Digital mortgages

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.


5 ways mortgages will shape the BB&T and SunTrust merger


SunTrust’s merger with BB&T is the largest bank deal since the financial crisis, and mortgages will play a critical role in the execution of this transaction.


Physician niche just what doctor ordered for this small bank


Community banks generally make digital a consumer play, but TransPecos Bank, with its BankMD brand, is focusing on doctor practices, which tend to weather economic downturns well.


Fintech targets banks keen for out-of-market CRE loans


CrediFi helps bankers pursuing commercial real estate loan growth minimize the risk in lending to customers they historically haven't served.


Is the OCC's fintech charter really 'perfect' for mortgage lenders?


As suspense builds over which firm will be the first to seek the special-purpose charter, a side discussion has emerged over which financial services sector has the most to gain — or lose — from the new option.


Blend hires ex-Fannie CEO Mayopoulos as president


Timothy Mayopoulos is back in the mortgage industry, becoming the new president of the digital mortgage technology developer Blend, months after leaving his post as Fannie Mae’s CEO.