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Monday, December 10, 2018
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Kevin Wall of First American Mortgage Solutions on the Technology Revolution

Kevin Wall is President of First American Mortgage Solutions, Santa Ana, Calif., a provider of data and technology offerings covering the entire residential loan spectrum, including 100 percent coverage of U.S. property ownership data, fraud and verifications, regulatory compliance, valuations, fulfillment services, quality control, title and settlement, post-closing document management, home equity and default services.

December 7, 2018

November 26, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
Call for Nominations for MBA Insights 2019 Tech All-Star Awards; Deadline Jan. 11

The Mortgage Bankers Association and MBA Insights are accepting nominations for the MBA Insights 2019 Tech All-Star Awards. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, Jan. 11.

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MBA Insights Tech All-Star Awards
December 3, 2018
By Sriniketh Chakravarthi
RPA in Banking

Given the challenges entailed by digital change, many banks are looking for quick and less expensive alternatives that can deliver short-term wins while major initiatives are underway. Robotic Process Automation can help bridge this gap as a relatively inexpensive and even temporary alternative, both for customer-facing and middle- and back-office functions.

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Sriniketh Chakravarthi
Cognizant
RPA
December 3, 2018
By Branan Cooper
Understanding How Third-Party Risk Management Affects Reputation Risk--and Why It's Important

Reputation risk is one of the factors of risk that is easy to understand but tough to quantify. The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council states, "Reputation risk occurs when negative publicity regarding an institution's business practices leads to a loss of revenue or litigation."

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Branan Cooper
Venminder
Third-Party Risk Management
December 7, 2018
By MBA Research & Economics
MBA Chart of the Week: CMBS/Bank Delinquencies

In the commercial and multifamily mortgage markets, different capital sources track delinquency rates in different ways, and for a host of good reasons. Many capital sources, including banks, calculate delinquencies up to the point where an economic loss is recorded.

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MBA Chart of the Week
CMBS Delinquencies
December 3, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

The Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Washington Update features MBA Associate Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs Erin Barry, who discusses the Senate runoff election in Mississippi; flood insurance; and pending nominations.

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MBA Washington Update
December 6, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

In this MBANow video, Lorelei Wilson, Director of Diversity & Inclusion with Veterans United Home Loans, discusses her company's Residential Diversity & Inclusion award from MBA.

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MBANow
Lorelie Wilson
Diversity & Inclusion
December 3, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
People in the News

William E. Cumberland, who served 28 years as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Mortgage Bankers Association, passed away on Nov. 29 following a long battle with cancer. He was 80.

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People
December 5, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

Mortgage Bankers Association AVP of Economic and Industry Forecasting Joel Kan breaks down the MBA Weekly Applications Survey for the week ending Nov. 30.

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MBA Weekly Applications Survey
November 29, 2018
By MBA Insights Staff
Video

In this MBANow video, MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB, discusses legislation that would make it easier for self-employed individuals to obtain mortgages with MBA Associate Vice President Rob Van Raaphorst.

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MBANow
Bob Broeksmit
Gig Economy Legislation
December 3, 2018
By John I. Vong, CMB, CMT
Home Equity Lending: The Good, the Bad and the Compliance Challenges

If the home equity lending market were a character in a western movie, it might be called "The Comeback Kid." In 2007, lenders had $2.03 trillion in home equity lines of credit and closed-end second mortgages on their books, according to analysis from Inside Mortgage Finance. But then the crisis came and that number steadily dropped during the past decade to $1.02 trillion.

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John Vong
ComplianceEase
Home Equity Lending
November 26, 2018
By Makarand Pande
The Automation Maturity Curve: Making the Leap from RPA to Cognitive Solutions

Many banks are implementing point solutions to automate key parts of processes without significantly overhauling their underlying systems. The approach is to look for quick and low-cost opportunities to achieve short-term wins while major initiatives are underway. Robotic Process Automation helps bridge that gap by providing relatively inexpensive and even temporary alternatives. However, the next wave of automation will be more strategic and permanent in nature.

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Makarand Pande
RPA
Cognizant
November 26, 2018
By Keith Varney
Relearning the Path to Clear Communication

How credit unions can tap into their high touch reputation to improve the borrower experience.

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Keith Varney
Texas Mortgage Lending Inc.
Credit Unions
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