Black Knight Adds Webhooks to its Optimal Blue API Platform

Black Knight, a provider of data and analytic services to the real estate industry, has announced a new webhooks component for its Optimal Blue API platform that is intended to improve automation capabilities for lenders. This new functionality will provide real-time access to advanced secondary marketing capabilities.

Black Knight is expecting webhooks to streamline integration with the platform and save partners valuable time by making data more quickly accessible. Scott Happ, president, Black Knight Secondary Marketing Technologies spoke to the value of this update in the company’s announcement:

“Our expanding universe of APIs is essential to our continuous innovation. The new webhooks component of our Optimal Blue API platform is the next step, saving our clients valuable time and effort by eliminating the need to request data. Webhooks take automation one step further and deliver up-to-date, relevant details directly to the user.”

At launch, Black Knight is providing ample documentation and a self-serve dashboard. Developers can use the dashboard to configure the service based on preference and maintain specific notification URLs.