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What are the MISMO eVault Standards DWG? • The MISMO eVault Standards DWG is a development workgroup formed by MISMO to create mortgage industry standards for eVaults. Why are eVault Standards important to the mortgage industry? • Two primary functions of eVaults are to store electronic records such as eNotes and to send and receive […]
“Leadership is the art of seeing the invisible” – Jonathan Swift I was thinking of that quote the other day as I was reading about the recent blockchain transaction between Figure Lending and Apollo. To me, the nature of the eNote mortgages on-boarded as unique digital assets and the use of blockchain in their transfer […]
Steve Trombetta recently attended the MISMO Winter Summit where he was a lead panelist...
One of the hurdles that advocates of digital lending have faced in convincing their companies to undertake a major digital transformation has been the ability to show hard ROI. Everyone believes in the potential of digital – faster, cheaper, more efficient – but there’s been a lack of hard numbers to prove it – until now. Recently two different surveys, commissioned by Notarize and ICE respectively, drilled down into the benefits of eClosing solutions and put hard numbers against them. Notarize’s study found that lenders can save up to $444 per loan and title agents up to $100 per loan when using an eClosing solution. ICE’s study found that lenders can save 70 minutes per loan and shave 2 days off the loan cycle using the company’s hybrid eClosing system.
Take a look back at some of the biggest developments in the digital mortgage space in 2021.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) has announced an update to the date for the upcoming HUD-Held Vacant Loan Sale (“HVLS 2022-1”). The new date for this sale is now December 1, 2021, which replaces the previous sale date of November 10, 2021.
The sale will consist of due and payable Secretary-Held loans. The loans are first liens secured by 1 to 4-unit, vacant residential properties where the last surviving borrower is deceased. This sale will include increased bidding opportunities for non-profit and state & local government purchasers.
Entities interested in participating can contact the Office of Asset Sales Single Family Transaction Specialist at 1-844-709-0763 or email [email protected] for more information.
For prospective bidders to this sale, please refer to the section on this webpage entitled, For Prospective HUD Asset Sale Bidders, to become a qualified bidder and receive the Bidder Information Package for HVLS 2022-1.