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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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April 12, 2021

Overstated Income & Undisclosed Debt May Drive Fraud in Today’s Market

New Techniques and Technologies Needed to Address Purchase Fraud-for-Housing Risk First the good news: mortgage fraud, in all its forms, was down in ...

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March 30, 2021

First American Data & Analytics Data Now Available On Snowflake® Data ...

Availability of highly curated property information from First American Data & Analytics in Snowflake Data Marketplace makes it easier for data ...

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February 3, 2021

First American Data & Analytics Division Launches Appintelligence® Score ...

2020 created some new challenges for the mortgage industry. Among those challenges,  was an increase in both the potential for fraud risk and the ...

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May 7, 2019

How Legal Professionals Can Use Data in Cases of Real Estate Fraud

In a perfect world, everyone would be honest and above-board at all times, including during real estate transactions. Unfortunately, we do not live ...

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October 4, 2018

Biggest Mortgage Fraud Red Flags

The biggest mortgage fraud red flags relate to phony loan applications, credit documentation discrepancies, appraisal and property scams along with ...

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