Docutech’s Solex Named a 2024 Innovations Award Winner by the PROGRESS in Lending Association

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – April 8, 2024 – Docutech®, a First American company and a leading provider of document generation, eSign, eClose and print fulfillment technology, announced today that its Solex® platform was named a ‘Top Innovation’ by the PROGRESS in Lending Association™ at the organization’s 14th annual Innovations Awards. Winners are chosen by PROGRESS in Lending’s executive team.

“Earning this recognition underscores our commitment to bringing more speed, certainty and simplicity to the mortgage industry and borrower experience,” said Adam Stern, chief technology officer at Docutech. “Solex streamlines the lending process and provides a personalized experience for borrowers.”

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Docutech Recognized as One of the Most Innovative Technology Companies in Mortgage by HousingWire Magazine

Docutech, a First American company and a leading provider of document, eSign, eClose and print fulfillment technology, announced today it has been named by HousingWire Magazine as a 2024 HWTech100™ Mortgage Award winner, marking the eighth consecutive year the company has earned the recognition. The HW Tech100 awards recognize the most innovative and impactful organizations in housing and the transformative impact these companies have made, propelling the real estate sector into new realms of efficiency, transparency and accessibility.

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Docutech Named 2023 Originator Choice Award Winner for Document Services

Docutech, a First American Company, has been named the 2023 Originator Choice Gold Award Winner for Document Services. The winners, announced in the December issue of National Mortgage Professional magazine, were selected based on direct feedback from industry professionals via survey.

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Docutech’s Solex® eClosing Solution Earns MISMO Certification

Docutech, a First American company and a leading provider of document, eSign, eClose and print fulfillment technology, today announced its Solex® eClosing platform has achieved MISMO® eClosing certification, confirming that the platform and its policies and procedures have met or exceeded a comprehensive set of industry standards established by MISMO, the real estate finance industry’s standards organization. MISMO eClosing certification standards provide a common language for exchanging data and information among mortgage industry participants, helping encourage broader adoption of digital mortgage solutions. Docutech has also recently renewed MISMO’s remote online notarization (RON) certification, another certification within MISMO’s eMortgage Technology Certification Program.

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Docutech Named One of the Most Innovative Technology Companies in Mortgage by HousingWire Magazine

Docutech, a First American company and the leading provider of document, eSign, eClose and print fulfillment technology, announced today it has been recognized by HousingWire Magazine as a 2023 HWTech100 Mortgage Award winner, marking the seventh consecutive year the company has earned the honor. Tech100 Mortgage winners are companies that are revolutionizing the mortgage process, from origination to closing to servicing and secondary markets.

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HousingWire: FormFree and Docutech® Team Up With Integration

Docutech® and FormFree are introducing a new way to streamline the borrower experience by offering AccountChek within the Solex signing experience. Together, we let homebuyers electronically submit their assets, employment, income and rent payment history during the disclosure phase, and more – saving lenders time and money.

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MortgageOrb: First American Docutech’s Print/Mail Facility Doubles Loan Document Fulfillment Capacity

First American Docutech, a provider of document, eSign, eClose and print fulfillment technology for the mortgage industry, and member of the First American family of companies, has opened a third print and mail facility to meet growing demand for loan document fulfillment. Located in Irving, Texas, the new facility and automated technology will double First American Docutech’s production capacity.

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HousingWire eClosing Special Report

“The combination of First American and Docutech is driving the digital transformation of the real estate closing process forward through collateral file management from the inception of the mortgage process through post-closing,” said Amy Brandt, president of First American Docutech.

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MortgageOrb: A Nationwide RON Law Would Help Reduce Confusion

Mortgage lenders would be wise to keep a close eye on the passage of the SECURE Notarization Act of 2021, which would in essence establish a national standard for the use of Remote Online Notarization (RON).

The bill – a previous version of which failed to pass last year – was recently reintroduced in the U.S. Senate. Its approval is considered urgent by industry groups including the National Association of Realtors, the American Land Title Association and the Mortgage Bankers Association, as the use of RON for mortgage closings and other mortgage-related documentation has become increasingly prevalent during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Progress in Lending Podcast

Listen to this month’s podcast from PROGRESS in Lending as First American Docutech’s Amy Brandt discusses how mortgage originators can accelerate the closing process.

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MBANow and First American Docutech Video Interview

First American Docutech’s Amy Brandt discusses how mortgage originators can accelerate the closing process with MBA’s Rob Van Raaphorst.

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Docutech is Now First American Docutech

Mortgage tech firm Docutech became First American Docutech on Tuesday as First American, one of the biggest U.S. title insurance companies, completed the rebranding of the company it agreed to purchase for $350 million in February.

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The state of e-closings, circa now

The 100 percent, end-to-end digital mortgage experience is something Phil Shoemaker, Home Point Financial’s president of originations, has been advocating for since the early 2000s. With the company processing amounts of data and documents that Shoemaker calls “insane”, further streamlining the loan process by leaning further into e-closings was essential to making the process faster and easier for Home Point, its partners and its clients.

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Harry Gardner: RON Has Evolved From a ‘Nice-to-Have’ to ‘Must-Have’ Technology

The COVID-19 crisis has, in many respects, been the watershed moment in which the entire mortgage lending industry must embrace the e-mortgage – including RON – in order to survive. This crisis will no doubt accelerate the passage of RON legislation across all the states, possibly leading to a national standardized model.

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Solex eClosing Engage gives lenders the insights they need to determine eEligibility for every loan

Docutech, a First American company, provides lenders with a complete and integrated digital mortgage solution that streamlines the complex closing process. Their Solex eClosing Engage platform continues to lead the industry and has now helped lenders close more than 100,000 mortgages electronically.

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Partnerships Aims To Streamline Digital Closings

Docutech, a provider of document, eSign, eClose and digital to print fulfillment technology and a member of the First American family of companies, announced that LendingQB, a provider of SaaS loan origination technology solutions, has integrated Docutech’s Solex eClosing solution to enable digital closing with eClosing, eNote and eVault functionality.

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2020 HW Rising Star: Adam Stern

HousingWire’s 2020 Class of Rising Stars celebrates 50 young innovators moving the housing industry forward. Coming from all sectors of housing – mortgage, real estate, fintech, servicing and more, these up-and-coming leaders are blazing their own trail. We are excited to have our Chief Product Officer, Adam Stern included on this list.

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RON eClosings: The New Norm?

Harry Gardner, EVP of strategies for Docutech recently had a chance to chat with National Mortgage Professional magazine about changes in the industry amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. As the pandemic continues to change the way we live and conduct business, contactless closing are rapidly becoming the new norm. Harry discussed RONs or remote online notarizations and how the industry is adapting to this new normal.

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Amy Brandt: The Way Forward in Mortgage Finance

In this issue of The Institutional Risk Analyst, we speak with Amy Brandt, President and CEO of Docutech, which was acquired by First American (NYSE:FAF) earlier this year. Amy has decades of experience as an operator in the residential mortgage sector and spoke to us last week from Scottsdale AZ.

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Does coronavirus spell the end of non-digital mortgage transactions?

If anything good were to come out of the coronavirus outbreak for the mortgage industry, it is that the pandemic was a catalyst that finally drove broad-based industry acceptance of e-mortgages, e-notes and digital closings.

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Harry Gardner of Docutech on Remote Online Notarization Adoption

Harry Gardner, Docutech’s EVP of eStrategies, sat down with Mike Sorohan at MBA Newslink to answer some important questions related to RON eClosings in the age of covid-19. Click the below link to connect to the full article.

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How one mortgage lender put the ‘pedal to the metal’ on digitization

As the coronavirus crisis deepened in late February, Planet Home Lending reprioritized its efforts, pushing other initiatives to the second half of the year in order to focus on getting Docutech’s hybrid eClose in place so it could close loans digitally. The company piloted the hybrid eClose option by the first week of April. PHL also expects to add remote online notarization by the end of April.

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CORONAVIRUS – The Pandemic’s Threat Against Mortgage Banking

Remote Online Notarization (RON) has been around since 2012, but in the last few weeks has come to prominence as mortgage lenders have been scrambling to implement it.

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2020 HW Tech100 Mortgage winner: Docutech

Docutech was once again selected as part of HousingWire’s Tech 100 for continuing to accelerate digital lending.

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Black Knight Partners with Docutech

Florida-based Black Knight, Inc.and Docutech have created a strategic alliance to bundle Docutech’s advanced ConformX document generation engine as part of Black Knight’s comprehensive Origination Suite of solutions.

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Docutech forms alliance with Black Knight for loan document integration

Docutech has announced the integration of its ConformX document generation engine with Black Knight’s Empower Now! loan origination system implementation process and other origination products.

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Docutech’s ConformX Now Bundled with Black Knight’s Empower LOS

Docutech’s ConformX document generation engine is now bundled with Black Knight’s suite of origination solutions, including Black Knight’s Empower Now! loan origination system (LOS), as per an agreement between the companies.

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Solex eClosing Helps Lenders eClose over 19,000 Mortgages

Docutech’s  Solex eClosing has helped leading lenders close over 19,000 mortgages electronically, providing the competitive advantage of a complete digital mortgage offering.

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Housingwire: Tech100 2019


Docutech was once again selected as part of HousingWire’s Tech 100 for continuing to accelerate digital lending.

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Progress In Lending: Cutting Costs & Improving the Borrower Experience with eClosing


With only a slight increase in new purchase originations coupled with anticipated continuing declines in refis predicted for 2019, the importance of reducing costs associated with loan originations and gaining a competitive edge to attract millennial borrowers is vital.

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Building a Loan App for a New Decade

In the July issue of Mortgage Compliance Magazine we share insights on the timing of the new URLA, ULAD and how these changes can positively impact digital mortgages and the acceptance of eNotes by investors.

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MReport: The Role of Settlement Agents in the Mortgage Process

The June issue of MReport provides an insightful and comprehensive overview of the importance of title and settlement in the digital mortgage and eClosing process. The article spotlights per loan savings with eClosing, courtesy of our ROI Calculator!

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MortgageOrb Person of the Week – Harry Gardner: E-Signatures Have Bright Future in the Mortgage Industry

To learn more about the evolution and maturation of e-signature technology and how it continues to revolutionize the digital mortgage, MortgageOrb recently interviewed Harry Gardner, executive vice president of e-strategies for Docutech, a provider of document, e-sign, e-closing and compliance technology for the mortgage, home equity and consumer lending industries.

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Docutech Further Streamlines Loan Doc Process with New Editor Features in Solex eSign

Cherry Creek Mortgage implements Solex eSign Editor to improve borrower experience and operational efficiencies.

Docutech, the leading provider of document, eSign, eClose, and print fulfillment technology, today announced its new Editor functionality for Solex eSign, the technology provider’s all-in-one eSignature solution.


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MortgageOrb Person of the Week: Amy Brandt

The technology to facilitate a true end-to-end eClosing exists right now.  Read the recent Person of the Week profile in MortgageOrb to learn more from Docutech CEO, Amy Brandt.


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Mortgage Blockchains Promise Efficiency, But Face Steep Hurdles

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