a la mode named to HW TECH100 list

Naples, FL — a la mode announced today they were named to HousingWire magazine’s HW TECH100™, which lists the housing economy’s most innovative technology companies. 
 
a la mode’s desktop, SaaS, and mobile software tools are best-in-class solutions for the real estate and mortgage lending industries, used by hundreds of thousands of appraisers, salespeople, inspectors, and lending professionals to power more than 50% of all residential real estate transactions in the US each year.
 
“With more than 400 firms under consideration this year, selecting 100 was incredibly difficult – and making the cut should be considered a distinct honor,” said Jacob Gaffney, executive editor of HousingWire magazine.  “What really stands out to me is this: for the firms included in the 2014 HW TECH100™, the average reported customer growth rate year-over-year was a whopping 359 percent.  This tells me that innovation is really taking off when it comes to the future of the housing economy.” 
 
“We’re proud to be recognized by HousingWire for technology innovations that span the entire housing industry,” said Jay Shafer, CEO of a la mode.  “For over 28 years, we’ve developed innovative technology for multiple sectors of the housing economy, and our solutions now power over half the nation’s residential real estate transactions.  As market and compliance challenges continue, we know our customers—appraisers, agents, brokers, mortgage brokers, lenders, AMCs, inspectors, and more—rely upon innovation and we’ll continue to deliver solutions that streamline operations, maximize profits, ensure compliance, and reduce risk.”
 
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About a la mode
Celebrating 28 years as a mission-critical workflow technology leader in the real estate and mortgage industries, a la mode’s products are used by hundreds of thousands of appraisers, salespeople, inspectors, and lending professionals to power more than 50% of all residential real estate transactions in the US each year.  a la mode's flagship product for the lending industry is its Mercury Network, the nation's premiere valuation Vendor Management Platform with over 20,000 transactions a day. In the appraisal sector, its TOTAL desktop software line is dominant, used by more appraisers than all other brands combined.  And in the agent market, a la mode’s Broker Reciprocity and Analytics products enjoy top-tier direct access to MLS listings and sales data via integration contracts with local boards serving more than 500,000 licensed salespeople nationwide.
 
a la mode is headquartered in Naples, FL, with additional offices and approximately 200 employees located in Oklahoma City, Salt Lake City, and Washington, DC.  For more information about the company, visit www.alamode.com.
 
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About the HW TECH100™
The HW TECH100™ looks to find the housing economy’s 100 most innovative technology companies.  The annual program is the first to look at the entire housing economy, spanning residential real estate to residential mortgage lending, servicing and investments.  Collectively, the housing economy represents roughly 1/3rd of the U.S. economy, and more than 600 technology firms and dot-coms offer solutions that serve this market.  Learn more at http://tech100.housingwire.com
 
Press inquiries, contact:
Molly Dowdy, EVP, Marketing
Mortgage Solutions Division
a la mode, inc.
(405) 359-6587 x 339