November 20, 2017
The lending landscape has changed dramatically over the past few years. According to the Washington Post, as recently as 2011, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo — the three largest banks in the country — were responsible for 50 percent of the loans in the United States. Just five years later, that percentage had plummeted to only 21. Similarly, non-bank — or marketplace — lenders took up six of the top 10 slots […]
October 30, 2017
Marketplace lending utilizes technology that allows lenders to process and evaluate loan requests in an accurate and timely manner. This enables them to both reduce their costs and streamline the process of loan approvals. Unlike traditional lending methods which earn a profit through interest rates, Marketplace Lending platforms charge a fee when they match up borrowers and lenders who need quick funding.
October 20, 2017
Starting in 2018, the Midsize and Community Bank Supervision (MCBS) team of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will focus on risk analysis, credit underwriting, strategic risk, asset management, operational risk and other objectives. The context of these objectives is as follows: Risk Analysis The incorporation of horizontal initiatives’ core supervisory focal points and participations in LBS-, CBS- and NRC- horizontal initiatives with a focus on training opportunities and efficiencies is a […]
October 12, 2017
The landscape of lending is changing in part to the continued popularity of online lenders. A large number of today’s loan applicants are more likely to choose a non-bank lender for their financing needs for a number of reasons such as convenience and flexibility. However, community banks can remain competitive with the right software solutions.
August 7, 2017
Community banks need to transform their outdated, costly and inefficient method of processing commercial real estate loans to a more efficient system that automatically ensures compliance every step of the way. Customizable, intuitive and collaborative, CLOUDecision’s CRE Origination Software provides financial institutions with an affordable alternative to current practices.