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Global property information and analytics-provider CoreLogic has announced a new agreement with Elm Street Technology, LLC to offer the Elevate Broker Operating System and Services (BOSS) platform to real estate brokers. Elevate is an end-to-end solution that includes premium websites, lead generation and management services, CRM, mobile web solutions, social media management, blogging and client retention tools. Under the agreement, CoreLogic will serve as an authorized reseller, offering Elevate through the Clareity DASH! platform to current broker clients.
“We look forward to working with Elm Street Technology,” said Chris Bennett, Executive Leader of Real Estate Solutions for CoreLogic. “Both our companies are laser-focused on innovating solutions that minimize complexity for brokers and their agents. With our Clareity dashboard and Trestle listing distribution solutions, we’re already unifying and streamlining a host of common broker tasks. With Elevate, we broaden our offering to brokers even further. This new relationship reflects our commitment to offering innovative solutions that improve efficiency while increasing user adoption.”
“CoreLogic is a natural fit for us,” said Prem Luthra, president, and CEO of Elm Street Technology. “CoreLogic has a strong presence in the broker space and a depth of unique property information that makes brokers and agents more insightful. Together, we share a vision for a unified end-to-end broker and agent marketing solution that dramatically simplifies the technology and services real estate professionals utilize to operate their businesses.”
LRES Corporation, an Orange, California-based residential and commercial real estate services company that provides nationwide valuations, REO asset management, and HOA solutions for the mortgage and real estate industry, has welcomed Frank Obregon as its commercial appraisal manager.
Obregon holds nearly 40 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, and before joining the LRES team, he served as director of commercial valuation for PCV Murcor, where he managed appraisal report and appraisal review production, training, client interface, budget, staffing, and more. Prior to that position, Obregon held a regional manager role with Ameriquest Mortgage.
“Frank’s advanced knowledge and proven success in the commercial real estate industry make him a valuable addition to our team as LRES continues to expand offerings and create efficiencies in the commercial valuation industry,” Mark Johnson, President of LRES said.
Florida-baed ACES Risk Management (ARMCO) has hired industry veteran Nick Volpe as Chief Strategy Officer. In her new role, Volpe will expand the adoption of ACES Audit Technology™ across financial enterprises and shepherd new solutions to market via ARMCO’s consultative approach to customer challenges.
“Nick has an incredible combination of subject matter expertise, ACES knowledge and mortgage operational experience. As someone who made extensive use of ACES in an executive capacity as a customer, Nick understands the value of the platform and the world-class client-oriented experience provided by the ARMCO support team,” said Avi Naider, CEO of ARMCO. “Understanding our clients and their needs is the basis of our success at ARMCO. We’re happy to have Nick’s expertise to further elevate the experience and technology we deliver to the marketplace.”
Volpe’s expertise stems from over 23 years of mortgage operational and QC experience, including executive positions at Interthinx, First American Mortgage Solutions, and Clayton Holdings. While at First American, Volpe led the loan review division and functioned as a subject matter expert. He was one of the first employees at Clayton when he joined the company in 2000.