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  • Freedom Mortgage to acquire RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing

    Freedom Mortgage and RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing are planning to merge, the companies announced Friday. The deal will make RoundPoint a wholly owned subsidiary of Freedom and boost its servicing portfolio to more than $300 billion. Click the headline to read more.

Items Tagged with 'Interthinx Inc.'


  • Tech Roundup: Interthinx Tackles Conflict-of-Interest Fraud

    Agoura Hills, Calif.-based Interthinx, Inc., a provider of risk mitigation and regulatory compliance tools, announced last week the addition of 21 new conflict-of-interest alerts within its FraudGUARD scoring system that identify possible collusion between loan participants. According to an interthinx press release, the advancement in technology will help lenders identify "non-arms length" mortgage transactions, which is a serious indicator of potential mortgage fraud.
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  • Subprime, Prime Mortgage Woes Diverge During Q3

    Let's start with the good news, because there is some to be had: during the third quarter, the number of subprime foreclosure sales actually looks to have fallen relative to Q2's totals. Better yet, the HOPE NOW coalition reported Monday that it set a monthly record in September relative to the total number of loan workouts, exceeding 200,000 for the first time since the coalition began compiling data in July 2007.
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  • Tech Roundup: A Patent War for Two Compliance Giants

    (update 1: removed date of patent filings to prevent reader and our own confusion, as both companies have made competing claims) Dueling patents: Both Mavent Inc. and LogicEase Solutions Inc., two competing origination compliance vendors, said last week they had been awarded patents for various aspects of their businesses.
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  • Tech Roundup: Risk Management Grows Up, Top 50 List Out

    Connected risk management: Visionet Systems said last week that it had updated its mortgage enterprise risk management offering, known as MERM -- what caught our eye wasn't the technology per se, but the nod towards understanding true enterprise risk in any mortgage banking operation.
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  • InterThinx Launches Occupancy, Ownership Fraud Alerts

    Interthinx, Inc., a provider of risk mitigation, mortgage fraud prevention, and regulatory compliance tools for the mortgage industry, said Wednesday that it had rolled out a new risk tool for originators focused on identifying occupancy fraud and ownership misrepresentation by would-be borrowers. Aavailable through the company's FraudGUARD platform, the new module can detect undisclosed properties that can skew debt-to-income ratios, and discover investors who falsely claim owner occupancy status in loan applications.
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