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Optimal Blue Announces ‘Optimize Your Advantage’ to Showcase How Its Capital Markets Platform Puts Lenders in Control of Their Margins

PLANO, Texas, May 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Optimal Blue announced the launch of its Optimize Your Advantage campaign in advance of the MBA Secondary and Capital Markets Conference. This comprehensive brand initiative highlights the value and innovation the company delivers to clients. Through Optimal Blue's position as the housing industry's only end-to-end capital markets platform, lenders and other market participants have greater control of their profit margins, giving them distinct advantages, regardless of market conditions.

Mortgage Purchase Lock Counts See First YoY Gain Since Fed Rate Hikes Began Two Years Ago

PLANO, Texas, May 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Optimal Blue today released its April 2024 Originations Market Monitor report, which reveals the first year-over-year increase in purchase mortgage lock counts since the Federal Reserve initiated rate hikes in March 2022.

Stack Sports launches Stack Rewards to Save Youth Sports Families $100M

DALLAS, Texas, May 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stack Sports, the leading provider of youth sports software has launched a new rewards program delivering significant savings to youth sports families in the United States and North America. With Stack Rewards, families can earn cashback on everyday shopping and access special offers and deals to help pay for sports, resulting in projected savings of $100 million annually.

Elevated Roofing Launches Emergency Response Team for Hail Damage in the Dallas Area

DALLAS, Texas, April 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Elevated Roofing is pleased to announce its emergency response team equipped to handle the urgent needs of homeowners in the aftermath of hail storms across the Dallas area. Elevated Roofing promises to deliver 24/7 emergency roof tarping and repair services, mitigating further damage to properties affected by severe weather.

Stack Sports Surges Forward: Doubles in Size and Reaches 50 Million Users Globally in 2023

DALLAS, Texas, April 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stack Sports, the largest provider of sports management solutions, camps, recruiting, and elite player development software, proudly reflects on a year of unprecedented growth and success in 2023. Building upon its commitment to grow participation and transform the sports experience, Stack Sports has doubled in size over the past three years, now serving over 50 million users worldwide.

Florida’s Leading Podiatric Group Takes A Giant Leap Into Texas

SPRING, Texas, April 26, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Houston, we don't have a foot care problem - now that Modern Foot & Ankle has moved into the Lone Star State. The podiatric group originated in Florida and has a strong presence in Tampa, Orlando, and Palm Beach. But with its recent acquisition of a clinic in Spring, Texas, Modern Foot & Ankle enters a watershed moment.

Optimal Blue Director of Data Solutions Brennan O’Connell Named a 2024 HousingWire Rising Star

PLANO, Texas, April 24, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Optimal Blue today announced that Brennan O'Connell, director of data solutions, has been honored with the 2024 HousingWire Rising Stars award. The award program celebrates emerging leaders in real estate and mortgage who have demonstrated rapid career growth and an ability to lead, achieving remarkable milestones before the age of 40.

NAHL Announces Partnership with CaptainU

DALLAS, Texas, April 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The North American Hockey League (NAHL) is pleased to announce a new partnership with CaptainU from Stack Sports, the leading online, collegiate sports recruiting platform, helping high school athletes fulfill their dreams of playing sports in college, as an official recruiting partner of the NAHL Combines and NAHL Prospects Challenge.

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute announces two finalists of the 2024 South Central Regional Debate Series

DALLAS, Texas, April 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is proud to announce the two finalists of the Great Communicator Debate Series South Central Regional Competition held in Dallas, TX on the campus of Southern Methodist University, home of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

Click n’ Close Expands DPA Mortgage Product Suite to Include Option for Shared Appreciation

ADDISON, Texas, April 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, announced it has expanded its suite of down payment assistance (DPA) loan products to include a shared appreciation option to help address the affordability challenges facing homebuyers.

Optimal Blue Announces Promotion of Rick Allen to Chief Operating Officer

PLANO, Texas, April 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Optimal Blue today announced that it has elevated Rick Allen to chief operating officer (COO). Most recently serving as Optimal Blue's chief administrative officer, Allen brings more than 35 years of experience in the housing industry to his senior leadership role. Throughout his tenure at Optimal Blue, Allen has played an integral role in the enhancement and delivery of products to add exceptional value to the company's clients.

Average Homebuyer Credit Score Hits the Highest Mark in Years

PLANO, Texas, April 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Optimal Blue released its March 2024 Originations Market Monitor report, which reveals the average homebuyer credit score has reached 737 - an all-time high since the company began tracking this data in January 2018. Despite the potential buyer pool being somewhat limited to borrowers with higher credit, rate lock volume showed steady month-over-month growth of 17% in March as the spring buying season got underway.

United for Human Rights: A Vibrant Addition to the Spirit and Dynamic of SXSW EDU Conference and Festival

AUSTIN, Texas, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 4, 2024, (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SXSW EDU is an educator conference in Austin, Texas, "designed for the brightest minds in education to change the future of teaching and learning." United for Human Rights set up a booth at the conference, where human rights was a recurring topic in presentations, conferences and workshops. Educators, entrepreneurs, and members of civil society from across the U.S. around the globe visited the booth to learn about the program.

Leap Hockey Partners with Skyhawks & Stack Sports to Accelerate Youth Field Hockey Development

AUSTIN, Texas, April 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leap Hockey, a pioneering online platform dedicated to advancing youth field hockey skills, is thrilled to announce its strategic partnership with Skyhawks & Stack Sports, a leading provider of sports camps and youth programming across the USA. This collaboration marks a significant step forward in empowering young players to excel in the sport of field hockey.

Stack Sports Renews Partnership with USA Lacrosse

PLANO, Texas, March 25, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stack Sports, the leading provider of sports technology solutions, proudly announces the renewal of its partnership with USA Lacrosse, the governing body for the sport in the United States and a Recognized Sports Organization by the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee, for an additional two years. As part of this continued collaboration, Sports Connect will serve as an Official League Registration Partner of USA Lacrosse.

SmartBuy DPA Now Available to The Mortgage Collaborative’s Lender Members

ADDISON, Texas, March 21, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender, today announced its Preferred Partner status with The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), a leader in mortgage cooperatives dedicated to providing its members with cutting-edge technology and expert mortgage banking resources.

Using Human Rights Education to Create a Culture of Peace

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Born in Iraq in 1974, Haetham Abdul-Razaq was 6 when war broke out between his country and Iran. "One common and fundamental principle is crucial to the well-being and prosperity of people, as well as the protection of their dignity, differences and ability," Abdul-Razaq said in an interview with United for Human Rights.

Mortgage Industry Veteran Sara Holtz Joins Optimal Blue as Chief Marketing Officer

PLANO, Texas, March 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Optimal Blue announced today that it has appointed Sara Holtz as chief marketing officer. As a seasoned marketing and communications leader, Holtz brings more than 20 years of career experience, including a decade of driving change in the mortgage industry. As chief marketing officer, Holtz will drive unified marketing and communications strategies to advance Optimal Blue's business priorities and further extend the company's influence.

Click n’ Close Announces One-Time Close Program to Address Home Buyer Challenges in Rural America

ADDISON, Texas, March 14, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Click n' Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, announced its latest mortgage product, One-Time Close (OTC) loan programs for government-insured mortgage products. This product is designed to aid homebuyers in rural America with down payment assistance, with availability in select markets.

GOALS Council Welcomes Soccer Resilience to a Live Roundtable Discussing Youth Sports and Mental Health

PLANO, Texas, March 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The GOALS Council, a strategic advisory body formed by Stack Sports and influential youth soccer leaders in 2021, will host their second virtual roundtable tailored for youth sports enthusiasts on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, featuring a distinguished panel of industry leaders discussing pressing topics identified by the GOALS Council.

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