Precision LM 3.0: The best technology to meet agency reporting requirements

By Bishal Thapa

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Government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) like Fannie Mae have been providing liquidity and stability to the multifamily mortgage market for more than 30 years.

The Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS) network plays a critical role in the execution of Fannie Mae’s multifamily business – DUS lenders adhere to intense credit and underwriting standards as mandated by the agency. To ensure they meet ongoing reporting and compliance requirements like these, lenders must use technology that is sound, automated, and efficient.

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Are you maximizing your customers’ mobility?

By Abe Smith

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Typically two methods are employed when looking to improve your bottom line. You can look at differentiating with new product offerings that increase value in the customer’s eye. You can also streamline business processes to help cut costs and be more economical. And sometimes you can have both: an owner self-service website and automated payments. Continue reading

Skyline continues to lead

By Mark Ziemba

SKYLINE property management software from SS&C provides web-integrated functionality that delivers key decision-making information when and where it’s needed most. For example, SKYLINE’s web-enabled dashboard provides site managers, property managers, and owners with the critical real-time data they need to make smart, on-the-spot business decisions. It also provides a secure way to access property information (including vacancy, occupancy, and accounting statistics) tailored to each user’s job function. Information can be formatted in easy-to-read graphs and charts, as needed.

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Construction lending and servicing: What’s the right technology?

By Bishal Thapa

Effectively managing the complexities of construction loans can be challenging for lenders and servicers. Whether you are tracking all sources and uses of funds, reconciling your budgets, managing inspections, or reporting on the project, a real-time, automated technology solution is critical for success. Continue reading

Out-of-date methods and manual processes are slowing you down

By Dianna Tokic Farkas

If it’s not broken, why fix it? Without even realizing it, many of us waste time during the workday. Out-of-date methods and manual processes tie up time, efforts, and budgets. Many tasks could be easily automated and further optimized. Yet, you are stuck in inefficiency because you may not be aware of the options available. Ask yourself, “Is there a better, easier, more efficient way for me to handle the different areas in my finance department? What if my needs were offered by one provider and one single point of contact?”

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The flexibility of eLearning

By Adam Hall

Some professional designations have highly rigorous continuing education programs. They may have strict requirements about the type of training that qualifies, and carry out regular audits of their members to ensure requirements are being met.

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The challenge of complexity: The impact of corporate actions processing, part 3

By Tongjai Lertphaisan

Do you regularly miss deadlines? Are your systems manual and error-prone? Are you looking for ways to improve your firm’s corporate action processing?

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Private wealth managers: It’s time to get on board with alternative assets

By Lee Burchell

Since the 2008 financial crisis, large institutions (e.g. pension schemes, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, and insurance companies) have been looking for reliable cash revenues and risk diversification beyond traditional funds. As a result, there has been an upswing in investment in alternative asset classes.

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Millennial investors demand solid ESG policies and transparency, part 2

By Nick Curwen

In the first of our two-part blog series, we talked about millennials, how they are likely to invest, and the depth of their investment knowledge. We now address how strong, solid transparency and ESG policies will attract this elusive investor.

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Going the distance: Attracting the elusive millennial investor, part 1

By Nick Curwen

As any sports enthusiast knows, the best teams are the ones that properly execute the basics. Asset management is a performance game and any firm that fails to generate sustainable, consistent returns faces intense pressure from its clients. However, improvements need to go beyond performance, particularly given the rapid evolution happening in today’s asset management and investor world.

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