News Topic Reports and Studies

News Topic: Reports and Studies

News: LBA Ware’s Q2 2021 Mortgage Loan Compensation Report shows decline in individual LO commission and volume

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, today released summary statistics on the state of mortgage industry loan compensation in the second quarter of 2021. The firm's analysis of data from its CompenSafe™ ICM platform showed that despite a marginal increase in loan volume from Q2 2020 to Q2 2021, quarterly commissions per LO were down.

News: Sales Boomerang releases Q2 2021 Mortgage Market Opportunities Report

Mortgage and Finance News: (WASHINGTON, D.C.) Sales Boomerang, the mortgage industry’s top-rated automated borrower intelligence and retention system, today released its inaugural Mortgage Market Opportunities Report. According to the report, refinance opportunities continue to dominate the market, but a promising uptick in new listings was also evident in the Q2 data. Mortgage servicers will need to closely manage their default and foreclosure risk in the coming months, as the second quarter saw nearly two out of five customers trigger a risk-and-retention alert.

News: Critical Defect Rate Moderates in Q4 but CY 2020 Defect Rate Remains High, Per ACES Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report

Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) ACES Quality Management™ (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of its quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Trends Report covering both the fourth quarter (Q4) and the 2020 calendar year (CY).

News: Report: Over One Quarter of All Mileage Reimbursement Claims Are Overreported

Mortgage and Finance News: (ISSAQUAH, Wash.) According to internal data gathered by TripLog, a leading enterprise mileage and expense tracking solution, over 1/4 (nearly 30%) of all mileage is overreported, which could potentially cost businesses millions of dollars per year in fraudulent reimbursements.

News: Staff Retention Tops List of Lender Concerns in 2021, Inaugural Survey from The Mortgage Collaborative Finds

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's largest independent mortgage industry cooperative network, has announced the results of its inaugural The Pulse of the Mortgage Industry survey ranking mortgage lenders' top concerns based on 598 executive responses from the co-op's 234 lender members.

News: After, Inc. publishes a ‘Risk Management 101’ guide that gives Warranty Leaders a first-hand look at this complex discipline

Mortgage and Finance News: (NORWALK, Conn.) After, Inc. a pioneer in the Warranty Services industry, has provided innovative warranty marketing, analytics, and program management solutions to top-tier manufacturing clients since 2005. In delivering program management solutions, After, Inc. found that few manufacturers understand Risk Management.

News: Shoplifting and Dishonest Employee Average Case Values Increased in 2020, According to Jack L. Hayes International’s 33rd Annual Retail Theft...

Mortgage and Finance News: (WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla.) Jack L. Hayes International, Inc. released today the results of their 33rd Annual Retail Theft Survey which reports on over 184,000 shoplifters and dishonest employee apprehensions in 2020 by just 22 large retailers, who recovered over $81 million from these thieves.

News: LBA Ware’s Q1 2021 Mortgage Loan Compensation Report shows slight decrease in basis points paid

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions for the mortgage industry, today released summary statistics on the state of mortgage industry loan compensation in the first quarter of 2021.

News: Q3 2020 Critical Defect Rate Hits Five-Year High, According to ACES Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report

Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) ACES Quality Management™ (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of its quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Trends Report covering the third quarter (Q3) of 2020. The latest report provides an analysis of post-closing quality control data derived from ACES Quality Management & Control Software™.

News: LBA Ware Issues Q4 2020 Loan Compensation Report, Includes Summary of 2020 Loan Originator Commission Trends

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware™, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, today released summary statistics on the state of mortgage industry incentive compensation in the fourth quarter of 2020 and loan originator (LO) commissions for the year as a whole.

News: Tubbergen reports Recently Passed COVID Relief Bill May Threaten Your Retirement

Mortgage and Finance News: (GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) Does the Recently Passed COVID Relief Bill Threaten Your Retirement? According to Dennis Tubbergen, a partner with Retirement Lifestyle Advocates, that question is not as crazy as you may be thinking it is.

News: Critical Defect Rate Highest Since 2018, Per ACES Quality Management Q2 2020 Mortgage QC Trends Report

Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) ACES Quality Management (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of its quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Trends Report covering the second quarter (Q2) of 2020.

News: LBA Ware Issues Q3 2020 Mortgage Loan Originator Compensation Report, Enhances Analysis with Addition of Loan Processor Compensation Data

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, today released summary statistics on the state of mortgage industry compensation in the third quarter of 2020.

News: ACES Quality Management Q1 2020 Mortgage QC Trends Report: EPDs Rising, Critical Defect Rate Hits Three-Year Low

Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) ACES Quality Management (ACES), formerly known as ARMCO and the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of the quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Trends Report.

News: A New Measure of Home Condition Without Inspections – Pomar Lane Completes Condition Scores for 90,000 Homes

Mortgage and Finance News: (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) Pomar Lane, a data analytics firm specializing in real estate modeling, today completed a demonstration project that estimated condition scores for over 90 thousand homes. Home condition is represented by the Pomar Condition Score, the first measure of home condition based on advanced analytics rather than expensive inspections or appraisals.

News: Uncertainty Due to Short-Notice FHFA Directive Amplifies Harm to Borrowers

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory firm, analyzed the potential effect of Wednesday's fifty basis points worsening in prices paid by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for most mortgage refinances.

News: LBA Ware Issues Q2 2020 Mortgage Loan Originator Compensation Report

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, today released summary statistics on the state of mortgage industry compensation in the second quarter of 2020.

News: Patent Bots LLC Releases New Legal Rankings for Tracking Patent Quality

Mortgage and Finance News: (SOMERVILLE, Mass.) Patent Bots today announced its Patent Law Firm Quality Scores, a new ranking of 802 U.S. patent law firms with at least 50 issued patents for the year ending March 31, 2020. Patent Bots downloaded 310,842 publicly available patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and then used the company's AI-powered, automated patent proofreading tool to count the number of errors in each issued patent.

News: 2019 ARMCO QC Trends Report Indicates Overall Marked Improvement in Critical Defect Rate over 2018

Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of the quarterly ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report, which provides nationwide loan quality findings based on data derived from ACES Audit Technology covers both the fourth quarter (Q4) and the 2019 calendar year (CY).

News: The 2020 Black Hole Recession – COVID-19 Effect on Metro Denver Home Values

Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) Clear Realty and their real estate technology division Sell-Star released today an in-depth report on how the economic freefall triggered by fear of death from COVID-19 instantly formed the 2020 Black Hole Recession and now affects Metro Denver home values and the safety of 250,000 or so families and individuals wishing to sell or buy a home over the next two-and-a-half years.

News: LBA Ware Publishes Findings of Top-10 Lender’s Compensation Automation Cost-Benefit Analysis

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, today released the findings of a cost-benefit analysis quantifying one mortgage lender's expected return on investment after implementing CompenSafe.

News: Certain Lending Launches Major Survey of Real Estate Investors

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) Certain Lending released a national survey of real estate investors. A majority of real estate investors expect COVID-19 will cause home prices to decline up to 20%. The survey of 569 real estate investors across the U.S., conducted between April 20 and 24, is the first of its kind.

News: New Sacramento Accident Study Identifies and Maps Roads with Highest Hit-and-Run Rates

Mortgage and Finance News: (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) AUTOACCIDENT.COM - According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic safety, a hit-and run-accident occurs about 60 times per minute. 36% of hit-and-run accidents in Sacramento between 2017-2018 have resulted in injury or death.

News: Vanbridge Releases Second Comprehensive Review of US Representations and Warranties Insurance Market

Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Vanbridge, an EPIC company, an insurance intermediary and program management firm, published its second edition of its U.S. Representations and Warranties Insurance (R&W) Market Review today. This edition evaluates and summarizes domestic R&W data for the years 2017, 2018 and 2019.

News: LBA Ware Issues Q1 2020 LO Compensation Report

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, today released summary statistics on the state of mortgage industry compensation in the first quarter of 2020.

News: Refinance Spike Drives Continued Decrease in Critical Defect Rate, According to Q3 2019 ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report

Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of enterprise financial risk mitigation solutions, announced the release of the quarterly ARMCO Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report covers third quarter (Q3) 2019 and provides loan quality findings for mortgages reviewed by ACES Audit Technology™.

News: After, Inc. just launched its latest whitepaper on Warranty Marketing and Predictive Analytics

Mortgage and Finance News: (NORWALK, Conn.) After, Inc., the global leader in Warranty Services since 2005, just announced the launch of its latest whitepaper on Warranty Marketing. The whitepaper, entitled "Optimizing Warranty Marketing with Predictive Analytics" offers readers a playbook of the most effective predictive models and marketing strategies to employ in order to increase revenue and profits in their Warranty Marketing programs.

News: MPI REPORT: Wide Range of Private Market Fund Returns Could Explain Ivy Endowments’ Lackluster Fiscal 2019 Performance

Mortgage and Finance News: (SUMMIT, N.J.) Markov Processes International (MPI), a leading provider of investment research, analysis and reporting solutions for the global wealth and asset management industry, today announced the publication of its annual Ivy League endowment performance analysis for the latest fiscal year, "Measuring the Ivy 2019: Decoding the Performance Gap."

News: New Fresno Pedestrian Injury Study Maps Most Fatal Roads

Mortgage and Finance News: (VISALIA, Calif.) According to a 2018 police report, a staggering 64 percent of fatal crashes in Fresno involved a vehicle and a pedestrian. In an effort to raise awareness and reduce pedestrian fatalities, Maison Law of Visalia, California conducted a study of Fresno's most dangerous roads and intersections for pedestrians.

News: LBA Ware Releases 2019 LO Compensation Report

Mortgage and Finance News: (MACON, Ga.) LBA Ware, a leading provider of incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence software solutions for the mortgage industry, today released summary statistics on the state of mortgage industry compensation in 2019. The firm's analysis of year-over-year data from its CompenSafe ICM platform reveals compelling trends about how mortgage lenders nationwide are managing commissions for loan originators (LOs).