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How to Streamline Mortgage Origination with Automation: A Whitepaper

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Streamline Mortgage Automation

Point of Sale (POS) mortgage origination platforms have become the new standard for the modern mortgage borrower, who expects the process of applying for a mortgage to be as easy and accessible as any of the latest smartphone apps. And why shouldn’t it?

But when it comes to streamlining the mortgage origination process, these platforms can be a bit of a dead end on the lender’s side, requiring all of the data and documents that the consumer uploaded so conveniently to be re-entered and validated.


Lien Release Whitepaper: 5 Best Practices for Reducing Rejections

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Lien Release Whitepaper: 5 Best Practices for Reducing Rejections

When you think about the lien releases you process, we have five questions:

  • How many lien releases did your company process last year?
  • How many of them were rejected?
  • How much did each rejection cost you?
  • How much time does it take you to process lien releases?
  • What is the average hourly wage for each person processing them?

Are you starting to get a feel for what lien releases and rejections are costing you?


New Whitepaper: Mortgage Servicing Workflow Best Practices

Friday, July 22, 2016

New Whitepaper: Post-Close Mortgage QC Best Practices

In a recent National Mortgage News survey, the three pain points most often identified by servicing executives as highly challenging include the following:

  1. Moving mortgage data from loan origination to servicing systems (21%)
  2. Archiving and auditing for compliance and customer contact (20%)
  3. On-boarding new loans or acquired portfolios (17%)

Whitepaper Highlights

Our whitepaper, Mortgage Servicing, Boarding, Workflow & Document Management Best Practices, discusses a series of best practices that resolve the three issues above. They include:

  • Mortgage boarding automation, including automated document classification, OCR, the business case for automation, and the processes required
  • Smart mortgage document management, covering instant searchability, workflow automation, automated retention scheduling, auditor self-service, the cloud, and using the system to automation back-office process like AP and HR
  • Mortgage quality control (QC), including pre-purchase reviews and servicing QC audits

New Whitepaper: Mortgage Compliance Education Best Practices

Thursday, June 23, 2016

New Whitepaper: Post-Close Mortgage QC Best Practices

Both the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) require that you train your employees on mortgage compliance issues and that you document this training. This training should cover fraud prevention, fair lending, suspicious activities reports (SARs), anti-money laundering, and more.

Mortgage compliance is more complicated and challenging than ever. In the past, training your licensed and unlicensed employees – and keeping them up to date – has been time consuming and frustrating but it doesn't have to be.

This whitepaper covers a best practice approach for mortgage originators needing to be in full compliance the education and documentation requirements from all federal, state and agency requirements – as easily and cost-effectively as possible. And reading our whitepaper is better than having to read the CFPB's 924-page Supervision and Examination Manual!


New Whitepaper: Pre-Fund Mortgage QC Best Practices

Monday, March 07, 2016

New Whitepaper: Post-Close Mortgage QC Best Practices

By now, everyone in the mortgage industry knows about the 10% random, post-close quality control (QC) audit requirements of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the FHA/HUD. See our whitepaper here to learn about post-close audit QC best practices.

However, many mortgage lenders are not familiar with pre-funding QC, which increases the chances of non-compliance penalties being levied upon your organization.

This whitepaper answers the following questions:


New Whitepaper: Post-Close Mortgage QC Best Practices

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

New Whitepaper: Post-Close Mortgage QC Best Practices

Randomly auditing 10% of your mortgages on a post-close basis is required by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the FHA/HUD. If this is news to you, you need to contact us immediately...

What is news to many lenders is how implementing document-related best practices reduce post-close quality control (QC) findings, minimize non-compliance fines, slash operating costs, and can even lead to a competitive advantage in mortgage origination.

This whitepaper answers the following questions:


Mortgage Servicers: Are You Ready for TRID?

Tuesday, December 01, 2015


Now that Thanksgiving is over, few things strike fear into the hearts of the mortgage industry more than the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rules that went into effect on October 3, 2015.

While the grace period for enforcement may extend into the new year—many expect March 2016, which is six months following the October 2015 deadline—mortgage servicers have been trying to address TRID since it was first announced a year ago.


New Whitepaper: Introducing the New FHA Handbook (4000.1)

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Which New FHA Rules Have the Greatest Impact on Mortgage Lenders

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Update: The new handbook was initially announced to go into effect on June 15, 2015. Perhaps because everyone in the mortgage industry is focused on the upcoming TRID changes, FHA announced that it has extended the effective date for the policies contained in the new handbook to September 14, 2015.


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