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From HW Magazine

The awful truth about TRID

Even with a grace period, the remedy is worse than the disease
The CFPB left the grace period open-ended and most in the industry interpreted that to mean that it will last throughout the rest of 2015, at least. Unfortunately, as welcome as that grace period is, TRID remains a costly and complicated fix that has enormous implications for the whole industry.
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From HW Magazine

Veros: Connecting to the FHA

Providing a seamless connection to government appraisal portals
At the turn of the market, while other valuation technology companies were struggling to keep the doors open, Veros had diversified its focus to include the development of valuation management software services, as well as two landmark industry innovations.
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From HW Magazine

The Long Game

How to succeed in the mortgage business for 50 years or more
What does it take to innovate and adapt to the boom and bust cycles of our economy over many decades? How have some companies managed to excel for so long? We decided to explore the secret to longevity by interviewing executives at Forsythe Appraisals, MGIC, United Guaranty and TD Service, which have all been in business for 50 years or more.
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DocMagic rolls out TRID enhancements

Testing phase complete, now ready for deadline
The Aug. 1 deadline set by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been challenging for many in the industry. A recent survey by the Capsilon Corp. found that 41% of mortgage lenders are not ready to comply with the new rules by the deadline, and only 12% of those surveyed said their companies were "very prepared" for the new regulation.
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From HW Magazine

TILA-RESPA: Tick, tick, boom

As the clock counts down to TILA-RESPA implementation, title, closing and settlement services step into the line of fire
“We fear many lenders and title agents have been preconditioned by history to believe these changes are simply form changes, will be reversed, or the date will be moved — let alone implement an actual solution,” said Mark McElroy, president and CEO of Pavaso.
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Hot Seat: Darius Bozorgi

President and CEO of Veros discusses the latest in automation
The recently announced FHA premium reductions would lead one to reasonably anticipate an increase in volume. EAD will give FHA 100% diligence on all submitted appraisals, which allows FHA to engage in these types of policies, knowing it has the systems and tools in place to identify and manage risk.
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