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What is the IR Verification Platform?

Why Are Employment Verifications (VOE) and Income Verifications Necessary? Following the 2008 financial crisis, Congress enacted a host of new..

May 10, 2024

Validate Borrower Assets, Income, and Employment using a single VOA report

In the latest "Stewart in the Studio" episode, Craig Leabig discusses Fannie Mae's recent announcement about single-source validation. This..

March 28, 2024

Navigating Mortgage Servicing: Insights from Industry Experts

Listen to an enlightening discussion featuring Rich Kuegler, SVP, Director of Client Success at Stewart Lender Services, Shannon Santos, EVP of Data..

February 26, 2024

Shawn Jobe talks credit score modernization & bi-merge credit reports

In the latest episode of "Stewart in the Studio," Shawn Jobe discusses changes in credit score reporting and industry implementation updates. During..

February 14, 2024

12 days of Stewart with Shannon Santos IRDS

"Informative Research primarily focuses on the mortgage lending sector, with a particular emphasis on consumer data that is essential for generating..

January 10, 2024

Verification of Assets (VOA) and Why It Matters

In the modern mortgage market, particularly post-2008, one of the most crucial aspects of designing and executing a successful product is risk..

April 26, 2022

How Verification of Employment (VOE) Works for Today's Mortgage Lenders

Following the financial crisis of 2008, U.S. policymakers developed new laws and regulations meant to prevent another economic disaster. One of the..

March 9, 2022

Stewart Strengthens Data and Analytics, Platform-as-a-Service Capabilities by Announcing its Intent to Acquire Informative Research

Informative Research serves more than 3,000 customers across the United States and offers a wide range of mission critical solutions through its..

August 27, 2021

Beyond Trended Data: Target Marketing for Your Future Customers

Trended data is a powerful tool: just ask Fannie Mae, who has been using it to improve lending risk assessment. But you can use trended data to..

June 30, 2020

4 Security Questions You Should Ask Your Data Provider

With most employees in the country still working from home, lenders have an even greater a responsibility to ensure the security of consumer data..

June 1, 2020