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Friday, January 18, 2019
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The Digital Future of Mortgage Servicing

Mortgage servicers have had little incentive to innovate. Old-school features like static websites and paper-based notifications continue to define the typical customer experience. The result is an industry increasingly out of sync with customer expectations in a rapidly digitizing economy.

January 18, 2019

January 14, 2019
By Camillo Melchiorre
HomeownerConnect: The High-Tech & High-Touch Consumer-Direct Portal

In the midst of low non-performing loan frequency and severity rates, technology for investment in default servicing has been minimal. Yet, there are many in the servicing industry who see these "good times" as an opportunity to upgrade loss mitigation technology, especially that which focuses on borrower engagement in the loss mitigation process.

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Cam Melchiorre
IndiSoft
Technology
January 14, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
Ed Marcheselli of BAI on the ROI of Compliance Training

Ed Marcheselli is managing director of Learning & Development of BAI, Chicago, a nonprofit independent organization.

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Ed Marcheselli
BAI
Compliance
January 18, 2019
By MBA Research & Economics
MBA Chart of the Week: Recent Originations and Forecast

Our chart this week highlights MBA's current forecast for mortgage originations for 2019 through 2021.  

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MBA Chart of the Week
Mortgage Originations
Forecast
January 9, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

The Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Washington Update features MBA Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs Dan Grattan, who discusses the partial government shutdown; MBA efforts to get FEMA and the IRS to process loan applications and tax requests, respectively; and the new political climate in Washington.

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MBA Washington Update
January 14, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
People in the News

The Mortgage Bankers Association announced Eduardo "Eddy" Perez, CMB, President of Equity Prime Mortgage LLC, has been appointed chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association Political Action Committee (MORPAC) for the 2019-2020 election cycle. MBA also announced Jeffrey "Jeff" C. Taylor, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Digital Risk LLC, has been appointed chairman of the Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA) for the 2019-2020 election cycle.

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People
January 7, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

Former MBA Chairman Bill Cosgrove, CMB, President and CEO of Union Home Mortgage, Strongsville, Ohio, joins mPower Founder Marcia M. Davies to discuss how to increase advancement opportunities for women in the mortgage banking industry.

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mPower Moments
Bill Cosgrove
Advancement Opportunities
January 9, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

In this MBANow video, MBA Senior Vice President of Residential Policy and Member Engagement Pete Mills discusses the upcoming MBA Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference, taking place in San Francisco Jan. 28-31.

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MBANow
Pete Mills
MBA Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference
January 9, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

Mortgage Bankers Association Vice President of Industry Analysis Marina Walsh breaks down the MBA Weekly Applications Survey for the week ending Jan. 4.

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MBA Weekly Applications Survey
January 7, 2019
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

In this MBANow video, Sam Zaki, Senior Vice President of Appraisal Sales and Strategy with Radian, Philadelphia, discusses the changing face of the title industry.

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MBANow
Sam Zaki
Title Industry
January 14, 2019
By Mike Sorohan
How APIs are Changing the Way Fannie Mae--and its Customers--Do Business

Application Programming Interfaces, commonly known as APIs, are the Current Big Thing--although they've been around for more than 50 years. What's making APIs "hot" is in how they're being used in the mortgage industry. At Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., APIs are transforming the way it and its customers do business.

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Application Programming Interfaces
Fannie Mae
Developer Portal
January 1, 2019
By Jacqueline Coffer
Navigating the World of HOA

The property tax industry is riddled with challenges, ranging from missing exemptions and orphaned accounts to the ever-changing list of special collection districts. When performed improperly, homeowner association data collection presents another obstacle that could cost loan servicers thousands of dollars in fines or even worse, the forfeiture of a property.

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Jacqueline Coffer
American Property Guard
Homeowners Associations
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