Posts about News

a la mode wins Transforming Valuations award

on October 29, 2012

Naples, FL – Appraisal technology pioneer a la mode, inc.  was presented with Mortgage Technology Magazine’s coveted “Transforming Valuations” award on October 21st, the opening day of the 99th Annual Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Convention & Expo in Chicago.  The Transforming Valuations Award recognizes technology advancements in the appraisal, broker price opinion or automated valuation […]

Mercury Network adds Appraisal Quality Management system to product lineup

on October 22, 2012

October 22nd, 2012 – Chicago, IL – From the 99th Annual Mortgage Bankers Association Annual Convention, a la mode announced today the launch of Mercury Network’s new Appraisal Quality Management system (AQM). The AQM service, available only on Mercury Network, guides underwriters to the issues in each appraisal with actionable recommendations, and produces investor-ready loan […]

a la mode releases TOTAL 2011, touts more time saving tools for appraisers

on March 8, 2011

OKLAHOMA CITY — a la mode today released its latest version of industry-leading formfilling software for appraisers, TOTAL 2011. Appraisers today are facing increasingly shorter deadlines from lenders and appraisal management companies.  TOTAL 2011 was developed as the fastest, most efficient formfiller ever to address this need. “Every day appraisers tell us they need to […]

a la mode expanding Mercury Network to offer Broker Price Opinions (BPO)

on February 23, 2011

Dallas, TX – From the floor of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s National Mortgage Servicing Conference, a la mode today announced the expansion of the Mercury Network Vendor Management Platform (VMP) to also offer Broker Price Opinions (BPOs). Mercury Network is the premier VMP, allowing the nation’s largest lenders and appraisal management companies to manage appraisals […]

Don’t just target homeowners for non-lender work – drill down on FSBOs

on February 8, 2007

Attracting non-lender business isn’t the same as finding needles in haystacks.  We’ve talked about marketing to homeowners in recent editions. How about home sellers? You may have heard that the percentage of sales not involving a real estate agent — For Sale By Owners, or FSBOs — is declining.  According to National Association of REALTORS® […]

Non-lender form debuts to much acclaim

on

More room to describe the intended user and use. An expanded Improvements section without the 1004-style check boxes. The ability to really drill down on highest and best use. Better and more effective disclaimers that protect you. There's a lot to like about WinTOTAL's new General Purpose – Residential form, a new non-lender form available […]

Don’t just target homeowners for non-lender work – drill down on FSBOs

on

Attracting non-lender business isn't the same as finding needles in haystacks. We've talked about marketing to homeowners in recent editions. How about home sellers? You may have heard that the percentage of sales not involving a real estate agent — For Sale By Owners, or FSBOs — is declining. According to National Association of REALTORS® […]