Applications & Technology

eClosings & eMortgages

eMortgage Updates Due to COVID-19

This Lender Letter provides information on changes related to remote online notarizations (RON) and use of Power of Attorney resulting from COVID-19.  

Also, read about temporary flexibilities for closing processes using remote ink-signed notarization (RIN).

eClosings and eMortgages take the home mortgage process digital. These tools can help improve data quality, increase operational efficiency, and create a superior experience for the borrower.

This page provides valuable resources for both lenders and servicers working with or onboarding electronic mortgages and closing processes. Learn about the potential benefits of eClosing and eMortgage and find information to help you implement a digital mortgage process in your organization.

Go digital and discover the potential benefits eClosing and eMortgage can offer.

  • Save time. Using digital mortgage technologies can help lenders reduce cycle time from closing through delivery and funding.
  • Cut costs. Lenders can benefit from reduced costs associated with generating and managing paper closing documents.
  • Improve data quality. eClosings and eMortgages can improve data quality and eliminate errors caused by missing documents or signatures in the closing package.
  • Empower borrowers. Digital mortgage tools can make it easier for borrowers to access their loan documents prior to closing.

Getting started

  • Select your warehouse bank. Find e-capable Warehouse Bank (WHB) options on our list of Warehouse Lenders Funding eNotes.
  • Verify your servicer can support eNotes. Find servicing options on our list of eNote Servicers & Subservicers. Get approved by Fannie Mae to sell/service eMortgages.                                          

 

Integrate with the MERS® eRegistry

  • New to MERS®? Become a System Member and an eRegistry Participant.
  • Already a MERS® System Member? Sign an addendum to integrate with the MERS® eRegistry. For more information, watch the MERS® eMortgage video or read their FAQs.
  • eMortgage Onboarding Guidance for Lenders. For a detailed overview on how your organization can go digital, check out a recording of the “Getting Started with eNotes” webinar. MERSCORP Holdings, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac explain how to get started and share tips on how to simplify implementation. View webinar (registration required)