Tagged: mortgage

Regions Bank Announces Partnership With Fintech Mortgage & Consumer Digital Lending Tech Platform Lender Price

Regions Bank announced on Thursday it has invested in and formed a partnership with fintech mortgage and consumer digital lending technology platform provider, Lender Price. According to the bank, the duo will focus on streamlining Regions’ digital process and simplify interaction between banks, borrowers, and… Read More

Overfunding: Buy-to-Let Broker Property Master Surpasses £250,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Property Master, a UK-based digital buy-to-let broker, has successfully secured its initial £250,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The initiative has attracted nearly 150 investors since its launch in January. As previously reported, Property Master was founded in 2016 and states that its… Read More

Mortgage Transaction Tech Provider Roostify Announces Integration With LendingTree

Roostify, a California-based provider of automated mortgage transaction technology, announced on Thursday it has integrated with real estate marketplace lending platform LendingTree (NASDAQ: TREE). According to Roostify, the new integration makes it easier for consumers to locate and apply with the right lender. Roostify also reported… Read More

Digital Buy-to-Let Broker Property Master Now Looking to Raise £250,000 on Seedrs

Property Master, a UK-based digital buy-to-let broker, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is looking to raise £250,000 through the funding round. Founded in 2016, Property Master states its fintech program enables real-time access to every deal from every lender so that… Read More

Mortgage Marketplace Lender LendingHome Surpasses $2 Billion in Loan Originations

On Monday, mortgage marketplace lender LendingHome announced it has originated more than $2 billion in mortgage loans for homeowners and real estate investors. The online lender revealed that the first billion of originations occurred over the course of 30 months, while it took just 12 months for the… Read More

Landbay Set to Offer Up to 25-Year Mortgage Terms Starting January 2018

Last week, peer-to-peer lender Landbay announced it will be offering up to 25-year mortgage terms starting in January 2018. The lending platform revealed in a blog post: “After listening to feedback from our network of specialist broker partners, and in light of our own industry knowledge… Read More

Fannie Mae Introduces New Tech Solutions to Lower Costs & Shorten Mortgage Processes

Online lender Fannie Mae announced on Monday the launch of its new single source validation, new API platform, and servicing marketplace for servicing transfers. The solutions on build on the company’s Day1Centainty and were created the website’s mortgage process. While sharing details about the new solutions, Timothy… Read More

Fintech Firm eOriginal Teams Up With Quicken Loans For New Online Mortgage Process

Fintech firm eOriginal announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with mortgage giant Quicken Loans to complete the final steps of its new online mortgage process to create an electronic note, and securely store as an authoritative copy with delivery to both custodians and… Read More

Lendy: Londoners Borrowed £17B in New Mortgages in 2016, Wimbledon & Wandsworth Top Borrowers

Londoners borrowed another £17 billion in new mortgages last year as the affluent southwest London neighbourhoods of Wimbledon and Wandsworth topped the borrowing league table and and 17 of the top 20 areas for new mortgage lending last year are in London, reported European P2P lending platform Lendy. “Lenders… Read More

London-Based Robo-Advisor MortgageGym Closes £2M Seed Round

According to a company release, fintech startup MortgageGym secured £2 million in funding from its seed round. The company, which is licensed by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), plans to launch this summer and will connect customers seeking a home mortgage with brokers and banks. Customers can upload… Read More

Troubled: Canadian Mortgage Lender Home Trust Obtains $2B Loan Facility

Home Capital Group Inc. (TSX: HCG) announced that its subsidiary, Home Trust, has reached a non-binding agreement in principle with a non-disclosed institutional investor for a credit line in the amount of $2 billion. It is expected that a firm commitment will be agreed to later… Read More

Cloudvirga Raises $15 Million In Series B

Last Monday, Fintech company cloudvirga, developer of a cloud-based mortgage automation platform, announced it raised $15 Million is Series B funding. Cloudvirga’s trademarked intelligent Mortgage Platform (iMP) automates the entire mortgage workflow process between borrowers and lenders. Central to cloudvirga’s success is its ability to maintain strict… Read More

LendingHome Debuts One-Stop Online Mortgage for First-Time Homebuyers

Marketplace lender, LendingHome, announced on Thursday it has launched its next-generation one-stop online mortgage that is designed specifically for the needs of first-time homebuyers. The online lender claims that its online mortgage is the first to prioritize the customer experience by putting control over the process… Read More

P2P Lender RateSetter Partners with Mortgage Aggregator Connective

P2P lender RateSetter announced a partnership with national mortgage aggregator Connective which aims to give accredited brokers access to their personal loan products. “We believe natural synergies exist between Connective and RateSetter given both companies were founded as industry disruptors which challenge the status quo… Read More

LendInvest Receives Highest Credit Rating from ARC

Commercial mortgage marketplace lender LendInvest saw its ARC Ratings affirmed receiving a Limited SQ1 Servicer Quality rating, with stable outlook. Revealed last Friday, ARC stated; “LendInvest, the mortgage marketplace lender, was previously accorded a public SQ1 Servicer Quality rating on 23rd June 2015. Over the past… Read More

LendInvest Acquires £40 Million Warehouse Facility from Macquarie

LendInvest, the leading property marketplace lending platform, has received a £40 million warehouse facility from Macquarie.  The funding will be dedicated to bridge  and buy-to-let loans. The financing from Macquarie brings institutional investment for LendInvest to £230 million.  Macquarie, based in Sydney Australia, is a… Read More

Brief: LendingHome Funds Over $550M in Loans & Launches Investor Platform

On Monday, mortgage marketplace, LendingHome, announced at LendIt 2016 that it has funded over $550 million in mortgage loans and grew loan originations six times in 2015 vs. 2014. LendingHome notably serves borrowers looking for financing to purchase or refinance residential real estate properties. At the same time, it serves… Read More

Mike Lobanov: “There will be no boundaries on P2P lenders to conquer the mortgage market”

Peer to peer (marketplace) lending is poised to supplant all types of debt markets. While many platforms have focused on the low hanging fruit of providing consumer credit, online lending will someday soon be the norm across many verticals.  In the UK, the mortgage market… Read More

Caregiver Mortgage Helps Relatives Crowdfund Home Equity Lines of Credit

A new type of mortgage launched by National Family Mortgage, a Massachusetts-based marketplace for peer-to-peer loans, is offering a homeowner’s own family, rather than a bank, the chance to receive tax-free cash borrowed against a home equity line of credit (HELOC), according to a recent story in the Washington Post…. Read More

Brief: Peer to Peer Platform, eMoneyUnion, Confirms Regulatory Status of Crowdfunded Consumer Secure Loans

Since launching its peer to peer platform for consumer secured loans, there has been press and in-depth regulatory dialogue, leading to re-confirmation, to all borrowers and lenders that eMoneyUnion do not carry out FCA regulated mortgage activities. The loans originated and transacted on the platform… Read More