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Tech Roundup: Motto Mortgage, Buyside and CoreLogic

Motto Mortgage Ranked in Entrepreneur’s Annual Franchise 500® for the First Time

The Motto Mortgage brand has been named to Entrepreneur magazine’s 41st annual Franchise 500® list, ranking #395 overall and first in the Miscellaneous Financial Services category. Placement in the Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry. This is the first time Motto Mortgage has been included in the Franchise 500®. The brand was previously recognized in 2019 by Entrepreneur as one of the Fastest-Growing-Franchises as well as a top new franchise brand.

As the first national mortgage brokerage franchise in the U.S., Motto Mortgage was launched in October 2016 and has showcased fast-paced growth, averaging 50 franchise sales a year. The brand currently has more than 100 offices open in over 30 states. The franchise brand is also among the top 5% of fastest-growing emerging franchises, according to Franchise Grade®.
Motto Mortgage, a “mortgage brokerage in a box,” continues to disrupt the mortgage industry by providing exceptional service, more options, transparency and convenience for consumers. Each Motto Mortgage franchise is independently owned, operated and licensed.

Buyside Adds Ashley Terrell as EVP of Partnerships

Buyside™, the industry’s leading provider of homebuyer insights, announced that Ashley Terrell will join the company as Executive Vice President of Partnerships. Terrell will be responsible for managing new and existing broker clients on the platform.

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Terrell began her career in the real estate industry as a real estate agent before joining Real Estate Digital’s broker group in 2013. Constellation Software acquired Real Estate Digital in 2018 where Terrell continued in her role in supporting brokers.

“Taking care of our brokerage customers is the most important role in our company,” says Charles Williams, IV Buyside CEO. “We welcome Ashley who comes to us highly recommended by our clients and fits perfectly into our company culture.” Buyside is actively hiring more staff in all departments to support the company’s rapid growth.

For more information, visit getbuyside.com or email sales@getbuyside.com.

CORELOGIC TRESTLE HANDLES MORE THAN HALF OF INDUSTRY LISTINGS
CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, announced that Trestle™provides secure storage and distribution for more than 850,000 active listings—more than half of NAR’s total housing inventory—and that Trestle expanded data delivery to brokers and technology companies by 327% in 2019.
Platinum-certified by the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO®), Trestle is a data distribution platform that addresses the fundamental data access challenges faced by multiple listing organizations and the brokerages and technology providers who receive their data.

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“We worked closely with brokers, tech providers and multiple listing organizations to make Trestle the standard for real estate data management in 2019,” said Amy Gorce, principal of business development for CoreLogic Real Estate Solutions. “Trestle has everything you need to simplify modern data relationships: RESO certification, API and legacy protocol support, contract management, billing, syndication management and more. Trestle has become an indispensable service for North America’s premier real estate organizations and technology companies.”
For more information, please visit www.corelogic.com.

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