Webinar – eSignatures and compliance – bullish on eSignature adoption

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A group of over 200 webinar attendees showed themselves bullish about eSignatures at a webinar discussing electronic signature legal issues. The webinar addressed the legal background for eSignatures and electronic records in general for mortgage lending. Margo Tank, counsel for Electronic Signature and Records Association (ESRA) as well as a leading eCommerce lawyer and partner at [Read More…]

RESPA Regulations Under Review: Are Changes Coming?

Lenders should pay close attention to the CFPB website for further updates to TILA-RESPA.

The TILA-RESPA regulations will begin in 2015 and will revamp how mortgage lenders disclose information. Read on to learn how this law is changing.

Webinar: Leveraging eSignatures for Better Compliance in Mortgage Lending

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Webinar:  Leveraging eSignatures for Better Compliance in Mortgage Lending Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Time: 1:00 PM ET Hear the legal counsel to the Electronic Signature and Records Association (ESRA) discuss both best practices for incorporating electronic records throughout the life of a mortgage loan, as well as the power of electronic signatures as a [Read More…]

Latest HMDA Data Suggests 3 New Trends in the Mortgage Industry

Recently released 2013 HMDA data suggests 3 new trends in the market.

The latest HMDA data is out. Read on to find on what important trends are appearing in the mortgage industry.

Dodd-Frank Act Requirements Force Mortgage Lenders to Get Creative

The Dodd-Frank Act makes non-qualifed borrowers more of a legal risk.

The Dodd-Frank Act is making it harder to lend to non-qualified borrowers. Read on to find out how you can still safely lend to this market.

Selling Mortgage Loans? Time to Brush Up on the New Laws

The Dodd-Frank Act continues to grow. Among its provisions and amendments are new compliance requirements for mortgage lenders.

Under the Dodd-Frank Act, mortgage loans now require stricter qualifications from lenders prior to approval to meet compliance standards.

2014 Housing Market Trends Leave Lenders with Mixed Signals

The future of the housing market looks a bit uncertain

As we approach the end of 2014, a few housing market trends are appearing. Read on to find out what’s going on and how to prepare yourself.

Claim Your Share of the Mortgage Refinancing Mini-Boom

Don't miss out on the mortgage refinancing mini-boom.

The faltering economy has created a new homeowner mortgage refinancing opportunities. Find out how to make the most of this mini-boom.

Mortgage News Network Interview with Equifax Expert Rosie Biundo

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Mortgage News Network’s Phil Hall sat with Rosie Biundo, Senior Director, Equifax Mortgage Services, at the recent MBA Annual Convention & Expo to discuss the latest issues in the mortgage industry such as HELOC resets and upcoming regulatory changes.  Click the video below to view excerpts from the interview.

How Hazard Insurance Verification Helps Improve the Lending Process

Verifying hazard insurance is much more effective through VOHI.

A new verification system, called VOHI, is making it easier and more cost effective for mortgage lenders to verify hazard insurance.