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FormFree releases Residual Income Knowledge Index, an intelligent new system for assessing borrowers’ Ability to Pay, to lenders nationwide

ATHENS, Ga., Oct. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree® today announced the general availability of its Residual Income Knowledge Index™, or RIKI™. RIKI is an innovative method for measuring consumers' Ability-to-Pay (ATP®) for mortgages and other loans based on monthly income and spending. When paired with traditional credit scoring models, RIKI offers lenders a more complete understanding of consumers' creditworthiness and creates homeownership opportunities for those with little to no credit history.

Investors Academy’s Youth Training Program Imparting Life Skills and Job Training for Local Youth in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Expanding The Investors Academy services to support more teens and young adults, the nonprofit's Youth Training Program shares life skills, on-the-job training and financial literary skills for youth ages 15 to 24. In its second summer, the program has been funded by the Fulton County Government, with partners including the City of Atlanta, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

CEO Lee Duncan Marks 20 Years at Alliance Group

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Group CEO Lee Duncan celebrated 20 years of service at the company on September 23rd. In his time at Alliance Group, the life insurance marketing organization has flourished, establishing themselves as a leading IMO for independent life insurance agents and agencies.

FormFree raises $55,000 for the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia at its third annual Heroes Golf Classic

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree® today announced that it raised $54,705 to benefit the Northeast Georgia chapter of the American Red Cross at its annual Heroes Golf Classic charity golf tournament. Now in its third year, the September 9 event brought together volunteers and 84 at the Lanier Islands Legacy Golf Course in Buford, Georgia to raise funds for local blood drives, humanitarian aid and educational programs.

San Antonio Board of REALTORS® implements Down Payment Resource to raise Realtor and homebuyer awareness of down payment assistance programs

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Antonio Board of REALTORS® (SABOR) today announced that it has partnered with Down Payment Resource (DPR) to provide its approximately 16,000 multiple listing service (MLS) subscribers with access to DPR's toolset that helps real estate agents connect clients with programs that can help save on down payments and closing costs.

Swift Homes Makes It Easy for Georgia Homeowners to Sell Their Homes Fast

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Swift Homes, a nationally-recognized enterprise that facilitates home sales for customers across the United States, has worked on many transactions in the State of Georgia. The company is composed of experienced and highly knowledgeable individuals committed to helping homeowners sell their properties as swiftly as possible for competitive cash offers.

FormFree integrates with Docutech to streamline loan production with VOA and VOI/E capture

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree® today announced the integration of AccountChek®, a service that allows lenders to verify borrowers' assets, income, employment and rent payment history, with Solex®, a comprehensive eDelivery, eSign, eClose and eVault platform from Docutech®, a First American company.

Roger Guilian, Former Counsel and Risk Management Expert for ENR Top 100 Engineering Firm, Bolsters Greyling Division of EPIC

ALPHARETTA, Ga. and FAIRHOPE, Ala., Aug. 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a national insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Roger Guilian, J.D., has joined the firm's Greyling division as Senior Vice President, Risk Management.

FormFree and Finastra partnership streamlines borrower verification for improved mortgage loan processing

ATHENS, Ga. and LONDON, U.K., Aug. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Finastra and FormFree®, a market-leading fintech company that enables lenders to understand people's true ability to pay (ATP®), have partnered to further streamline electronic borrower verification for mortgage lenders.

FormFree and HomeScout partner to help lenders identify mortgage-ready borrowers earlier in the home buying journey

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree® has partnered with HomeScout, a wholly owned subsidiary of FirstClose®, to launch HomeScout Qualified Borrower, a tool that helps lenders generate leads and concentrate borrower conversion efforts on mortgage-ready home buyers.

Down Payment Resource releases Q2 2022 Homeownership Program Index

ATLANTA, Ga., July 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced findings from its latest Homeownership Program Index (HPI). The firm's analysis of 2,273 homebuyer assistance programs in its DOWN PAYMENT RESOURCE® database revealed that the net number of homebuyer assistance programs increased by 1.6% from Q1 to Q2 2022.

ZKTeco USA collaborates with IMRON Corporation and Z9 Security to launch Atlas access control panels integrated with UnityIS software

ATLANTA, Ga., July 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ZKTeco USA announced today that IMRON Corporation has fully integrated its Atlas access control panels with the UnityIS software platform, certified as z9/op=n by Z9 Security. With this integration, UnityIS customers now have a vast portfolio of access control panels to choose from.

FormFree announces support for new Freddie Mac Loan Product Advisor enhancement aimed at expanding sustainable homeownership for renters

ATHENS, Ga., June 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree® announced that mortgage lenders using AccountChek® verification of asset (VOA) reports in conjunction with a Freddie Mac Loan Product Advisor® (LPA℠) solution will soon benefit from an enhancement that takes loan applicants' 12-month on-time rent payment history into consideration when assessing eligibility for qualified first-time homebuyers.

Galantines Day Gala Celebrates Success and Preps for National Growth: Sherri J. White Brings Together Women to Innovate and Inspire

ATLANTA, Ga., June 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inspired by remarkable women business leaders and innovators, entrepreneur Sherri J. White launched the Galentines Day Gala in 2021 to award and celebrate standout women across industries and professions. After witnessing nearly 50 percent year-over-year growth in 2022, Thinkzilla Consulting Group is announcing Women in Business nominations are now open for the 2023 Houston event.

Glam Scrubwear Partners with KARE to Support National Healthcare Workers

ATLANTA, Ga., June 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bringing more glam and purpose to those who need it the most, Glam Scrubwear is partnering with KARE, a labor marketplace that connects qualified caregivers and nurses with senior care facilities, to offer discounted and trendy healthcare uniforms to caregivers, better known as KARE Heroes, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

Atlanta Native Singer Tony Hightower Kicks Off the New Jazz Concert Season at Friday Jazz at The High Museum in Atlanta Friday, June 17

ATLANTA, Ga., June 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At a time when Jazz music could truly use a boost in listenership, singer Tony Hightower is on a mission to be the bridge to help a younger generation of appreciators crossover. With his sophomore album LEGACY entering the marketplace in June 2022, all-around singer/entertainer Hightower - a protégé of the late Freddy Cole - is leveraging his R&B and Hip-Hop roots to entice more young people to dig jazz.

Down Payment Resource analysis finds that 33% of declined mortgage applications are declined for reasons addressable with homebuyer assistance

ATLANTA, Ga., June 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Down Payment Resource (DPR), the nationwide database for U.S. homebuyer assistance programs, today announced findings from an analysis showing that a substantial share of mortgage loan applications are both declined for reasons that can be addressed with homebuyer assistance and eligible for homebuyer assistance programs.

Students Complete HBCU Green Fund’s Fellowship – Primed for Growing Opportunities in Clean Energy

ATLANTA, Ga., June 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After successfully completing a rigorous fellowship that exposes students to opportunities in clean energy and sustainability, Serena Echols was awarded an internship assisting a community in Florida that was exposed to contaminated groundwater. One of twelve students selected by the HBCU Green Fund to participate in their inaugural Atlanta University Center (AUC) Fellows Program.

Mortgage lenders are now able to use FormFree AccountChek to satisfy Freddie Mac’s reverification of employment requirement

ATHENS, Ga., June 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree® today announced that its AccountChek® digital asset verification service supports a new enhancement to Freddie Mac's Loan Product Advisor® (LPASM) asset and income modeler (AIM) solution that makes assessment of borrower employment easier, faster, less expensive and more fraud-resistant.

ZKTECO USA integrates STiD Mobile ID for Advanced Contactless Access Control Offering

ATLANTA, Ga., May 26, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- STid announced today that ZKTecoUSA has integrated the STiD Mobile ID® application with ZKTecoUSA's ZKey mobile credential app for a more comprehensive, advanced contactless access control offering. The combined, enhanced mobile application offers four unique modes for contactless identification to ensure users have multiple options to meet their individual needs and preferences in addition to secure and dynamic QR code support.

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