Homebot Aims to Improve Prequal-to-App Pull Through with Buyer Enhancements to Its Customer Engagement Platform

DENVER, Colo. — Homebot, a customer engagement platform that delivers financial scenarios to help homeowners build wealth, today announced major enhancements to the homebuying side of its platform. The latest release inserts lenders into the market search process by integrating prompts for buyers to obtain a prequal or preapproval, lock a rate, and inquire about down payment with a single click.

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.

Showbiz Shows a Better Way to Pay: Insurance Industry Alert issued by EraNova Institute

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Today the EraNova Institute issued a business alert: “Showbiz shows a better way to pay.” EraNova’s Director and author of the report, Dick Samson, says, “For non-employees in entertainment and insurance, getting the money due you has often been a chore. Now, for the likes of Tom Hanks and Lady Gaga, it’s more of a breeze; and soon may be for everyone involved in insurance.”

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.

Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. Partners with ReverseVision to Launch HECM and Reverse Lending Division

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that it has partnered with North Carolina-based Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. Mortgage Division (Blue Ridge Bank).

MCT Officially Launches Trade Auction Manager to Enable Electronic TBA MBS Trading

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has officially launched Trade Auction Manager(TM) (TAM) to enable more efficient bidding of TBA mortgage-backed securities used by lenders to hedge their open mortgage pipelines. The browser-based software module is accessible via MCTlive!, the company’s award-winning comprehensive capital markets platform.

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.