Texan Title Taps SafeWire by SafeChain to Provide Protection Against Wire Fraud

COLUMBUS, Ohio — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that Texan Title has chosen SafeWire(TM) to defend its clients’ wire transactions against fraud. The blockchain-backed platform will be deployed across Texan Title’s family of title companies located across Texas.

Hometown Lenders Adopts ReverseVision Loan Origination Technology to Launch HECM and Reverse Lending Channel

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that Hometown Lenders has implemented ReverseVision’s HECM and proprietary reverse loan origination technology to support the launch of the independent mortgage bank’s HECM lending channel.

Fidelity National Financial Adds NotaryCam Remote Notarization Service to Online Closing Options

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — NotaryCam(R), the pioneering leader in online notarization and the original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that Fidelity National Financial (FNF), will allow the use of NotaryCam to deliver remote online notarization (RON) and remote online closing (ROC) capabilities to FNF’s network of direct title and settlement operations, as well as its network of independent title agents.

MQMR’s Marie O’Brien Named 2019 HousingWire Rising Star

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Mortgage Quality Management and Research, LLC (MQMR) announced today that its Director of Compliance Marie O’Brien has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its sixth annual HW Rising Star Awards program. O’Brien also serves as a Senior Associate in the Compliance Department of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP and as MQMR’s Associate General Counsel.

HousingWire Honors SimpleNexus COO Ben Miller for Driving SimpleNexus’ Quadruple-Digit Growth

LEHI, Utah — SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, today announced that company President and Chief Operating Officer Ben Miller has been named one of HousingWire’s 2019 HW Rising Stars.

SimpleNexus Takes Home Silver Telly Award for Campaign Encouraging Mortgage Originators to ‘Do More’

LEHI, Utah — SimpleNexus, the industry’s leading digital mortgage platform, has been named a silver winner of the 40th annual Telly Awards. Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards honor video and television made for all screens and are judged by The Telly Award Judging Council.

Strategic Benefits Advisors Taps Leslie Olds as Senior Benefits Consultant

ATLANTA, Ga. — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) has hired veteran retirement plans leader Leslie Olds for the role of senior benefits consultant. A retirement benefits consultant of 28 years, Olds will advise SBA’s plan sponsor clients on managing all aspects of their broad-based and executive retirement programs, including financing, design, implementation, administration and compliance.

FirstBank Mortgage Reduces Loan Originator Compensation Processing Time by 75 percent with CompenSafe

MACON, Ga. — LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated incentive compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, announced today that FirstBank Mortgage has optimized the execution of its incentive compensation with CompenSafe(TM). By replacing spreadsheets with CompenSafe, FirstBank Mortgage has reduced the time it takes to calculate loan compensation by 75 percent

Simplifile Adds 38 Eastern US Jurisdictions to E-recording Network

PROVO, Utah — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that 38 additional recording jurisdictions located in 12 states throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Southeast U.S. have joined Simplifile’s e-recording network.

ReverseVision Launches Interactive Tool to Help Originators and Consumers Compare HECM Loans with HELOCs, First- and Second-Lien Mortgages

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) and senior lending industry, today announced the release of the Comparison Calculator within RV Sales Accelerator (RVSA).