Digital mortgages

Warren, Jones press regulators on fintech lending discrimination


Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Doug Jones, D-Ala., cited research that found algorithmic lending can lead to higher interest rates for minority borrowers.


De novo bets big on mortgages as other banks back off


Many community banks have given up on national mortgage platforms as not worth the effort, but organizers of NXG Bank in Maryland say they have a plan to make one work.


Can blockchain cut down closing costs?


Provenance Blockchain, recently spun off from Mike Cagney's Figure Technologies, says it can help lenders trim 70% of mortgage settlement expenses through speedier processing and paperwork reduction.


Mortgage lender poised to begin digital bank experiment


Gateway Mortgage Group’s dream of being a national, diversified financial services player will hinge on its effort to turn a community bank into an online-only platform.


SoFi reboots its mortgage business with new name, updated processes


The digital lender rebranded its mortgage business as SoFi Home Loans about four months after it took a step back from real estate finance to redesign its processes.


Under the hood of U. S. Bank’s new mobile app


AI-driven customer insights, mortgages and small-business loans are among the features in the app, which the bank is rolling out Monday.


Acquisition provides mortgage lender entree into digital banking


Gateway Mortgage Group says its launch of a digital-only bank is scheduled for this summer.


In strategic shift, TIAA to close dozens of mortgage offices


The company will shutter the offices it inherited when it bought EverBank in 2017 and focus on lending to existing customers through digital channels. U.S. Bank will assume the leases on about 25 properties.


5 pros and cons of Ellie Mae going private


The private equity acquisition of fintech vendor Ellie Mae will give it some breathing room in a declining originations market being owned a more patient and strategic investor rather than shareholders as a publicly traded company.


Mortgage fintech Ellie Mae to go private in $3.7B deal with Thoma Bravo


The mortgage loan origination system developer Ellie Mae is going private, agreeing to be acquired by the private equity firm Thoma Bravo in an all-cash transaction valued at $3.7 billion.