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Energize Your Mortgage Business In 2016 with Proper Vendor Management

Posted by Susan McCullah

Dec 17, 2015 1:19:52 PM

Regulators and government agencies continue to ask for greater oversight from servicers. In the last three years, GSE’s, the CFPB and the OCC have all issued vendor management requirements placing a larger amount of scrutiny on how banks and nonbanks are managing third-party risk.

It's essential that servicing companies create and follow a strong vendor management and oversight program for any outsourced functions or third-party services purchased on the behalf of others. increased scrutiny on banks and nonbanks and how they manage their third-party risk.

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Topics: Mortgage compliance, third party vendor, BankerVMS, Third Party Vendor Management

40 TRID Facts You NEED To Know

Posted by Jennifer Hamby

Sep 10, 2015 9:23:00 AM

Thank you to ComplianceBuzz for putting together a comprehensive list of 40 TRID Facts You Need To Know. We are less than a month til the October 3rd deadline and wanted to refresh you and your team on some of these facts.  An added bonus...You can also take a sneak peek at our eBook "Steps to Reduce Third Party Risks" as part of our mortgage lending services. Enjoy!

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Topics: Mortgage loan, Mortgage compliance, mortgage news, Mortgage Lending, third party vendor, BankerVMS, Third Party Vendor Management, TRID, BDV

The High Cost of Mortgage Fraud

Posted by Jennifer Hamby

Dec 5, 2014 11:53:53 AM

Currently, Over 80,000 mortgage applications each year have what is considered “HIGH FRAUD RISK” and the cost to lenders and the financial system are estimated to be BILLIONS!! 

Mortgage fraud is defined by the Mortgage Bankers Association as “any misrepresentation to the lender from a mortgage applicant for the purpose of being approved for a mortgage that the applicant would not otherwise qualify in order to obtain property, or simply profit”. It is a crime with severe penalties yet continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in the US.

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Topics: MBA, Mortgage, lending solutions, Mortgage compliance, mortgage fraud, tax return verifications, TRV, BankerVMS

Due Diligence in Third Party Selection

Posted by Jennifer Hamby

Oct 9, 2014 4:36:00 PM

Third Party Vendor Management is a hot topic these days. 

In preparation for the August 2015 deadline, one of the first (and most effective) steps you can take to limit potential third-party risk, is to review and reduce your vendors to only the ones that adhere to the most stringent of compliance standards.

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Topics: Mortgage compliance, Compliance, Best Practices, third party vendor, BankerVMS, Third Party Vendor Management, TRID, BDV

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