June2016 - Chase[ing] the Dream

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TH E M R EP O RT | 7 property's flood-zone status and performs comprehensive analysis using the most current Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps and Flood Hazard Boundary Maps. Two levels of certification are offered, including Basic Flood Certification and Life of Loan Flood Certification. Basic Flood Certification provides a single, fixed-in-time status of a property's flood zone with findings that are based on continuously updated data outlining the risk of flood- zone exposure. Life of Loan Certification includes all of the findings in Basic Flood Certification along with an alert of flood zone status changes for a property, flood zone status tracking based on the changes to the Flood Insurance Rate Map for the life of the loan, and monitoring of FEMA flood map revisions and National Flood Insurance Program commu - nity participation status changes. "Missing flood certs continue to be a common pain point for clients especially when the defects create loan suspensions and even make the loan unsalable," said John Vong, president of ComplianceEase. "FloodAnalyzer addresses this need directly by being able to retrieve flood status information with the speed and accuracy needed to close loans in today's post-TRID environment." A2Z Field Services Celebrates Milestone A2Z HAS BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR 15 YEARS AND IS CONTINUING TO GROW AND ADD NEW SERVICES. A 2Z Field Services, a woman-owned, nation- wide field service company that provides property inspection, preservation, REO, and market-ready services to loan servicers, government agencies, and private investment groups, celebrated a milestone in April. "As we celebrate 15 years in business, we thank those who we have had the opportunity to serve as well as our vendor network and dedicated A2Z staff," said CEO Amie Sparks. "We look forward to continued growth in the years to come with an ongoing emphasis on customization and diversification, technology, QC and training, and customer service." A2Z successfully launched new repair services and rental property management programs in 2015. Also, A2Z recently announced the pending release of A2Z Field Compass, a vendor mobile app. "This milestone is a testament to A2Z's commitment to providing an exceptional customer experience through the consistent delivery of customized, high quality services; offering creative, flexible and relevant solutions; improving our internal processes and technology to realize operational efficiencies and provide our clients with timely and accurate information," Sparks said. Founded in 2001, A2Z Field Services is headquartered in Plain City, Ohio. The company has a nationwide network of over 3,500 field contractors that perform inspection, preservation, and borrower contact services. CalyxSoftware Announces First Annual National User Conference ASCEDND16 WILL HAVE SESSIONS COVERING TOPICS SUCH AS THE USE OF CALYXSOFTWARE AS WELL AS THE FUTURE OF THE MORTGAGE MARKET. C alyxSoftware, a provider of comprehensive mortgage software solutions for banks, credit unions, mortgage bankers, wholesale and correspondent lenders, and brokers, announced in May that it will host AS- CEND16—the company's first national user conference. The conference will be held October 5-8, 2016 at The Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana. ASCEND16 is designed to help Calyx customers and partners ascend to the next level of success and prepare them for changing industry dynamics and show them how to take full advantage of all the capabilities of Calyx's products and services. The user conference will feature more than 30 specialized breakout sessions and workshops for current customers of Point, PointCentral, PathSoftware, and LoanScoreCard, including C-level executives, business and opera- tions managers, loan officers, un- derwriters, processors, lock desk staff, system administrators, and secondary market managers. Topics at ASCEND16 will include: • Hands-on training and best practices for using Point, PointCentral, PathSoftware, and LoanScoreCard • The current state and future of the housing and mortgage markets • Reaching the next generation of homebuyers • Using technology to improve the customer experience and boost productivity • Preparing for regulatory exams • Getting ready for upcoming HMDA changes • Lessons learned from TRID at the one-year anniversary The keynote speakers currently scheduled to appear at the general sessions include Barbara Corcoran, real estate mogul and business expert from Shark Tank and David Pogue, host of NOVA ScienceNow & Yahoo Tech columnist. CalyxSoftware noted that additional speakers and panelists, as well as the complete agenda, will be announced at a later date. "In today's complex, compli - ance-focused environment, just delivering technology is no longer enough," said Dennis Boggs, EVP, CalyxSoftware. "It's important to help clients understand the changing lending landscape and how technology solutions can help drive their business goals. Over the past several years, we've offered smaller regional events, but given the massive changes our industry has faced over the past few years, we believe a national event is necessary and will allow us to help our customers feel more confident, capable and prepared for the road ahead." Calyx customers inter - ested in attending can visit for more information and to register. MTECH "Missing flood certs continue to be a common pain point for clients especially when the defects create loan suspensions and even make the loan unsalable." —John Vong, President, ComplianceEase

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