Webinar: Department of Education’s new “Gainful Employment” Rules


A well-known attorney with an education-related practice will provide insights on the Department of Education’s new “Gainful Employment” rules at an upcoming webinar. Join us to better understand the new reporting requirements, and what they may mean to your institution. You’ll also learn about how to gain insight into key data and metrics on your [Read More…]

Visit Equifax at the AACC Annual Convention


Join Equifax at the AACC 2015 Annual Convention – April 18-21 in San Antonio, TX and learn how we can help provide educational institutions with graduate outcome metrics based on objective and verified data that identifies graduate and program performance. The Gainful Employment regulation will go into effect July 1, 2015. Are your programs at [Read More…]

Compliance webinar – poll suggests more growth for auto loan securitization


The automotive lending community seems to be leaning towards a bullish view on continued growth in securitization of auto loans. That was the indication we got from attendees at a recent webinar on the changing regulatory environment for lenders and dealerships. The audience of over 150 managers, underwriters, loan officers, compliance managers and others in the automotive [Read More…]

The Challenge of Distinguishing Owner-Occupied Mortgages From Investor Mortgages


Understanding the borrower’s intention for a property is a key factor in a lender’s mortgage application decision. Because it’s often safer to approve clients buying a residence for themselves, lenders often provide better rates for owner-occupied mortgage loans. Unfortunately, some borrowers might misrepresent their application in order to receive this lower rate. Having a process [Read More…]

Luxury Home Sales Shift to Domestic Buyers


Over the past few years, luxury home sales have represented a bright spot in an otherwise weak housing market. Luxury home sales, or sales totaling at least $1 million, have increased every quarter since 2012 and significantly outpaced normal home sales. In the past, this activity mainly originated from international buyers. However, the past year [Read More…]

Visit Equifax at MBA’s Tech15


March 29  – April 1 | Hyatt Regency | Orlando, FL Equifax delivers innovative verification and risk mitigation solutions that provide the transparency you need to streamline your loan process and reduce vendor costs. Visit our booth at MBA’s National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference & Expo to learn more about how you can: Access [Read More…]

Can Government Programs Help Boost First-Time Homebuyer Sales?


When the housing bubble and economy crashed, demand for housing fell across the board, with first-time homebuyers in particular becoming reticent to buy. The federal government had tried turning this trend around by creating a number of helpful programs for these buyers. Promoting and coordinating with these various programs could be a key for lenders to [Read More…]

Demystifying compliance issues in automotive dealing & lending and the impact of the CFPB


Webinar: Demystifying compliance issues in automotive lending & dealing and the impact of the CFPB Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Time: 2:00 PM ET During the webinar, attendees will learn about key compliance concerns for automotive dealers and lenders from a former examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, including the increasing reach and influence [Read More…]