Tagged: mortgages

Digital Property Finance Platform Landbay Announces Partnership with UK Bank

Landbay. a digital buy-to-let finance platform, has announced a partnership with an unnamed UK bank. According to a note from Landbay, the deposit-taking bank will fund mortgages originated by Landbay and then hold them on their balance sheet. Landbay states that this arrangement complements its… Read More

Australian Digital Bank 86 400 Partners with Australian Finance Group on Home Loans

Australian Digital bank 86 400 has signed a strategic partnership with Australian Finance Group Ltd  (AFG), to expand its home loan broker distribution network, according to a company release. 86 400 states that with AFG on board, one in three mortgage brokers in Australia now… Read More

AI-Powered Digital Technologies Provider Tavant Reports: FinConnect Platform Surpasses 10 Million Digital Mortgage Transactions

Tavant, a U.S.-based AI-powered digital technologies provider, announced on Tuesday its FinConnect platform, which is described as an intelligent lending data and enterprise mortgage services integration hub, has processed more than 10 million digital mortgage transactions in the past 12 months. The platform has also processed… Read More

Mortgage Fintech Better.com Said to by Hiring 100s as Demand Booms

Better.com is one company that appears to be benefiting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Better.com is an online lender in the mortgage sector. Crowdfund Insider reported last year that Better.com was funding $375 million in mortgages a month. A different report said that amount stood at… Read More

Saving People from Mortgage Hell, Habito Tops £4 Billion in Home Mortgages

Habito, an online platform that streamlines the entire home mortgage process, has topped £4 billion in mortgage submissions, according to a Tweet from the company. Habito is a Proptech firm that was launched in 2016 “to end mortgage hell forever.” You have to love that…. Read More

Fintech Figure Says Business Booms Following Rate Cut, 300% Surge in Loans

Figure Technologies, Inc., a blockchain-based lending platform, says the recent Fed rate cut has been good for business. In fact, Figure is reporting a whopping 300% increase in loan applications hurdling loans funded to over $1 billion. 30 year fixed interest rates on mortgages were… Read More

Digital Deeds: UK Government Shares Progress on Digital Mortgage Registers

The UK government has provided an update on its project to digitize home deeds. According to the government, the 7000th deed has been registered digitally in February. Many of the UK’s largest mortgage lenders are now using the service. HM Land Registry safeguards land and… Read More

Chile: CrediTú Issues AAA Long-Term Mortgage Backed Bond

CrediTú has had mortgage assets placed in the market via a AAA long-term bond. The placement totaled $30 million with a 30-year term. The mortgage-backed bond was said to be the first from a nonbank entity in Chile since 2009. CrediTú is described as a… Read More

loanDepot to Pay Off Two Homeowners’ Mortgages Through 10-Year Anniversary nextX Sweepstakes

loanDepot announced on Thursday it will celebrate its 10 year anniversary by paying off one lucky customer AND one employee’s mortgage through its nextX Mortgage Sweepstakes, which will feature $680,000 in total prizes. According to loanDepot, the nextX Mortgage Sweepstakes is part of its year-long #nextX… Read More

Australian Banking Challenger 86400 Partners FMS, a Mortgage Software Provider, to Use its ESign Solution for Mortgages

Australian banking challenger 86400 has teamed up with FMS, a mortgage software developer, in order to use its eSign solution for mortgages. In November 2019, neobank 86400 introduced its home loan product suite, which has been designed to reduce the time required to issue and… Read More

LendInvest Announces Strong Inflows For Flagship Real Estate Debt Fund During November 2019

LendInvest, a UK-based online marketplace for mortgages, reported on Tuesday strong inflows to its flagship real estate debt fund during November. LendInvest reported that over the month, it secured £23 million of new investment for its Real Estate Opportunity Fund. This notably brought the fund’s… Read More

LendInvest Promotes Andy Virgo to Key Role

LendInvest, the Fintech marketplace for property finance, has promoted Andy Virgo from Business Development Manager to Head of Key Accounts for LendInvest. In this new role, he will be championing the day to day relationship management of LendInvest’s distribution network, including Mortgage Clubs and Networks. … Read More

Landbay Says October Was Record Month

Fast-growing Fintech Landbay says October was a great month for the real estate peer to peer lending platform. Without providing any details, Landbay tweeted out the news. Earlier this year, Landbay reported that a “leading financial institution” had committed to funding £1 billion in buy… Read More

LendInvest Joins Brilliant Solutions’ Lender Panel For Buy-to-Let Mortgage Product Distribution

LendInvest, a UK-based online marketplace for mortgages, announced on Thursday it has joined mortgage club Brilliant Solutions’ lender panel in order to bring its Buy-to-Let (BTL) mortgage product distribution to a wider network of brokers.  LendInvest claims that Brilliant Solutions is an “industry expert” in… Read More

In an Effort to Enlist More Brokers, LendInvest Joins MCI Mortgage Club Lender Panel

Leading UK Fintech and online mortgage provider LendInvest has joined MCI Mortgage Club’s lender panel. The move was said to be driven by the desire to offer the company’s Buy-to-Let mortgage products to a wider audience of brokers. Mortgage Club members will now have access… Read More

Caliber Home Loans to Originate Mortgages on Figure’s Blockchain Platform Provenance

Caliber Home Loans, a privately-held financial services company and a leading mortgage provider, has become the first outside lender to utilize the blockchain-based platform Provenance. Provenance is the creation of Figure, a Fintech that provides Home Equity loans leveraging the Provenance blockchain as well. Figure/Provenance… Read More

LendInvest Announces Rate Reduction for Buy to Let Loans, Adds Cashback on Legal Fees

LendInvest, a marketplace for property finance, has announced rate reductions for their products as well as a “cashback” program for legal fees. According to a release from the platform, LendInvest will now contribute up to  £750 for legal fees on “select LTVs.” Buy to Let… Read More

Lightening Strikes Twice? Mike Cagney’s Blockchain Focused Fintech Venture Figure Reported to Raise Funding at $1 Billion Valuation

SoFi is a Fintech that claims one of the largest Fintech funding rounds in the US of all time. Founded Mike Cagney, the entrepreneur departed the firm following revelations of a corporate culture that was lacking in professionalism. Cagney took a short break from the… Read More

Tandem Bank to Offer “Crowd Designed” Mortgages

Challenger bank Tandem has announced the impending launch of a new “crowd-designed” mortgage product for UK consumers.  In a release, Tandem said it plans to offer competitive mortgages to first-time buyers and “property ladder hopefuls” based on a range of financial data points. Tandem said… Read More

The National Australia Bank Commits £200 Million for LendInvest

Online property finance marketplace LendInvest has received a £200 million investment from the National Australia Bank (NAB). The investment was supported by HM Treasury. Chris Philp, PPS to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, commented on the announcement: “This very substantial investment from NAB into LendInvest… Read More

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