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November 9, 2017 - IMFnews

Digital Use Up, Customer Satisfaction Down. How Can That Be?

Among the key findings: digital use is surging, but not digital satisfaction...

November 8, 2017 - IMFnews

New HMDA Data Privacy Concerns Emerge in Wake of Data Breaches

Heightened concerns have emerged about the effectiveness of the CFPB’s information security systems…

October 27, 2017 - IMFnews

CFPB Will Rely on Tech Tools for Regulatory Oversight

The CFPB plans to develop and maintain technology solutions for coordinating supervisory information...

October 25, 2017 - IMFnews

CoreLogic Lands HUD Contract for FHA Work

CoreLogic also will provide fair-market list prices to HUD…

October 19, 2017 - IMFnews

Short Takes: Princeton Mortgage Enters Wholesale Arena / Ocwen Settles with Lone Star State / Stipulations Regarding REALServicing / The Original Trademark / Angel Oak Hires Fund Manager

Ocwen settled with Texas regulators as well...

October 19, 2017 - IMFnews

Freddie Mac Pushes Back Against Criticism on Its Use of Equifax

However, officials at Freddie said the claims regarding the GSE and Equifax lacked context.

October 17, 2017 - IMFnews

Short Takes: More Trouble for SoFi & Fintech? / So, Maybe CFPB’s Cordray Won’t Run / Goldman Agrees to Buy Fix-and-Flip Lender / Housing Assistance Council Hires former HUD, USDA Official to Lead the Organization

With fall-out spreading from the turmoil at Social Finance, investors might be thinking twice about so-called “fintech” firms...

October 17, 2017 - IMFnews

Promontory MortgagePath Expands Private-Label Origination Platform

PMP was founded by former Comptroller of the Currency Eugene Ludwig and mortgage industry veteran Bruce Witherell…

October 11, 2017 - IMFnews

GSEs Unaffected by Deloitte’s Computer Break-In

A Freddie spokesman noted: “We take cyber-security seriously as it relates to every aspect of our business.”

October 10, 2017 - IMFnews

Short Takes: CIT Will Take Hefty Hit on Sale of Financial Freedom / OneWest’s Roots / Fannie and Freddie Affected by Deloitte Hack? / ALTA Unveils Registry / A New Hire for Platinum

CIT Group will take a charge of up to $50 million on the sale of Financial Freedom...

October 10, 2017 - IMFnews

The Equifax Data Breach – What it Might Mean for the Mortgage Industry. Warehouse Implications?

Overall, hackers stole financial information on roughly 140 million American consumers…

October 10, 2017 - IMFnews

Lenders Not Pleased with LOS Systems, ‘LeadGen’ in Particular Gets Low Marks

Lenders are none-too-thrilled with LOS compliance functions as well…

October 9, 2017 - IMFnews

Short Takes: Treasury Working on GSE Ideas? / Will Trump Get Involved Directly? / Sauri Launches FinKube / Too Much Overhead, Maybe / A New Hire for Endeavor

With Trump being a real estate developer – though that part of his career is on hold right now – it will be interesting to see if he takes a hands-on approach to reforming the GSEs...


With originations expected to drop in 2018, will your shop turn to non-QM/non-prime mortgage products as a way to bolster volumes?

Yes, definitely. We’re planning a launch.
No. It’s still difficult compliance/regulatory-wise.
Maybe. It’s under consideration.
Not now. But things could change as 2018 progresses.

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