Home Equity

Home Equity Appraisal Turn Times

Improve Home Equity Appraisal Turn Times and Reduce Appraisal Costs The Benefits of Home Equity Evaluation Products The lending industry continues to be challenged by significant appraisal delays caused by an imbalance in appraiser supply and demand. To address these challenges, CSS is offering a new evaluation product that is ideal for home equity lenders. …

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CSS Savings Case Study

Here’s how CSS saved one of its lender customers $500k / year on valuation costs As a home equity lender, you are constantly challenged with how to reduce loan origination costs while continuing to underwrite high quality loans. CSS recently addressed this challenge with one of our home equity lender customers by undertaking a comprehensive …

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Can You Help Me Lower My Average Loan Costs and Improve Results?

Many of our home equity lenders ask us this question. Of course, the challenge is not just reducing cost per loan. The challenge is doing so while continuing to underwrite high quality performing loans. A great strategy for achieving this goal starts with analyzing your current title and valuation costs across your entire lending footprint.

2020 Real Estate Predictions

1. Mortgage rates remain favorable. Mortgage rates currently sit at 3.75% according to Freddie Mac’s most recent numbers and there seems to be a consensus by those in the lending arena, including Freddie Mac and MBA that rates will remain low next year—likely somewhere between 3.7% and 3.9%. Fannie Mae predicted even lower rates—between 3.5% and …

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