Vendor Surf Blog

Appraisal, Insurance, Signing/Closing and Credit & Verifications

August 22, 2019 – Thrilled to announce FIVE more vendor partners joining our search engine, spanning a great variety of industry services, including:

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...

Verification of Employment Service Providers

Jan. 14, 2019 –  Verifying Employment Using a Verification Services Provider When making a credit decision lenders determine the loan applicant’s ability to repay the loan. Part of this determination...

IRS Income Verification Service Providers, what is 4506-T?

Jan. 7, 2019 –  Verifying Income in Lending Using IRS Tax Transcripts An important, and in some cases required, step in lending is determining a loan applicant's ability to repay the loan. Lenders...

Vendor Surf Announces New Clients

Nov. 9, 2019 –  Vendor Surf, the only search engine across the mortgage and credit union ecosystems, from pre-origination through servicing and secondary markets, helps to quickly and efficiently match...

FinLocker Added to Vendor Search Engine

Oct. 29, 2018 –  Vendor Surf is pleased to announce a new vendor partner to its vendor search engine, FinLocker.  

Employment Verification: 5 Steps to Avoid the Fictitious Employer Scam

Jun. 8, 2018 –  Recently Fannie Mae issued an alert to Mortgage Lenders and Servicers related to potential fraud schemes in Southern California, Los Angeles County.  The alert centered around a scheme...

BIG Addition to Vendor Surf

May 30, 2018 –  Very excited to welcome Credit Plus as our newest PREMIUM vendor on the only search engine in this industry.