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Volume 2018 - Number 5

February 2, 2018

Mortgage Data Initiatives Viewed as Valuable To Lenders, But They Also Create Challenges

Data initiatives meant to streamline technological innovations and provide better information are actually giving mortgage lenders a hard time. A new report by Fannie Mae showed that 74 percent of lenders agree that attempts to standardize data are needed, but many run into challenges in implementation.

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This weekly covers the secondary mortgage market, including mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities.



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