Entries by Tony Garritano

An Affordable Path To Homeownership

By Tony Garritano

Class Valuation Acquires Reverse Mortgage Specialist

Class Valuation, a nationwide provider of real estate asset valuation and appraisal management solutions to the residential mortgage industry,  has acquired Van Nuys, California-based Landmark Network, a leader in real estate valuation with a specialization in the reverse mortgage lending industry. Featured Sponsors:   “As we continue to execute our innovation strategy, we will take […]

CRA Compliance Remains A Big Deal

While the Fed is looking at relaxing CRA regulations, 95 percent of bank lenders who responded to a recent STRATMOR survey on CRA and LMI lending indicated that complying with CRA requirements is and will continue to be a very important part of bank mortgage lending. Featured Sponsors:   In the November issue of STRATMOR’s […]

The Importance Of Technology

By Tony Garritano

Realtor Makes A Difference

By Tony Garritano

Churchill Mortgage Equips Real Estate Professionals With Strategies For Success

Churchill Mortgage has launch of its “Momentum Makers” campaign designed to help real estate professionals refine how they engage with homebuyers and win clients in today’s hypercompetitive market. Churchill is a leader in the mortgage industry providing conventional, FHA, VA and USDA residential mortgages across 46 states. Featured Sponsors:   Real estate professionals are under […]

Texas Capital To Warehouse And Purchase eMortgages

Texas Capital Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Texas Capital Bank, has launched their eMortgages program. By providing both warehouse financing and purchasing eMortgages as a take-out investor, Texas Capital Bank helps mortgage lenders better position themselves for the future.  Featured Sponsors:   “The team is proud to be at the forefront of the evolution […]

Gateway Appoints New Chief Risk Officer

Gateway Mortgage Group, a full-service mortgage company licensed in 40 states and the District of Columbia, announced today Steven Patrick as its new Chief Risk Officer. In this role, Patrick will provide executive oversight to the company’s Credit and Risk management teams. His responsibilities will span all efforts in enterprise risk management, compliance and quantitative […]

Total Tappable Equity Falls For First Time Since Housing Recovery Began

The Data & Analytics division of Black Knight, Inc. released its latest Mortgage Monitor Report, based on data as of the end of October 2018. This month, Black Knight looked at full Q3 2018 data to revisit the U.S. home equity landscape, finding that quarterly declines were seen in both total equity and tappable equity, the amount available for […]

AMC Giant Will Pivot Into Full Service Collateral Valuation Provider

Class Appraisal, one of the largest nationwide providers of real estate asset valuation and appraisal management solutions to the residential mortgage industry, announced today that the company will be changing its name to Class Valuation to better describe its expanded focus — now including new and disruptive collateral valuation offerings. Adding new products will allow […]