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Questions are the Answer for Millennials in Auto Finance

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The next generation of car buyers is walking through showroom doors with mounds of student debt and thin credit files, making creditworthiness particularly challenging to discern. For dealers looking to better serve the swiftly growing millennial market, Equifax’s resident auto marketing expert Jenn Reid recently shared practical advice with Car Biz Today on how to help align this growing customer base with the [Read More…]

Keep Customers from Selling Themselves Short

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A common misconception in auto lending is that there’s a high propensity for customers to overstate their income. In reality, what Equifax has found is that around 25% of borrowers overstate their income while 75% actually under-report what they make. In either scenario, getting an accurate representation of employment and income data eliminates many uncertainties in the [Read More…]

A Week of Innovation and Leadership in the Used-Vehicle Industry

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The Equifax team is gearing up as the countdown begins to Used Car Week at Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada November 10-14. This week-long event hosts four outstanding conferences in one: CPO: The Pre-Owned Conference – Nov. 10 & 11 SP: The SubPrime Forum – Nov. 10-12 Re3: Recovery, Repossession, [Read More…]

Beyond Credit Scores in Subprime Auto Loans

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We’re gearing up for Used Car Week in Las Vegas Nov. 10-14 and all things subprime vehicle lending. Even with more stringent and strict regulatory enforcement by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, subprime auto loans account for about 32% of approved originations. As the subprime vehicle market continues to grow, “trust but verify” is good [Read More…]

How Hazard Insurance Verification Helps Improve the Lending Process

Verifying hazard insurance is much more effective through VOHI.

A new verification system, called VOHI, is making it easier and more cost effective for mortgage lenders to verify hazard insurance.

E-Verify Announcements – myE-Verify and Record Disposal

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E-Verify has been active recently with several new announcements over the past few weeks.  While they may not have a significant immediate impact, the release of myE-Verify along with new Record Disposal rules present a perfect opportunity to review your overall procedures related to E-Verify.  Highlights of the recent announcements include the following: myE-Verify: A [Read More…]

How Can I Streamline My Mortgage Lending Process?

Speed up your mortgage processing with better employment, income and identity verification.

New verification services are creating a more efficient, effective, mortgage lending process.

Is the Subprime Auto Market Creating a Bubble?

Data shows that subprime auto lending may not be creating the next bubble.

Is subprime auto lending creating the next bubble? Analysis of data by economists Amy Crew Cutts and Dennis Carlson suggests otherwise.

Visit Equifax at MBA’s Risk Management & Quality Assurance Forum 2014

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Effectively ensuring loan quality and reducing repurchase risk is more critical than ever. Visit Equifax at MBA’s Risk Management & Quality Assurance…

Is There a Subprime Auto Loan Bubble Forming? Equifax Economists Respond.

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As we look forward to Used Car Week in Las Vegas Nov. 10-14, we anticipate many conversations to take shape around claims of a bubble forming in subprime auto loans.  Our #subprime experts will surely be engaging in the conversations around the current state of subprime auto loans. And we’ll rely on the facts and [Read More…]