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Veri-Tax Successfully Completes Type 2 SOC 2 Examination

IRVINE — March 22, 2019 — Veri-Tax LLC,  a leading national verification specialist serving the mortgage, consumer credit, alternative lending, education and other industries, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a Type 2 SOC 2 Service Organization … Read more

Buying a home just got easier for many in the gig economy

BY KENNETH R. HARNEY WASHINGTON  If you’re one of the millions of Americans who are self-employed or earn money on the side through freelance, contract or “gig” work, you may know the drill firsthand: Applying for a mortgage can be … Read more

Expert to mortgage lenders: Update your tech or the end is near

Mortgage lenders need to adopt new technology, or risk facing the end, said The Money Source President Ali Vafai, a HousingWire 2017 Rising Star. The Rising Stars represent the best young leaders in the mortgage industry – in lending, servicing, investing and … Read more

Industry Spotlight: Veri-Tax Assists Lenders in Satisfying Fannie Mae’s Requirements

Docutech’s integrations with leading technology providers in the mortgage and consumer lending industry are key to helping us deliver end-to-end solutions that enable lenders to streamline loan origination, reduce costs, and optimize the experience for the borrower. In our monthly … Read more

Shutdown Of IRS & Other Government Agencies Is Causing Headaches For Homebuyers And Lenders

The federal government officially kicked into partial shutdown mode on December 20, 2018. Two weeks later, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and other government agencies remain mostly closed. While that makes it difficult for those taxpayers seeking refunds or abatements, … Read more

Top Workplaces 2018: See the list of winners among 140 Orange County honorees

It was a full house Thursday night at the City National Grove of Anaheim, where hundreds of employees and their bosses gathered to fete Orange County’s Top Workplaces. The 11th annual program honored 140 local companies and organizations. The large … Read more

Ellie Mae moves infrastructure to Amazon Web Services

Mortgage lending service provider Ellie Mae is going all-in by joining forces with one of the largest data cloud providers out there. Ellie Mae announced it is joining Amazon Web Services in further automating the digital lending process. By doing so, digital mortgage lending will … Read more

Tips to Help You Shop Safely on Cyber Monday

Type the phrase “Cyber Monday” into Google, and you’ll find links not only to special Cyber Monday coupons and savings, but also to Cyber Monday-only sales at some of the largest online retailers. It’s truly become the internet’s version of Black Friday. … Read more

Fannie Mae Identifies New Fake Employers Being Used on Mortgages

Five California companies appear to not actually exist The number of fake employers showing up on borrowers’ mortgages is growing. Earlier this year, Fannie Mae issued a warning to lenders after identifying more than 30 companies that appeared to be fake that were … Read more

5 Tips to Stay Safe Online This National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

These days, so much of our lives happen online. Email is more common than snail mail. Americans are just about as likely to shop online as at a brick-and-mortar store. And more than half of all bills are paid online. … Read more