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ICE Mortgage Technology Offers eRecording Service to All Georgia Counties
Borrowers and Lenders in Georgia to Benefit from Less Expensive and More Efficient Experience
PLEASANTON, Calif. – April 20, 2022 – Simplifile® by ICE Mortgage Technology®, part of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure, today announced that it enables land record documents to be recorded electronically in all 159 Georgia counties – resulting in cost and time savings benefits.
“With Simplifile, we offer a truly differentiated digital platform that will bring all counties in Georgia another step closer towards a true digital mortgage experience,” said Nancy Alley, Vice President of Product Strategy at ICE Mortgage Technology. “We are thrilled that all counties in Georgia are going to see the value technology brings and will allow title companies throughout the country to offer added efficiencies.”
The previous manual process required submitters to count pages to calculate recording fees, pay fees with checks, and then deliver the paper documents to the county which can take several days. eRecording automatically estimates the fees based on the uploaded image and transmits the document to the county in seconds saving submitters time and money.
Simplifile provides a secure, collaborative platform to connect lenders, settlement agents and counties pre-closing through post-closing, e-recording, fees and documents. Backed by ICE’s global resources, ICE Mortgage Technology reaches almost every mortgage in the U.S. by combining the native automation of Encompass® with the e-collaboration and e-recording capabilities of Simplifile®, along with the national electronic registry for nearly 90% of the U.S. mortgage market in MERS. Simplifile is eRecording in 2342 counties providing submitters access to more counties than any other eRecording provider and have securely eRecorded nearly 150 million land records and documents to date.
For a complete list of counties available through Simplifile, go to https://simplifile.com/platform/our-network/.
ICE Mortgage Technology combines technology, data and expertise to help automate the mortgage process, from consumer engagement through loan registration, and every step and task in between. ICE Mortgage Technology is the leading cloud-based loan origination platform provider for the mortgage industry, with solutions that enable lenders to originate more loans, lower origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring high levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit icemortgagetechnology.com or call (877) 355-4362 to learn more.
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Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE) is a Fortune 500 company that designs, builds and operates digital networks to connect people to opportunity. We provide financial technology and data services across major asset classes that offer our customers access to mission-critical workflow tools that increase transparency and operational efficiencies. We operate exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, and clearing houses that help people invest, raise capital and manage risk across multiple asset classes. Our comprehensive fixed income data services and execution capabilities provide information, analytics and platforms that help our customers capitalize on opportunities and operate more efficiently. At ICE Mortgage Technology, we are transforming and digitizing the U.S. residential mortgage process, from consumer engagement through loan registration. Together, we transform, streamline and automate industries to connect our customers to opportunity.
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