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Blockchain And Mortgage Lending

Faster, Cheaper, Better. Is Blockchain Mortgage The Loan of The Future? Blockchain technology is not just good for creating cryptocurrencies but also useful in the mortgage lending practice. A platform built upon the blockchain tech and cloud based services can completely transform the loan lending process for businesses. A blockchain network allows the reporting process to become faster and more secure, giving stakeholders the end-to-end solutions that make their jobs easy. Identity Authentication Blockchain networks build a really robust system of member identification. This can greatly increase the processing times for stakeholder communication. For example, a single borrower can create a digital ID that contains all their information in one place. This includes information about their mortgage history, outstanding balances, credit score and income etc. When applying for a home mortgage from different banks, this one ID can be used at multiple lenders and even used for cross checking with credit agencies and employment verification. Transparency for Investors A lender’s decision on whether to approve a mortgage or not is highly dependent on the bank’s ability to verify the attached documents. Imagine if all these documents were submitted to the lender already verified from the beginning? The blockchain technology cannot be manipulated by a single individual and data once recorded cannot be reverted back to its original form. In a blockchain ecosystem built for mortgage industry, this helps create a lot of transparency for the lenders. They can find out the transaction history for an applicant from the initial submission to actual fulfillment of the loan. Improved Servicing Efficiency of Loans Loan servicing businesses face data management challenges during loan collection and transfer processes. Blockchain technology could help make the process more efficient and streamlined. It is even possible to eliminate the entire servicing industry and replace it with a blockchain. Blockchain can enhance the sharing of common data by solving data inconsistency problems that take place during servicing transfers. In case of changes in the regulatory rules, blockchain can be adjusted to the new legislation more easily compared to the existing model where each firm is open to a different interpretation of the new government policy. Exchanging data through blockchain makes the system more cooperative and adds security. A National Registry of Titles Blockchain allows the creation of smart instruments like property titles. The power of blockchain is that it can create a title that cannot be manipulated or copied which removes the chances of forgery. By creating a national registry of property titles on Blockchain, the process of title verification could become incredibly fast. Verification of property titles in the US takes 3 days to a week right now. This process could be completed in less than a minute. The blockchain technology is still in its infancy and there is a lot of room for improvement and growth. Smart entrepreneurs are continuing to test and develop new ways to  use the technology in a number of industries that are dependent on maintaining records of transactions and ownerships. The mortgage industry can gain a lot of benefits from blockchain implementation by reducing costs, improving processing times and raising efficiency in loan servicing. Charlie Shrem is a Bitcoin pioneer, a social economist and digital currency trader. His work in this field is legendary. In 2011, at the dawn of the crypto era, he founded BitInstant, the first and largest Bitcoin company. In 2013, he founded the Bitcoin Foundation and serve as its vice chairman. Since then, Charlie has advised more than a dozen digital currency companies, launched and managed numerous partnerships between crypto and non-crypto companies, and is the go-to guy for some of the world’s wealthiest entrepreneurs. In short, he is the ultimate insider at the epicenter of the crypto universe. Crypto.IQ is a premier advisory firm providing expert research, education and advice in the world of cryptoassets. The company is unique in that it combines the unparalleled expertise of crypto pioneer Charlie Shrem with the unparalleled market knowledge of three Wall Street experts with more than a century of combined financial industry experience. Together, they have managed and traded more than $1 billion in assets. In a world of "instant experts," who have little knowledge or trading experience, the Crypto.IQ team offers the proven depth, insight and knowledge to help their clients achieve success. Raise your Crypto.IQ…and profit! Crypto.IQ gives you the insider knowledge you need to succeed as a cryptocurrency investor.

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