Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

As real estate loan fraud mounts across the country, more technology companies are throwing their hats into the ring of fraud-fighting solutions. Digital Risk's software evaluates loans to help mortgage lenders avoid real estate loan fraud, using identity authentication services. The system flags worrisome elements in loan applications, using red for the most marked problems and orange for less urgent issues. Residential real estate loan fraud is a national epidemic, costing communities nationwide an estimated $1 billion in 2005, compared to $429 million in 2004, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Experts in the field advocate a combination of employee training and technology as the optimal way to fight mortgage fraud. Read the Inman News white paper, "Inside Real Estate's ...