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.

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.

Property Valuation, Risk Mitigation and Earning Customer Confidence

With mortgage rates still near historic lows and the shift to a purchase market, it is more important than ever for lenders to qualify borrowers appropriately.

In order to improve loan quality, lenders should evaluate a borrower’s potential undisclosed debt and determine the appropriate valuation for the property.

The Digital Age of Mortgage Prescreening Tools

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Mortgage prescreening tools and custom triggers are creating a more effective and profitable mortgage process.

Equifax Joins Top Lending Professionals at CUNA Lending Council Conference

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Join Equifax at the CUNA Lending Council Conference, November 2-5, 2014.

Mortgage Balances Down Over 2014 Q2, But Still Higher Than 2013

Mortgage balances went down over 2014 Q2, but they're still higher than 2013.

People across the country are paying down their mortgage balances and taking out home equity lines, but they aren’t using them just yet, says a new report.

HAMP Loan Program: The Other Shoe Is About to Drop

Many homeowners avoided losing their homes to foreclosure through HAMP, a temporary loan program that will soon expire.

HAMP homeowners may soon be struggling with impending foreclosures. As a loaner, here is how you can help your clients manage their debt.

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…

Commercial Mortgage Debt Hits New High: What Lenders Need to Know

Lenders can benefit from increased activity in the commercial mortgage market.

New growth in the commercial mortgage debt market could give lenders a profitable business opportunity if they use the right data and tools.

Is the Automated Valuation Model for Your Property or Area Accurate?

As a busy lender, you have to ask yourself: Do you really have the time and money to compare valuations from different vendors and pick out the most accurate one?

Choosing the right automated valuation model can be complicated. But today’s new breed of cascading tools can help.