Seattle Holiday Happenings

With the holiday season in full swing, there are lots of fun things happening in and around Seattle! It’s definitely nice to be able to do more (safely, of course!) in person again. Keep reading for some of the awesome things you can join in on this holiday season. A...
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Jim Dotinga

Jim (Jimte) James Wallace Dotinga passed away at home with his wife at his side Saturday Nov. 20 to be with his Lord and Savior. Jim was born on Nov. 12, 1939, in Sneek, Friesland, the Netherlands. He was the youngest of 17 children born to Willem and Baukje Dotinga. He moved to the USA when he was 19 where he lived in California and Mt. Vernon, Washington and worked as a farmer in Custer.
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Blend, PRMG expand partnership to include title

Paramount Residential Mortgage Group Inc. (PRMG), a mortgage banker and residential home lender, and Blend, a cloud banking platform provider, expanded its relationship beyond lending to include mortgage origination, closing, title, income verification, and homeowner’s insurance. PRMG also will begin using Blend’s LO Toolkit and real estate mobile app to...

JHS Pedals expands its entry-level 3 Series, adding Hall Reverb, Flanger and Phaser to the $99 stompbox range

Launched in October 2020, JHS Pedals’ 3 Series proved an immediate hit among beginners and budget-conscious players, with its Overdrive, Distortion, Fuzz, Compressor, Chorus, Delay and Reverb guitar effects pedals offering high-quality sounds in a stripped-back format at the welcoming price of $99. Now the Kansas-based effects specialist has added...

Ocrolus and Blend Enter into a Partnership to Automate End-to-End Mortgage Process

Fremont, CA: Fintech, an abbreviation for financial technology, is the buzzword in business. It has impacted the financial industry significantly, transforming sectors varying from banking to financial advisory services. Ocrolus, an automation platform that analyses financial documents with greater than 99 percent accuracy, and Blend, a leader in cloud banking...

Blend and PRMG Extend Their Partnership

“PRMG is in its second full year of partnership with Blend. We have watched them become the world-class leader not only as a point-of-sale, but for the entire end-to-end borrower experience,” said Kevin Peranio, Chief Lending Officer at PRMG. “A good chunk of our retail division is already funding loans on Blend, and we expect utilization to continue to increase quickly. Between the approval of Blend Income and Asset Verifications by both Fannie and Freddie, and Blend’s status as a Day One Certainty-accepted vendor, we are confident that this extended partnership with Blend will take PRMG’s efficiency in underwriting to a whole new level. There’s simply no better platform in this space than Blend.”

Blend’s closing, title and other products gain traction with lenders

Blend’s heavy investment in diversification beyond its core digital-mortgage technology into income verification, closing, title and homeowners insurance is gaining momentum with lender customers. Paramount Residential Mortgage Group announced this week that it would expand its customer relationship with Blend by tapping it for those newer services. PRMG is also...
Providence Business News

Five Questions With: Gianfranco Marrocco

The businessman behind a plan to rebrand Federal Hill as “Little Italy,” while championing al fresco dining in DePasquale Square, is now out of the Providence real estate, restaurant and hospitality business. Italian American Gianfranco Marrocco recently sold off his last major commercial property in the city, the former Hotel Dolce Villa property at 3 DePasquale Ave., a three-story building that is now slated for redevelopment into apartments.

Old Elk Distillery Reveals Infinity Whiskey Bottle

Old Elk Distillery recently unveiled a new limited edition expression, the Old Elk Infinity Blend, created by Master Distiller Greg Metze. The Infinity Blend is the marriage of Old Elk’s signature high malt bourbon with two classic and vintage Kentucky bourbons. It is available just in time for the holidays.

Blend and PRMG Expand Relationship Beyond Mortgage Origination to Include Closing, Title, Income Verification, and Homeowners Insurance

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blend (NYSE: BLND), a leader in cloud banking software, today announced its expanded relationship with. Paramount Residential Mortgage Group, Inc. (PRMG), a privately held mortgage banker and residential home lender, to bring seamless, efficient experiences to more pieces of the homeownership journey, including mortgage origination, closing, title, income verification, and homeowners insurance. In addition, PRMG is taking advantage of Blend’s next-generation Encompass integration, LO Toolkit (a one-stop shop for loan officers), and real estate agent mobile application, underscoring their commitment to digitizing the end-to-end mortgage process and supporting loan officers with the best technology.

In-Depth Review: 2021 J skis Allplay | The Roofbox Reviews

Shape: 119-98-117 Sidecut: The turn radius is ~18m. Binding: Tyrolia Attack 16 (2018 model) Review Location(s): Quebec resorts & Sunshine Village Alberta. Conditions skied: Ice, park, summer slush, fresh groomed, shallow pow,. _________________. Like most J Skis the name of this ski indicates what it’s intended for. Much like how...

Croissant Bread Pudding With Apples & Pecans

This post may contain affiliate links. Thank you for supporting Baked!. Croissant bread pudding is an ultra-rich version of the classic dessert! This one has a festive mix of diced apple and chopped pecans. Photography by Kelly Neil. Bread pudding is an old-fashioned dessert usually made with stale leftover bread,...

Shop Local in Washington this Holiday Season

Washington is packed with local businesses that would love your support this holiday season. The quaint shops, unique dining and relaxed atmosphere of Historic Washington Square make for the perfect environment for holiday shopping. Start your day off at The Blend and try out the most delicious espresso drinks and...

Blend's Q3 earnings take a hit as $54M in IPO compensation vests

The cloud banking software developer raises full-year revenue guidance by $13 million as it signs new clients, launches new products and integrates Title365 acquisition. Shares in cloud banking software developer Blend Labs Inc. fell in after hours trading Wednesday, after the company said third quarter losses grew by 360 percent from a year ago, to $77 million.

Ocrolus, Blend Announce Partnership to Automate Lending

Document automation platform Ocrolus and cloud banking platform Blend announced Monday (Nov. 8) a strategic partnership that will embed Ocrolus’ Human-in-the-Loop (HITL) document analysis solution within the Blend platform to accelerate digital mortgage applications. “Blend is simplifying and streamlining the lending experience for consumers and bankers alike,” said Jeff Braddock,...