Industry Briefs Nov. 13, 2020

Qualia, San Francisco, launched its Physical Document Service, enabling mortgage lenders to automate management of paper trailing documents from title partners through Qualia.

‘Not Ok? That’s Ok:’ Financial Services, Consumer Coalition Launches Borrower Awareness Campaign

The Mortgage Bankers Association and a broad coalition of financial services stakeholders – including mortgage servicers, trade associations, housing counseling agencies, governmental agencies and think tanks – launched a consumer awareness campaign to reach borrowers who have missed one or more mortgage payments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and may be eligible for forbearance assistance under the CARES Act or other forms of mortgage payment relief.

Industry Briefs Nov. 5, 2020

Top of Mind Networks, Atlanta, a provider in customer relationship management and marketing automation software for the mortgage lending industry, announced its integration with digital mortgage point-of-sale platform Floify, Boulder, Colo.

Industry Briefs Oct. 27, 2020

Stewart Appraisals Management Inc., Houston, announced its acquisition of Pro-Teck Services Ltd., DBA Pro Teck Valuation Intelligence.

CFPB Extends GSE Patch ‘Indefinitely;’ Kraninger Stresses Flexibility

In a wide-ranging discussion yesterday at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s virtual Annual Convention & Expo, CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger said the Bureau would continue to move forward with its agenda of easing regulatory burdens and providing mortgage lenders and servicers with greater flexibilities in working with customers.

CFPB Extends GSE Patch ‘Indefinitely;’ Kraninger Stresses Flexibility

With less than two weeks before the 2020 elections, Washington is doing what it does best—speculating. Kathy Kraninger, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau—a federal agency at the heart of much of that speculation—is paying it little attention.

MBA Annual20 General Sessions: Updates from FHFA Director Mark Calabria, CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger

MBA is pleased to announce that Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathy Kraninger will take the virtual stage at MBA Annual20. Calabria will deliver his remarks live on Monday, October 19 at 2:30 p.m. ET. On Tuesday, October 20 at 1:00 p.m. ET, hear a live interview with Kraninger, moderated by MBA 2021 Chairman Susan Stewart.