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Leaning on Technology to Go beyond the CFPB Minimum

Leaning on Technology to Go beyond the CFPB Minimum

Commentary is an ongoing series on theMReport.com that focuses on opinions, ideas, and insights from experts across mortgage banking. In this piece, Aaron King, founder and CEO of Snapdocs examines how technological advances can help alleviate some of the added pressures from the CFPB's TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule.

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The Low Down on the CFPB’s Marketing Service Agreements Bulletin: The Agency Gave the Industry What it Wanted…No Surprises Here

The Low Down on the CFPB’s Marketing Service Agreements Bulletin: The Agency Gave the Industry What it Wanted…No Surprises Here

Commentary is an ongoing series on theMReport.com that focuses on opinions, ideas, and insights from experts across mortgage banking. In this blog post, Kerri Panchuk, executive director, Membership Groups at The Five Star Institute discusses how all firms in the mortgage finance space–from lenders, servicers, title companies and appraisers–are officially ‘on notice’, with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issuing a bulletin Thursday, providing guidance on what constitutes a mortgage kickback or referral fee when setting up marketing services agreements.

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Moving Out of the Comfort Zone to Build a New Bottom Line

Moving Out of the Comfort Zone to Build a New Bottom Line

Commentary is an ongoing series on theMReport.com that focuses on opinions, ideas, and insights from experts across mortgage banking. This piece features John Vella, chief revenue officer of Altisource Portfolio Solutions, discussing how the residential property market is recovering–but at the same time, it’s experiencing a shrinking pool of the refinancing and distressed opportunities.

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The First TRID Transaction: Five Questions Lenders Should Ask Settlement Providers

The First TRID Transaction: Five Questions Lenders Should Ask Settlement Providers

Commentary is an ongoing series on theMReport.com that focuses on opinions, ideas, and insights from experts across mortgage banking. It’s finally here. After nearly two full years of intense discussion and preparation, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Mortgage Disclosures rule has taken the mortgage industry by storm. Nancy Tarr, VP of national escrow operations at First American Title Insurance Corp., provides a checklist of questions that lenders should ask settlement providers while navigating this new process.

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TRID: A Step Into the Unknown

TRID: A Step Into the Unknown

Amid all the consternation about the looming TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule effective date of October 3, one analyst believes that the biggest unknown about TRID is just that—unknown.

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Marketing Compliance for Today’s Lenders

Marketing Compliance for Today’s Lenders

Commentary is an ongoing series on theMReport.com that focuses on opinions, ideas, and insights from experts across mortgage banking. Lenders in today's market often face compliance challenges that bring the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to their door with a huge fine. Mary Beth Doyle, founder of LoyaltyExpress examines these compliance issues and advises lenders on an effective way to avoid regulatory repercussions.

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Countdown to TRID–The Final Implementation Checklist

Countdown to TRID–The Final Implementation Checklist

Commentary is an ongoing series on theMReport.com that focuses on opinions, ideas, and insights from experts across mortgage banking. This advisory piece features Tim Anderson, director of eServices for DocMagic, Inc., providing a final checklist to ensure mortgage lenders and servicers are fully prepared for TRID and avoid costly fines.

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TRID: One Month Away, Are You Prepared?

TRID: One Month Away, Are You Prepared?

Commentary is an ongoing series on theMReport.com that focuses on opinions, ideas, and insights from experts across mortgage banking. It’s official! The TRID rule goes into effect one month from today. Are you prepared? John Vong of ComplianceEase and Jonathan Kunkle of GuardianDocs weigh-in on the upcoming TRID implementation date and what companies can do to ensure their technology is ready.

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Safeguarding Your Information in the Mortgage Industry

Safeguarding Your Information in the Mortgage Industry

Commentary is an ongoing series on theMReport.com that focuses on opinions, ideas, and insights from experts across mortgage banking. This advisory piece features Sanjeev Dahiwadkar, president and CEO of IndiSoft, LLC, discussing how mortgage lenders and servicers should not solely rely on technology in the mortgage industry to safeguard against potential fraudulent activity.

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