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TORRANCE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that HousingWire magazine designated the company to its 2015 HW TECH100(TM) list. The list honors the 100 most innovative technology companies serving the U.S. mortgage finance and real estate industries.

SANTA ANA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Veros Real Estate Solutions, an industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, today announced today that it has been named the winner of the 'Market Influence' category in the 2015 edition HousingWire HW TECH100 list.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: ReverseVision, Inc., a leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, has released an update to their RV Exchange LOS that includes all Financial Assessment critical screens and calculations. This release was targeted to meet the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD's) original Financial Assessment (FA) implementation date of March 2, 2015.

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announces that it has significantly enhanced its loan tracking technology called UTrack, which was redesigned specifically to allow borrowers and real estate agents to have real-time access to track their purchase and refinance loans.

COSTA MESA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, this week announced that Mr. Pat Brown is joining senior housing real estate company SummerPlace Development as Project Manager overseeing the development of SummerPlace Assisted Living and Memory Care projects.

ADDISON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. today announced it has hired financial compliance expert Joanna Shelton as the company's next compliance manager. In addition, Shelton will oversee compliance for Mid America's sister company Mortgage Machine Service and its flagship loan origination system (LOS) Mortgage Machine. Shelton brings more than 19 years of compliance expertise to Mid America.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: John Button, CEO of leading reverse mortgage software and technology provider ReverseVision, says the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) decision to delay implementation of its Financial Assessment (FA) rules provides a better opportunity for lenders to get the required technology changes including: ReverseVision's, HUD's and other systems implemented into their processes.

COSTA MESA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, today announced that PDC is raising $45 million in EB-5 immigrant investor funds to assist biodegradable organic chemical products firm Clear Currents, Inc.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default servicing software, announced that it launched Quandis Loan Servicing (QLS), an end-to-end default management platform that automates and compliantly manages the default process from start to finish. QLS is offered as an all-in-one system and also as modules so various components can be leveraged by servicers based on individual needs.

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), a leading provider of web-based quality control software for the financial services industry, announced it has been selected to present during the inaugural 'Technology Showcase. at the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA's) National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo 2015 in Orlando.

MONUMENT, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Karl Falk, CEO of ShortSave, Inc., the provider of an award-winning borrower-facing mortgage default servicing system, foresees servicers being hamstrung by the human-powered servicing model in meeting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's proposed amendments to its servicer rules.

DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: MorVest Capital, a specialized investment firm focused on providing strategic capital and analytics solutions to the mortgage banking and residential finance industry, is drawing mortgage servicers' attention to the impact two recent changes will have on mortgage servicing rights fair value for FHA loans.

TORRANCE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: DocMagic, Inc., a leading provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions for the mortgage industry, today announced that the firm has now completed its integration with the MERS(R) eRegistry, making it one of only a few industry vendors to integrate with the widely used system.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: ReverseVision, Inc., the leading technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced that seasoned marketing executive Wendy Peel has joined the company as its vice president of sales and marketing. In this position, Wendy will be responsible for managing the ReverseVision brand, working with product development and broadening brand awareness among forward lenders and financial planners.

TORRANCE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry's leader in compliant loan document preparation and driver of complete eMortgage adoption, announced that its entire solution set now adheres to version 3.3 of the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO) Reference Model.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) today announced it has promoted former Executive Vice President Mark Mackey to chief executive officer. Mackey began his career with IDS as a member of the sales team in Spring 1999. He is the first CEO in the company's history.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTCMKTS:FBBN) (the 'Bank') announced today that it completed a private placement of approximately $7.2 million of its common stock, positioning the Company to grow its Southern California Franchise.

SANTA ANA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Veros Real Estate Solutions, an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, announces that CEO Darius Bozorgi will be a panelist at the 2015 ABS Vegas conference, the largest capital markets conference in the world.

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: ARMCO - ACES Risk Management, a leading provider of web-based quality control software for the financial services industry, announced it has enhanced the reporting capabilities of ACES Web Audit Technology through an innovative integration with Tableau Software, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software.

ADDISON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mortgage Machine Services (MMS), a leading provider of enterprise lending solutions, today announced it will begin offering the source code to Mortgage Machine(TM), its flagship loan origination system (LOS), to the entire mortgage industry. Previously hosted as a SaaS solution for a select group of mortgage banks, Mortgage Machine is a highly customizable origination platform that supports Retail, Wholesale and Correspondent lending.

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mortgage services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced that 2014 was one of its most successful years to date for both Titan and its correspondent investment subsidiary Titan Capital Solutions (TCS).

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: MCT Trading, Inc., a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, was named one of the Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 by National Mortgage Professional magazine.

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, today announced that it officially launched a completely new loan origination system (LOS) that is loaded with features and tools for brokers and correspondents. The proprietary technology replaces UWM's previous LOS and offers many benefits for its broker and correspondent partners.

DENVER, Colo., /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Titan Capital Solutions, a wholly-owned correspondent investment subsidiary of mortgage services provider Titan Lenders Corp., today announced it has begun purchasing lenders' 'scratch and dent' production - loans rejected by the GSEs and private investors due to data, document and compliance errors with varying degrees of severity.

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Truebridge, Inc., a content marketing company serving the financial industry, is excited to announce the newest update to its Content Marketing System. Threats to cyber security have become increasingly prevalent over the last few years.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: AMA Acquisitions is a private equity firm in New York State that has a credit facility in place to make acquisitions of companies in manufacturing, distributing and other major industries through debt and equity financing. AMA Acquisitions President Zack Ali says you can sell your company in 90 days.

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. today announced it will exit its retail general fulfillment service offering, which includes contract underwriting, closing, funding and post-closing for retail mortgage lenders, effective Jan. 31, 2015.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Six months ago, Hungry, an online food-delivery portal connecting over 800 restaurants, started accepting Bitcoin payments using Coinify. After customers began asking about paying with Bitcoin, Hungry saw an opportunity to attract extra business. They chose Coinify Bitcoin payments because of their fraud-free, zero-chargeback alternative, and because Coinify enables them to receive Bitcoin payments directly to their bank account in local currency.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: North Capital Investment Technology has released TransactAPI 2.0 (TAPI 2.0), the first comprehensive transaction platform for funding portals, broker-dealers and private issuers. TransactAPI 2.0 is a software as a service solution designed to facilitate the offering, transaction and settlement of private offerings.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that Pacific Union Financial, LLC signed with the company to implement its multi-channel, 100 percent browser-based LOS platform, LenderAssist(TM). The comprehensive solution will automate Pacific Union Financial's wholesale lending functions from start to finish and establish complete data control and visibility over processes.

ADDISON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. owner and CEO Jeff Bode, and Houston-based Affinity Lending Solutions, LLC, president and CEO Scott R. Valby, today announced their intention to integrate Affinity's production operations and branch network into Mid America's mortgage platform.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of mortgage servicing software, today announced that it rolled out a website to help address President Obama's New Executive Actions to assist service members, veterans and their families.

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: United Wholesale Mortgage, one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced that it rolled out a new product called Investor Edge, which is designed specifically for borrowers that are looking to purchase or refinance non-owner occupied investment properties.

MONUMENT, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mortgage industry technology innovator ShortSave, Inc. was awarded the coveted Servicing Trailblazer Award at the 15th Annual Mortgage Technology Awards Ceremony on October 19 in Las Vegas. ShortSave helps distressed borrowers work out their loans with their lenders in a matter of days.

DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: MorVest Capital, LLC, in concert with its funding partner Customers Bank (NASDAQ:CUBI), today announced that this week it has closed another mortgage servicing rights (MSR) credit facility for a Virginia company, adding to its growing tally. MorVest Capital is a boutique investment firm primarily focused on providing capital and strategic solutions to the mortgage banking and residential finance industry.

LANSDALE, Pa. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Global DMS, a leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that its vice president of marketing, Jody Collup, has been named to the HousingWire 2014 'Influential Women in Housing' list.

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Native Americans with a tribal enrollment card have been eligible for a specialized Home Loan Guarantee Program (HUD Section 184) since 1992 to assist in the purchase of a new home, says Morgan Pennington, a Section 184 Licensed Mortgage Consultant at Universal Lending Corporation. Beginning this year, there are some new changes went into place that will make it even more attractive to Native American Indian homeowners.

PALM DESERT, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTCMKTS:FBBN / OTC Markets FBBN) announced today that it purchased substantially all the assets and liabilities of Frontier Bank, FSB dba El Paseo Bank through a purchase and assumption agreement with the FDIC.

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced that it will be holding a webinar on game-changing strategies that brokers can utilize to generate more business in 2015. UWM's president and CEO, Mat Ishbia, will personally be conducting the webinar.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Utah-based mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has created an internal team devoted solely to developing and maintaining integrations between its flagship document preparation system, idsDoc, and its third-party partners.