited to give $10 or more on the #10ForChangeChallenge GoFundMe Page: https://www.gofundme.com/f/10ForChangeChallenge-African-American-Scholarships and are encouraged to invite 10 more friends to match their giving.

Leveraging the power of social media, participants are also invited to make a short video detailing their passion for this program. Black My Business will reward $1,000 to the 10 best viral videos from the #10ForChangeChallenge.

Learn more: https://blackmybusiness.com/

About Black My Business

Black My Business' mission is to educate, empower and inspire current and future generations of African-American business owners and entrepreneurs. Its collective focus is to help eliminate racism in its many forms, and to create greater educational, employment and financial opportunities for African Americans.

VIDEO (YouTube): https://youtu.be/NwnzazuWAoM

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damon@blackmybusiness.com
+1-323-694-5534

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Awards and Honors, Business, Free News Articles, Long Term Care

Ombudsman Services Executive Director Named Woman of the Year by Congressman Garamendi

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda is pleased to announce that Executive Director Nicole Howell has been selected as a 2020 Woman of the Year by Congressman John Garamendi.

In an effort to recognize outstanding women serving in California's Third Congressional District, the Congressman annually invites individuals and organizations to submit nominations of those who have shown a commitment to improving quality of life through leadership and public service.

"This is a tremendous honor," Nicole said during the awards ceremony.

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nicole and the Ombudsman team took to the front lines to distribute personal protective equipment to over 15,000 residents in long-term care. She also participated in efforts for residents' rights by collaborating with local media and testifying on behalf of a movement of residents and their families at the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee hearing "Examining the COVID-19 Nursing Home Crisis" on June 25. During the height of COVID-19, OSCCSA completed nearly 300 facility consultations and close to 200 individual consultations, providing vital information and resources throughout Alameda County.

"I want to accept this award on behalf of all those people who are fighting the fight for seniors right now, particularly those in long-term care," Nicole said. "Thank you so much. This is beyond what I could have dreamed."

As the Executive Director for Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano, and Alameda (OSCCSA), Nicole is responsible for ensuring that the nearly 29,000 long-term care residents and their families have access to the highest level of care and respect and, above all, can live free of abuse and neglect.

Since becoming Executive Director, Nicole has grown OSCCSA's budget by nearly 600%, lowered the use of anti-psychotics in Contra Costa County by 10%, and increased facility coverage by unearthing the problems and issues that are being overlooked. She has helped spearhead many new programs in Ombudsman Services and beyond, including the Elder Justice Program Solano, Telephone Reassurance, and Friendly Visiting in Solano County, as well as Healthcare Career Pathways and Residents' Rights in Contra Costa.

About Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda:

Ombudsman Services is the only organization mandated by law to make unannounced visits to long-term care facilities to ensure that residents are free from abuse and are receiving quality care. We have been aiding the community for more than 40 years, and all services are free of charge. We serve Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda counties with our team of highly trained Ombudsman staff and volunteers.

For more information, visit https://www.ccsombudsman.org/.

MEDIA-ONLY CONTACT:
Susie Hays
Susie@Q2Mark.com
760-458-9201

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Business, Free News Articles

Pureloan Provides Enterprise-Grade Advanced Mortgage Search Functionality at No Cost to Millions of Home Buyers

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Pureloan.com is the first website to offer professional loan officer-level mortgage search functionality for both home loans and home refinancing to all interested shoppers. Other websites simply allow searches using basic fields like location, LTV, and credit score, but Pureloan.com performs searches on the exact fields being used by loan underwriters, thus creating a mortgage quote that is entirely accurate.

As an example, Pureloan.com allows consumers to search mortgages by Occupancy Type such as Single-Family Home, Duplex, or Condominium. To purchase a $1M home in San Jose, CA, with a down-payment of $250k, buyers of a single-family home can find a mortgage of 2.875% interest rate with a closing cost of $53; however, buyers of a condominium have to pay a mortgage rate of 3.00% with a closing cost of $435.

Additionally, Pureloan.com also supports other search parameters including Lock Period (e.g. 30 Day, 45 Day, 60 Day), Property Type (Primary Residence, Second Home and Investment Property), Government Program (FHA, VA, USDA), and many more.

Using Pureloan's full advanced search functionality, the quoted mortgage rate is an exact match to the final pricing the consumer can expect from the mortgage lender. As a comparison, using only basic parameters will result in a quote that can be 0.385% higher in APR or $30,696 higher in total cash payments for a $750,000 30-year fixed mortgage.

Try searching for a mortgage in New York City or refinancing in Chicago today.

Pureloan.com is founded by graduates of Stanford University. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Learn more: https://www.pureloan.com/

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