Items Tagged with 'MBA Tech'


  • MBA Tech: New privacy laws pose looming threat to lenders

    GDPR and CCPA are just the beginning of international and state regulation
    For mortgage companies struggling with compressed margins, complying with consumer protection laws is a constant high-wire act. In this precarious environment, privacy laws like GDPR and CCPA represent a looming threat that could knock small and regional lenders right off the tightrope. Four experts tackled the subject of emerging privacy laws at the Mortgage Bankers Association Tech Conference and the consensus — from the stage and from the room — was that there are no easy answers.
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  • MBA Tech: Is it better to build your own technology or buy it?

    Panel explores pros and cons of developing tech solutions
    When it comes to utilizing technology in your business, is it better to build your own solution or to buy one that is already developed and ready to use? Well, that depends what you’re looking for, according to experts at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2019 Technology Solutions Conference.
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  • Disruptive mortgage automation technology from SoftWorks AI increases lender profitability

    Trapeze solution delivers true touchless automation
    "Our in-production mortgage automation solution has increased underwriter productivity for our clients by over 100%," said SoftWorks AI Founder and CEO Ari Gross. "This relates to SoftWorks' native ability to parse and use OCR for complex documents. By combining AI and computer vision technologies together, SoftWorks can effectively auto-validate the mortgage classification and data extraction process, streamlining the loan approval process."
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  • It’s a whole new ballgame: Takeaways from MBA Tech

    We're still in early innings
    [Op-ed] In this commentary, Michael Kolbrener, the chief technology officer for PromonTech, writes about the recent MBA Tech conference. "It was fitting that the Mortgage Bankers Association chose Detroit, the launch pad of Rocket Mortgage, as the site for this year’s Technology Solutions Conference & Expo. The “liftoff” of that disruptive, imagination-capturing product has been the catalyst for a new appreciation of what technology can do for lenders and borrowers," he writes.
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  • HousingWire's weekly news podcast #3

    We talk Zillow, Bank of America, and tech
    Episode #3 of HousingWire's weekly news podcast features Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney chats with HW reporter Kelsey Ramirez about Bank of America's earnings, Zillow's move into home buying and home selling. Plus, Managing Editor Sarah Wheeler reports live from MBA Tech.
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