IDS Adds Hybrid eClosing Capabilities to Its Mortgage Doc Prep Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced that its clients now have the capabilities to conduct hybrid electronic mortgage closings through its flagship mortgage document preparation platform, idsDoc. Hybrid eClosings allow for faster, more seamless mortgage real estate closing transactions, which can help lenders meet the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) “Know Before You Owe” mandate to improve the borrower experience for consumers.

The Patch Boys and Better Way Franchise Group are bringing the home services franchise to six Utah locations

OGDEN, Utah — The Patch Boys(R) are excited to announce the expansion of their brand into the state of Utah, partnering with Better Way Franchise Group of Ogden, Utah. The New York based company has entered into an exclusive agreement for Better Way Franchise Group to sale franchise licenses in six Utah locations. This expansion would bring the exciting brand of The Patch Boys even further west and build upon their existing franchise network of 52 franchises across the country.

IDS, Inc. Advises Mortgage Lenders to Address UCD Warnings Prior to June 25 Deadline

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Mortgage document preparation vendor, International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), has announced it is advising all lenders to begin troubleshooting warnings from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) portal regarding missing information in their UCD files. Effective June 25, 2018, the GSEs will fire a fatal edit in their Loan Delivery systems if the UCD status is “Not Successful” or a UCD was not submitted. (UPDATED)

IDS Advises Mortgage Lenders to Address UCD Warnings Prior to June 25 Deadline

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it is advising all lenders to begin troubleshooting warnings from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) portal regarding missing information in their UCD files. Beginning June 25, UCD files that trigger a warning will not be accepted by the GSEs.

Simplifile Recognized as an Innovative Mortgage Technology Company on 2018 HW Tech100

PROVO, Utah — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it has been included on the fifth annual HW Tech100 list published by housing and mortgage industry trade magazine HousingWire. This year marks the third consecutive year Simplifile has made the Tech100 list, which recognizes, “the most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy, spanning real estate, mortgage lending, mortgage servicing, and investments.”

Simplifile Reaches $100K in Donations through Simplifile Cares

PROVO, Utah — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it has reached the $100,000 mark in charitable donations made through its philanthropic initiative Simplifile Cares.

Simplifile Debuts Enhanced Post-Closing Service to Automate Return of Trailing Mortgage Documents

PROVO, Utah — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it has enhanced its Post Closing service to help lenders automate the return of trailing loan documents. This new service is designed to save lenders time on final Closing Disclosure (CD) reconciliation, eliminate time-consuming post-closing document management tasks, and provide a complete audit trail to reduce regulatory risk.

Simplifile Approved by Arkansas Secretary of State as E-Notary Vendor

PROVO, Utah — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents, and counties, announced that it has been approved by the Arkansas Secretary of State as an electronic notary (e-notary) service provider. As a result, Simplifile users in the 23 Arkansas recording jurisdictions in Simplifile’s e-recording network will now have the ability to electronically notarize documents, thus streamlining their processes and allowing them to keep as much of the real estate transaction electronic as possible.

Quest Advisors Picks TRK’s Insight RDM Mortgage QC Audit Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — TRK Connection , a leading provider of mortgage quality control and origination management solutions, announced today that outsourced mortgage quality assurance firm Quest Advisors has selected Insight Risk & Defect Management to power its third-party mortgage QC reviews.

IDS Gains Market Share in 2017 Despite Industry Downturn

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it increased its share of the mortgage document preparation market in 2017, even though the industry overall experienced a decline in volume. In February, idsDoc introduced new borrower data collection fields that support compliance with the 2018 changes to Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) reporting.