Posts about Mortgage Fraud

November 16, 2023

New Tools Are Helping Lenders and Servicers Catch Hard-to-Detect ...

In this three-part blog series, we’re looking at ways lenders can reduce risk and improve loan quality. Part 1 focused on identifying military ...

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August 23, 2023

Applying Automation to Reduce the Risk and Cost of Home Equity Lending

Home equity lending is expected to be one of—if not the—fastest growing loan categories for the foreseeable future. While second mortgage liens are ...

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August 15, 2023

In The Debate Over GSE Buybacks, One Thing is Certain: They Are Getting More ...

Government Sponsored Enterprise (GSE) buybacks have become a hot topic of debate within the mortgage industry. On one side mortgage companies and ...

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August 2, 2023

Minding – and Mining – the Details Can Reduce Loan Risk

Sir Isaac Newton is famously quoted for saying: for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. He wasn’t talking about the mortgage ...

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May 4, 2023

What We’re Watching: Your Monthly Mortgage Industry Update – April 2023

In this update: learn about the future of interest rate hikes; the introduction of the 40-year loan modification; changes to the enhanced payment ...

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Ice Experience: Making the Most of 2023

March 21, 2023

Focus at ICE Experience: Make the Most of 2023 and Do More With Less

First American Data & Analytics and Docutech attended ICE Experience 2023 this year. The mood was upbeat and attendees seemed focused on getting ...

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September 21, 2022

Accelerating Home Equity Marketing: Let the Data Do the Decisioning

As home equity lending gains momentum among both traditional and non-bank lenders, so too does the competition to gain market share. In Part I of ...

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August 30, 2022

Reduce Risk & Decrease Cost for More Efficient and Profitable HELOC ...

Are HELOCs the new cash-out refis? Given the steep rise in interest rates and the sharp decline in refinance volume, HELOCs and other home equity ...

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July 13, 2022

Goodbye Refi…Hello Home Equity

It’s surprising how quickly times can change. In 2021, the mortgage industry set a new record for refinance volume: $2.3 trillion. But six months and ...

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July 7, 2022

The Conditions are Ripe for Fraud to Return, But is the Industry Ready to Catch ...

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santa

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May 24, 2022

Higher Prices, Climbing Rates & LLPAs Increase Risk of Occupancy Fraud

Buying and financing a 2nd home or an investment property is getting more expensive, and historically when this has occurred it has increased the ...

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December 1, 2021

Jennifer Menard Named One of HousingWire Tech Trendsetter 2021 Winners

We are thrilled to share that Senior Director of Product Management, Mortgage Analytics, Jennifer Menard, has been chosen as a winner of this year’s ...

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October 11, 2021

Fraud is Changing and so are Fraud Detection Tools

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August 25, 2021

Progress In Lending - What's New In Mortgage Fraud with Paul W. Harris

Recently, Paul W. Harris, General Manager, Mortgage Analytics, appeared on PROGRESS in Lending’s Lending Buzz podcast to discuss some of the nuances ...

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May 20, 2021

Unintended Consequences: New GSE Guidelines on Second & Rental Loans

A Possible Resurgence of Occupancy Fraud Second homes and investment properties are about to become harder to finance. When this happens, an increase ...

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