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Freddie Mac Expands eMortgage Solutions with DocMagic's eVault Technology to Store and Control eNotes

Posted by DocMagic on 09/18/2018

Technology to validate data, assure quality and compliance for all pre-funded home loans

TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced today that Freddie Mac has implemented its SaaS-based eVault technology and SmartREGISTRY™ platform.

DocMagic’s eVault provides a secure electronic repository for storing documents and performing automated eNote certification to Freddie Mac eMortgage lenders via Loan Selling Advisor®. By automating the eNote certification process, Freddie Mac will speed the funding process, thereby improving liquidity in the mortgage markets and reducing lender’s warehouse line costs.

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Webinar: Get Ready for the UCD Requirement- What you need to know!

Posted by DocMagic on 07/03/2017

Join us for a Free DocMagic Webinar: Get Prepared for the UCD Requirement! 
July 11th  |  10AM PDT

Join our own Tim Anderson, Director of eServices, along with Kathy Scanlon, Lead Project Manager – UCD / Loan Closing Advisor at Freddie Mac, for a FREE educational webinar! Learn what you need to know to prepare for the Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) Requirement before the September 25, 2017 deadline.

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The URLA Gets A Facelift

Posted by DocMagic on 09/13/2016

Industry experts weigh in on recent changes to Fannie Form 1003/Fredie Form 67.

By Patrick Barnard

In the first update for the form in more than 20 years, government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have redesigned the Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA – Fannie Form 1003/Freddie Form 67) in order to make it simpler to use and to add new data fields for increased reporting under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA).

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DocMagic Integration Supports MERS eRegistry

Posted by DocMagic on 02/17/2015

Press Release:
Company joins select group of vendors that can use industry standard eNote registry

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 -- DocMagic, Inc., the leading provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions for the mortgage industry, announced that the firm has now completed its integration with the MERS® eRegistry, making it one of only a few industry vendors to integrate with the widely used system.

Launched in 2004, the MERS® eRegistry is the legal system of record that identifies the owner or holder (Controller) and custodian (Location) for registered eNotes and provides greater liquidity, transferability and security for lenders, according to MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. It was created in response to demand by the mortgage industry for a system to satisfy certain safe harbor requirements under the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) from 1999, and the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-SIGN) from 2000.

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Freddie Mac Announces Its Acceptance of Electronic Transactions

Posted by DocMagic on 07/25/2012

By Melanie Feliciano

There appears to be a movement afoot to adopt electronic transactions, including electronic signatures, in mortgage lending transactions. Pursuant to Bulletin Number 2012-11, Freddie Mac announced recently, among other things, that federally-regulated sellers of loans to Freddie Mac may electronically deliver initial disclosure documents in the loan origination process. In addition, Freddie Mac announced that electronic signatures would be accepted if signatures are required on any of the initial disclosure documents.

The initial loan origination documents that are eligible for Electronic Transactions (defined below) under Freddie Mac’s guidelines are as follows:

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