Digital Trends in Home Purchasing

Digital Trends in Home Purchasing

Debbie Hoffman, Chief Legal Officer at Digital Risk, LLC, recently published an enlightening piece titled “Digital Trends in Home Purchasing”

There is a whole virtual world existing parallel to the real human world. There are websites and apps for anything and everything. If you were looking for a house, you won’t call up the agent, instead you will go to Trulio. Need the house tour? Just login Redfin and get an online tour sitting at your workplace and similarly many apps to calculate a mortgage payment. The millennial generation who exist in both the worlds effortlessly are expecting to buy a home too entirely online.

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Debbie Hoffman on Bloomberg Radio Regarding Trump Rolling Back Dodd-Frank

Bloomberg Radio

 

Debbie Hoffman, Chief Legal Officer, Digital Risk recently spoke to Bloomberg radio regarding Trump’s effects on Finance Industry

Debbie amongst other who’s who of the Finance world spoke about the impact of Trump’s deregulation of policies and predicted that it might actually make financial firms more likely to use third party services.

Finance firms currently are spending as much as one fifth of their revenues on compliance as they find themselves under scrutiny like never before. Historically banks were pretty hesitant to outsource because of heavy handed Dodd Frank which is anticipated be eased now but there are still other kinds of regulations like FEC for which they will require the third party vendors to comply with. They will be more likely to outsource because they will be less scared now of getting a canopy under Dodd Frank Act.

Listen to the full Radio clip on Trump Rolling Back Dodd-Frank and its effects on Finance Industry by press play on the audio file.

Curious about Debbie Hoffman? Learn more about her on LinkedIn.
 

The future is now

The Future is Now – Jeffrey Taylor on President Trump’s Impact on Housing

CTW Features

Jeffrey C. Taylor, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Digital Risk LLC, was recently published in CTW Features’ article titled “The Future is now” regarding the impact of the Trump Presidency and his policies on the housing industry.

The most prevalent question of the Trump Presidency is its effect on housing. Republicans and Democrats have contrasting opinions on the expectations. Positive impacts are speculated because Mr. Trump made his bones in real estate and his policies are favorable to businesses.
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ACC Docket’s Day In The Life – Debbie Hoffman

ACC Docket

Digital Risk’s Chief Legal Officer Debbie Hoffman has been profiled in ACC Docket’s “Day in the Life” section, which sheds some light on the CLO’s whopping 17-hour days! The ACC Docket, the monthly magazine for the Association of Corporate Counsel features a an hour-by-hour Day in the Life feature of a leading General Counsel or equivalent in each issue.

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Blockchain for Mortgages: Compelling, But Premature

Coindesk

Leo Loomie, Senior Vice President, Client Services at Digital Risk LLC, was recently published in Coindesk’s article titled “Blockchain for Mortgages: Compelling, But Premature?” regarding the imperative need of Blockchain in the Mortgage industry for the efficiencies and data integrity that it promises.

The huge size and vast amount of data within the mortgage industry demand for Blockchain technology. Loomie says “These are high-dollar transactions that are very painful. And anytime you can remove friction from the process is where you’re going to get traction.” clearly indicating his optimism about the technology and its potential.
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Digital Risk Featured in MBA’s mPower Article

Digital Risk Featured in MBA’s mPower Article

MBA Insights

If you haven’t heard of Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) platform mPower yet, you soon will. MBA Promoting Opportunities for Women to Extend their Reach (mPower) was featured in a recent MBA Insights article that covered the importance of women networking programs within the real estate finance industry. As a strong supporter of women in leadership and MBA’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, Digital Risk was also featured in the article.

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Digital Risk featured in Fitch Ratings’ U.S. RMBS Third-Party Review Update

Digital Risk featured in Fitch Ratings’ U.S. RMBS Third-Party Review Update

The MReport

Digital Risk has been included in Fitch Ratings’ Inaugural U.S. RMBS Third-Party Review Update among the 12 “acceptable” third-party reviewers. This MReport article “Third-Party RMBS Reviewers Pass the Test” covers the findings in the report, which was released on December 19.

According to the article,  Fitch’s report on 11 independent third-party reviewers found “strong” due diligence on recently-originated loans contained in securities. Additionally, Fitch found that loans that were originated post-crisis to be “exceptional,” and that re-performing loans that were originated pre-crisis to contain more material issues.

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Digital Risk’s Jeffrey Taylor named Judging Committee Chair for the 2017 Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service announced their 2017 Final Judging Committee Chairs yesterday, featuring Digital Risk’s Co-Founder & Managing Partner Jeffrey Taylor as Chair for the Sales Team and Sales Distinction categories. Jeff joins seven executives that have been appointed to head the final judging committees that will determine the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie award winners for the 2017 awards program.

Winning a Gold Stevie for the Senior Sales Executive of the Year category at the 2016 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, Jeff is the perfect executive to lead this committee. In fact, Digital Risk has won six Stevie Awards within this particular awards program, and over 20 awards within all of the Stevie Awards programs.

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