360 Mortgage Group Introduces Reverse Mortgage Processing as a Service Platform


Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 09, 2014

360 Mortgage Group, LLC (360 Mortgage Group), a privately-owned mortgage banker with a primary focus on third party origination, announced today the formal introduction of its Reverse Mortgage Division. The foundation of 360 Mortgage Reverse is an end-to-end reverse mortgage processing platform for mortgage brokers, third party originators, community banks and credit unions to originate reverse mortgage loans. This on-demand reverse mortgage processing platform, allows originators to scale capacity to market demands, increase profitability, remain fully compliant and continue to own the customer relationship. 360 Mortgage Group, which is currently licensed for reverse mortgage loans in 35 states and the District of Columbia, will also be originating reverse mortgages through its growing retail channel.

In conjunction with the launch of its reverse mortgage division, 360 Mortgage Group named reverse mortgage industry executive Mike Suits Division Manager of 360 Mortgage Reverse. In this role, Mr. Suits will be responsible for the Divisions management and growth, developing new lending relationships nationally, hiring and mentoring experience professionals and building brand reputation.

Joining Mr. Suits at 360 Mortgage Reverse is a team of 16 experienced reverse mortgage professionals, including Processors Kristin Yates and Kim Stripling; Underwriters Mindy Brown and Michael Adler; Closing Alex Padilla; Funding Ruben Maltos; Trainer Mickie Raquet; and Account Executives Melissa Entin and Christopher Kerksieck, who have previously worked together with Mr. Suits.

Part of 360 Mortgage groups strategy is to take advantage of growth opportunities in an assertive manner where and when opportunities present themselves. We have been researching entering the reverse lending market for the last few years, and our timing was accelerated when Mike Suits became available. Mikes character, leadership ability and extensive reverse market and product knowledge makes him the perfect addition to our team, commented Mark Greco, President and Founder of 360 Mortgage Group. Our on-demand reverse mortgage processing platform will not only allow third party originators to offer additional products to remain competitive through any market cycle, but also remain fully compliant, mitigate risk and continue to control the client relationship. With Mike and his new team we are off to a fast start.

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Controlled Products Launches New Silverback Coating Technology for Synthetic Turf


Dalton, GA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014

Anyone can put polyurethane coating on the back of turf, but like any craft, a true professional obsesses over how it can be done best, and how each detail impacts the final result. Controlled Products, the leading manufacturer of synthetic turf products, decided to take control over their destiny and in April 2013, installed a brand new state of the art polyurethane coating line.

Today, Controlled Products announces the launch of Silverback, the first polyurethane coating system that was designed from the ground up and specifically for synthetic turf. This is a revolutionary process that provides a stronger and more dependable way to apply a backing system that dramatically increases strength and is unmatched by any other turf coatings in the world.

For 25 years, Controlled Products CEO, Lanny Bailey, has been proud to introduce customers to the best synthetic turf in the world. This new system is just the latest in new technology and performance that Controlled Products is bringing to meet the markets increasing demand for better products and higher performance. Bailey went on to say, We developed a process through careful research, years of experience and knowledge. Through this, we have built a highly sophisticated coater designed specifically for turf which utilizes advanced chemistry that works together with our primary backing system and yarns. This results in significant benefits for our customers and the end users of our synthetic turf products.

The Silverback coating not only provides end users a better, stronger product. It also gives peace of mind that the product will outperform products other manufactures offer. We know the demands placed on these products, from Football to Soccer, to Landscape and Golf. All require exceptional strength and our unique process and chemistry offers this, says Frank Harp Vice President Manufacturing. Silverback coating can be found on all of the Controlled Products family of brands. The independent lab test results speak for themselves and consumers now have a better choice when it comes to the performance of synthetic turf products.

Controlled Products is the parent company of Synthetic Turf International (http://www.synthetic-turf.com), whose network of distributors installs synthetic turf for golf, landscape, playground, pet turf and indoor sporting facilities; Sporturf (http://www.sporturf.com), who supplies large athletic catalog customers and sells and installs athletic fields through preferred partners; GrassTex (http://www.grass-tex.com), which distributes products through retailers, carpet stores and rock yards; Grass Turf Mills (http://www.grassturfmills.com), manufacturer of private label brands for dealers and resellers; and Aqua-Fab, designer of custom logos and images for synthetic turf projects.

About Controlled Products

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Controlled Products (http://www.cpturf.com) produces the highest quality synthetic turf in the industry for every possible application. Sustainability, innovation, research, the ability to customize deliverables and the use of advanced, state-of-the art technology are key priorities for the organization. Established in 1989, Controlled Products is an ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 company. As a founding member of the Synthetic Turf Council (STC), and an STC Certified Manufacturer/Supplier, their expertise is unmatched in the industry. Their synthetic turf products are currently in use in thousands of athletic fields, playgrounds, landscape projects, golf courses and indoor sport facilities throughout the world. To learn more, visit http://www.cpturf.com, call (800) 562-4492 or contact the company at Controlled Products, LLC, 200 Howell Drive, Dalton, Georgia 30721.







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With Harp Nearing Expiration, Secure One Capital is Assisting Homeowners Struggling with Harp Refinancing Approval


Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014

In the past 6 months, tumultuous changes within the housing market have left homeowners uncertain about what to do with their greatest assettheir home. Recent changes include updates to HARP 2.0, the possibility of a HARP 3.0 approval and the Federal Reserves taper of the third round of Quantitative Easing, also known as QE3, which has resulted in rising mortgage rates. Secure One Capital has been a direct mortgage lender for 20 years and the experience to guide homeowners into the right program by taking market analysis into account and conducting a detailed needs assessment. As a FHA Endorsed Direct Lender, Secure One Capital specializes in government financing programs such as Federal Housing Administration, Veteran and HARP refinances and can help homeowners qualify, even if they have been denied in the past.

The recent appointments of Mel Watt as Federal Housing Finance Agency Director and Janet Yellen as the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, have introduced the possibility that government programs will begin to experience fundamental changes as the economy recovers. In December 2013, the Federal Reserve announced their decision to begin cutting back the bond buying program by $ 10 billion, bringing the new total to $ 75 billion per month. This announcement surprised investors who expected rates to stay down through the beginning of 2014. Still unemployment remains low and according to RealtyTrac an estimated 9.3 homes remain underwater.

Over 3 million underwater homeowners may still qualify for a HARP home refinance to lower their interest rate and monthly payments provided they have no late payments in the last 6 months. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been quietly easing underwriting guidelines for HARP refinances. For instance, in October 2013 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced they would start using the note date to determine if a mortgage would qualify for a HARP refinance allowing more homeowners to qualify. Other changes include more generous debt-to-income ratios and decreasing the amount of time a borrower has to wait to qualify after a bankruptcy or foreclosure. As notes are doing better and the housing market begins to stabilize, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are making changes without publicizing them. This makes it essential for homeowners to speak with a trusted mortgage banker, such as Secure One Capital, to determine if they qualify or may qualify with the next round of changes.

Borrowers who are not eligible for a HARP refinance with their current lender may qualify with a different lender. Secure One Capitals commitment to excellent service has allowed homeowners to refinance even with past foreclosures, bankruptcies and delinquencies.

We are committed to our borrower. If Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac allow us, we will find a way to fund it.

HARP is a federal program that was created in March 2009 by the Federal Housing Finance Agency to help underwater homeowners refinance their mortgage without paying down principal and without having to pay mortgage insurance. HARP presents an opportunity for homeowners who are not currently behind on their mortgage payments and allows them to take advantage of todays low interest rates. Secure One Capital is an ardent advocate for HARP 3.0 or additional expansions of HARP 2.0.

The fourth quarter of 2013 marked a record-breaking quarter for what was already a strong year for Secure One Capital. This has allowed Secure One Capital to relocate to larger offices in Costa Mesa and offer new net branch opportunities. Secure One Capital is still accepting HARP applications from eligible homeowners. In order to apply, homeowners should visit apply for HARP Refinance or call (877) 810-8587 to speak with a licensed mortgage banker. For employment opportunities, visit http://www.joinsecureone.com







Annual Clan Currie Gathering and MacMhuirich Symposium to be Held in Antigonish, Nova Scotia

(PRWEB UK) 28 May 2013

An important symposium on the history and literary heritage of the MacMhuirich bardic dynasty takes place in Antigonish, Nova Scotia on Thursday, July 11, 2013. The symposium takes place as part of a weekend of celebrations dedicated to Scotlands greatest bardic dynasty, the Clan MacMhuirich or Clan Currie. The MacMhuirichs, a name later anglicized to Currie and in some parts of Scotland as Macpherson, Murray and even MacMillan, served for over 700 years as professional poets to the Lords of the Isles, and later to the MacDonalds of Clanranald.

The MacMhuirich symposium, being held at the Claymore Hotel in the village of Antigonish will bring a new perspective to the role of the MacMhuirichs in Scottish literary history as well as their influence on Gaelic Canada. An afternoon field trip is also being planned to the Hector Heritage Quay and Museum in Pictou, Nova Scotia to tour a full-size replica of the sailing ship, Hector which brought the earliest Scottish settlers to Nova Scotia or New Scotland in 1773. The day concludes with a dinner in Pictou followed by an evening ceilidh at the deCoste Center. On July 12, symposium attendees have the option to take a field trip to the Gaelic College in St. Anns for a tour and luncheon. The college is celebrating their 75th anniversary in 2013.

In addition to the Symposium and field trips, clansfolk will rally at the Antigonish Highland Games on July 13 and 14 which celebrate their 150th anniversary this summer. Clan Currie is proud to be a Gold-level Patron of the Games this summer.

The prestigious program for the Symposium will chaired by the Rev. Dr. David Currie, Chaplain of the Clan Currie Society joined by an A-list roster of speakers including Prof. Simon Innes, Dept. of Celtic Culture and Languages, Harvard University, renowned Cape Breton author, Sheldon Currie, Lewis MacKinnon, Executive Director of Gaelic Affairs for the Government of Nova Scotia and Angus MacMillan, Clan Currie historian. Past participants have included Dr. Michael Newton of St. Francis Xavier University, Canada, Dr. Alan Titley of University College Cork, Ireland, Dr. Willie Gillies formerly of Edinburgh Universitys Department of Celtic and Dr. Hugh Cheape of Sabhal M

Andrea Bocelli Tickets Soar on BuyAnySeat.com


Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 08, 2014

Andrea Bocelli can sing. From the popular ballad to the classic aria, the Italian tenor is noted for his seamless range and signature timbre. Of course, this includes his absolute control from forte to pianissimo on virtually every note.

While tragically deprived of his sight at a very young age, his complete mastery over the vocal interpretation is considered unprecedented, making him the best-selling artist in the history of classical music. Now, much to the delight of fans around the country, tickets were released yesterday to his latest six-date U.S. concert tour.

Andrea Bocelli opens at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on December 6, then performs in Houston, Dallas, Rosemont and Detroit with a wrap at Madison Square Garden on December 17, said Marta Ault at online ticket marketplace BuyAnySeat.com.

With such a short schedule, demand is high. While some of the venues show sections that are already listed as officially sold out, were proud to offer fans the most complete and comprehensive selection of concert tickets online, with a worry-free guarantee to protect their purchase, added Ault.

To access the entire selection of Andrea Bocelli tickets now available, customers can go to BuyAnySeat.com and search for Andrea Bocelli then select their tickets, said Ault.

After winning the Newcomers competition at the Sanremo Music Festival in 1994, the multi-talented 55-year-old musician has gone on to record 14 solo albums. These include both pop and classical music and nine complete operas. Along the way, he has sold over 80 million records worldwide making him the best-selling artist in the history of classical music. (Source: BBC News, 9/6/12)

For example, with five million units sold worldwide, his Sacred Arias became the biggest-selling classical album by a solo artist of all time. Then theres his 1997 pop album, Romanza, which sold over 20 million copies worldwide, making it the best-selling album by an Italian artist of any genre in history.

The albums first single, Time to Say Goodbye, topped charts across Europe for 14 consecutive weeks, breaking the all-time sales record. The single has sold over 12 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling singles ever.

Born September 22, 1958 in Pisa, Toscana, Italy, Bocelli suffered from poor eyesight as a child. Then, tragically, he was completely deprived of his eyesight at the age of twelve following a football accident.

But, as he soon discovered, partly as a result of his blindness, he was blessed with a heightened and extraordinary sensibility one that enabled him to excel in his interpretation of lyrics and in his perception of the subtleties of musical expression.

Critics note that Bocelli exhibits a rare signature timbre that is rich, full and powerful. In addition, he has a unique versatility that ranges from the beauty of the Bel Canto to the furor of the Verismo and encompasses all styles from the sacred repertoire to the popular ballad.

Critically acclaimed as both an opera singer and pop vocalist as well as a musician, songwriter, and record producer Bocelli is also a master of numerous instruments, including: the keyboards, flute, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, harp, harmonica, guitar, drums and melodica.

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The marketplace, which is PCI-compliant and Norton Secured, also provides customers with a complete Worry-Free Guarantee on all ticket purchases. Based in Denver, Colorado, BuyAnySeat.com is a subsidiary of Denver Media Holdings. For more information, please visit http://buyanyseat.com.







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