Vendor Surf Blog

Vendor Search Engine Enjoys 49% Traffic Growth

April 16, 2019 – We are thrilled to welcome new vendor partners Amrock and SYNRGO, Inc. to the search engine platform.  And both Credit Plus and United States Appraisals re-affirmed their partnership for...

Gooi Mortgage Launches End-to-End ‘All-In Service Bundle’

April 8, 2019 –  Gooi Mortgage Inc. just announced their new 'All-In Service Bundle', whereby lenders can take advantage of their end-to-end mortgage fulfillment process, as well as Gooi's preferred network...

How can income misrepresentation still be a problem in the mortgage industry?

More homebuyers misrepresent their income on mortgage applications - study 

Crossroads: Bigger Needle, or Just Burn the Haystack

April 2, 2019 – In launching Vendor Surf, we could have simply made the needle much larger and easier to find, but we thought it best to just burn the whole damn haystack down and remove all struggle!  You...

They Get It... The Power of a Search Engine

March 26, 2019 – We are proud to welcome another 10 superb vendor partners to our preeminent vendor search engine, representing some of the best and most reputable brands around.  In our conversations with...

CFPB's Review of Diversity & Inclusion - Letters Issued

March 21, 2019 – Earlier this month, the CFPB reportedly sent letters to several financial institutions, 'inviting them' to provide self-assessments to report upon their progress surrounding Diversity &...

Vendor Sourcing Has Changed Significantly. Have You?

March 18, 2019 – Everywhere you look, the digital revolution flourishes.  Hordes of lenders and credit unions (CUs) are migrating to digital lending channels and front-end point-of-sale (POS) tools, actions...

Vendor Adds & Renewals - Spanning End-to-End Mortgage

Feb 7, 2019 - We are excited to welcome more new service providers to Vendor Surf, each with very robust and diverse offerings.  Also giving thanks herein to four annual renewal vendor partners.

Verification of Deposits and Assets, Why Using a Vendor Makes Sense

Jan. 28, 2019 –  Verifying Assets Using a Verification Services Provider When making a credit decision lenders verify the loan applicant's assets to establish the borrower has appropriate source of funds for...

SSN Verification, what is SSA-89?

Jan. 22, 2019 –  Verifying Social Security Numbers (SSN) Using a Verification Services Provider When making a credit decision lenders verify the loan applicant's Social Security Number (SSN) as a fraud...