Items Tagged with 'lender'


  • Your top 10 HMDA questions answered: Part 4

    What will the regulators expect now and going forward?
    The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act deadline looms closer, but many questions still remain unanswered. In part four of this 10-part series, experts break down what regulators will really expect from lenders now and going forward.
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  • Fannie Mae: An update on Day 1 Certainty one year later

    What we’ve learned and where we’re going
    [Expert Commentary] Over the last year, more than 1,000 lenders signed up for one or more of Fannie Mae’s Day 1 Certainty services. Now, based on another year of listening and learning, Fannie Mae is building on the foundation laid last year with its new product offerings.
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  • Who owns the data relating to an appraisal?

    The appraiser, the AMC or the homeowner?
    [Commentary] Being part of a webinar panel for HousingWire recently the discussion revolved around AMCs, fees and eventually technology. Some cogent questions were raised about who owns the data relating to an appraisal as well as how technology will change the industry. In my personal opinion and this is varied, the data belongs to the client.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Proctor Financial creates tailored solutions for hazard tracking and LPI

    Simplifies the vendor management process
    Proctor has developed a proprietary client portal, Intelligent Insurance Manager, to simplify the vendor management process. This portal goes beyond just tracking residential and commercial loans, allowing clients to access recorded borrower phone calls and management trend reports.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Freddie Mac's Loan Advisor Suite gives lenders greater certainty and efficiency

    Lending tools automate data management
    Loan Advisor Suite empowers lenders to automate data management and receive alerts when a loan has a higher risk, allowing them to act quickly to resolve issues. Designed as a portal with a single sign-on capability to access Freddie Mac’s collection of tools, each web-based application works with a range of browsers, providing easily accessible lending tools for every step of the loan process.
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  • Airbnb causes confusion in refi market

    Lenders unsure how to classify Airbnb homes
    Airbnb is in the news again, this time causing confusion in the refinance market. As Airbnb blends traditional homes with commercial investment, it can cross many lines, and be difficult for lenders to define.
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  • The silver lining to low mortgage rates for banks

    2 areas they can still make profits
    As borrowers continue to widely benefit from low interest rates, the same can't be said for banks, with lenders searching for ways to earn money. The good news is there are two different ways banks can still make a profit in today’s tighter market.
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  • Why mortgage lenders don't yet grasp Millennials

    The truth is out there and you're getting closer
    Millennials represent a huge population of untapped potential when it comes to homebuyers. As Millennials get older and start thinking about buying a home, lenders struggle to connect with this generation. This is the perfect example.
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