Mortgage Software Solutions Blog

How to Fill In the Cracks of Your Business Continuity Plan

Posted by Steve Tschoepe on September 10, 2018

It’s time to update the disaster recovery plans for your business.

February 27, 2018 was a wakeup call for mortgage sellers and servicers. That date marked the release of Fannie Mae’s new selling guidelines.

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6 Major Changes in the 2018 Fannie Mae Selling Guide

Posted by Steve Tschoepe on September 4, 2018

New rules in the selling game.

As of February 27, 2018 mortgage sellers and servicers working with Fannie Mae have a new set of guidelines.

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Topics: Mortgage Lending

Understanding the Importance of Email Security for Mortgage Businesses

Posted by Justin Kirsch on August 27, 2018

Email is a big part of communication with , but it poses many security problems. Companies are torn between their need to protect confidential financial information and the customer’s desire for convenience.

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Topics: MortgageWorkSpace

Cloud Service Providers vs. Enterprise Agreements: What Works?

Posted by Hugo Gonzalez on August 20, 2018

The ubiquity of the cloud is undeniable.

It used to be that enterprises wanted the biggest and the best software available.

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Topics: microsoft office 365, mortgage industry, featured, ea, CSP, cloud service provider, enterprise agreement, microsoft

Is Remote Work Possible in the Mortgage Industry?

Posted by Hugo Gonzalez on August 13, 2018

Today’s employees work remotely using tablets and smartphones.

Thanks to modern device technology and an increasingly dynamic workforce, the trend of working from outside the traditional office is “the new normal”.

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Topics: cybersecurity, Mortgage Lending

4 Reasons to Implement a Mortgage Business Intelligence Strategy

Posted by Steve Tschoepe on August 7, 2018

BI visuals help employees in the company get on the same page.

Business Intelligence (BI) has come a long way since its first implementation.

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Topics: Cloud Services, Business Intelligence, Mortgage BI

FHFA Declared Unconstitutional by U.S. Federal Courts

Posted by Justin Kirsch on July 30, 2018

A courthouse looms over the viewer.

The Washington Examiner reported last week that the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has been ruled unconstitutional.

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Topics: Compliance for Mortgage Companies, Trump Administration, Housing Market, FHFA

3 Tips to Help Defend Your Mortgage Company from Cyber Threats

Posted by Steve Tschoepe on July 23, 2018

The digital threat landscape for mortgage companies is enough to unnerve the most stalwart IT professional. Reviewing threat alerts is part and parcel of asking yourself the question, can you defend your mortgage company from ALL of today's threats? Well, we're here to help. Here are three tips that might just aid you on your way.

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Topics: ABT, cybersecurity

Mortgage Lenders Look to MicroSecure Online Password Guidelines

Posted by Steve Tschoepe on July 16, 2018

Barbed wire, a chain-link fence, and a camera combine to provide a high level of security.

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Topics: creating strong passwords, cybersecurity, mortgage industry, Mortgage Lending, password

How to Safely Handle Personal Data on Mortgage Applications

Posted by Justin Kirsch on July 9, 2018

A laptop, a book, and a smartphone on lockdown.

Mortgage applications require a huge amount of personal data.

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Topics: cybersecurity, security, mortgage business, mortgage industry