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a la mode releases free UAD Reader to view and manage newly required XML appraisal files

September 14, 2011

a la mode, inc., the dominant market share leader in the appraisal technology sector, announced its “UAD Reader” product today. UADReader is a free desktop tool which allows anyone to open, view, error-check, and manage appraisals in the new “UAD” MISMO 2.6 XML format. It works with any UAD-formatted appraisal, regardless of which software was originally used to create the report.


Lender Processing Services’ LSI Division chooses Mercury Network for appraisal management with Native XML data

June 21, 2011

a la mode announced today that LSI, a division of Lender Processing Services (LPS) has chosen to connect its appraisal ordering and management services with Mercury Network to receive the native XML appraisal data necessary for error-free Uniform Mortgage Data Program (UMDP) compliance.


CoreLogic Chooses Mercury Network For Appraisal Management With Native XML Data

June 16, 2011

a la mode announced today that CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) has chosen to connect their ValuEdge™ platform with Mercury Network for receipt of the Native XML appraisal data needed for streamlined UMDP compliance.


a la mode to release free DataCourier service for lenders and AMCs to submit appraisals to GSEs' UCDP

June 07, 2011

a la mode announced today a new service that will enable any lender or appraisal management company (AMC) to submit Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) compliant appraisals to the GSEs’ Uniform Collateral Data Portal (UCDP℠). The new service offered by a la mode, called DataCourier™, is a part of the Mercury Network vendor management platform and will be offered free of charge.


a la mode’s WinTOTAL Aurora update brings UAD compliance to the appraiser masses

May 25, 2011

a la mode, maker of the appraisal industry’s most popular formfilling software, last week released an update to its WinTOTAL Aurora software that includes compliance features with the government sponsored enterprises’ (GSEs) Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD). The UAD is part of the Uniform Mortgage Data Program (UMDP), requiring a standardized dataset from all appraisers contributing to the GSEs’ loan portfolio. With this update, WinTOTAL Aurora joins a la mode’s TOTAL 2011 as the only appraisal formfillers currently able to comply with the UAD guidelines.


Real Estate eDoc and eSignature solution, SureDocs releases free update

May 10, 2011

a la mode announced today the first in a series of free updates to SureDocs, eDoc and eSignature solution for real estate agents that’s currently available in free public beta.


Mercury Network named a UCDP integration platform by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

May 04, 2011

a la mode’s Mercury Network is now listed as an appraisal submission platform for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s (GSE’s) Uniform Collateral Data Portalsm (UCDPsm). The UCDP is the single portal for the electronic submission of appraisal data files to the GSEs.


a la mode releases popular DaVinci app on the Android™ platform

April 25, 2011

a la mode, a leader in real estate technology, today released its popular DaVinci appraisal app in the Android™ Market. The free labs release of DaVinci for Android follows in the footsteps of a long line of time-saving data gathering and sketching products in the DaVinci family, including DaVinci for iPad, DaVinci for iPhone, DaVinci for Desktop and DaVinci for Tablet PC.


a la mode is first appraisal software vendor to provide appraisers with UAD compliance

April 15, 2011

a la mode today released an update to its TOTAL 2011 appraisal formfilling software that includes the tools appraisers need for compliance with the government sponsored enterprises’ (GSEs) Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD). The UAD is part of the Uniform Mortgage Data Program (UMDP), requiring a standardized dataset from all appraisers contributing to the GSEs’ loan portfolios. With this update, TOTAL 2011 is the first appraisal forms software to meet the GSE standards for appraisal reports.


a la mode iPad and iPhone apps reach 100,000 users

April 13, 2011

a la mode announced that its applications for the iPhone and iPad combined have surpassed the 100,000 installs mark.