Mortgage


Roostify launches decision builder

Decision Builder, the latest solution from mortgage tech innovator Roostify, will give lenders the ability to provide loan applications with a clear, easy-to-understand view of all the borrower’s loan options – based on the lender’s actual product and pricing system.

Finicity teams with DataVerify

Data aggregation and insights company Finicity has integrated with risk mitigation firm DataVerify to offer mortgage lenders real-time borrower asset verification.

NatWest launches UK’s first paperless mortgage

NatWest says it is to become the first UK bank to offer a paperless mortgage – as customers can now apply for a completely digital mortgage and share and verify documents online. The new proposition means customers don’t need to send signed paperwork or personal and private information through the post. Lloyd Cochrane, director of […]

R3, RBS and UK regulator build regtech prototype for mortgages

Enterprise software firm R3, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), RBS and another unnamed bank have built a prototype application for regulatory reporting of mortgage transactions on R3’s Corda distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform. The application is also able to generate automated delivery receipts for the regulator when a mortgage is booked. The application was […]

Commerzbank launches digital mortgage financing app

Commerzbank is pushing hard on its mortgage lending business ambitions with the launch of a digital financing app. The app is free and users can carry out house and apartment purchases on their smartphones. Included in the app are a budget calculation tool and access to over 200,000 properties in Germany. “We are the first […]

CFPB Snapshot: California Leads Nation in Complaints to Agency

The CFPB receives more than 20,000 complaints every month, according to Director Richard Cordray, and the bureau’s latest installment of its Monthly Complaint Report highlights consumer complaints at the state level. As of June 1, the CFPB has received more than 1.2 million complaints across the country since it began accepting them in 2011. The top three states with the most complaints are California, Florida and Texas with 159,158, 111,559 and 93,472 complaints, respectively.

Australia’s UBank unveils virtual assistant for home loans

UBank, a subsidiary of National Australia Bank (NAB), has launched RoboChat, Australia’s “first virtual assistant” for online home loan applications. RoboChat will guide customers through the online mortgage form by providing real-time input on questions like “what term do you offer on home loans?” and “do you offer redraws and how do they work?”. Lee […]

Capriza powers Yorkshire Building Society mobile move

UK-based Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) has chosen Capriza’s platform to help improve its digital and mobile capabilities. The society will use the platform to let its customers connect and apply for its mortgages and savings accounts through mobile devices. Nick Mortimer, head of marketing and e-commerce, Yorkshire Building Society, says Capriza’s platform offers “very little […]

Mortgage Gym muscles into UK market with robo-adviser launch

The “world’s first, regulated mortgage robo-adviser” Mortgage Gym will be launched in the UK in the coming months – offering online applications in 15 minutes. The service is regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), is free and combines robo- and live-broker advice. Mortgage Gym says its network allows brokers to acquire customers independently, […]