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ComplianceEase Adds New Home Equity Audit Functionality to ComplianceAnalyzer
- By Adding State Home Equity License Testing, New Capabilities Anticipate Growth in Home Equity Lending -

Burlingame, Calif. - October 15, 2018 - ComplianceEase®, the nation's leading provider of automated compliance solutions to the financial services industry, announced today that its flagship platform-ComplianceAnalyzer®-is now able to audit home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) for state licensing requirements in most states.

ComplianceAnalyzer with TRID Monitor has been able to audit both closed-end and open-end mortgages for federal, state and local requirements, including TRID compliance, and for state predatory lending issues for some time. ComplianceEase has now enhanced the system to allow non-banks, banks and credit unions to audit all liens in most states in which they are licensed. Currently, the system covers more than 80 licensing types in the 42 states that account for more than 90 percent of home equity originations in the United States. Depending on the state license, the system can test HELOC originations for:

  • Interest rates
  • Restricted fees
  • Late fees
  • Grace periods
  • Prepayment penalties

"According to TransUnion, approximately 5.5 million HELOCs were originated in the last five years, and that number could rise to 10 million over the next five years," said John Vong, president of ComplianceEase. "With rising home prices creating equity, one estimate says that 44 million homeowners now have more than $6 trillion in 'tappable' equity and could be candidates for home equity lines and loans."

Vong added, "Not surprisingly we are seeing a growing interest from banks and now non-banks in this category. From a compliance perspective, however, the patchwork of different state regulations for both real estate and consumer lending has presented challenges for lenders with multi-state footprints. Our new enhancements to ComplianceAnalyzer mean that lenders can now use their preferred system for first mortgage compliance to reduce exposure to potential state licensing rules for HELOCs as well."

About ComplianceEase®

Headquartered in the Silicon Valley, ComplianceEase, a division of LogicEase Solutions Inc., is a leading provider of risk management solutions to the financial services industry. ComplianceEase's patented platform includes ComplianceAnalyzer®, the mortgage industry's most adopted automated compliance solution with the most comprehensive TRID auditing. ComplianceEase combines regulatory expertise with innovative technology to power end-to-end risk management solutions that help financial institutions improve compliance controls and increase profitability. The company's growing client base includes financial institutions, service providers, law firms, GSEs, and three of the top five mortgage lenders in the U.S. ComplianceEase's automated compliance solutions have also been adopted as e-Exam tools by federal and state banking and mortgage regulators. For more information, visit ComplianceEase.com, call 1.866.212.3273, or visit them on LinkedIn.

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