Items Tagged with 'Big Data'


  • Mortgage Services Guide: Data and analytics

    HW lists servicers that provide mortgage companies solutions to utilize data
    HousingWire’s Mortgage Services Guide is a one-stop shop for finding the service provider your business is looking for. This monthly blog will highlight different services, service providers and insights your business needs to stay compliant and efficient. Visit HW’s Mortgage Services Guide to start your search.
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    Freddie Mac

    Freddie Mac leverages big data to improve the mortgage lending experience

    Automated Collateral Evaluation helps lenders decide if a property needs an appraisal
    “Big data” is a hot topic these days, especially in the financial industry. We know plenty about big data. At Freddie Mac, we have 40+ years of historical data—drawn from millions of mortgage records. But big data alone doesn’t deliver innovation. It’s what you do with it that matters.
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  • From HW Magazine

    How mortgage companies are capitalizing on their greatest asset: big data

    APIs have changed the game
    The evolution from a paper-based process to this era of big data is astounding. Consider that according to IBM, 90% of the world’s data has been created in the last two years. The Internet of Things — your thermostat, refrigerator, even your kid’s Barbie doll — is increasing that data exponentially. For mortgage companies, that data represents a treasure trove more valuable than the gold bars stacked in the vault at the New York Federal Reserve Bank, but only if they can figure out how to harness it for their specific business. Fortunately, scores of fintech companies are ready to help.
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  • SXSW: Leveraging big data to reach the credit invisible for purchase mortgages

    Amherst InsightLabs panel on the impact of a fully quantified housing ecosystem
    Last year, investment in real estate tech startups totaled more than $6 billion, which isn’t surprising given the implications of big data on the housing economy. Everything from evaluating risk management to analyzing the next trend in housing depends on gathering “clean” information on mortgage borrowers and home sellers. But one group remains largely absent from this data collection, and this is the group that most intrigued a panel of big data experts assembled by Amherst InsightLabs at SXSW on Sunday.
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  • CFPB collecting data on 600 million credit accounts despite privacy, security risks

    GAO report: Weaknesses in CFPB ability to assess data collection
    A Government Accountability Office comprehensive study released by the ranking member of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee confirms that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is collecting financial data on up to 600 million consumer credit card accounts, without sufficient security and privacy protections to ensure there is no risk of improper collection, use, or release of consumer financial data.
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