HousingWire eClosing Special Report
“The combination of First American and Docutech is driving the digital transformation of the real estate closing process forward through collateral file management from the inception of the mortgage process through post-closing,” said Amy Brandt, president of First American Docutech.
MortgageOrb: A Nationwide RON Law Would Help Reduce Confusion
Mortgage lenders would be wise to keep a close eye on the passage of the SECURE Notarization Act of 2021, which would in essence establish a national standard for the use of Remote Online Notarization (RON).
The bill – a previous version of which failed to pass last year – was recently reintroduced in the U.S. Senate. Its approval is considered urgent by industry groups including the National Association of Realtors, the American Land Title Association and the Mortgage Bankers Association, as the use of RON for mortgage closings and other mortgage-related documentation has become increasingly prevalent during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Progress in Lending Podcast
Listen to this month’s podcast from PROGRESS in Lending as First American Docutech’s Amy Brandt discusses how mortgage originators can accelerate the closing process.
MBANow and First American Docutech Video Interview
First American Docutech’s Amy Brandt discusses how mortgage originators can accelerate the closing process with MBA’s Rob Van Raaphorst.
Docutech is Now First American Docutech
Mortgage tech firm Docutech became First American Docutech on Tuesday as First American, one of the biggest U.S. title insurance companies, completed the rebranding of the company it agreed to purchase for $350 million in February.
The state of e-closings, circa now
The 100 percent, end-to-end digital mortgage experience is something Phil Shoemaker, Home Point Financial’s president of originations, has been advocating for since the early 2000s. With the company processing amounts of data and documents that Shoemaker calls “insane”, further streamlining the loan process by leaning further into e-closings was essential to making the process faster and easier for Home Point, its partners and its clients.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., August 31, 2021 – First American Docutech®, the leading provider of document, eSign, eClose and print fulfillment technology, and a member of the First American family of companies, has integrated its Solex® eSignature solution with MortgageHippo’s digital mortgage platform….
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 12, 2021 – First American Docutech®, the leading provider of document, eSign, eClose and print fulfillment technology, and a member of the First American family of companies, has integrated its ConformX® loan document generation technology and Solex® eSignature solution with SimpleNexus’ homeownership platform….