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à la mode

1. Served with ice cream. My favorite dessert is apple pie à la mode.
2. Very fashionable. Big shoulder pads were à la mode in the 1980s, but most people now would not dare to wear them.
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The software solutions provided by a la mode facilitate the aggregation of data, imagery and photographs in a GSE compliant format for the completion of US residential appraisals.
Founded in 1985, a la mode develops desktop, mobile, and Web tools for the real estate and mortgage industries.
"We're proud to have been selected by Axios Valuation Solutions for this critical component of their strategic appraisal management plans," said Adam Calvery, a la mode's president of mortgage solutions.
Focused on connecting every segment of the industry, the Mercury Network consists of true desktop software components and lender-centric server software tied together by a la mode's net.X(tm) backbone.
It will enable appraisers to import appraisal order details, complete assignments and deliver complete, error-free electronic appraisal reports faster and more efficiently, according to a la mode.
According to a March 2004 a la mode survey of more than 1,250 appraisers, Mortgage XSites can significantly streamline the appraisal process.
The Mercury Network delivered more than 8.8 million electronic appraisals to lenders and appraisal management companies in the past 12 months, making it, according to a la mode, the undisputed leader in paperless real estate transactions.
a la mode's Mercury Network serves more than half of U.S.
a la mode, inc., the nation's largest provider of real estate appraisal software and related technology services and the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (NAIFA) announced their partnership to provide technology education to real estate appraisers.
"Year after year, surveys from thousands of appraisers who have attended our courses estimate close to an hour of time savings per day using what they learned in our courses." says Matt Krodel, director of training and documentation at a la mode, inc.
Market Intelligence, Inc., a division of Fidelity National Information Solutions (FNIS), announced plans to begin testing new software which will connect it to a la mode's Mercury Network.