a la mode News

Mercury Network UCDP integration goes “live” with GSE validation well in advance of December 1st

November 21, 2011

a la mode announced today that Mercury Network, used by some of the largest lenders and appraisal management companies in the nation, is submitting live appraisals to Uniform Collateral Data Portal® (UCDP®) well ahead of the December 1st GSE deadline.


a la mode announces Xerox Mortgage Services chose Mercury Network for integrated appraisal management with UMDP compliance

October 09, 2011

From the floor of the MBA’s Annual Convention, a la mode announced today that Xerox Mortgage Services will use Mercury Network’s DataCourier service to add a new appraisal management service to the BlitzDocs® intelligent collaborative network.


Streetlinks Chooses a la mode’s MercuryDirect For Native XML

September 28, 2011

a la mode announced today that Streetlinks Lender Solutions has chosen to launch a MercuryDirect plugin to receive the Native XML appraisal data needed for streamlined compliance with the GSEs’ new mandatory UMDP initiative.


Academy Mortgage Corporation Chooses Mercury Network For Appraisal Management With Native XML Data

September 22, 2011

a la mode announced today that Academy Mortgage Corporation has launched a new MercuryDirect plugin, giving it the Native XML appraisal data needed for streamlined UMDP compliance.


As seen in MBA NewsLink: Q&A with Jennifer Miller of a la mode

September 19, 2011

MBA NewsLink recently sat down with Jennifer Miller, executive vice president of products for a la mode. Miller is in charge of the company’s Mortgage Solutions division, including the company’s Mercury Network, a vendor management platform for the mortgage lending industry.


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.