IDS Caps Off a Successful 2018 with New Mortgage Doc Prep System Functionality, LOS Integrations, and Individual Honors

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it completed 139 updates to its flagship mortgage document preparation platform idsDoc in 2018. These updates were made in response to regulatory, client and investor directives. They also included the addition of new digital mortgage functionality and loan origination system (LOS) integrations.

American Society of Appraisers (ASA) partners with Anow to give real property appraisers a competitive edge

RED DEER, Alberta — Anow, creator of the leading software for real estate appraisal offices, today announced a partnership with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) that gives members a significant discount off Anow’s core appraisal office management platform and early access to the tech firm’s cutting-edge products currently in development.

SafeChain Collaborates with Accuity to Secure Real Estate Wire Transfers

EVANSTON, Ill. — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that it has integrated bank data from Accuity, the leading provider of financial crime compliance, payments and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, to enhance the security of real estate transactions.

LBA Ware Adds Real-Time Mortgage Compensation Push Notifications to SimpleNexus Mobile Originator App

MACON, Ga. — LBA Ware(TM), provider of the leading automated compensation and sales performance management platform for mortgage lenders, today announced that it has completed a partial integration of its compensation platform CompenSafe(TM) with SimpleNexus’s enterprise digital mortgage solution. As a result, LOs will be able to receive real-time push notifications on calculated loan commissions directly through the SimpleNexus app.

FormFree President Faith Schwartz to Kick Off NEXT Mortgage Conference with Address on Succeeding in a Transitional Mortgage Market

ATHENS, Ga. — FormFree(R) today announced that Acting President Faith Schwartz will kick off the upcoming NEXT mortgage technology summit for women, which will take place February 7-8, 2019, at Hotel ZaZa in Dallas, Texas. Schwartz’s address, “Winning in a Transitional Market,” will take place on Thursday, February 7, from 8:20-8:50 a.m. CT on the event’s main stage.

Nevada Now E-recording Statewide with Simplifile

CARSON City, Nev. — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that Mineral County, Nev., has adopted its e-recording service.

NotaryCam Helps East Texas Title Complete Its First Remote Online Closing

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — NotaryCam(R), the pioneering and market leader in remote online notarization and mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that East Texas Title has executed its first remote online closing (ROC(TM)) in Texas since the state’s remote online notarization law went into effect. The transaction, which was executed using NotaryCam’s eClose360(R) eClosing platform, was performed on behalf of a couple currently located in Colorado and selling their property in Longview, Texas.

One of the Largest Independent Title Companies in Texas Expands Use of SafeWire to All 25 Offices

COLUMBUS, Ohio — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that Providence Title, one of the largest independent title companies in Texas, has expanded its deployment of SafeWire(TM) to include all 25 offices throughout the state. Moving forward, Providence Title’s network of agents will use SafeWire to verify the identities of transaction participants, authenticate bank account ownership as well as securely store and transmit wiring instructions.

Cloudvirga’s Kyle Kamrooz named top mortgage professional under 40 for second consecutive year

IRVINE, Calif. — Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage software, today announced that company Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz has been named to National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine’s list of the 40 most influential mortgage professionals under 40 for the second year in a row.

Matic Helps Servicers Shave Nearly 6-percent Off Homeowners’ Monthly Mortgage Costs in 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Matic, the digital homeowners insurance marketplace built for mortgage servicers and lenders, reduced homeowners’ monthly mortgage costs an average of 5.5 percent in 2018 by delivering average per-household homeowners insurance savings of $517. The announcement comes on the heels of a year marked by rapid growth for Matic, which helped homeowners identify $124 million in savings over the course of quoting homeowners insurance for over $180 billion worth of residential real estate.