eSignatures and the FHA: The Questions Lenders Don’t Know to Ask

National Mortgage News & Mortgage Technology Presents

Available On-Demand
Date held: April 30, 2014, 75 Minutes
2:00 PM ET

Price: $99.00

The FHA’s recent announcement that it is accepting eSignatures on a wider range of mortgage documents demonstrates its commitment to streamlining the end-to-end process. However, amidst all of the new positive changes, there are questions that lenders should ask themselves – starting with “what don’t I know?”

This webinar on demand explains what lenders need to know about the FHA’s recent announcement and Mortgage Letter 2014-03, including:

  • New processes, efficiencies and considerations
  • ID Authentication (ESIGN)
  • eRecords/eChattel security, storage and retention
  • Building in-house or partnering with a vendor
  • The new regulatory environment (QM, CFPB, GSEs)
  • FHA vs. non-FHA processes and opportunities to consolidate

***There is a Q&A Session at the end of the presentation.


Austin Kilgore
Managing Editor, Mortgage Technology


Jeff Knott
Assistant Vice President, Equifax Verification Services
Jeff has direct oversight of the company’s IRS Income (4506-T tax transcript fulfillment) and SSN verification products; and is a recognized leader in driving business strategies, product innovation and industry adoption of electronic signatures. Knott also serves as Vice Chairman of the Electronic Signature and Records Association (ESRA), the premier global trade association focused on the advancement of electronic signatures and records.

Melanie Felicano
Chief Legal Officer, DocMagic Inc.
Melanie joined DocMagic, Inc., in October, 2004, as Assistant General Counsel and became DocMagic’s Chief Legal Officer in June, 2010. She manages the Legal and Compliance Department; serves as Editor-in-Chief of DocMagic’s monthly, electronic compliance newsletter, The Compliance Wizard. She oversees, negotiates and prepares various agreements involving customers and strategic partners; manages risk; and handles legal matters relating to business operations.

Kelly Purcell
Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, eSignSystems
Ms. Purcell is responsible for the Marketing Strategy, Business Development and Sales Activities of eSignSystems. She is also directly involved with standards groups and associations that are relevant to eSignSystems. Prior to the Wave acquisition, she was the President and co-founder of SignOnline since 1999. Her primary responsibilities included investor relations, capital structure, and the marketing of a strategic plan for the company, along with the recruitment of key Board members.

David Zugheri, CMB, CMT
EVP and co-founder, Envoy Mortgage
David Zugheri directly oversees the marketing strategy, business development and sales growth within Envoy. At the time of Zugheri’s second designation, it made him one of only ten mortgage professionals in the nation with both a CMB (Certified Mortgage Banker) and a CMT (Certified Mortgage Technologist) designation, both designations from the Mortgage Bankers Association of America. He has also been heavily quoted in National Mortgage News, Mortgage Technology Magazine, Houston Chronicle, Business Week, Fortune Magazine, Houston Business Journal and American Banker.

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