Posts by FormFree
FormFree Partners with FundingShield to Deliver Enhanced Wire Fraud Protection to FormFree’s Network of More than 1,000 Mortgage Lenders
ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) today announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with FundingShield, a fintech firm that safeguards homebuyers, mortgage lenders and title insurance underwriters from wire fraud.
ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree today announced the filing of a patent application titled 'Method and System for Employer Verification,' which describes the company's proprietary method and system for verifying the employment and income history of loan applicants.
FormFree and Board Member Faith Schwartz Named Finalists for Mortgage Professional America Power Originator Summit Awards
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Both FormFree(R) and Faith Schwartz, a member of FormFree's board of directors, were named finalists for Mortgage Professional America's Power Originator Summit Awards. As nominees for the Best Rate Referrals Award for Best Technology and the RCN Capital Award for Woman of Distinction, FormFree and Schwartz were recognized at the inaugural Power Originator Summit at the Anaheim Convention Centre on April 4.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) today announced that it has been named to HousingWire's list of the top 100 innovators in housing technology. Now in its sixth year, the HW TECH100(TM) awards program honors leading technology companies in all sectors of the U.S. housing economy, including residential mortgage lending, servicing and investments.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) announced today that it has joined the Financial Data Exchange (FDX), a non-profit group that promotes information sharing and security standards for the financial sector. A leading provider of digital asset, income and employment verification, FormFree brings over a decade of experience in protecting the safety and integrity of sensitive consumer data.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) announced it will help kick off Ellie Mae's (NYSE:ELLI) annual user conference, Ellie Mae Experience 2019, as a sponsor of the event's welcome reception and "wine tasting tour" on Monday, March 11. Ellie Mae Experience 2019 takes place March 10-13 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) has been named to Mortgage Professional America's (MPA) list of Top Mortgage Workplaces. MPA's inaugural awards program recognized 32 of the best employers in the mortgage industry, which included a mix of lenders, brokers, appraisal management companies and technology vendors.
FormFree President Faith Schwartz to Kick Off NEXT Mortgage Conference with Address on Succeeding in a Transitional Mortgage Market
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) today announced that Acting President Faith Schwartz will kick off the upcoming NEXT mortgage technology summit for women, which will take place February 7-8, 2019, at Hotel ZaZa in Dallas, Texas. Schwartz's address, "Winning in a Transitional Market," will take place on Thursday, February 7, from 8:20-8:50 a.m. CT on the event's main stage.
FormFree Builds on Its Success in 2018 with Addition of New Products and Industry Partnerships, Including Freddie Mac
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- After a banner 2018 that included new partnerships, a product launch and several industry accolades, automated verification provider FormFree(R) anticipates continued growth and innovation in 2019 thanks in part to an expanded focus on serving the needs of independent mortgage brokers.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) announced today that Faith Schwartz, a member of FormFree's board of directors and the company's acting president, has been honored with HousingWire's 2018 HW Vanguard Award(TM) in recognition of her career contributions to the housing finance industry.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) today announced that National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine has named Acting President Faith Schwartz to the publication's inaugural list of Mortgage Banking's Most Powerful Women.
FormFree and Freddie Mac Partner to Automate Income and Asset Assessment to Safely Speed Origination Process
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Freddie Mac has named FormFree a designated third-party service provider for automated income and asset assessment capabilities. The announcement came as the GSE unveiled new enhancements to Loan Advisor(SM) at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention and Expo in Washington, D.C.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Automated verification provider FormFree(R) has partnered with LoanBeam(R), the leader in automated income extraction and calculation, to make it easy for mortgage lenders to solve two of their toughest underwriting challenges: collecting digital borrower financial data directly from the source and calculating qualified income with accuracy, consistency and efficiency.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Automated verification provider FormFree(R) and co-sponsors LexisNexis Risk Solutions, LoanBeam, SingleSource and Teraverde will host a book signing and networking event featuring James Deitch, CPA, CMB, at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention and Expo being held October 14-17 in downtown Washington, D.C.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) today announced the release of NextGen, a new platform that builds on the company's award-winning AccountChek(R) service. Unveiled from the main stage of Digital Mortgage 2018 in Las Vegas, NextGen increases the precision and ease with which lenders determine their borrowers' ability to pay loans.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) today announced that its Head of Risk and Compliance, Louann Bernstone, has been named to HousingWire's 2018 HW Insiders Award(TM) list of the mortgage industry's most vital, yet little-known contributors.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Automated verification provider FormFree(R) announced that it has been selected to present at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Technology Solutions Conference & Expo 2018, taking place April 15-18 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Automated verification provider FormFree(R) today announced that its flagship AccountChek(R) automated asset verification service is now part of BeSmartee's next-generation mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platform. The integration will make BeSmartee's already-streamlined digital loan process even speedier thanks to faster and more accurate assessment of borrowers' ability to pay from FormFree.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- For the second year, automated verification provider FormFree will sponsor Ellie Mae's (NYSE:ELLI) annual user conference. Ellie Mae Experience 2018 takes place March 19-21 at the Wynn hotel in Las Vegas. Each year, Ellie Mae Experience brings together thousands of mortgage leaders to discuss the latest industry strategies, share best practices and receive hands-on training.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Automated verification provider FormFree today announced that its award-winning AccountChek asset verification service will integrate with LoanSphere Exchange Digital, a centralized application programming interface (API) marketplace for the mortgage industry. LoanSphere Exchange Digital is offered by Black Knight, Inc., a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries.
LendingQB Makes FormFree’s Award-Winning AccountChek Asset Verification Part of Its ‘Lean Lending’ Loan Origination Software
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree today announced the availability of its AccountChek automated asset verification service within LendingQB's web-based loan origination software (LOS). The integration enables lenders to order AccountChek Asset Reports directly from LendingQB's verifications dashboard.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree today announced that company founder and CEO Brent Chandler has been recognized by Mortgage Professional America magazine in its annual Hot 100 list of mortgage professionals whose contributions are shaping America's home finance future. Chandler was recognized as the creator of AccountChek - the mortgage industry's first automated asset verification tool - and for advancing innovative approaches to income and employment verification using asset data and augmented intelligence (AI).
FormFree Celebrates Its Tenth Year of Operations with Broader Investor Acceptance, New Products and Features for Lenders
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- The last 24 months have seen aggressive growth and milestone achievements for automated verification provider FormFree -- and now the fintech company is setting its sights on achieving even greater market penetration in 2018 thanks to broader investor acceptance and new products and features designed to meet lenders' unique needs.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree today announced that asset reports generated by its AccountChek automated asset verification service meet all underwriting guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for loans guaranteed by its Loan Guaranty Service. The announcement follows the VA's December 29, 2017, release of Circular 26-17-43, which was issued in response to increasing lender interest in automated verification of borrower assets for VA loans.
FormFree Provides Industry’s Most Complete Analysis of Borrower Ability to Pay with Data from Envestnet | Yodlee Risk Insight Solutions
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) today announced its expanded partnership with Envestnet | Yodlee (NYSE:ENV), a leading data aggregation and data analytics platform powering dynamic, cloud-based innovation for digital financial services. By leveraging Envestnet | Yodlee Risk Insight Solutions, FormFree will have access to new data points that help to reinforce its position as provider of the most complete and reliable asset, employment and income verification reports in the mortgage industry.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree today announced that housing finance expert Faith Schwartz has been elected to its board of directors. Among the most influential leaders in the mortgage industry, Schwartz has played a firsthand role in shaping current housing finance best practices and public policy.
SimpleNexus Adds AccountChek Asset, Employment and Income Verification from FormFree to Its Mobile Mortgage App
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree today announced it has entered a partnership with SimpleNexus, a leader in bringing the home mortgage process to mobile devices. The integration of the two companies' technologies will make FormFree's AccountChek automated verification service for asset, employment and income a seamless part of the loan application experience for borrowers applying for a loan using SimpleNexus' mobile technology.
FormFree Delivers Combined Income, Asset and Employment Report for Fannie Mae’s Single Source Validation Pilot
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) today announced that it has entered into a pilot with Fannie Mae that could allow mortgage lenders to validate borrower income, asset and employment data through a single report as early as 2018.
VanDyk Mortgage Enables Borrowers to Automate Asset Verification Using AccountChek by FormFree for Faster Mortgage Closings
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree today announced that VanDyk Mortgage Corporation has selected its flagship AccountChek(R) service for automated asset verification. Loan officers at VanDyk have already begun offering AccountChek as an alternative to manual, paper-based asset verification. In addition, borrowers can choose AccountChek as a faster alternative to uploading bank statements when using VanDyk's self-service mortgage portal, powered by Ellie Mae's Encompass Consumer Connect.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree today announced the impending launch of AccountChek Plus, a new tool for lenders that combines the features of AccountChek, the nation's most trusted asset verification app, with liens and civil judgments data from LexisNexis Risk Solutions. By giving lenders a more complete picture of borrower ability-to-pay before loans go to underwriting, AccountChek Plus cuts costs, reduces risk and empowers better lending decisions.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree today announced that Senior Director of Business Operations Claire Weber is a recipient of HousingWire's 2017 Insiders Award, a recognition honoring the unsung heroes behind leading companies in the housing industry.
‘Buzzworthy’ Podcast Hosted by Ann Fulmer Delivers Industry Analysis for the Busy Mortgage Executive
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree today announced the launch of "Buzzworthy," a new podcast hosted by loan quality expert Ann Fulmer and presented in MBA Insights. Buzzworthy delivers unbiased analysis of developing mortgage industry news, market trends and regulatory updates in five minutes or less.
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree has hired brand strategist and marketing expert Patricia "Patty" Ramirez Pinckney as senior director of marketing. In this role, Pinckney will drive planning and implementation of FormFree's marketing campaigns, govern its strategic positioning within the mortgage industry and manage the firm's brand.
FormFree’s Ann Fulmer Named a 2017 ‘Elite Woman in Mortgage’ by Mortgage Professional America Magazine
ATHENS, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) today announced that Chief Strategy and Industry Relations Officer Ann Fulmer is one of Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine's 2017 "Elite Women in Mortgage." Fulmer, who officially joined FormFree in May but has served the firm in an advisory capacity for several years, was recognized for her significant contributions to FormFree's staggering growth.
Guaranteed Rate Adopts Automated Asset Verification from AccountChek by FormFree, Reduces Time to Close By Up to 10 Days
ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- FormFree(R) today announced that Guaranteed Rate, Inc. ("Guaranteed Rate"), one of the nation's largest independent retail mortgage companies, has selected AccountChek(R) by FormFree for automated asset verification.