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  • Safeguard launches photo app at MBA Servicing

    Field servicers get video backup
    The new application will introduce panoramic photos, video and audio to the field services industry, according to an advance statement released to HousingWire. The Photo Direct options should provide servicers with fuller property-condition views to better assess property damage and validate bids for repair work.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Developing internal talent for the next generation of mortgage servicing leaders

    Identifying strong candidates and providing specialized training is key
    Training and organizational development are vital to the success of any industry-leading organization. Keeping an eye on the talent in-house is critical to developing a strong organization and building a skilled leadership team. This includes providing customized training, developing industry-based educational programs, leadership development and identifying emerging leaders within your organization.
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  • From HW Magazine

    How hackers are targeting title and settlement companies

    Wire transfers in the crosshairs
    Olympic Peninsula has been the target of wire fraud three times in the last six months. In the first instance, a hacker infiltrated one of the seller’s accounts on a $350,000 sale, but it was derailed when staff noticed the sender’s email address contained .com.za.
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  • Safeguard Properties names Pat Hoffman assistant vice president

    Will help oversee company operations
    Safeguard Properties, a provider of mortgage field services, announced the addition of Pat Hoffman to the newly created position of assistant vice president of operations. In this position, Hoffman will assist the chief operating officer in identifying and executing on a number of strategic operational initiatives.
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  • From HW Magazine

    What’s next in field services?

    Technology and ramped-up maintenance services top the list
    Regulation and compliance — these words have been at the forefront of the mortgage industry in the past year or so. As we prepare to enter 2015, focusing on compliance and new and constantly changing regulations will remain the industry’s focus.
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  • Safeguard fires back at discrimination complaint

    National Fair Housing Alliance goes after property preservationist
    Safeguard fired back against the National Fair Housing Alliance after being accused of providing higher levels of preservation services in predominantly white neighborhoods than properties in largely African American and Latino neighborhoods.
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  • Safeguard attempts to overcome Illinois legal controversy

    Fights AG's claim of wrongful eviction practices
    Accused of wrongfully evicting homeowners, Safeguard Properties fights back in court. The firm defends its business practices and accuses the state of Illinois of making firms jump through hoops in keeping vacant properties up-to-date—only to end up on the hook for alleged transgressions during the process.
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