Accurate Group Acquires eMerge Property Solutions

Accurate Group, a provider of technology-driven real estate appraisal, title data, analytics, and e-closing solutions, has acquired eMerge Property Solutions, a supplier of broker price opinions (BPOs) and other alternative valuation solutions. The acquisition of eMerge enhances and deepens the company’s nationwide broker network and will allow Accurate Group to further leverage its industry-leading property inspection technology to drive value for all clients.

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Ncontracts Acquires OnSemble Software From Passageways, Inc.

Ncontracts, a provider of integrated risk management solutions for the financial services industry, has acquired the OnSemble intranet portal from Passageways, Inc. The OnSemble intranet portal provides a full communication platform that activates a company’s culture by keeping employees informed, aligned, engaged, and enabled.

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Integration Empowers Consumers With Greater Insight Into Title Fees

Mortgage Coach, a borrower conversion platform empowering mortgage lenders to educate borrowers with interactive presentations that model home loan performance over time, has integrated with First American Title Insurance Company, a provider of title insurance and settlement services and the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF). The integration enables lenders to incorporate title fees into custom Total Cost Analysis (TCA) presentations, providing consumers with greater insight into their closing costs.

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Data: More Than Three In Five U.S. Consumers Would Consider Buying A Home At Auction

With the expiration of the foreclosure moratorium, more homes are expected to hit the auction market in the coming year – creating an additional option for consumers to purchase property, particularly while supply in the market is tight. ServiceLink, part of the FNF family of companies and the nation’s premier provider of tech-enabled mortgage services, today unveiled data from a recent survey that shows a majority of consumers are open to achieving homeownership through options like auction.

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Industry Vets Join WFG National Title Insurance

WFG National Title Insurance Company (WFG NTIC), a Portland-based, full-service provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services for commercial and residential transactions nationwide, has added two top industry veterans: Debbie Youens as South Texas Regional Escrow Manager and Gregg Harris as South Texas Regional Sales Manager.

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STRATMOR Group Report Investigates Methods For Ensuring Better Technology Implementations

In its November Insights Report, mortgage advisory firm STRATMOR Group takes a closer look at why so many new technology implementations fail and what lenders can do to achieve greater success. In “Digital Success: The Power of Process Led Implementation,” Michael Grad, STRATMOR Group senior partner, discusses the implementation process and prescribes a solution that will lead to better outcomes. 

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BlackFin Group Adds Another Top Industry Exec For Its Consulting Business

BlackFin Group, a management consulting firm serving the Banking and Mortgage Industries, has hired industry veteran Wendy Peel to serve as Managing Director, Partner – Reverse Mortgage Practice. In this role, she will consult with lenders about the power of generational lending – meeting borrowers where they are in life with the loan product that can best serve their lifestyle.

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nCino Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire SimpleNexus For $1.2 Billion

nCino, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCNO), a provider of cloud banking and digital transformation solutions for the global financial services industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SimpleNexus in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $1.2 billion. SimpleNexus seamlessly unites the people, systems, and stages of the home buying process into a single end-to-end experience, enabling loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents to manage the homeownership journey in the palm of their hands.

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