March 2021 Compliance Roundup

March was a busy month for our compliance professionals. We saw a number of changes from the nation’s largest mortgage investors (FNMA and FHLMC) and a number of States. The changes are detailed below.

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The Incredible Opportunity in Second Chances

During the ICE Mortgage Technology Experience 21 online conference last week, First American, parent company of First American Docutech, sponsored Cocktails & Conversations with Astronaut & Space Thought Leader Leland Melvin. With the conference theme of “Together We Experience,” First American Docutech President Amy Brandt and Bob Hart, Vice President of Business Development for ICE, interviewed Melvin to help inspire attendees by offering a fresh perspective.

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Great eExpectations

Customer expectation drives customer satisfaction. A customer at McDonald’s is generally satisfied when they receive their order quickly with a fresh tasting hamburger or fries. If that same customer goes to a high-end steak house, just getting a passable meal quickly is not enough. The expectation is now for perfect service, high quality steak and a memorable setting.

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5 Myths About Remote Online Notarization

Remote online notarization is helping people plan for their future, buy homes from their couch, and replace lost or stolen passports in a fraction of the time. Connecting with a notary via your phone or computer has not only made the notarization process easier, but more accessible. Its adoption is one of the fastest enactments of public policy in our country’s history, shaping how technology can better support life’s biggest moments.

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Reflections on eClosings in 2020 — A Strange Saga of Progress and Learning

2020 is a year that most of us would like to put behind us and forget, but as time passes, we may be able to reflect and see valuable lessons may have been learned during such a strange year. Nobody could have predicted a global pandemic, stay at home orders, social distancing, remote work, numerous Zoom meetings, and record levels of Netflix binging. 

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December Compliance Recap

As 2020 came to an end, states and lenders were adjusting many loan documents to reflect end of year changes in the industry. These changes are incorporated into ConformX, to ensure that your documents are in compliance with state, federal and investor requirements.

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