Real Estate Technology

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Figure Lending lands $100M funding facility

SoFi co-founder Mike Cagney’s latest digital mortgage operation Figure Lending closed on a $100 million funding facility from JPMorgan Chase this week. The warehouse facility will allow the company, a subsidiary of Figure Technologies, to originate conventional loans as well as jumbo loans, the company said in a statement Wednesday. […]

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Why CAR campaigned for California's Proposition 19

7 things that have changed forever in the mortgage industry

The mortgage industry has not traditionally been the vanguard in the adoption of digital solutions particularly in data intelligence and applied machine learning. Investments in proper infrastructure, an innate fear of losing process control, and converting the workforce to a digitally savvy “knowledge force” have contributed to “digital apprehension” in the […]

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Flagstar Bank to back trio of mortgage-tech startups

Own Up eyes national expansion with $12M funding round

A $12 million funding round will enable digital mortgage marketplace company Own Up to expand nationally, company officials said Wednesday. Own Up, which loosely resembles a mortgage brokerage, will expand to 15 new states in 2021, including California. Consumers already have access in Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, […]

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7 New Tech Products Every Real Estate Agent Should Know About

7 New Tech Products Every Real Estate Agent Should Know About

Held virtually, the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show revealed the latest in home and business technology, including a home recycling solution, wearable joysticks for hands-free control and even “smart tub” from Kohler. Once a year in Las Vegas, the Consumer Electronics Show comes to The Strip to entice us with the best of […]

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Knock Names Former Lyft And Uber Executive As Chief Financial Officer

Knock Names Former Lyft And Uber Executive As Chief Financial Officer

In 2019, Michelle DeBella, Lyft’s former vice president of finance, was named one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council. Former vice president of finance at Lyft, Michelle DeBella, has been named chief financial officer at Knock, the company announced on Thursday. DeBella will […]

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Moderators claim Nextdoor has failed to address QAnon concerns

Moderators Claim Nextdoor Has Failed To Address QAnon Concerns

The neighborhood-based social network has grappled with the proliferation of conspiracy theories and falsehoods surrounding the 2020 U.S. presidential election, moderators claim. Nextdoor, the neighborhood-based social network, is grappling with conspiracy theories and falsehoods surrounding the 2020 U.S. presidential election that have been making more noticeable waves on Twitter and […]

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Mortgage Tech: Black Knight, CoreLogic and Mutual of Omaha

Mortgage Tech: Black Knight, CoreLogic and Mutual of Omaha

As more and more mortgage tech companies enter the scene, competition for accessibility and personalization gained speed this week as proptech touched down in more niche submarkets. Data analytics giant Black Knight unveiled a new self-service style platform aimed at correspondent lending that will allow lenders to manage conditions and […]

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