home equity lines of credit

Potential borrowers unfamiliar with or reluctant to obtain home equity lines of credit; Fed rate hikes discouraging applicants

MAITLAND, Fla. – APRIL 27, 2017 — A decade after the housing market crisis, most homeowners say they are reluctant to take out home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) to meet other financial needs. At the same time, one in five are unfamiliar with the common loan instrument and 30 percent do not know how to apply for one, according to survey data released today.

The survey of 1,038 U.S. homeowners by Digital Risk, the nation’s largest independent processor of mortgage loans, also found that ongoing hikes in interest rates by the Federal Reserve are deterring 92 percent of those who might borrow HELOCs from applying at this time.

The survey of was taken March 14-18, just as Chairwoman Janet Yellen announced an increase in the benchmark federal funds rate by 0.25 percent.
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Digital Risk’s Jeffrey C. Taylor Joins Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2017 Board of Directors

Digital Risk’s Jeffrey C. Taylor Joins Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2017 Board of Directors

MAITLAND, Fla., Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Digital Risk’s Co-Founder & Managing Director Jeffrey C. Taylor was among those sworn in to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) 2017 Board of Directors along with fellow board members at the Opening Ceremony of MBA’s 2016 Annual Convention & Expo in Boston, Massachusetts.

Digital Risk, headquartered in Orlando, is a provider of technology solutions to the financial services industry. The company has deep expertise in residential mortgage, consumer lending, and other regulated industries.
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Digital Risk Hosts 2nd Annual “Break the Glass” Executive Women’s Summit

Digital Risk Hosts 2nd Annual “Break the Glass” Executive Women’s Summit

Maitland, Fla. – November 1, 2016 – Kicking off the Fall season with a bang – or a break – Digital Risk held its second annual “Break the Glass” Executive Women’s Summit in Sonoma, California. This summit was created in order for top women executives in the mortgage industry to discuss and drive the substantial impact businesswomen can have on their companies and on the industry as a whole.

“Digital Risk is thrilled to have brought influential women together to discuss how they and their colleagues can drive innovation and positive change in the industry,” said Jeffrey Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director. “We’ve seen great results originating from the Summit as these women have built collaborative relationships and brought ideas gleaned from the event back to their companies.”

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Digital Risk's Ryan Donelson Honered as Gold Stevie


Stevie winners were presented their awards on September 30 in New York
Maitland, Fla. – October 3, 2016 – Ryan Donelson, Manager, Internal Communications at Digital Risk, LLC, has been named a Gold Stevie® Award winner in the first annual Stevie Awards for Great Employers.

Ryan won Gold in the “Internal Communications Professional of the Year” category for his accomplishments within Digital Risk’s Internal Communications programs and Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives throughout 2015.

“We are extremely proud of Ryan and the contributions he has made to Digital Risk’s internal communications programs and external community initiatives,” said Jeffrey Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director.
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Rising Stars 2016

Digital Risk’s Leo Loomie & Jonathan Sparks named to HousingWire’s 2016 Rising Stars


Digital Risk’s VP, Client Services Leo Loomie and Assistant General Counsel Jonathan Sparks have been named winners of HousingWire Magazine’s third annual Rising Stars award.

Each year, the HousingWire editorial staff selects 50 professionals representing the best young leaders in the mortgage industry — in lending, servicing, investing and real estate. Each winner is 40 years of age or younger.
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Housing Wire Tech100


MAITLAND, FL – MARCH 28, 2016 – Digital Risk, LLC, a leading risk, compliance, and technology services company that offers differentiated solutions to the mortgage, consumer lending, and other regulated industries, has been named to HousingWire Magazine’s 2016 HW TECH100™ list for the second year in a row! The HW TECH100™ list captures the entire U.S. housing economy, spanning real estate to mortgage lending, servicing and investments. The list was officially introduced in 2014 and each year seeks to recognize the 100 most innovative technology firms in the U.S. housing economy.

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2015 Stevie Awards group picture


Women Around the World Recognized at Event in New York City

MAITLAND, Fla., Nov. 16, 2015 – Digital Risk, LLC, one of the largest independent providers of mortgage-related services, has been named 2nd Place Grand Stevie® Award winner in the 12th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The company took home three Gold Stevies®, three Silver Stevies®, and two Bronze Stevies® at the awards dinner.
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Invests in future Entrepreneurs

Digital Risk Invests In The Entrepreneurs Of Tomorrow!

MAITLAND, Fla., Oct. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Digital Risk, LLC, one of the largest independent providers of mortgage-related services committed to bringing safe mortgages to the future, is excited to support the entrepreneurs of tomorrow! On August 9, Digital Risk Co-founder & Managing Partner Jeff Taylor made a special visit in support of Virtual Enterprises International (VEI) students from J.P. Taravella High School in Broward County, Florida.

Here is a link to the press release http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/digital-risk-invests-in-the-entrepreneurs-of-tomorrow-300159179.html

Digital Risk's Kimberly Lanham AndDana Gipson Honored As InfluentialWomen In Housing

Digital Risk’s Kimberly Lanham And Dana Gipson Honored As Influential Women In Housing

MAITLAND, Fla., Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Digital Risk, LLC, an Orlando-based risk and compliance firm, is proud to announce that Kimberly Lanham, Vice President of Marketing & Public Relations, and Dana Gipson, Senior Director of Operations, have been selected as honorees for HousingWire’s “Influential Women in Housing” and MReport’s “Women in Housing,” respectively.

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