REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY, REAL ESTATE ADVICE
Accurate Group | February 08, 2023
On February 07, 2023, one of the leading providers of technology-driven real estate appraisal, analytics, title data and e-closing solutions, Accurate Group, announced the company's Archer® Software Platform is integrated with ClickFORMS®, a user-friendly appraisal software application developed by Bradford Technologies. The simplified integration enables appraisers to populate appraisal data and create reports on the Accurate Group Platform in ClickFORMS®. As a result, appraisers can use the platform efficiently and easily.
ClickFORMS® is the industry's most adaptive and user-friendly appraisal software, allowing appraisers to complete valuation assignments without learning new features. In addition, the platform offers services like technical support, productivity tools, data resources to process reports, and network connections to transmit messages.
Paul Doman, President, and CEO of Accurate Group, said, "Accurate Group is excited to partner with Bradford Technologies. Our secure, robust integration with ClickFORMS® simplifies appraisal report creation while still allowing appraisers to benefit from the breadth and depth of Accurate Group's appraisal management platform – delivering the best possible experience for appraisers." He also said, "In addition, by further streamlining the appraisal process, Accurate Group continues its mission to help lenders accelerate loan cycle times, improve operational efficiency and deliver the best borrower experience."
(Source: Business Wire)
About Accurate Group
Accurate Group is based in Independence, Ohio is a real estate technology and services leader providing technology-driven property appraisal, analytics, title data, and digital closing solutions to banks, servicers, non-bank credit unions, and capital market firms. The company offers its clients the best combination of speed, regulatory compliance, quality, and price by combining modern process accurate data, automation, and innovative SaaS and mobile technologies. In addition, the real estate finance community and consumers with Accurate Group are benefitted from top solutions of the market, which allows modern digital frameworks to improve accuracy, reduce costs and enhance compliance through all types of real estate loans, portfolios, and mortgage-related assets.
AGENT, MORTGAGE AND LENDING
Knock | January 25, 2023
Knock, an innovative fintech company, announced on January 24, 2023, that agents and consumers would no longer have to choose between working with their local or national lenders.
The company informed that any lender or agent can now add a no-interest equity advance loan from Knock to almost any conventional or jumbo mortgage to increase the benefits of Knock Home SwapTM. In addition, homeowners can win their desired property and move on their timeline by matching Knock Home Swap Equity Advance with a purchase mortgage.
Knock Co-Founder and CEO Sean Black stated, "Since 2015, our mission has been to empower people to move freely, and we have continued to raise the bar when it comes to making the process of buying and selling homes simple, certain and cost-effective."
"Many companies offer home loans, but no one else offers the Home Swap. By partnering with lenders, we are making it easier for consumers to get the benefits of leveraging the equity in their current house to buy their dream home without any of the hassles that typically come with buying and selling, including the ability to avoid moving twice and living through repairs and showings," he added.
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Before putting their current house on the market, a homeowner can use Knock Home Swap Equity Advance to make a firm offer, negotiate, and close quickly on the home they want.
Knock Home Swap Equity Advance loan can also be used to make up to a 30% down payment, buy down the mortgage rate, cover closing expenses, cover up to $35,000 in home preparation costs to sell the old house for top cash, and pay up to six months of mortgage payments on the previous house. Besides, Knock's Home Prep & Marketability Allowance gives access to its approved contractor network and pays all bills out of homeowners' equity.
Knock was started in 2015 by founding team members of Trulia.com. Since then, it has raised more than $600 million in debt and equity from top investors. National Association of Realtors® is a strategic investor in Knock through its investment arm, Second Century Ventures. This means that Knock's homeownership solutions can be sold to its clients by its 1.5 million members. The company currently operates 72 markets across the country but wishes to expand to 100 by 2023.
REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY, REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
Colibri Real Estate | February 14, 2023
On February 13, 2023, Colibri Real Estate, one of the leading real estate learning solutions providers nationally, announced the launch of a new interactive learning platform for aspiring real estate professionals. The platform was designed based on the feedback shared by the students for easy and engaging experiences in learning and doing the courses.
The new interactive learning platform includes the highlights such as a comprehensive view of each student’s goal, quick-start functionality to pick up where the students left off the course, recommended content and courses to help students reach their goals, provides a goal tracker to monitor the committed time for the course hours, and overall brings all-in-one organized and a convenient platform which starts from the course and instructor information to links and course specific resources, providing access to all the content of the course purchased by a student with filtering option.
Jennifer Dixson Hoff, President of Colibri Real Estate, said, “We are committed to ensuring strong education outcomes that drive early career success, through highly-innovative, interactive learning experiences.” She further added, “With this learning platform evolution, we are building the future of real estate education and are helping people rise to the challenge and achieve more in their careers.”
(Source: Business Wire)
About Colibri Real Estate
Colibri Real Estate gives new and experienced real estate professionals the tools the students require to start or advance their careers. It is part of the Colibri Group, an education company of top brands that helps licensed professionals learn. Expert-led content and curriculum, custom education solutions, robust classrooms, recruitment and study resources, innovative online learning solutions and modalities for every type of learner are all part of its comprehensive set of tools. In addition, the company, based in St. Louis, Missouri, provides first-in-the-industry, widely available live stream courses wherever and whenever the students like to learn about real estate.