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The New Universal Residential Mortgage Application

Monday, August 07, 2017

Are You Ready for the New URLA?

New Universal Residential Mortgage Application

Starting January 2018, the newly redesigned uniform residential loan application (URLA) – also known as Fannie Mae Form 1003 – will have a cleaner look with more white space and a defined separation of borrower and lender information. It has also been updated so that it is compliant with the new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). However, the new Form 1003 has been specifically designed for electronic forms.

This is great if you've already switched over, but it can also cause information capture headaches for mortgage originators. That's where we come in.

Making the Transition Easy

MetaSource Mortgage can ease the information capture pain in two ways:

  1. We'll convert all your paper mortgage applications into electronic form
  2. We'll use document scanning and capture technology to automatically extract the vital information

This will not only make data capture quicker, but it will also assure more accuracy than manual data entry.

Flagging Deficiencies

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Who's Auditing Your In-House Mortgage File QC Auditors?

Monday, December 07, 2015

Who's Auditing Your In-House Mortgage File QC Auditors?

Many mortgage originators and servicers conduct their own mortgage file QC audits. Who's auditing these auditors?

With continuously changing post-close, pre-fund, servicing, and MERS changes from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, HUD, and the CFPB, it's increasingly important to ensure your audit team is up to speed on all mortgage QC requirements and self-auditing your mortgage files properly.

Avoiding the Deutsche Bank Scenario

Deutsche Bank and their subsidiary MortgageIT settled federal fraud charges for $202 million as a result of repeated false certifications made to HUD in connection with the residential mortgage origination and sponsorship practices of MortgageIT. At the time of the lawsuit, the FHA had paid insurance claims on more than 3,100 mortgages, totaling $386 million, for mortgages endorsed by MortgageIT.

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MCA Monthly Compliance Update July 2014

Friday, July 25, 2014

Welcome to the MetaSource Mortgage Monthly Compliance Update. To help you stay compliant and up-to-date, our newsletters contain mortgage compliance tips and updates. We hope that you find the content informative and useful. As always, your feedback is appreciated.

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MCA Monthly Compliance Update May 2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Welcome to the MetaSource Mortgage Monthly Compliance Update. To help you stay compliant and up-to-date, our newsletters contain mortgage compliance tips and updates. We hope that you find the content informative and useful. As always, your feedback is appreciated.

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MCA Monthly Compliance Update – April 2014

Friday, April 18, 2014

Welcome to the MetaSource Mortgage Monthly Compliance Update. To help you stay compliant and up-to-date, our newsletters contain mortgage compliance tips and updates. We hope that you find the content informative and useful. As always, your feedback is appreciated.  text


MCA Monthly Compliance Update February 2014

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Welcome to our monthly mortgage compliance quality control (QC) update. To help you stay compliant and up-to-date, our newsletters contain mortgage compliance tips and updates. We hope that you find the content informative and useful. As always, your feedback is appreciated.  text


Mortgage Compliance QC Update: November 2013

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Welcome to the our monthly mortgage compliance QC update. To help you stay compliant and up-to-date, our newsletters contain mortgage compliance tips and updates. We hope that you find the content informative and useful. As always, your feedback is appreciated.  text


MCA Monthly Compliance Update – June 2013

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Welcome to the monthly compliance update. To help you stay compliant and up-to-date, our newsletters contain mortgage compliance tips and updates. We hope that you find the content informative and useful. As always, your feedback is appreciated.  text


MCA Monthly Compliance Update – May 2013

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Welcome to the MetaSource Mortgage Monthly Compliance Update. To help you stay compliant and up-to-date, our newsletters contain mortgage compliance tips and updates. We hope that you find the content informative and useful. As always, your feedback is appreciated.  text


MCA Monthly Compliance Update – September 2012

Friday, September 21, 2012

Welcome to our monthly mortgage compliance quality control (QC) update. To help you stay compliant and up-to-date, our newsletters contain mortgage compliance tips and updates. We hope that you find the content informative and useful. As always, your feedback is appreciated.  text


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