From new appointments and partnerships to new technology and product expansion, get the latest buzz on the industry in this weekly update.
Burlingame, California-based ComplianceEase , a provider of automated compliance solutions to the financial services industry, and Tavant announced that ComplianceEase’s ComplianceAnalyzer, 4506xpress™ and LicenseManager™ solutions are now integrated within the Tavant VΞLOX  product suite—an AI-powered digital lending platform.
“Our solutions leverage state of the art automation technology to deliver compliance and income verification reports,” said John Vong, president of ComplianceEase. “Our integration with Tavant VΞLOX platform will provide borrowers with a more streamlined, digital experience and enable lenders to confidently close compliant loans, faster!”
The integrations allow customers using the VΞLOX suite to seamlessly and securely audit loans for regulatory compliance violations, verify borrower income, and automatically verify mortgage loan originators’ (MLO) license IDs, without leaving the platform. These services can be utilized at any point during the entire loan lifecycle. The VΞLOX platform allows lenders to connect with mortgage-specific data and service vendors. It supplies on-demand data directly from the information source, enabling a simple end-to-end digital mortgage experience for the borrower.
CoreLogic  , a California-headquartered global property information, analytics and data solutions provider has announced a partnership with Texas-based The Columbia Institute  (TCI) to create an appraiser trainee program. The program will help train the next generation of appraisers, introducing relevant technology, data, and analytics into the valuation process so the number of qualified appraisals in the market continues to increase.
The Columbia Institute launched in 1992 to serve the appraisal community with education that specifically contributes to the professional development and currency of the appraiser. It was acquired by CoreLogic in September 2016, after which its mission was expanded to incorporate delivering world-class education and training anytime, anywhere to power and advance the valuation industry.
The new appraiser trainee program was commissioned and underwritten by CoreLogic through TCI. It will also improve the efficiency of appraisals by introducing relevant technology, data, and analytics into the valuation process. The program will target early career talent and military veterans which will bring new and diverse talent into the industry and also provide a pathway for veterans to build rewarding careers outside of the military.
Erin C. Enderle, attorney, has joined Gerner Kearns’  growing Litigation, Recovery, and Collections Group. The addition was announced by David Gerner, President and Managing Partner.
“I am happy to announce that Erin has joined our Collections group,” Gerner said. “Erin is a seasoned professional and has experience in compliance and risk assessment.”
Enderle is licensed to practice in Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio, and is well versed in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Federal Communications Bar Association, Fair Credit Reporting Act, UDAAP under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Founded over 30 years ago as a real estate law firm, Gerner & Kearns Co., L.P.A., has evolved to provide clients with solutions at every stage of the real estate life cycle, from origination to default. The firm’s service areas include real estate title and closing for both residential and commercial, creditors rights including default services, collections, recovery and replevin, dispute resolution and litigation, business law and probate and estate planning.
Richard M. Squire & Associates , a mortgage default law firm licensed and practicing in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, has announced the continued expansion of its Attorney roster with the addition of Rutgers University School of Law graduate, Pierre Simonvil. Pierre will be responsible for foreclosure and bankruptcy litigation in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
“We are extremely excited to have Pierre on the team,” said Richard Squire, Founder & President. “Pierre’s experience in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania truly complements the firm’s client-focused approach and furthers our commitment to providing the high quality of service to which our clients are accustomed to.”
Richard M. Squire & Associates, LLC is a mortgage default law firm licensed and practicing in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The firm’s representation encompasses all areas of creditor’s rights, including residential and commercial mortgage foreclosures, loss mitigation, bankruptcies, evictions, title curative, replevins/repossessions, settlement management, REO closings, and debt collection. As a qualified small business, the firm is authorized to work on federal contracts allowing clients to be compliant with the set aside requirements for FHLMC, FNMA, GNMA, FHA, USDA, and VA.