Banker's Toolbox Announces — ACQUISITION OF LOAN LOSS RESERVE POWERHOUSE, MAINSTREET TECHNOLOGIES
Banker's Toolbox, Inc., leaders in compliance solutions for financial institutions, announced the acquisition of Georgia-based MainStreet Technologies (MST). MST is an industry leader in the loan risk management space. This acquisition adds to a strong and growing portfolio of compliance-related solutions and will continue to enhance the value Banker's Toolbox brings to both their customers and the industry. (Read full press release here.)
Mortgage performance improves slightly
The OCC has issued its third quarter Mortgage Metrics Report, which shows 95.4 percent of mortgages included in the report were current and performing at the end of the quarter, compared to 94.8 percent last year. The report also showed that servicers initiated 28,508 new foreclosures during the third quarter of 2018, a 3.7 percent decrease from the previous quarter and a 16.8 percent decrease from a year ago. Servicers implemented 25,701 mortgage modifications in the third quarter of 2018, and 69.2 percent of the modifications reduced borrowers’ monthly payments.