a la mode News

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.


a la mode offers free marketing tools to LOs hurt by compensation rules

April 13, 2011

Today, 25-year real estate industry veteran, a la mode announced they’re offering a free 100 day license to their popular mortgage marketing program, XSellerate, in an effort to help loan originators hurt by the compensation rules that took effect last week. Along with 100 days of XSellerate at no charge, they’re including toll free 24/7 support and online training seminars.


Real Property Insight chooses Mercury Network for new valuation service that maximizes returns on distressed properties

April 04, 2011

a la mode today announced Real Property Insight has chosen the Mercury Network Vendor Management Platform (VMP) to manage the valuation portion of their new, groundbreaking product, the Real Property Insight (RPI) Report.


LocalChoice AMC adopts Mercury Network to deliver cutting edge appraisal management

March 31, 2011

a la mode announced today that LocalChoice AMC has now standardized their appraisal management operations with a la mode’s Mercury Network Vendor Management Platform (VMP).