MORTGAGE INDUSTRY BLOG

Read all the latest information about our solutions, compliance updates and company culture

Survey: Almost 40% of millennials would buy home online

Posted by Pauline Vu on 03/24/2021

Millennials are much more likely than other generations to say they would be comfortable buying a home online—and their younger Gen Z counterparts aren’t far behind, according to a new Zillow survey.

Read More

Community State Bank now offering paperless eClosings via Total eClose

Posted by DocMagic on 11/23/2020

Community State Bank, which has seven locations across southeast Wisconsin, has implemented DocMagic’s full suite of eClosing solutions and is now offering their customers a 100% digital mortgage process—something that’s key in the middle of a pandemic.

Read More

Remote online notarization (RON) has several benefits beyond safety

Posted by Pauline Vu on 10/22/2020

Remote online notarization (RON) eClosings have been on the rise during the age of COVID-19, as they’re seen as the safest closing option during a time when social distancing is paramount.

Read More

An eClosing Q&A with DocMagic's director of enterprise solutions

Posted by DocMagic on 09/09/2020

The pandemic has forced a lot of change in a short amount of time in the mortgage industry. DocMagic's Director of Enterprise Solutions, Chris Lewis, shares his insight about eClosings in the age of COVID-19. (Note: This interview has been adapted from in the August edition of The MORTGAGE BANKER magazine.)

Read More

DocMagic’s Brian D. Pannell named winner of Thought Leader Award

Posted by DocMagic on 06/18/2020

Brian D. Pannell, DocMagic’s Chief eServices Executive, has been named one of the inaugural winners of the Thought Leader Award by the PROGRESS in Lending Association. Only 30 people across the entire mortgage industry received this honor.

Read More

RON vs. RIN (remote ink-signed notarization): What's the difference?

Posted by Pauline Vu on 06/10/2020

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, several states issued emergency orders to allow remote notarizations, joining 23 that already had permanent laws allowing remote online notarization (RON). A number of the stopgap measures, however, didn’t actually allow RON; instead they authorized a decidedly lower-tech alternative called remote ink-signed notarization (RIN).

Read More

Webinar: How mortgage industry should adapt to COVID landscape

Posted by Pauline Vu on 06/03/2020

For the mortgage industry, a lot has changed in a short amount of time—especially when it comes to remote online notarization (RON), according to the speakers at DocMagic’s May 27 webinar, “Road-Tested eClosing Strategies for Today.”

Read More

Pandemic leads to growing acceptance of eClosings: News source

Posted by Pauline Vu on 05/21/2020

The coronavirus pandemic has led to wide-ranging industry acceptance of eMortgages, eNotes, and digital closings, according to a recent article in National Mortgage News (subscription required).

Read More

Amid pandemic, states boost access to remote online notarization (RON)

Posted by Pauline Vu on 04/17/2020

—Update (2/12/2021): RON update: First new remote online notarization law of 2021 passes
—Update (6/26/2020): RON update: Remote online notarization sees forward momentum—and a setback

With most people currently unable or unwilling to leave their homes, the ability to conduct remote online notarizations (RON) has become more necessary than ever—and state and federal officials are taking note.

Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, at least 27 states have taken steps to enable remote online notarizations, bringing the total number of states that presently authorize some form of RON—either through existing law or emergency action—to 42.

Read More

New AutoPrep tech accepts docs from ANY provider for paperless eClosings

Posted by DocMagic on 04/03/2020

eClosing just got a lot easier because DocMagic’s new AutoPrep technology can convert ANY document from ANY lender into a compliant e-enabled document that’s ready for electronic signature inside our eClosing platform.

Read More

Subscribe Here!

Recent Posts