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Missing, Defective Lien Releases are an ‘Epidemic’

Missing, Defective Lien Releases are an ‘Epidemic’

This is a MortgageOrb interview with Linda Aparo. Lien release has always been a problematic area for mortgage lenders and title companies. With alarming frequency, lien releases are improperly recorded, are processed late or the information they contain is inaccurate. This is bad for the industry as a whole because unreleased liens can impact closing quality, borrower experience and secondary salability. To learn more about the underlying causes of this nagging problem, and how it can be addressed, MortgageOrb recently interviewed

Getting Familiar with Remote Notarizations

Wouldn’t it be nice for borrowers to have the option of signing their closing documents online? It’s getting more likely every day, thanks to the recent push behind remote online notarizations. New innovations have made it possible to conduct secure notary transactions over the Internet, and a growing number of technology companies are now offering these services to the mortgage and title industries. Several states have made remote notarizations legal, and industry groups and government agencies are working on making remote