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Servicer Worries Compounded by Prospect of Having to Scrutinize Portfolio of ARMs for LIBOR Terms

Monday, July 01, 2019

Servicer Worries Compounded by Prospect of Having to Scrutinize Portfolio of ARMs for Terms

Uncertainty over what will replace the long-used London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) as an index for adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs) if it is phased out in 2021 as expected has mortgage servicers with large portfolios of adjustable rate loans scrambling to establish next steps.

The head of pricing and execution for Freddie Mac described industry concerns as “almost Y2K-ish” according to a National Mortgage News account of a recent panel discussion at the Mortgage Bankers Association National Secondary Market Conference.

In April, the publication described “an alarming lack of progress” in preparations for conversion in the two years since it became known that LIBOR was on its way out as a global reference lending rate.

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Join MetaSource in the Future at Digital Mortgage 2018

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Join MetaSource in the Future at Digital Mortgage 2018

The journey to Digital Transformation in the mortgage industry can seem like an uphill climb at times – uphill across a mountain of documents and data. And yet, technology continues to rise to the occasion, transforming mountains into rapidly moving streams of information quickly ingested and easily retrieved.

In the process, we're saving more than time: quality control is also improving, as error-prone manual processes give way to systems that can weed out duplicate documents and identify inconsistent or missing data.

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Servicing Management Features Cover Story from MetaSource Mortgage

Friday, July 14, 2017

Servicing Management Features Cover Story from MetaSource Mortgage

The June issue of Servicing Management features the article Best Practices for Mortgage Boarding, Workflow Automation and Document Management written by Ruth Lee, our Sr. Director of Mortgage Services. Below is an excerpt of the article. Let us know if we can help you with any of the topics discussed.

Article Excerpt

A best practice is a process generally accepted as achieving superior results to alternatives. The key to that sentence is "results," which are subjective depending on your goals. Because the scope of the data and documents relied upon by servicers has blossomed in the last decade into a manually improbable challenge and the margin for error is thin, those goals today are primarily focused on proving compliance. However, business is business, and best practices have to meet the practicality test when weighed against many factors, to include sustainability and cost-effectiveness.

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