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Time to worry? Time to close a loan ticking back up

Or is this the new normal?
In the months immediately after the implementation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule, the time to close a mortgage loan rose as the industry worked through the new and complex process surrounding the dissemination of loan information to borrowers. Since then, closing times fell, but now they're on the way back up, which begs the question: Is this the start of a trend? Or is this just the new normal?
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Ellie Mae launches new version of Encompass

Encompass 16.2 features Freddie Mac's Loan Product Advisor
Ellie Mae's new version of Encompass includes DataVerify’s DRIVE services, including fraud detection and 4506-T for income verification, and FraudGuard, First American Mortgage Solutions’ decision-support tool designed to quickly and accurately identify risk in mortgage transactions.
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MBA: Mortgage credit still getting tighter

Low-down mortgages not boosting closings
The mortgage credit box tightened for the third month in a row, except this time, contrary to previous months, all four indices tightened. This is despite efforts to promote 3% down programs to loosen mortgage credit. Freddie Mac's vice president of affordable lending and access to credit explains what the hold-up is, and why conditions continue to tighten.
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