The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) reports that it will be finalizing its second round of mortgage servicing rules in July. The changes will provide specifics on:
The compliance conundrum is ever present- especially in the mortgage servicing space. Mortgage servicers are expected to adapt to ever changing regulations, forcing them to focus more time, resources and energy on maintaining compliance. If you are a servicer with decreasing loan profit margins and want to learn new ways to net more profit per loan while maintaining regulatory standards, call the Lanvera team at (972) 488-6400 or visit www.lanvera.com.
#GetToKnowYourCustomersDay is a nationally observed day on the third Thursday of every quarter. The premise behind this day is exactly what it sounds like- reach out and get to know your customers! While this is a great reminder for organizations to step out of their bubbles and into their customers’ shoes, we think the customers’ needs should always be top-of-mind. After all, it’s no secret that buy-in and referrals increase significantly whenever customers feel their business needs are being met.
At the core, Lanvera helps clients communicate to their customers through transactional documents. We will share with you some quick tips on optimizing transactional documents that will help you get to know your customers better:
1. Learn customer profiles
We have discussed in past blog posts that data can be segmented to target customers on a more personal level. Why is it important to identify customer’s needs and behavior and communicate with them accordingly? Because they are more likely to interact with your brand if their specific transactional documents are personalized. Although this may seem obvious, here are some statistics to solidify the importance of obtaining a 360◦ customer profile view:
2. Maximize document real estate
Statements, notices, letters, etc., are necessary to any financial organization, so why not capitalize on the digital and print documents you are sending and “fill the entire bus with passengers?” By maximizing document space, you can designate certain fields with a call-to-action that provides your customers with the option to give constructive feedback.
3. Implement digital onserts and inline inserts
4. Integrate multi-channel expanded hyperlinks with digital delivery
Include links to webpages and offers from directly within eDocuments that are viewable from any device. The interactive links provide your electronic customers easy and instant access to promotional content. The benefits of personalized marketing in electronic documents are enormous to both customers, and your business. Maximize the capabilities of your document marketing on your electronic platformand you’ll start seeing significantly higher eAdoption rates.
If you would like to learn more about transactional document solutions that aid in customer engagement, click here.
FEATURED IN THE APRIL 2016 ISSUE OF MORTGAGE COMPLIANCE MAGAZINE: TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS FOR SERVICING AND DEFAULT MANAGEMENT
"Technological advances are drastically altering the loan servicing and default management landscape. Tasks that once required the borrower to attend face-to-face meetings or pick up the phone can now be carried out remotely via mobile apps and Web portals. As human touchpoints continue to diminish, borrower expectations are increasing; and the lack of personal interaction coupled with increased compliance changes calls for a new approach to loan servicing and default management. Servicers, as a result, are finding themselves in a predicament and asking the million-dollar question: What is the best way to manage compliance and borrower expectations while maintaining or increasing profit per loan?
This article will discuss some of the main challenges in loan servicing and default management, as well as technology solutions that can help servicers overcome the challenges by streamlining processes, decreasing costs, discovering new revenue sources, and maintaining compliance throughout the lending life cycle"... (click here to access the rest of Lanvera's contribution to Mortgage Compliance Magazine's April 2016 issue)